SIGGRAPH 2011 online media registration is now closed. You may still apply to qualify as media in Vancouver. Be sure to bring all supporting documentation as well as a photo ID to the Media Headquarters office located in West Building, Room 201 in the Vancouver Convention Centre.
If you have questions, please call the SIGGRAPH 2011 Media Headquarters office at +1.778.331.7607.
The Media Headquarters office will be open during the following hours:
Sunday, 7 August 9 am - 6 pm
Monday, 8 August 8 am - 6 pm
Tuesday, 9 August 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday, 10 August 9 am - 6 pm
Thursday, 11 August 9 am - 4 pm
Media Registration Requirements
PLEASE NOTE: When you complete the media registration submission form at the Media Headquarters office, you will be asked to select the type of organization that you will be representing at SIGGRAPH 2011. You must provide the supporting documentation for that type of organization before your request for media registration will be considered. Everyone requesting media registration must be currently employed by a publication or news organization. Account representatives, sales executives, book authors, and engineers do not meet the criteria for media registration.
A separate credential for use of cameras or video equipment must be obtained by completing the Audio-Visual Agreement when you receive your media badge at SIGGRAPH 2011.
Business and Trade Publications/News Wire Services
Reporters and editors from magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and wire services must provide a business card and a current masthead that includes their name. Contributing editors and reporters must verify they have been retained to cover SIGGRAPH 2011 by presenting an original letter of assignment.
Television and Radio
Broadcast reporters and producers from news organizations must provide a business card and an original letter of assignment.
Analysts must provide a business card from a recognized analyst firm and one bylined article from the past six months.
Freelance writers must provide at least one bylined article published within the last six months and must verify they have been retained to cover SIGGRAPH 2011 by presenting an original letter of assignment. Those who freelance occasionally and are employed by non-news organizations are not eligible for media registration.
Reporters from online publications must provide a business card, at least two bylined articles printed from their web site, and an original letter of assignment. The site must contain editorial content and cover the computer graphics industry. Personal web pages and blogs will not be accepted.
University publication reporters must provide at least two bylined articles published within the last six months and must verify they have been retained to cover SIGGRAPH 2011 by presenting an original letter of assignment from the university. University publications are limited to one media representative.
Media Badge: What It Entitles You To
Media badge holders are entitled admission to:
Birds of a Feather
Computer Animation Festival
Exhibitor Tech Talks
Papers: Technical, Art, Games, and Transactions on Graphics
Please Note: Full Conference attendees have first option on technical program seating.
Media Badge: What It Does Not Entitle You To
ACM Transactions on Graphics (Conference Proceedings Special Issue)
Full Conference DVD-ROM
Leonardo, the Journal of the International Society of the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST) (Special Issue)
SIGGRAPH Video Review
All the required supporting documentation must be faxed, mailed, or emailed to:
SIGGRAPH 2011 Media Relations
401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1900
Chicago, Illinois 60611 USA
media (at) siggraph.org
If you have any questions regarding your media registration status, please contact +1.312.673.4923 or SIGGRAPH 2011 Media Relations.