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.
The Computer Animation Festival showcases some of the year’s most dazzling and innovative collection of submitted works selected by a distinguished jury of computer graphics experts and specialists. The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is also recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards. Since 1999, several works originally presented in the Computer Animation Festival have been nominated for or have received a “Best Animated Short” Academy Award.
When: Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 N. Union St. Alexandria, VA 22314 703-838-4565
Directions and Parking Info: The Torpedo Factory Art Center is located at the intersection of King Street and N. Union Street in Old Town Alexandria (http://torpedofactory.org/visit/directions/). Paid parking is available across the street from the Torpedo Factory or you can take the free trolley from the King Street metro center. Paid street parking is available in most areas of Old Town Alexandria. There is limited free parking in nearby residential areas, but it is restricted to two hours. There are several garages within walking distance of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, too. For real-time maps to locate parking in garages, visit the ParkMe website or download their free iPhone app. Parking regulations are strictly enforced by the City of Alexandria. Parking is free after 9 pm, on Sundays, and on state holidays. Persons with proper handicapped identification on their cars may park free at any meter and are exempt from residential parking sticker requirements. Trolley Information: www.dashbus.com/Trolley