ACM SIGGRAPH News
From the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.
Automobiles have always been a reflection of technology draped in art, and "super cars" are the ultimate expression of auomotive art and technology. With its roots in Formula One racing, McLaren Design Director, Frank Stephenson explains how his world class design team looks set to challenge the future.
SIGGRAPH Asia continues to expand its range of content to academic fields and industries that have not traditionally been part of the conference line-up. Held at the World Design Capital 2010, Seoul from 15 to 18 Dec, SIGGRAPH Asia will present three Featured Speakers from the fields of automotive design, caricature artistry and gaming arts.
As many of you know, the SIGGRAPH Executive Committee has begun working on a new strategic plan. Since we're doing this as your representatives, we want the process to be transparent and inclusive. We will be updating you regularly, seeking your ideas and comments, and looking to you for validation.
SIGGRAPH Asia continues its tradition to present the best in computer graphics and animation techniques to a worldwide audience from 15 – 18 Dec 2010 the Coex Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea. Set to inspire computer graphics and interactive media professionals and enthusiasts, the third edition of SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 promises to showcase a line-up of never-before-seen works that will raise the benchmark in digital creativity. SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 will feature four exciting programs, namely, Computer Animation Festival, Courses, Technical Papers, Technical Sketches & Posters as well as a Trade Exhibition.
Computer Animation Festival Highlights Revealed!
Andrew Witkin (1952-2010) an Academy Award winning senior scientist at Pixar Animation Studios died Sunday, Sept. 12 while scuba diving off the coast of Monterey California. He was 58 years old.
Longtime SIGGRAPH champion, volunteer and committee member leaves her legacy in the thousands of animation and vfx students she mentored and in the memorable SIGGRAPH sessions, events and Computer Animation Festivals she help organize.
Dave Kasik and Amitabh Varshney pay tribute to their friend and colleague.
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