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SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival Trailer

Not very much character performance work this year… The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year in the Electronic Theater.At SIGGRAPH 2017, in addition to the Electronic Theater, the festival is moving beyond the flat screen to present short films and experiences in a new space, the VR Theater,…

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Floyd Norman & Siggraph

Keynote Address at SIGGRAPH 2017 – Floyd Norman

SIGGRAPH 2017, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, has announced Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator to work for Walt Disney Animation Studios, as its keynote speaker. SIGGRAPH’s keynote session featuring Norman will be presented as a fireside chat, allowing attendees the opportunity to hear a Disney legend discuss his life and career within an intimate setting. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics…

Introducing the VR Theater at SIGGRAPH 2017

This year, #SIGGRAPHcaf is moving beyond the flat screen. Prepare to join the new VR Theatre at #SIGGRAPH2017. http://bit.ly/2gW1R6g

Posted by SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival on Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Festivals & Screenings & Siggraph

SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival now with VR!

This year, #SIGGRAPHcaf is moving beyond the flat screen. Prepare to join the new VR Theatre at #SIGGRAPH2017. The Computer Animation Festival online submission deadline is March 21, 2017 The Computer Animation Festival online submission form will be available January 23, 2017 The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year in the…

This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from Photographs
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This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from Photographs

This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from Photographs Umm, like this is seriously impressive…They figured out how to automatically remove reflections and obstructions from photographs, and their latest demo of the technology is amazing. The video accompanying our SIGGRAPH 2015 paper ” A Computational Approach for Obstruction-Free Photography”. We present a unified computational approach for taking photos through reflecting or occluding elements such as windows and fences. Rather than capturing a single image, we instruct the user to take a short…

Siggraph 2015
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Siggraph 2015

Siggraph 2015 Siggraph is in Los Angeles this year, are you going? Lots of kewl stuff going on… SIGGRAPH 2015 – Computer Animation Festival Trailer ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation 2015 To be held at USC Fabric Engine 2 at Siggraph 2015 from Fabric Engine on Vimeo. We’re launching Fabric Engine 2 at Siggraph 2015 and we’d love to see you at the show. We’re having a series of user groups all day on Tuesday 11th in room 405.…

Jinxy Jenkins
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Jinxy Jenkins Wins SIGGRAPH Short Prize

Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou from Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou on Vimeo. Jinxy Jenkins Wins SIGGRAPH Short Prize A student senior thesis film from Ringling College of Art and Design has taken the Best Computer Animated Short award in SIGGRAPH’s 42nd Annual Computer Animation Festival. The short, Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou by Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon, was selected out of almost 500 submissions for “its artistry, heartwarming story, and obvious attention to detail in execution,” said Festival co-chairs Mikki…

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Contre temps

Contre temps from Contre temps Team on Vimeo. I am so behind on emails… I found this in my inbox and it’s the prettiest thing I have seen in a long time… _______________________________________________________ Graduation movie Contre Temps. Directed in 2012 at Supinfocom Arles, the film is now available here : https://vimeo.com/71695621  It was notably selected at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and at the Siggraph 2013.  : http://www.contretemps-lefilm.com. Contre Temps Team—  Jérémi Boutelet : killer036.canalblog.com/Thibaud Clergue, : thy-works.blogspot.fr/Tristan Ménard : tristanmenard.com/Camille Perrin : mr-sandwich.com/Gaël Megherbi : gael.m.over-blog.com/Lucas Veber : lucky3d.fr…

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Digital Domain & Learning & News & Siggraph & The Biz

LA SIGGRAPH’s DIGITAL CAREERS Panel, 1/22 @ Otis

DIGITAL CAREERS Tue, 01/22/2013 What’s the outlook for careers across the digital media spectrum – from artists to technical directors to producers in games, broadcast, television, film and other media “yet to be invented.” Hear a panel of hiring managers and veteran recruiters share the inside scoop on where the jobs are….and where they aren’t. Description What’s the outlook for careers across the digital media spectrum – from artists to technical directors to producers in games, broadcast, television, film and…

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9 Tips For Breaking Into Feature/Visual Effects

9 Tips For Breaking Into Feature Animation and Visual Effects I had write my own version of tips to animators who want to enter feature animation and visual effects.  I found the list provide on movie line very ‘out of touch.’ 1. Develop your foundational artistic muscles as much as your technical savvy.  If you do not have an artistic eye and a creative soul, your work will only satisfy the needs of scene… and, never explore the potential of…

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News & Outsourcing & Overseas Production & Siggraph & The Biz

Siggraph Is Not Even in the US This Year??

For the first time in its history, the annual SIGGRAPH conference convenes outside the United States. Vancouver has thrown down the welcome mat and embraced SIGGRAPH 2011 with open arms. The British Columbia Provincial and the Vancouver City governments are working closely with our liaisons in the Vancouver SIGGRAPH Chapter to ensure that this will be the most exciting SIGGRAPH conference yet. Remember: Make It Home! Vancouver is Charlie Sheen……

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Character Animation I – Studio Arts Class Half Off!!!

Studio Arts has a Character Animation Class  that I have agreed to teach this term.   We are shy some students to make it happen, so if you contact Studio Arts and say you  saw the posting on this blog…  they will let you take the class for half price!!!   Class starts next Wednesday! 10-Week Class: Wednesday evenings  from 7PM – 10PM (7/28/10 to 9/29/10)Because of Siggraph:   Dates have been moved to: 08/11/10 – 10/13/10 Price: $1500    (750$ if you tell them…