photo by Jim Hagarty © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH

Our recent trip to Vancouver yielded a wealth of new ideas, new experiences, and new innovations. …And plenty of writers were there to capture it! We hope you enjoy this roundup of some of the biggest stories out of SIGGRAPH 2018.


NVIDIA Doubles Down On Ray Tracing With Turing


SIGGRAPH in a Nutshell: Real-Time Ray Tracing Gets Realistic and Machine Learning Gets Practical


Rays Of Light: Takeaways From An Action-Packed SIGGRAPH 2018


SIGGRAPH 2018: Celebrating VR at 50
Renderosity Magazine


Vancouver’s SIGGRAPH 2018 blends science, technology, art and entertainment


12 Cool New Pieces Of Animation Tech We Saw At SIGGRAPH 2018
Cartoon Brew


Fusion: A Collaborative Robotic Telepresence Parasite That Lives on Your Back
IEEE Spectrum


I’m officially creeped out by this robot’s lifelike facial expressions


VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus


LulzBot Releases 3D Aerostruder Micro Tool Head for “Penny-scale” 3D Printed Parts
3D Printing Industry


Wind-Blaster VR Peripheral Offers New Wind Powered Immersion


Google unveils new virtual reality experience at SIGGRAPH 2018


Facebook made a camera system that can make better virtual mirrors


Solo VFX Supervisor Rob Bredow on the Power of Creativity
VFX Voice


SIGGRAPH: StarVR One’s VR headset with integrated eye tracking


Porsche and Epic Games show off new lighting features for Unreal Engine


MIT, Adobe’s new A.I. could bring one-click background removal, social filters
Digital Trends


I Saw Disney’s First VR Film “Cycles” And My Mind Is Blown


DigiPro 2018, SideFX and and cloth: SIGGRAPH weekend report


Digital Basketball Players Teach Themselves to Dribble


Platige Image Explores Pure Form with ‘Miazmat’ Short
Animation World Network


SIGGRAPH 2018 Spotlights Women In Computer Graphics
SHOOT Online


Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film


EXCLUSIVE: Dreamworks Directors On How They Made ‘Bilby,’ And On The Studio’s New Shorts Program
Cartoon Brew


AMPAS Launches Academy Software Foundation for VFX, Animation Development
The Hollywood Reporter

For even more conference news, visit “SIGGRAPH In the News” on the 2018 website.

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