Change Agent: Daniel Szecket and SIGGRAPH Next

Fractal image: Benoit Mandelbrot, 14 satellite julia island SIGGRAPH has long been a pioneer in computer graphics research and emerging technologies. New this year, the SIGGRAPH Next program continues the pioneering tradition by offering a series of plenary speakers on topics … Continued

Exploring New Possibilities: SIGGRAPH Posters

In partnership with Microsoft, the ACM Student Research Competition — presented annually at the North American SIGGRAPH conference — is a unique forum for undergraduate and graduate students to present their original research before a panel of judges and attendees. … Continued

Immersive Storytelling and the Future of VR: Meet IRIDiuM+

The Immersive Pavillion is new this year at SIGGRAPH 2018 and will be a place to explore the latest technological advances in virtual, augmented, and mixed reality. Attendees can experience, play, and learn in the Pavilion’s VRcade, VR Theater (part of … Continued

Award Winning Visual Effects

The Lego Movie image courtesy of Animal Logic by Melanie Farmer And, the Oscar Goes to…. Avid moviegoers may not know Mark Elendt by name, but chances are pretty high they’ve seen his movies. This year, Elendt and SideFX will take home … Continued

The Educators Forum and ‘Groovy Graphics’ at SIGGRAPH 2018

Erik Brunvand is the Education Focus Area Chair for SIGGRAPH 2018. He shares his experience as a SIGGRAPH attendee and volunteer leader, and what’s new and groovy for educators at this summer’s conference, taking place 12-16 August, 2018 in Vancouver, … Continued

2018 Conference Chair Roy C. Anthony Talks Future

image credit: Tourism Vancouver Back in 1974, a group of artistically and technically inclined professionals got together at the first Special Interest Group GRAPHics conference. And the, now 45, annual SIGGRAPH conferences that have followed continue to shape our world. … Continued

The Garage at SIGGRAPH 2017

The SIGGRAPH Garage, an area within the SIGGRAPH 2017 Exhibition that harkened back to a time when start-up technology companies were often built in someone’s garage, debuted this year to recognize the many new startup companies entering the industry. Using a garage-like … Continued

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