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.

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 22 – Women in Computer Graphics

Celebrate International Women’s Day with an all-new episode of the podcast. SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair Mikki Rose is joined by three powerhouse women for the episode: Jinko Gotoh, Danielle Feinberg, and Erin Summers.

350 Creators, 14 Years, 1 Incredible Ride: Rick Sayre Talks Making ‘Incredibles 2’

Image credit: “Incredibles 2” © 2018 Pixar Animation Studios In a conversation that spanned multiple disciplines, and multiple years, the team behind “Incredibles 2” spoke to a rapt audience during its SIGGRAPH 2018 Production Session last summer. Relive some of … Continued

Pixar’s SparkShorts Program Supports Innovation, Funds Independent Filmmaking

“Purl,” SparkShorts © 2019 Pixar Animation Studios “SparkShorts is indie filmmaking inside of Pixar.” In the video above, Kristen Lester and others describe a newly unveiled initiative from Pixar: SparkShorts. Though first revealed to SIGGRAPH attendees in 2017 via a … Continued

VR Theater: Celebrating The Evolution of a New Medium

photo by Jim Hagarty In 2017, Pol Jeremias, the founder of SIGGRAPH’s VR Theater, had a bold vision. A new way to tell stories was emerging from small teams of pioneering visionaries, similar to what was happening in computer graphics … Continued