SIGGRAPH '22: ACM SIGGRAPH 2022 Computer Animation Festival

Full Citation in the ACM Digital Library


What might Europe look like if we continue to ignore the climate crisis? A glimpse.

A web around asteroid bennu

Over the course of two-and-a-half years, NASA's OSIRIS-REx space-craft wrapped asteroid Bennu in a complex web of observations.

Alternate mesozoic

In the Mesozoic area, Rex and his dinosaur friends are going to be disturbed in their peaceful life by a tribe of annoying humans. A meteor shower will crash on the Earth. But dinosaurs are strong and humans will beg them to protect them. Rex will accept and save the humans. Dinosaurs and humans will evolve and coexist through the ages: antiquity, the Middle Ages and contemporary times. Are dinosaurs going to cope with the annoying and invasive behavior of humans?

Atlas of a changing earth: visualizing the vavilov ice cap collapse

Data visualization breakdown, showing the data processing, data fusion, and design that went into creating a cinematic scientific visualization of a collapsing ice cap.

Attack on mutant plants

In a world where vegetation no longer exists, Hazel, a 14 year old girl and her robot friend Smoko, discover a plant and set out to protect it, things go wrong!


One city bus, three passengers and a back seat scenario they fail to address.

Colors and shapes

In this music video for "Colors and Shapes," Hornet Director Sam Mason pays tribute to Mac Miller with a surreal & stirring film commissioned by Miller's family. Following Mac Miller's dog Ralphie as he embarks on a quest into unconsciousness, the film is a dream-scape portrait with abstract yet realistic CG animation, ethereal transitions, and a genuine, heartfelt story.

Encanto: creating a magical place

Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Encanto" features an enchanted environment filled with unique, complex characters that required deep collaboration between artists, technical directors, and engineers. Embroidered, multi-layered fabrics, and the complex hair grooms of the large cast of characters, including a house, inhabit a town inspired by Colombian architecture and culture.


In a spaceship approaching a planet, a mysterious woman is setting up the chessboard for yet another game, while pondering the nature of power.

Living worlds: city regreening

Journey through the cosmos to discover how a deeper understanding of Earth can help us spot other living worlds, light years away.


Before dawn, an odd character born from the sky crashes down in a desert. Awoken and weak, he's going to struggle to get back to the highest point in the sky, while facing a rising earth. However in his frantic ascension, something is happening under his steps...

Samurai frog golf

A retired frog samurai wants nothing more than to be left alone and spend his remaining years in peace on the golf course. But when he unwillingly becomes the protector of a baby turtle he must draw his club for one more round.

Severance: intro title sequence credits (Apple TV+)

An animated intro that illustrates the struggle of this main character navigating life split between professional and personal dilemmas.

The end of war

Filmed with hundreds of frame-by-frame sculpted CG models, this Anti-war short film is about the nature of War, inspired by Kollwitz's art and her life.

The outer worlds 2: official reveal trailer

A game trailer that is a tongue-in-check spoof of a game trailer.

The Seine's tears

17 october 1961, "Algerian workers" get down the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police prefecture.

The VFX of dune: part 1

DNEG was thrilled to reunite with director Denis Villeneuve to help deliver this remarkable science fiction epic. Led by Production VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert, alongside DNEG VFX Supervisors Tristan Myles and Brian Connor, our team contributed to 28 sequences and nearly 1,200 VFX shots of the film's 1,700 total. Collaborating closely with the special effects (SFX) team on-set, DNEG's visual effects crew ensured that all post-production work remained as believable as possible. Each VFX element was designed to heighten the photorealism of Villeneuve's immersive vision. Massive and meticulously detailed FX simulations, sweeping environments, full-CG vehicles and creatures all helped to bring Dune's dystopian atmosphere to life on-screen.

Tell me a story

Every evening, Solen tells a fantastic story in which she's the main character to her little sister Luna. However, Luna's far from guessing the secret hidden between the lines...

The bad guys show and tell reel

Breakdowns of techniques used to create the graphic style of The Bad Guys.

The soloists

In a small village ruled by ridiculous laws, three singing sisters and their dog rehearse for the Annual Autumn Festival. But an unexpected event will disrupt their plans.

Under the medal

The chest medals represent not only the prestigious and righteous decorations but also the heavy guilt. A veteran chased the stealing medals and started recalling the life with getting these medals. It reveals the ambiguous righteous under the medals.


A lady's vaporous dream in a land of soft and peachy flesh where her affection for her masseur transpires.


Beirut, 1982. As Nicolas prepares to flee his hometown, torn apart by an endless civil war, he crosses the path of Naji, a reckless teenager determined to go to the Swimming Pool. Trying to protect the young man, Nicolas finds himself pulled into a surreal race against war, all for the mere freedom of going swimming.


Small shimmering animals are in heat. A two-legged forest dweller encounters the lustful group. He and his companions snack on the little creatures and soon a feast begins.