The London ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter promotes connections and information exchange by hosting a range of events related to Computer Graphics Technology, Animation, Interactive and Immersive Technologies, and Art for the Computer Graphics community in London.
The chapter boasts more than 200 members and is led by chair Boyan (Bobby) Georgiev, a creative artist based in London, Vice-Chair Ximena Romero Roldan, a 3D-mid animator at Blue Zoo, Secretary Jessica Lennox, generalist TD at One of Us, Treasurer Eva Krpanov, production coordinator at Mikros MTL, and a 17-member board representing London’s CG community.
Launched in 2004, the chapter’s membership scheme, which includes both professional and student categories, provides exclusive access to events and other benefits. The chapter hosts regular, twice-monthly events – including opportunities for socializing and mentoring for industry newcomers, talks by major studios, academy screenings and an annual 3-day post SIGGRAPH wrap-up conference.
The annual conference which has recently been relaunched under a new name, Rainbow Conference, will be presented as a major in-person event in 2023 at BFI Southbank, the number one venue for film and television in the UK, on 29-31 August. The conference, which is expected to host up to 300 attendees each evening, brings together the most exciting projects, studios and talent and is presented free of charge in order to encourage the diversity of attendees.
The Rainbow Conference program includes three keynote presentations per evening, one or additional speakers and an exhibition floor showcasing studio recruitment booths and hardware company tech demonstrations. The conference ends with a panel discussion featuring successful industry professionals. The chapter is also planning a potential daytime program for universities, which would include workshops and master classes for students.
The London ACM SIGGRAPH Professional Chapter presents a broad range of inspiring and memorable events thanks to the leadership of dedicated industry volunteers and support from generous sponsors.
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