A Talk with 2017 ACM Fellow, Michael Kass

Image courtesy of Pixar  by Melanie A. Farmer An innovative crop of ACM fellows has just been announced, and among the new class is Michael Kass, whose contributions to computer optimization and simulation have made significant advances in the animated … Continued

Female Force at SIGGRAPH Asia 2017

Top Row (left to right): Prashant Buyyala, Diana Arellano, Christine Berg, [volunteer] Bottom Row (left to right): Cyndi Ochs, Marisa Tontaveetong, Millie Young, Dallim Park, June Kim, Thita Dilokthanakul, Nhung-Walsh,  and Jinny HyeJin Choo The last day of SIGGRAPH Asia … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Europe (Part I)

Image courtesy Mackevision. © Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved.   By Jessica Sommerville In this regional snapshot, we explore the climate of the computer graphics (CG) industry within Europe. In part I of this exploration, we touch base … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 6 – Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Tony DeRose

This week on SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2018 Technical Papers Chair Mathieu Desbrun is joined by Ed Catmull (co-founder, Pixar Animation Studios; president, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios) and Tony DeRose (senior scientist, Pixar Animation Studios) to talk about the … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Africa

Image, “Khumba” courtesy of Triggerfish By Jessica Sommerville In this fifth installment of our series of regional snapshots, we focus on the climate of the CG industry within Africa. For this edition we have three industry spokesmen to shed some light … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2017 Honors Emerging Technology and Innovation

Photo courtesy John Fujii for SIGGRAPH 2017 SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has concluded in Los Angeles with over 16,500 attendees from around the world. SIGGRAPH 2017 … Continued

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