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

SIGGRAPH Game Content Revealed: Part III

Following is the final entry of a three-part series focusing on game content that will be featured at SIGGRAPH 2011. This is a conversation between Naty Hoffman (pictured at the right) and ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Reporter Mariebeth Aquino. Naty Hoffman … 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

A Brief Conversation with Artist Meats Meier

Following below is a brief conversation with Meats Meier – the artist behind the Computer Animation Festival’s “Animation Mother” pictured below. Meier is currently a freelance illustrator and animator living in Los Angeles. He taught the first ever ZBrush course … Continued

SIGGRAPH Launches Business Symposium to Address Industry Needs and Direction

For nearly 40 years, SIGGRAPH has inspired, educated, and influenced the direction of research, production, and artistic communities. At SIGGRAPH 2011 in Vancouver, 7-11 August 2011, the conference is introducing the SIGGRAPH Symposium: The Business Think Tank. This one-day event … Continued

Interview with the 2011 SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Chair

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Following below is a brief conversation with Hugues Hoppe, SIGGRAPH 2011 Technical Papers Chair from Microsoft Research, who shares his insights, opinions, and thoughts regarding SIGGRAPH 2011 and beyond. What was your inspiration/motivation for volunteering to be the SIGGRAPH 2011 … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2011 Selects Cory Doctorow as Keynote Speaker

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SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger, and technology activist, to give one of its keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 7-11 August 2011 at … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Highlights from Los Angeles

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(Los Angeles, CA) – SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, welcomed 22,549 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 79 countries around the globe to Los Angeles this week. … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2010 Highlights from Los Angeles

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(Los Angeles, CA) – SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, welcomed 22,549 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 79 countries around the globe to Los Angeles this week. … 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