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21 Jul 2015
Candidates Sought for Director at Large Positions
Tags: acm siggraph, elections, SIGGRAPH

ACM SIGGRAPH is in search of candidates for three open director-at-large positions on the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee, with terms beginning July 1, 2016. The positions are volunteer, with term lengths of three years.

14 May 2015
SIGGRAPH Trailer Competition Announced
Tags: conference, contest, SIGGRAPH

The SIGGRAPH Education Committee has announced a new competition for SIGGRAPH 2015: The SIGGRAPH Trailer Contest.

20 Feb 2015
Call for Submissions to Faculty-Submitted Student Show
Tags: Graphics, SIGGRAPH, Student

Submission are now open for the Faculty-Submitted Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee, the exhibit will feature work from secondary (high school) students and university students. Submissions from all content areas are welcome, including art, animation, graphic design, game design, architecture, visualization and real-time rendering.

15 Dec 2014
Spotlight on SIGGRAPH: S3 Provides the Tools for Success
Tags: SIGGRAPH, Student, Volunteer
By Deja Collins, in collaboration with S3 Chair Corinne Price

Editor's note: Spotlight on SIGGRAPH is a recurring feature, established to shed light on the various committees and avenues of volunteering within ACM SIGGRAPH and its annual conferences.

24 Nov 2014
USC Student Chapter to Attend SIGGRAPH 2015 in Force
Tags: chapters, SIGGRAPH, Volunteer

Members of the newly-launched USC ACM SIGGRAPH Student Chapter are particularly well positioned to volunteer for SIGGRAPH 2015. Literally. The University of Southern California is just two miles from the Los Angeles Convention Center, which will host SIGGRAPH 2015 -- the world's largest international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques -- from August 9 to 13, 2015. 

20 Nov 2014
Newly Formed Tehran ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Flourishes
Tags: chapters, SIGGRAPH

It's becoming evident that Tehran, Iran, has a vibrant computer graphics community. The Tehran ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter, founded in the spring of 2014, is already hosting events that draw crowds of attendees.

18 Nov 2014
Nominations Sought for Distinguished Artist Award
Tags: art, Awards, SIGGRAPH

The ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Artist Award is given out once a year to an artist who has created a substantial body of work that significantly advances the field of digital art. ACM SIGGRAPH members are warmly invited to nominate individuals for the 2015 Distinguished Artist Award by contacting the ACM SIGGRAPH Artist Award Chair. Nominations are due by December 15, 2014.

17 Nov 2014
Submit Your Work to SIGGRAPH 2015
Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2015 is the 42nd occurrence of the world's largest international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. The conference and exhibition will take place in Los Angeles from August 9 to 13, and is expected to draw attendance in the tens of thousands.

04 Nov 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH Selects SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH

ACM SIGGRAPH is pleased to announce the selection of Jerome Solomon, Dean of the College at Cogswell College, as the SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair. Solomon has been previously involved within the ACM SIGGRAPH community and will undoubtedly bring his knowledge and experience to his new role. “His superb skills, grasp of the industry, and professionalism will tremendously benefit SIGGRAPH,” said Rebecca Strzelec, SIGGRAPH Conference Advisory Group Chair. “I am confident that Jerome will take SIGGRAPH 2017 to the next level.”

30 Oct 2014
Learn About ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters at SIGGRAPH Asia
Tags: chapters, conference, SIGGRAPH

Are you excited about SIGGRAPH Asia and computer graphics? Don't want to wait until the next conference to get your CG fix? Then consider joining your local ACM SIGGRAPH chapter!

25 Sep 2014
Registration Now Open for Motion in Games Conference
Tags: conference, games, SIGGRAPH

The 7th International ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion in Games (MIG 2014) will take place in Los Angeles, California, from November 6 to 8. 2014 marks the first year Motion in Games will be held in the United States.

Munich Chapter Launch Event
Tags: chapters, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

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

09 Sep 2014
Watch the SIGGRAPH Award Talks
Tags: Awards, conference, SIGGRAPH

Among the most prestigious of honors in computer graphics, ACM SIGGRAPH awards are presented to people who are leaders in the field, or destined to become so. The award talks session at the annual SIGGRAPH conference gives winners the opportunity to expound on their background and research.

For those who missed them, the talks are now available to watch in full (below), courtesy of the ACM SIGGRAPH SCOOP team.

SIGGRAPH 2014 Award Recipients:

SIGGRAPH 2014 CAF Screening
Tags: Animation, chapters, SIGGRAPH

The San Francisco ACM SIGGRAPH chapter presents a screening of the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. 


6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: social/network hour with drinks and snacks
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: screening

Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH Post-Conference Event
Tags: chapters, SIGGRAPH

The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH would like to invite you to a SIGGRAPH conference information exchange and social event. For those of you that did not get to go to the SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver, Roberto Ortiz will be sharing his experiences and insights from the conference! Whether or not you made it to Vancouver, please join the Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH for a post-conference social event!

Date: Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

20 Aug 2014
Technology for the Sake of Humanity
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH, Technology
By Kristy Barkan

Technology, as it turns out, is more than just a tool to advance our understanding and simplify our daily lives. It is a gift, waiting to be given. It can mean the difference between isolation and inclusion. It can move the human heart from desolation to joy. For the recipients of such a gift, the world is forever shifted. 

Tags: conference, Graphics, SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2015 in sunny Los Angeles, California will be abuzz with attendees who are eager to learn, share ideas, compare products and take home the latest high-tech tools and software. From artists to engineers, developers and designers, SIGGRAPH draws people from around the world and across multiple disciplines. Taking place from August 9 to 13 in the Los Angeles Convention Center, SIGGRAPH 2015 will be an absolute feast of cutting-edge computer graphics research, art and technology.

10 Aug 2014
Win Big Prizes in a Mobile Scavenger Hunt at SIGGRAPH
Tags: conference, mobile, SIGGRAPH

The SIGGRAPH Mobile App Game (SMAG) is a high-tech scavenger hunt -- and possibly the most fun you'll ever have at SIGGRAPH. Here's how it works:

1. Download the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference App for iOS or Android.

31 Jul 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 Party Calendar
Tags: conference, SIGGRAPH

In search of a list of after-hours events at SIGGRAPH 2014? Look no further. SIGGRAPH.org has compiled a calendar of public parties and events happening during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver. To import the party listings to your Google calendar, click the +Google button on the lower right of the calendar, or add events individually by clicking on the event names.