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

SIGGRAPH 2017 Honors Emerging Technology and Innovation

Photo courtesy John Fujii for SIGGRAPH 2017 SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has concluded in Los Angeles with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. SIGGRAPH 2017 … Continued

Disney Legend Floyd Norman at SIGGRAPH 2017

photo of Steve Waskul and Floyd Norman, courtesy of John Fujii for SIGRRAPH 2017 On Monday, 31 July, SIGGRAPH 2017 attendees heard from Floyd Norman, conference keynote speaker and the first African-American storyboard artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Norman participated … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in South America

Image of Bear Story: courtesy of PunkRobot Animation Studio. By Jessica Sommerville In this fourth installment of our series of regional snapshots, we focus on the climate of the CG industry within South America. Cristián Freire, a Chilean independent animator and … Continued

See, Touch, Learn: Emerging Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

Image: Touch Hologram in Mid-Air, courtesy IMMERSION  The Emerging Technologies Program at SIGGRAPH 2017 lets you interact with surprising experiences that move beyond digital tradition, blur the boundaries between art and science, and transform social assumptions. See, learn, touch, and … Continued

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