Extended Q&A: The Visual Effects and Virtual Production of ‘The Mandalorian’

Lucasfilm’s “The Mandalorian”, season two, exclusively on Disney+ © 2020Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved. On Friday, 13 August, the SIGGRAPH 2021 conference hosted a team from ILM for the Production Session “ILM Presents: The Visual Effects & Virtual … Continued

How SIGGRAPH Helped These 5 Disney Employees ‘Thrive’ in Their Careers

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ACM SIGGRAPH interviews five employees of The Walt Disney Company about their current positions and service to the conference via the Student Volunteer program.

Bringing the Skeletons of ‘Coco’ to Life

Image credit: “Coco” © 2017 Disney Pixar. All rights reserved. Just in time for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, we are excited to share a look behind the magic of “Coco,” the 2018 Academy Award winner for Best Animated … Continued

Disney Legend Floyd Norman at SIGGRAPH 2017

photo of Steve Waskul and Floyd Norman, courtesy of John Fujii for SIGRRAPH 2017 On Monday, 31 July, SIGGRAPH 2017 attendees heard from Floyd Norman, conference keynote speaker and the first African-American storyboard artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Norman participated … Continued

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the VFX in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

© 2016 Walt Disney Pictures During SIGGRAPH 2016, members of the genius team behind Disney’s live-action, Oscar-winning film “The Jungle Book” (2016) joined attendees on the Production Session stage to present “The VFX of Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book.’” Presenters included Rob … Continued

Behind-the-Scenes: SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival

Image credit: © Digic Pictures, CD PROJECKTS. A. SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) Director Jinny H.J. Choo shares her thoughts on the future of the industry and what you can expect at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 CAF. SIGGRAPH … Continued