‘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

SIGGRAPH 2010 Program Content Released, Early Registration Ends this Friday

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(Chicago, IL) – SIGGRAPH 2010, held Sunday, 25 July through Thursday, 29 July 2010, will bring approximately 25,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from around the world to Los Angeles. The SIGGRAPH 2010 Advance Program is now available online, … 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

SIGGRAPH 2010 Emerging Technologies Range from Robotics to Human Taste Simulations

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SIGGRAPH 2010’s Emerging Technologies presents innovations across a broad range of applications, including displays, robotics, input interfaces, vision technologies, and interactive techniques. Presented in a combination of technologies chosen by the organizers and works selected by a jury of experts, … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Technical Papers Focus on Technology and Advanced Techniques

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(Chicago, IL) – The SIGGRAPH 2010 Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Topics range from a new application for browsing street-level imagery to new advancements in architecture … Continued