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.

Nurdin Momodu on ‘Frogeck’ and Animation in Nigeria

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The ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee interviews Nurdin Momodu, an animator and 3D generalist who’s directing Nigeria’s first feature-length, 3D animated film.

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Eastern Europe

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Arcade Machines Environment Concept Art: courtesy of Room 8 Studio. The International Resources Committee opens 2019 exploring the state of the computer graphics (CG) industry in Eastern Europe (EE) through the expertise of three professionals from the region: Vladimir Koylazov, … Continued

Computer Graphics in Japan: An Interview With Yoichi Ochiai

SIGGRAPH Asia Tokyo is fast approaching, Bektur Ryskeldiev from the SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee interviewed Yoichi Ochiai who provides a great insight into the culture behind computer graphics in Japan. Yoichi, who has a background in computer science, is part … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 20 – Rianti Hidayat

SIGGRAPH Spotlight is back with an all-new episode! Join International Resources Committee member Bektur Ryskeldiev and SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 Student Volunteer (SV) Lead Rianti Hidayat, as they discuss working on the SV committee and working internationally. Listen on SoundCloud below … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 19 – Gaming in the Middle East

In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee member Afsaneh Rafighi (computer scientist, Simba Technologies) is joined by Hasan Karimi (president, Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation). The two discuss the international games community, SIGGRAPH’s role in worldwide, … Continued

Augmented Reality (AR) is Here to Stay: ScavengeAR and Triviatron

SIGGRAPH 2017 saw the advent of mobile augmented reality gaming experience ScavengeAR and its built-in game Triviatron. Thanks to these gaming experiences, SIGGRAPH 2017 became a playground where attendees could experience, first-hand, the potential of AR, while learning interesting facts about … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 16 – CG’s Next Generation with Canada’s Natalia Freitas (Part 2)

In part two of the ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee‘s (IRC) “next generation” series, Rebecca Ko (founder, Rooftop Animation) sits down with 3D artist and Brazil native Natalia Freitas (independent animator based in Vancouver) to discuss Freitas’s experience with renowned studios, … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 15 – CG’s Next Generation with Canada’s Myriam Beauvais and Caroline Beyne (Part 1)

Pictured: Caroline Beyne (left) and Myriam Beauvais (right). For part one of the ACM SIGGRAPH International Resource Committee‘s (IRC) “next generation” series, Rebecca Ko (founder, Rooftop Animation) sits down with Myriam Beauvais (graphics programmer and intern, Ubisoft Montreal) and Caroline Beyne … Continued

Diversity in the Animation and VFX Community

Image: Panel discussion at SIGGRAPH 2017: The Academy’s Science and Technology Council Presents “Hidden Figures” in Collaboration with NASA. Photo by John Fujii by Jessica Sommerville The topic of diversity within the VFX and animation community is one that has gained … Continued