SIGGRAPH 2014 Highlights from Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – SIGGRAPH 2014 returned to Vancouver, Canada, for its 41st conference and exhibition. From 10-14 August, 14,045 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 50 U.S. states and 75 countries gathered to … Continued

Q&A: DreamWorks Animation Experts Talk ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

SIGGRAPH 2014 sat down after DreamWorks Animation Presents: The Growth of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” for a quick Q&A with panelists on their process. Q: Which part of the animation process on How To Train Your Dragon 2 … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Media Tour

SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Chair Thierry Frey (center in lavender shirt) takes you on a tour of this year’s advancements in several fields – from displays and virtual reality technology to haptics and robotics, as well as innovations that apply … Continued

Brazilian Paulo Henrique Machado Attends SIGGRAPH 2014 Via Telepresence

Paulo Henrique Machado has lived in a room at Clinicas hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil since he was an infant. As a baby, he suffered paralysis brought on by polio, and is confined to bed and hooked to an artificial … Continued

Top 10 Ten Reasons to Stay at an Official SIGGRAPH 2014 Hotel

It’s an important decision: where to sleep during SIGGRAPH 2014. If you have friends or family in Vancouver, and they’re willing to host you for five or more days, that might be your best option. Your second-best option is one … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Registration Now Open!

It’s Time to Register! SIGGRAPH 2014 is returning to Vancouver this summer and we can’t wait to see you there! Register now and meet us at the Vancouver Convention Centre 10-14 August for the Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques event of … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel and Screening of “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

At SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation presents a behind-the-scenes discussion on the feature animated film, “How To Train Your Dragon 2” (June 2014). Writer/Director Dean DeBlois charts the nuanced filmmaking necessary to fully realize this next adventure in the secret and … Continued