SIGGRAPH 2010 Electronic Theater to Screen at LA ACM SIGGRAPH Event

The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, showcasing the world's finest animation and visual effects in a special screening version of the "Electronic Theater" from the SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference's Computer Animation Festival.

Press Release from LA ACM SIGGRAPH

Los Angeles, California, USA – September 7, 2009 – The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, showcasing the world's finest animation and visual effects in a special screening version of the "Electronic Theater" from the SIGGRAPH 2010 Conference's Computer Animation Festival. This special edit reel of feature work, art, science, broadcast and games is brought to us by Computer Animation Festival Chair, Isaac V. Kerlow and Technical Director Josh Grow. “I am always impressed by the quantity and quality of submissions.  They find a way to consistently raise the bar every year, making the jury process extremely difficult, but very rewarding” said Grow, who will be present to provide the opening remarks.

This year’s screening of festival highlights will include visual effects clips from recent feature films "2012", "Alice in Wonderland", and "Avatar", along with the latest in ground-breaking short animated and visual effects films. Included will be "Best of Show Award Winner “Loom“, now eligible for an Academy Award nomination. DAY / DATE / TIME / VENUE:Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at the Los Angeles Valley College – Valley Glen, CA USA6:30 PM - 7:30 PM -- Social Hour, Appetizers and Soft Drinks are included with your entry-fee or membership.7:30 - 10:00 PM (approximate) -- Program Presentation.

ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER OF ACM SIGGRAPH:L.A. SIGGRAPH is a Professional Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group in Computer Graphics, serving the Los Angeles area. Organized and operating exclusively for educational and scientific purposes relating to the field of computer graphics, L.A. SIGGRAPH is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers. Officially chartered in September, 1991, L.A. SIGGRAPH has provided a forum for members to meet regularly, share their work, and exchange ideas.

www.la.siggraph.org

ABOUT ACM SIGGRAPH:ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organization that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities. We are probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH conference we sponsor, but we also put on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. http://www.siggraph.org

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