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SIGGRAPH 2015 Computer Animation Festival
Tags: Animation, festival, SIGGRAPH

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the world's most innovative exploration of computer-generated animation and visual effects. This event is a glimpse into the most talented technical and artistic minds of the computer graphics industry. It showcases everything from student films to blockbuster visual effects.

These animations were premiered at the SIGGRAPH 2015 International Conference in Los Angeles.

Doors opens at 6:30 p.m.; there will be a social hour from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with snacks and drinks. The screening will start promptly at 7:30.


CTN Animation eXpo
Tags: Animation, exhibition

The only event of its kind brings together the top professionals from both the traditional and digital worlds of animation. Hosted by The Creative Talent Network® , this now seven year event has captured both the industry and local community's attention as a resource for education, employment, inspiration, business opportunities -- and fun.


Animation Masterclass
Tags: Animation, chapters, workshop

Date: Saturday 7th November 2015

Time: 9:30am to approx 4:00pm

Venue: Enmore Centre for Design, Edgeware Road, Enmore

Join some of the world’s leading animators for an intensive day focussing on The Illusion of Life: 12 Principles of Animation. This is an all-day Masterclass being held at the Design Centre, Enmore. A light lunch will be included on the day. Speakers include: David Williams, Alex Weight, Magali Riguadias, Andrew Silke, Chris Ebeling.


Best of CAF 2015 Screening
Tags: Animation, chapters, festival

Screening of "Best of" of "Computer Animation Festival" SIGGRAPH 2015. In partnership with the Forum des Images in the Carrefour de l'animation.

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is a major international event that brings together the best digital films, shorts, games, commericals, scientific visualizations and visual effects. This program will reveal the "best of the best" of the world production, almost as if you had been in Los Angeles for SIGGRAPH 2015. Free for members of Paris ACM SIGGRAPH and accompanying guests.


Paris ACM SIGGRAPH BYOA
Tags: Animation, chapters

The event is free and open to everyone.

Bring your animation on a computer, drive or USB in a format playable by VLC player. Feel free to join us just to meet the community and have a drink!

Location: Patricks Le Ballon, Vert 33 rue de Montreuil, 75011, Paris

Remember to sign in when you arrive!


SIGGRAPH 2015 Traveling Electronic Theater: Toronto
Tags: Animation, electronic theater, festival

The SIGGRAPH Traveling Electronic Theater offers computer graphics enthusiasts a second opportunity to catch a showing of the leading annual festival for animated digital content.


VIEWFest 2015
Tags: Animation, featival, Film

VIEWFest is an international festival of 3D cinema and animation, organized every year by VIEW Conference. VIEWFest shows the best of the international animation festivals, first of all SIGGRAPH, thanks to a network that become larger every year and goes from Holland to Greece, from Germany to the USA; Turin is the Italian side of this network.


BYOA With Paris ACM SIGGRAPH
Tags: Animation, chapters

A monthly event hosted by the Paris chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH where everyone is welcome: students, amateurs and experienced animators alike. Attendees can bring animation on a laptop or drive in a format readable by VLC player, and it will be viewed in an informal setting with feedback from experienced animators. People interested in meeting members of the Paris animation community and sharing a drink are also welcome. The event is free and showing animation is not required.

Location: Patricks Green Balloon, 33 Rue de Montreuil, 75011 Paris

Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Big Hero 6 Character Design & Development Panel
Tags: Animation, chapters

Join Character Design Supervisor, Bill Schwab and Character CG Supervisor, Carlos Cabral as they share the art, process and innovation of "Big Hero 6” an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred.


29 Jan 2015
Big Hero 6 Character Design & Development Panel in NYC
Tags: Animation, chapters

Source: NYC ACM SIGGRAPH

NYC ACM SIGGRAPH and NYIT's Fine Arts Department are proud to announce . . .

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at 7:00PM, in NYIT's Auditorium On Broadway, Walt Disney Animation Studios will present "Big Hero 6: The Art of Character Design and Development."


16 Jan 2015
From Paper to VR: 360-degree Animation of 2D Illustrations
Tags: Animation, art, Software
By Cody Welsh

In the modern day, there are a number of software options for artists who wish to animate their illustrations without a lot of the tedious work that might otherwise be involved in the process. One company that produces this kind of software is Live2D, whose products focus on dynamic and configurable 2D models of illustrations. Cubism is their flagship product at the moment, boasting many of the tools that a regular 3D modeling program might possess. Recently, Live2D announced the development of a new software program: Euclid.


12 Dec 2014
Spotlight on Research: Moving Beyond MoCap
Tags: Animation, Research, SIGGRAPH Asia

On December 6, 2014, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen, Germany, presented a study entitled MoSh: Motion and Shape Capture from Sparse Markers.


04 Nov 2014
Mortadelo and Filemon Film to Screen at SIGGRAPH Asia
Tags: Animation, Film, SIGGRAPH Asia

Mortadelo & Filemon is a beloved Spanish comic book series about the slapstick exploits of two secret agents in the TIA (Técnicos de Investigación Aeroterráquea, a spoof on the CIA). This year, the series has been adapted to a feature-length computer animated movie by Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios.


Festivus: The Winter One
Tags: Animation

Festivus: Like Game of Thrones, but with animators.

November 27th, 2014
6:30 pm until later

The Comedy Pub 7
Oxendon Street London, SW1


Irish VFX & Animation Summit 2014
Tags: Animation, conference, Visual Effects

Opening with a film screening, the Irish VFX + Animation Summit is hosting masterclass sessions, presentations and discussions -- bringing industry talent from both Ireland and overseas to share their experience and techniques.

This year’s speakers have worked on "Edge of Tomorrow," "Gravity," "Transformers 2" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." The summit will also host some of leading minds in VFX and Animation technologies. 


Demo Reel/Portfolio Review Night
Tags: Animation, chapters

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
Tags: Animation, chapters

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
Tags: Animation, chapters

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.


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