The Los Angeles ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter, in cooperation with Walt Disney Feature Animation, will present a screening of the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival on Tuesday, October 21. The SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival is an internationally recognized, jury-selected roster of 30 short films from around the world. The films were selected for their outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics or narrative.
Spark Animation 2014 will run from October 22 to 26 and feature a mix of conference, job fair and film festival. Reservations for film screenings can be made online through the Spark website.
Location: Vancouver International Film Centre, 1181 Seymour Street Vancouver, Canada
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 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
The 41st annual Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH 2014 will showcase more than 100 of the best examples of computer animation from the past year. Of the 450-plus festival submissions, just over a hundred were accepted -- and only nine were selected to receive top honors in their respective categories. Considering the exceptional creativity and technical skill evident in the pool of entries, the decision process must have been a difficult one for the SIGGRAPH jury.
On Wednesday, May 14, the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter will host an evening with Academy Award® winning filmmaker Chris Landreth. The event will include a screening of Landreth's short film "Subconscious Password," presented in partnership with the National Film Board of Canada.
The ACM SIGGRAPH NYC chapter's Twelfth Annual Industry Spotlight will feature animation and post-production facilities from the NYC metropolitan area. Presenters will share a bit about their company, show some recent work and discuss future projects. It's one of the chapter's most popular events each year.
On Thursday, April 3, 2014, the New York City chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host the twelfth annual Industry Spotlight at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Midtown Manhattan. One of the chapter's most popular events, the Industry Spotlight provides NYC animation and post-production professionals an opportunity to learn more about the facilities that operate in the metropolitan area.
Canadian animator Richard Williams worked on his film "The Thief and the Cobbler" for nearly three decades, its completion and screening delayed time and time again by production woes and lack of funding. Though some portions of the film were combined with work from other animators and released as “The Princess and the Cobbler” and “Arabian Knight,” to this day, the original version has never been publicly screened.
THE WORLD ANIMATION AND VFX SUMMIT returns to Marina Del Rey on November 3, for three days of panels, screenings, discussions and networking with a global array of high-level animation and visual effects professionals.
On Thursday, October 24, the Women in Animation LA Chapter will hold its general meeting, the theme of which is "Women Write Royal."
A panel of female writers from the popular Disney Channel show, "Sofia the First," will be on hand to discuss their careers and answer questions such as:
Thursday, October 24 at The Animation Guild (11O5 N. Hollywood Way Burbank, California, USA).
The meeting theme is "Women Write Royal," featuring a panel of several writers from the Disney Channel show "Sofia the First," including Head Writer and Executive Producer Craig Gerber.
Schmoozing and networking begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting proper starts at 7:00 p.m. Food and soft drinks will be available.
On Friday, October 4 in Beverly Hills, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host "This Amazing Medium," an animation master class and retrospective with Oscar®-winning animator Richard Williams.
On September 11, the film festival portion of SPARK Animation '13 begins in Vancouver, Canada. The five-day event will showcase a wide range of animated projects, from independent works to special premieres. Opening with Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Get a Horse!" directed by Lauren MacMullan, the festival will offer audiences something different each evening.
The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media – from animation and comics to media art and games. The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions; Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. It also provides a platform for appreciation of the award-winning and other notable works.
On Monday July 22, nine legendary animation film directors climbed the stage at SIGGRAPH 2013 for the Marc Davis Lecture Series: Giants' First Steps. For an hour and a half, the men shared stories and laughs, providing the audience a rare glimpse into the lives of some of the biggest names in the animation world.
The Symposium on Computer Animation was established in 2002 to provide a forum where researchers and practioners in computer animation could interact on a smaller and more intimate scale than a conference such as SIGGRAPH and Eurographics.