SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 45 – Animating With Purpose

In this episode of the SIGGRAPH Spotlight podcast, SIGGRAPH 2021 Computer Animation Festival Director Mark Elendt is joined by directors Taz Tron Delix, Kayu Leung, and Simone Giampaolo to discuss using animation to tell impactful stories.

Baobab’s Latest VR Feature, ‘Baba Yaga’ Uses Hand Tracking to Improve Interactivity

“Baba Yaga” creators and storytellers Larry Cutler, Eric Darnell, Nathanial Dirksen, Justin Fischer, and Amy Tucker of Baobab Studios discuss the technology behind the project.

Honoring History Through Immersive Technology in ‘The Book of Distance’

Blending family archives and VR technology, “The Book of Distance” takes audiences through one man’s journey using spectacular storytelling.

‘Cacophonic Choir’, the Sounds of Survivors’ Stories

The “Cacophonic Choir” team breaks down how they use machine learning to demonstrate the effect of the mass media on sexual assault survivors’ stories.

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.