Several programs are offering new features and opportunities for participation this year.
Media such as new narrative forms, generative works, game art,
and artists' books in addition to 2D and 3D works. The Art Gallery also presents critical discourse
art and culture, in Art Papers, Panels, Artists Talks, and Symposia; curated distributed
performances on the Access Grid; and curated storyboards of works featured in the Electronic
Computer Animation Festival
All digital, all high-res. Both the Electronic Theater and the Animation Theater will be displayed
with the latest digital cinema projectors.
Flying logos! Try your hand at animating one of the SIGGRAPH 2005 logos. But you only have
seven seconds to make an impression.
Open-source computer graphics: a small number of courses that explore innovation and practice
in open-source computer graphics.
Incubator: an Emerging Technologies for educators, where the latest in computer-enhanced teaching
hardware is demonstrated in an interactive two-day session.
Guided tours for international attendees. The International Center is seeking bilingual
or trilingual volunteers. During the conference, two-hour tours of the Art Gallery
and Emerging Technologies (in three different languages) will depart daily from
the International Center.
Auxiliary access to submissions: The SIGGRAPH 2005 online submission system allows
auxiliary access to submission records for contributing authors.
Review process: Rebuttals to factual errors in paper reviews will be limited to 2,000 words.
Implementation Sketches: Presentations on technical details and non-trivial issues regarding
implementation of techniques presented in SIGGRAPH 2005 Papers.
Refereed technical presentations, forums, and panels that show how graphics and interaction
define, extend, and optimize the internet.