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7
Sep
2017
Join the GRAPHICS-WORLDWIDE Listserv
Join the GRAPHICS-WORLDWIDE Listserv

One of the initiatives in the "Grow and Develop an Active CG Community and Idea Marketplace" in the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee's strategic proposal is to create a moderated Graphic listserv where you as a computer graphics professional can learn about graphics-related jobs, meetings, software, news, journals, and conferences.  Please sign up and contribute your job ads and other announcements to the email list so that this email list becomes a useful resource for our community.

31
Aug
2017
Reasons to join ACM SIGGRAPH
ACM SIGGRAPH Launches New Strategy

In this changing world, ACM SIGGRAPH requires a new and bolder vision. In response to this need, the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee (EC) commissioned a diverse cross-discipline team to develop an overarching five year strategic initiative to ensure our organization and community remain relevant and continues to be recognized as the premier global organization for computer graphics and interactive techniques.

19
Aug
2017
ACM SIGGRAPH Announces 2017 Election Results

ACM SIGGRAPH is pleased to announce the results of their annual elections. This year members voted on candidates for the positions of President, Vice President and Director-at-Large. Voting ran from June15th though August 15th, with the new EC members taking office in September.

The results of the election are as follows:

17
Aug
2017
Still from the film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Crafting Valerian's Interdimensional Journey

By Ian Failes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.

Perhaps the most talked about sequence in Luc Besson’s Valerian & the City of a Thousand Planets is the interdimensional journey undertaken by the title character through a merchant world. Here, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) dons special goggles that enable him to be in two ‘worlds’ at once — a desert and the market world — as he attempts a secret mission.

29
Jul
2017
Still from The Emoji Movie
How Do You Animate an Emoji?

By Ian Failes. Republished with permission from Spark CG Society.

We’ve all probably sent emojis from our smart phones, in our emails, and in messaging apps. Now Sony Animation has taken us into the animated film world of the ubiquitous ideograms with Tony Leondis’ The Emoji Movie.

28
Jul
2017
ACM-W meeting group photo
Women in Computing: ACM SIGGRAPH Meets ACM-W

By Aruquia Peixoto. Edited by Jessica Sommerville and Diana Arellano.

27
Jul
2017
SIGGRAPH 2016 Real-Time Live
Where to Find SIGGRAPH 2017 Papers and Other Content

SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry's latest advances.

Whether or not you'll be joining us at SIGGRAPH 2017, you can access much of the conference content online. It has been made publicly available by ACM SIGGRAPH as a service to the computer graphics community.

26
Jul
2017
2017 ACM SIGGRAPH Award Winners
2017 ACM SIGGRAPH Award Winners Announced

The ACM SIGGRAPH Awards program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the computer graphics community through their research, teaching, service, or writing. This year, ACM SIGGRAPH will recognize six individuals whose impressive achievements have more than earned them the awards they'll accept onstage at SIGGRAPH 2017.

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