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Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019
During her keynote remarks at this week’s SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles, Victoria Alonso, EVP of production at Marvel Studios, affirmed that she owes a debt of gratitude to the SIGGRAPH community.
Alonso explained that “nerds” played an integral role in her career given their natural...
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019
The SIGGRAPH 2019 Immersive Pavilion and VR Theater are set to roll into L.A. this summer with the conference’s largest selection of immersive programming to date, including four world-premiere experiences. Both spaces offer daily first-come, first-served content in addition to timed VR Theater...
Monday, Jun. 10, 2019
SIGGRAPH 2019 has revealed the award winners and lineup of 24 short films, breakdowns, scientific visualizations, advertisements, and more, set to appear in the Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater next month. Showcasing the latest in computer graphics, the one-night-only Electronic...
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019
Marvel Studios executive VP of production Victoria Alonso has been named keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2019, which runs July 28-August 1 in downtown Los Angeles.
One of few women in Hollywood to hold such a prominent title, Alonso’s dedication to the industry has been admired for a long...
Monday, Aug. 20, 2018
More than 16,500 attendees from 88 countries turned out for this year’s SIGGRAPH conference which wrapped last week (Aug. 12-16) at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The Exhibition portion of the confab played host to nearly 160 diverse companies on the show floor, each showcasing the...
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 has unveiled details about its Production Sessions program. The 45th SIGGRAPH conference will take place August 12-16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Kicking off the first evening of the conference on Sunday, August 12, the Production Sessions program will host a...
Thursday, Jul. 12, 2018
SIGGRAPH 2018 has unveiled the full lineup for its Computer Animation Festival Electronic and VR Theaters. The 45th SIGGRAPH conference will take place August 12–16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is known for continuously pushing the...
Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017
Amidst the dizzying array of technological breakthroughs and innovations rolled out and showcased at SIGGRAPH this week, the 44th annual confab’s keynote speaker Floyd Norman, now 82 years young, provided some stabilizing context. The pioneering animator and artist--the first African-American to...
Friday, Jul. 29, 2016
Amidst the unveiling of new innovations on the exhibit floor, the recognition of great work at its Electronic Theater, backstories and insights into breakthrough projects, the SIGGRAPH confab which wrapped today (7/28) at the Anaheim Convention Center also took on a progressive social advocacy...
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016
SIGGRAPH 2016 announced the winners of the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival, with Borrowed Time--directed by Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj--taking the Best in Show honor. With the tagline “Render the Possibilities,” SIGGRAPH 2016 wil be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in...