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PIXELvienna is the Annual Austrian Computer Graphics and Animation Conference taking place in the beautiful setting of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.

Demo Reel/Portfolio Review Night

Join the Washington, DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH for its annual demo reel/portfolio review night. The group will be reviewing demo reels and portfolios and take part in an open discussion and review of what works and what doesn’t when it comes to the one thing that shows your skill, talent, and experience… your demo reel or portfolio. If you don’t have a reel yet, just come over and enjoy networking with other like-minded individuals.

Bring Your Own Animation

BYOA ( Bring Your Own Animation) is a recurring event hosted by the Paris Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH on the second Thursday of each month. Meet and chat with animation pros and show your work in a completely informal setting. The event is free and open to everyone. Bring your animations on a computer or a drive or a USB key into a format readable by VLC player. If you don't have anything to show, feel free to attend just to meet the community and have a drink!

Creating the Amazon in Rio 2

Building one tree in a CG environment can be an interesting story to tell, but creating the Amazon Jungle in "Rio2" is a much larger tale. In order to bring this massive jungle to the screen, the Blue Sky team had to consider the overall scale, diversity of plants and trees, density of assets on the ground and in the treetops and choreography of moving cameras in order to give the audience the feeling of birds in flight with unparalleled views of the worlds most unique ecosystem.

SIGGRAPH 2014 Electronic Theater Showing

The Los Angeles ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter, in cooperation with Walt Disney Feature Animation, will present a screening of the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival on Tuesday, October 21. The SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival is an internationally recognized, jury-selected roster of 30 short films from around the world. The films were selected for their outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics or narrative.

Gameful Design

A panel on "gameful design" -- what it is, and how it can help you develop business models, support innovation, benfit society and more. The panel is sponsored by the San Diego Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH.

Admission is $5.

How to Build a Good Light Field Camera

This talk by Chia-Kai Liang, PhD (Architect, Computational Photography at Lytro, Inc.) will describe a light transport framework for understanding the fundamental limits of light field camera resolution. The new framework includes many factors that were not included in existing models. For example, he shows that the 4D spatial-angular sensitivity profile of the photosensor must be considered in the performance analysis. The new framework is used to make many predictions that are closer to the observations and contradict existing models.

Munich Chapter Launch Event with Paul Debevec

The brand-new Munich ACM SIGGRAPH chapter will be celebrating its launch in style on Sunday, 21 September, with a talk from computer graphics veteran Paul Debevec. Debevec is the Former Vice President of ACM SIGGRAPH, and is widely recognized as a leader in the field for his impactful research in photorealistic image capture and rendering. 

Munich Chapter Launch Event

The Munich ACM SIGGRAPH chapter celebrates their launch with a talk by renowned computer graphics expert Paul Debevec. Former ACM President Alain Chesnais will also be present, along with Chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters Committee, Mashhuda Glencross.

Location: Main auditorium of the University of Television and Film (HFF) at Bernd Eichinger-Platz 1, Munich

SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 41st year as the world’s leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is partnering with the Torpedo Factory Art Center to host the 2014 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival in Alexandria, Virginia.

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