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ACM SIGGRAPH News

19
Aug
2017
ACM SIGGRAPH Announces 2017 Election Results

ACM SIGGRAPH is pleased to announce the results of their annual elections. This year members voted on candidates for the positions of President, Vice President and Director-at-Large. Voting ran from June15th though August 15th, with the new EC members taking office in September.

17
Aug
2017
Still from the film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Crafting Valerian's Interdimensional Journey

By Ian Failes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.

Perhaps the most talked about sequence in Luc Besson’s Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets is the interdimensional journey undertaken by the title character through a merchant world. Here, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) dons special goggles that enable him to be in two ‘worlds’ at once — a desert and the market world — as he attempts a secret mission.

29
Jul
2017
Still from The Emoji Movie
How Do You Animate an Emoji?

By Ian Failes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.

We’ve all probably sent emojis from our smart phones, in our emails, and in messaging apps. Now Sony Animation has taken us into the animated film world of the ubiquitous ideograms with Tony Leondis’ The Emoji Movie.

28
Jul
2017
ACM-W meeting group photo
Women in Computing: ACM SIGGRAPH Meets ACM-W

By Aruquia Peixoto. Edited by Jessica Sommerville and Diana Arellano.

27
Jul
2017
SIGGRAPH 2016 Real-Time Live
Where to Find SIGGRAPH 2017 Papers and Other Content

SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry's latest advances.

Whether or not you'll be joining us at SIGGRAPH 2017, you can access much of the conference content online. It has been made publicly available by ACM SIGGRAPH as a service to the computer graphics community.

26
Jul
2017
2017 ACM SIGGRAPH Award Winners
2017 ACM SIGGRAPH Award Winners Announced

The ACM SIGGRAPH Awards program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the computer graphics community through their research, teaching, service, or writing. This year, ACM SIGGRAPH will recognize six individuals whose impressive achievements have more than earned them the awards they'll accept onstage at SIGGRAPH 2017.

25
Jul
2017
SIGGRAPH 2016 Reception
SIGGRAPH 2017 Party Calendar

In search of a list of after-hours events at SIGGRAPH 2017? Maybe we can help.

20
Jul
2017
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Computer Artist David Em to Present at SIGGRAPH 2017 Pioneers Reception

The ACM SIGGRAPH Pioneers Group is proud to present David Em, one of the most influential artists in computer graphics, as the evening speaker for this year's Pioneers Reception. The reception will take place on the evening of Tuesday, August 1, at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference.

19
Jul
2017
SIGGRAPH Asia 2016
SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 Announces Keynote Speaker Michael Cohen

SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 has announced that Michael Cohen, Director of the Computational Photography Group at Facebook, will be a keynote speaker at the conference this November in Bangkok, Thailand.

19
Jul
2017
SPARK CG & Women in Animation Announce WIA Diversity Awards

Source: Spark CG/WIA Press Release (Media Contact)

Spark Computer Graphics Society (Spark CG) and Women in Animation (WIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural WIA Diversity Awards which will be presented at SPARK ANIMATION 2017 taking place from October 26th to October 29th, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada.

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