SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 45 – Animating With Purpose

In this episode of the SIGGRAPH Spotlight podcast, SIGGRAPH 2021 Computer Animation Festival Director Mark Elendt is joined by directors Taz Tron Delix, Kayu Leung, and Simone Giampaolo to discuss using animation to tell impactful stories.

Production Perseveres Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hear from the discussion leaders of SIGGRAPH 2020’s “Overcoming production hurdles in CG industry in the age of social distancing” session and discover their thoughts on filmmaking during a pandemic.

Access Top-notch Animation Works Featured at SIGGRAPH Asia 2020

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SIGGRAPH Asia 2020’s Computer Animation Festival showcases animation, visual effects, and scientific visualization, along with must-see works in computer animation assembled by its jury. Animators and CG artists from Pixar, Cartoon Saloon, Netflix, Glen Keane Productions, and Titmouse (and more!) will discuss their creations and lifelong journeys into animation and computer graphics.

Baobab’s Latest VR Feature, ‘Baba Yaga’ Uses Hand Tracking to Improve Interactivity

“Baba Yaga” creators and storytellers Larry Cutler, Eric Darnell, Nathanial Dirksen, Justin Fischer, and Amy Tucker of Baobab Studios discuss the technology behind the project.

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

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 13 – The Making of ‘Loving Vincent’

ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee member Santiago Echeverry (professor, University of Tampa) sits down with Łukasz Mackiewicz and Francho Melendez, two members of the team behind “Loving Vincent,” the first-ever, fully painted animated feature film, which takes viewers through the … Continued