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Special Sessions SIGGRAPH 2000
 

Art & Culture Papers
Moderators
Diane Gromala
Georgia Institute of Technology
Noah Wardrip-Fruin
New York University

Artists, writers, and critics presented and expanded on the papers and critical essays published in the Electronic Art & Animation Catalog.

Industrial Light + Magic : The Making of "The Perfect Storm"
Organizer
Stefen Fangmeier
Industrial Light + Magic

These panelists played key roles in production of ground-breaking digital effects for the feature film, "The Perfect Storm". Each presenter delivered a 10-15 minute overview that focused on one of the unique challenges involved in simulating realistic ocean waters and the drama that subsequently unfolds.

Fiction 2001
Organizers/Moderators
Diane Gromala
Georgia Institute of Technology
Noah Wardrip-Fruin
New York University

In a sequel to SIGGRAPH 99's provocative session, software designers, writers, and artists imagined the future of fiction in the emerging realms of networked computers.

Web3D RoundUP
Organizer
Timothy Childs
Eyematic, Inc.

Stage Manager
Don Brutzman
Naval Postgraduate School

A high-speed, high-tech shoot-out where top 3D content developers and tool providers demonstrated the latest Web3D technology and applications in a fast-paced, exciting format.

Phil Tippett's History of Animation
Presenter
Phil Tippett
Tippett Studio

Phil Tippett, Oscar-winning founder of Tippett Studio and creator of visual effects for "Jurassic Park", "The Haunting", "Komodo", and other feature films, surveyed the history of animation, from stop-motion techniques to computer-generated imagery.

 
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