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.
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.
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!
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.
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.