Real Steel’s Noisy Boy to Appear at SIGGRAPH 2012

Image credit: Copyright DreamWorks II Distribution Co,. LLC, All Rights Reserved. Courtesy of Digital Domain If you ever wanted to have your picture taken with something ridiculously awesome (like a 7-ft tall robot), then mark your calendars for SIGGRAPH 2012 … Continued

Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2012 Games Chair Naty Hoffman

Naty Hoffman – the 2012 Games Chair Following is a brief conversation with Naty Hoffman, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Games Chair and Technical Director at Activision, regarding games and SIGGRAPH 2012. Please check back later this week for an article summarizing … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Showcasing Advancements in Real-Time Graphics

SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live! is the premiere showcase for the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals. A series of 10 international jury-selected submissions will be presented in a fast-paced, 90-minute show of cutting-edge, aesthetically stimulating real-time work … Continued

Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2012 Real-Time Live! Chair – Jason RM Smith

Jason RM Smith, SIGGRAPH RTL! Chair Following below is a brief conversation with Jason RM Smith, SIGGRAPH 2012  Real-Time Live! (RTL!) Chair and Digital Production Supervisor at LucasArts.  Real-Time Live! is the premiere showcase for the latest trends and techniques … Continued

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival 2012 Preview Video Is Now Live

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year in daily … Continued

Q&A with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair from Texas A&M University

Following below is a brief conversation with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University. Her research is in computer graphics and she is currently particularly focused on the application … Continued

Q&A with the 2012 Technical Papers Chair Hanspeter Pfister from Harvard

Following is a brief conversation with Hanspeter Pfister, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Chair from Harvard University. Pfister is Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His research lies at the intersection of visualization, … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Preview

The SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 39th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 5–9 August 2012 at the Los … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Preview

Courses are short (1.5 hours) or half-day (3.25 hours) structured sessions that often include elements of interactive demonstration, performance, or other imaginative approaches to teaching. Attendees learn from leading experts in the field and gain inside knowledge that is critical … Continued

A Brief Conversation with Artist Meats Meier

Following below is a brief conversation with Meats Meier – the artist behind the Computer Animation Festival’s “Animation Mother” pictured below. Meier is currently a freelance illustrator and animator living in Los Angeles. He taught the first ever ZBrush course … Continued