Keynote Elliott Kotek Captivates SIGGRAPH 2014 Attendees

Elliott Kotek, co-founder of Not Impossible Labs, gave an inflatable water slide outstanding keynote presentation yesterday at SIGGRAPH 2014. Sharing that volunteerism is near and dear to his heart, Kotek told the audience about 14-year-old Daniel, a refuge in war-torn … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner’s CGW Interview!

Tell us about yourself on a personal level. I grew up in a technology-isolated backwater in central Pennsylvania, where computers weren’t particularly available.  I became interested in computer graphics as a wee lad when I encountered a 2D-vector motorcycle jumping … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Prepares for World Record Attempt

At 8 pm Sunday, 10 August, hundreds of computer graphics aficiandos will gather in West Building, Ballroom C-D of the Vancouver Convention Centre, open a mobile web app created by Conference Chair bounce house for sale Dave Shreiner, and contribute … Continued

First-Time Attendee Guide to SIGGRAPH 2014

We’ve all been there …. staring overwhelmed at all the great SIGGRAPH content and trying to figure out how in the world to tackle it all.jumping castle In fact, the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair Dave Shreiner was once a first-time … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Demo Latest Real-Time Advancements

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Real-Time Live! program will present a 90-minute show of the most cutting-edge real-time work from the past year. Real-Time Live! is part of the Computer Animation Festival and is the premier showcase for the latest trends and … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 BRINGS INDIE GAME SHOWCASE TO VANCOUVER

SIGGRAPH 2014 has teamed up with Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, 12-14 August, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.   SIGGRAPH is the premiere international conference … Continued

Q&A with Side Effects Software’s Mark Elendt, SIGGRAPH Dailies Chair

What Motivated You to Come Back and Be the Chair Two Years In a Row? Mark Elendt Dailies is a very special program to me because it celebrates the artists who create computer graphics. As one of the only forums … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Announce Computer Animation Festival Winners

Jerome Solomon SIGGRAPH 2014 is pleased to announce the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.bouncy castle More than 100 pieces will … Continued

Q&A With SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Chair Thierry Frey

“Physical Painting With a Digital Paintbrush” First off, how many submissions did you get this year and how many were accepted?  We received almost 90 submissions and accepted 24. We also have an additional two curated pieces. One of these … 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