Interview with the 2011 SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Chair

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Following below is a brief conversation with Hugues Hoppe, SIGGRAPH 2011 Technical Papers Chair from Microsoft Research, who shares his insights, opinions, and thoughts regarding SIGGRAPH 2011 and beyond. What was your inspiration/motivation for volunteering to be the SIGGRAPH 2011 … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2011 Selects Cory Doctorow as Keynote Speaker

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SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist, to give one of its keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 7-11 August 2011 at … Continued

Conference Chair Previews SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver

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The SIGGRAPH 2011 Marketing and Media team has created this blog to provide SIGGRAPH media with a central point for the latest information and announcements regarding the upcoming conference in Vancouver, Canada. Return to this blog for updates and important … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Highlights from Los Angeles

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(Los Angeles, CA) – SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, welcomed 22,549 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 79 countries around the globe to Los Angeles this week. … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Highlights from Los Angeles

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(Los Angeles, CA) – SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, welcomed 22,549 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 79 countries around the globe to Los Angeles this week. … Continued

SIGGRAPH Gaming Director Previews Content

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SIGGRAPH 2010 offers an unparalleled bounty of information related to game development in all conference programs: Courses with significant game-development content include Advanced Techniques in Real-Time Hair Rendering and Simulation; Advances in Real-Time Rendering in 3D Graphics and Games (I … Continued

‘Avatar’ Secrets Revealed at SIGGRAPH 2010

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(Chicago, IL) – SIGGRAPH 2010 features multiple Production Sessions that will reveal the secrets of “Avatar”, including stereoscopic filmmaking and visual effects. Two visual effects companies that contributed to the making of “Avatar”, New Zealand-based Weta Digital and U.S.-based Industrial … Continued

Computer Animation Festival Highlights: Beyond the Film Reels

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(Chicago, IL) – The Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH 2010 offers more than just a viewing experience. In addition to film screenings, the Festival includes interactive sessions and opportunities to learn industry secrets, behind-the-scenes stories, and advice from some of … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery Provides a Feast for the Senses

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Photo credit: From SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery piece titled “hanahanahana” by Yasuaki Kakehi, Keio University; Motoshi Chikamori and Kyoko Kunoh, plaplax – details below. (Chicago, IL) – From virtual bugs to wearable devices, the SIGGRAPH 2010 Art Gallery investigates the … Continued