ACM SIGGRAPH Announces 2012 Award Honorees

ACM SIGGRAPH is excited to announce its 2012 award recipients: Greg Turk, Computer Graphics Achievement Award; Karen Liu, Significant New Researcher; Jean-Pierre Hébert, Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art; and David Kasik, Outstanding Service Award. The awards will be presented during … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Selects Jane McGonigal as Keynote Speaker

SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Jane McGonigal, director of game research and development at the Institute for the Future (IFTF), as keynote speaker at SIGGRAPH 2012, the 39th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 5-9 August … Continued

Hébert Wins SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art

The 2012 ACM SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art is awarded to Jean-Pierre Hébert for his pioneering achievements in creating art through computer programming. At the core of his work are algorithms that generate drawings on paper as well … Continued

Interview With SIGGRAPH 2011 The Studio Chair: Chris Williams

Following is a brief conversation with Chris Williams, The Studio Chair from Knowledge Adventure! (pictured at right). He currently is their Creative Director and attended the University of California, Riverside. For someone who is new to SIGGRAPH, what should they … Continued

Cory Doctorow Slotted to Help Open SIGGRAPH 2011 in The Studio

The Studio at SIGGRAPH 2011 is planning on kicking off this year’s conference with a Roundtable Chat on Sunday 7 August 2011 (12pm – 1:30pm) at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The Studio is the place for technical experimentation and innovative … Continued

Disney•Pixar Executive Jim Morris Chosen as a SIGGRAPH 2010 Keynote Speaker

(Chicago, IL) – ACM SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Jim Morris, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Production at Pixar Animation Studios, to give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on … Continued