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

Throwback Thursday: SIGGRAPH 2018 in Videos

Still reeling from last week’s SIGGRAPH 2018 conference? Perhaps you missed Vancouver altogether? There’s a video for that! In addition to the ability to re-watch any of our live-streamed sessions, check out this collection of bonus videos, published daily during … Continued

Dave Mullins on Creating ‘LOU’

“Lou” © 2017 Pixar Animation Studios With the 2018 Oscars coming up and SIGGRAPH 2018 Computer Animation Festival submissions opening soon, we sat down with Pixar Animation Studios Director Dave Mullins to discuss his work on 2017 Electronic Theater selection … Continued

SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 6 – Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Tony DeRose

This week on SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2018 Technical Papers Chair Mathieu Desbrun is joined by Ed Catmull (co-founder, Pixar Animation Studios; president, Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios) and Tony DeRose (senior scientist, Pixar Animation Studios) to talk about the … Continued

5 Questions with Floyd Norman, SIGGRAPH 2017 Keynote Speaker

Photo Courtesy of Michael Fiore Films On Monday, 31 July, Disney legend Floyd Norman will address attendees in a very special keynote session during SIGGRAPH 2017. Don’t miss your chance to hear from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first African American … Continued

‘Finding Dory’ Production Facts You May Not Know

This summer, SIGGRAPH 2016‘s Production Sessions program brought in some big names to help attendees peek into the minds behind major studio productions, including the brilliant team for Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” Pixar Animation Studios brought along a massive panel made up of … Continued

September ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Spotlight

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by Jacky Bibliowicz and Scott Lang Most members of the ACM SIGGRAPH community are familiar with the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters and have the opportunity to regularly attend Chapter events in their local areas. However, fewer people may be aware that … Continued

Inside the Minds Behind ‘Inside Out’

“Inside Out” is the fifteenth feature film from Pixar Animation Studios and the third film by director Pete Docter. On Tuesday, 11 August 2015, a panel of the brilliant team behind the film came together to share with SIGGRAPH 2015 what … Continued

Speaking with Yoshifumi Kitamura, SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Chair

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With a little more than a week to SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, we sat down with Conference Chair Yoshifumi Kitamura for some insights into the conference and his connection with the industry. SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 (SA2015): As Conference Chair for SIGGRAPH Asia … Continued

Disney•Pixar Executive Jim Morris Chosen as a SIGGRAPH 2010 Keynote Speaker

(Chicago, IL) – ACM SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Jim Morris, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Production at Pixar Animation Studios, to give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on … Continued