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Award Winning Visual Effects

Award Winning Visual Effects

The Lego Movie image courtesy of Animal Logic by Melanie Farmer And, the Oscar Goes to…. Avid moviegoers may not know Mark Elendt by name, but chances are pretty high they’ve seen his movies. This year, Elendt and SideFX will take home an Oscar for their creation and...

The Educators Forum and ‘Groovy Graphics’ at SIGGRAPH 2018

The Educators Forum and ‘Groovy Graphics’ at SIGGRAPH 2018

Erik Brunvand is the Education Focus Area Chair for SIGGRAPH 2018. He shares his experience as a SIGGRAPH attendee and volunteer leader, and what's new and groovy for educators at this summer's conference, taking place 12-16 August, 2018 in Vancouver, British...

2018 Conference Chair Roy C. Anthony Talks Future

2018 Conference Chair Roy C. Anthony Talks Future

image credit: Tourism Vancouver Back in 1974, a group of artistically and technically inclined professionals got together at the first Special Interest Group GRAPHics conference. And the, now 45, annual SIGGRAPH conferences that have followed continue to shape our...

The Garage at SIGGRAPH 2017

The Garage at SIGGRAPH 2017

The SIGGRAPH Garage, an area within the SIGGRAPH 2017 Exhibition that harkened back to a time when start-up technology companies were often built in someone’s garage, debuted this year to recognize the many new startup companies entering the industry. Using...

SIGGRAPH 2017 Honors Emerging Technology and Innovation

SIGGRAPH 2017 Honors Emerging Technology and Innovation

Photo courtesy John Fujii for SIGGRAPH 2017 SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has concluded in Los Angeles with over 16,500 attendees from around...

Disney Legend Floyd Norman at SIGGRAPH 2017

Disney Legend Floyd Norman at SIGGRAPH 2017

photo of Steve Waskul and Floyd Norman, courtesy of John Fujii for SIGRRAPH 2017 On Monday, 31 July, SIGGRAPH 2017 attendees heard from Floyd Norman, conference keynote speaker and the first African-American storyboard artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Norman...

The Inside Scoop on Summer’s Hottest Mobile App Soirée

The Inside Scoop on Summer’s Hottest Mobile App Soirée

Akshay Agarwal is the Mobile Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017. We sat down with him to discuss Appy Hour at the 2017 conference, which will take place Wednesday, 2 August from 5-7 pm in Los Angeles, CA. Watch the preview on YouTube now (just click on the video below):...

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in South America

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in South America

Image of Bear Story: courtesy of PunkRobot Animation Studio. By Jessica Sommerville In this fourth installment of our series of regional snapshots, we focus on the climate of the CG industry within South America. Cristián Freire, a Chilean independent animator and...

See, Touch, Learn: Emerging Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

See, Touch, Learn: Emerging Technologies at SIGGRAPH 2017

Image: Touch Hologram in Mid-Air, courtesy IMMERSION  The Emerging Technologies Program at SIGGRAPH 2017 lets you interact with surprising experiences that move beyond digital tradition, blur the boundaries between art and science, and transform social assumptions....