| [Submission Procedure Checklist]
We must receive your sketch or application and any additional
materials (videotapes, for example), and you must complete your
online Sketches & Applications
Submission Form, by Wednesday, 12 March 2003, 5 pm Pacific
time. See detailed instructions below.
Sketches and applications that arrive after 5 pm Pacific time
on Wednesday, 12 March 2003 will be returned to the authors
Note: The Sketches & Applications submission deadline will be
Use this checklist to ensure that your submission is complete
and that it meets all applicable program requirements:
1 Create an online SIGGRAPH
2003 Sketches & Applications Submission Form as soon as
you decide that you will be submitting a sketch. (You can
change your mind later.)
When you create this form, your entry will be assigned an
online ID number that will be used to identify your submission
throughout the review process. Make a record of this number.
There will be some fields in this form that you cannot complete
at this time. These fields will be completed later.
2 You must submit a print-ready version of
your sketch or application to the jury. We will only accept
PDF submissions that are laid out according to the publication specifications.
Prepare a PDF version of your sketch or application with the
online ID in the title of the document (for example: "Rendering
Hair (Online ID 402)". We will remove the online ID before
your work is printed, but we need it in the document for the
The document should be one page in length, including figures.
Please follow the SIGGRAPH
2003 publication guidelines exactly.
This document will be distributed to the reviewers. It is
assumed that, if your submission is accepted, this information
is ready and formatted for publication.
Formatting and Delivery Guidelines
3 After your submission is complete, return
to this Web site and complete the SIGGRAPH 2003 Sketches &
Applications Submisson Form. The title, keywords, and declared
category that you include on this form must exactly match
those of the document that you submit.
Format Example (Microsoft Word)
Example (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
4 After you begin the submission process,
you will be able to upload your PDF file containing the print-ready version of your sketch
or application described in 2 above. Please put your online
ID in all filenames (for example sketches0239.pdf).
Even though the text and figures of the sketch are submitted
electronically, certain submitters must also send certain
items by courier or postal service. These items must also
arrive by the deadline:
Send your submission materials (items 5-9 below) to:
- If your submission includes additional material, you
are allowed three extra pages of text for supporting material
that will not be published. You may either upload this material
or send five (Animation Sketches and Art, Design, and Multimedia
Sketches) or nine (Technical Sketches) copies.
- Animation Sketch submitters must send five
copies of the visuals.
- If your Art, Design, and Multimedia Sketch involves animation,
you must send five copies of the visuals.
- Technical Sketch submitters must send nine copies
of any visuals they wish to submit.
SIGGRAPH 2003 Sketches Chair
5475 Mark Dabling Boulevard, Suite 108
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918 USA
All of your submission materials must be received at
this address by Wednesday, 12 March 2003, 5 pm Pacific time
or they will not be considered for SIGGRAPH 2003.
5 Presenters are encouraged (and sometimes
required) to send videotapes documenting their work. The videotapes
must be in NTSC format and should be edited for brevity and
clarity. Each tape must be labeled with only the submission
title and online ID number, and each must have its write-enable
6 OPTIONAL: Submissions may be accompanied
by up to three extra pages of documentation describing the details
of your presentation. Upload this file (.pdf , .txt and .doc
formats only) to the online submission system. This additional
material will be distributed to the reviewers.
- Animation sketches must be accompanied by five
copies of the tape illustrating the work.
- Technical sketch presenters who wish to send a tape must
send nine copies of the tape.
- Art, Design, and Multimedia sketches must include five
copies of the videotape. If your presentation is about something
that involves animation, you must send a videotape.
7 OPTIONAL: Submissions may include five (or
nine if submitting a Technical sketch) copies of an ISO-9660
formatted CD-ROM containing supplementary electronic material.
Each CD-ROM must be labeled with only the sketch or application
title and online ID number.
8 OPTIONAL: Special presentation requirements.
Explain the requirements for hands-on demonstrations, special
equipment, or unusual presentation techniques. Note: presenters
are required to provide any equipment beyond the standard
SIGGRAPH 2003 configuration.
9 OPTIONAL: Use the English
Review Service to help with the text of your submission!
10 If you still have questions, please review
Sketches & Applications
Frequently Asked Questions.
New for SIGGRAPH 2003
If your submission is accepted, you will be asked to complete
and sign a SIGGRAPH 2003 Acceptance Agreement. The agreement
must be completed, signed, and faxed or sent via postal or courier
service before SIGGRAPH 2003. If we do not receive your completed,
signed acceptance agreement, your work cannot be presented at
The acceptance agreement is a legal document. It explains the
uses SIGGRAPH makes of presented material and requires you to
acknowledge that you have permission to use this material. This
may involve seeking clearance from your employer or from others
who have loaned you material, such as videotapes and slides.
The agreement helps prevent situations whereby SIGGRAPH 2003
presentations include material without permission that might
lead to complaints or even legal action. In addition, this agreement
asks if ACM SIGGRAPH may use your materials for conference and
organization promotional material in exchange for full author/artist
Submitters located outside of the United States should note
that customs delays of up to two weeks can occur. Customs labels
should bear the words: "Educational material with no commercial
value." SIGGRAPH 2003 will not pay any customs fees, duties,
or tariffs incurred by your submission. Submissions delayed
past the submission deadline will not be accepted for review.
Return of Review Materials
Materials submitted to the SIGGRAPH 2003 Sketches & Applications
Committee will not be returned to the authors, although reviewers
may optionally return submissions with written comments.