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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...
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...
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
At the recently concluded SIGGRAPH 2015 confab--about as high a high-tech event as you can find--a century-old technique, stop-motion animation, was given its due with tribute paid to one of its leading practitioners, Bristol, U.K.-based...
Friday, Jun. 27, 2014
Autodesk to acquire Shotgun Software
SAN FRANCISCO--Autodesk Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for the film, television and games...
Friday, Jun. 13, 2014
Autodesk Acquires Bitsquid
SAN FRANCISCO--Autodesk, Inc. has acquired Stockholm-based Bitsquid AB, the creator of the Bitsquid game engine. The acquisition brings to Autodesk expertise in 3D game development and proven technology that will enable Autodesk to supercharge its...