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

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