Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2012 Games Chair Naty Hoffman

Naty Hoffman – the 2012 Games Chair Following is a brief conversation with Naty Hoffman, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Games Chair and Technical Director at Activision, regarding games and SIGGRAPH 2012. Please check back later this week for an article summarizing … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Showcasing Advancements in Real-Time Graphics

SIGGRAPH Real-Time Live! is the premiere showcase for the latest trends and techniques for pushing the boundaries of interactive visuals. A series of 10 international jury-selected submissions will be presented in a fast-paced, 90-minute show of cutting-edge, aesthetically stimulating real-time work … Continued

Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2012 Real-Time Live! Chair – Jason RM Smith

Jason RM Smith, SIGGRAPH RTL! Chair Following below is a brief conversation with Jason RM Smith, SIGGRAPH 2012  Real-Time Live! (RTL!) Chair and Digital Production Supervisor at LucasArts. Real-Time Live! is the premiere showcase for the latest trends and techniques … Continued

Q&A with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair from Texas A&M University

Following below is a brief conversation with Ann McNamara, SIGGRAPH 2012 Courses Chair and assistant professor in the Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University.   Her research is in computer graphics and she is currently particularly focused on the … Continued

SIGGRAPH Art Gallery Unveils Event Line-Up

The SIGGRAPH Art Gallery released its line-up for events during conference week. The theme for this year is “Tracing Home” and the following is Mona Kasra’s [the SIGGRAPH 2011 Art Gallery chair] vision statement for the content: “In the era … Continued

Jon Peddie Research Releases Analysis on Computer Graphics Industry

**The overall CG market will exceed $100 billion in 2014** **Industry enjoys 7% growth for past five years** The computer graphics (CG) industry has been a growth industry since it was established the late 1970s. Weathering the storms of the … Continued

Exhibitor Tech Talks Schedule Announced

At the SIGGRAPH 2011 Exhibitor Tech Talks, attendees are able to get the inside story direct from the commercial developers of tomorrow’s hot hardware, software, and systems. Benefits include question-and-answer exchanges and one-on-one conversations with the speakers after each presentation.Jumping … Continued

Interview With SIGGRAPH 2011 The Studio Chair: Chris Williams

Following is a brief conversation with Chris Williams, The Studio Chair from Knowledge Adventure! (pictured at right). He currently is their Creative Director and attended the University of California, Riverside. For someone who is new to SIGGRAPH, what should they … Continued

SIGGRAPH Game Content Revealed: Part III

Following is the final entry of a three-part series focusing on game content that will be featured at SIGGRAPH 2011. This is a conversation between Naty Hoffman (pictured at the right) and ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Reporter Mariebeth Aquino. Naty Hoffman … Continued

SIGGRAPH Gaming Content Revealed: Part Two

Following is the second entry of a three-part series focusing on gaming content that will be featured at SIGGRAPH 2011. This is a conversation between Jason RM Smith (pictured at the right) and ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Reporter Mariebeth Aquino. After … Continued