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Special Event: SIGGRAPH

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Pixar Launching RenderMan Art & Science Fair at SIGGRAPH 2015

Pixar’s RenderMan Art & Science Fair to highlight latest updates on RenderMan’s connectivity to Blender, Cinema4D, Houdini, Katana and Maya, Pixar’s support of open interchange standards, a preview of metered licensing technology, new cloud features in Tractor, and more.

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SIGGRAPH 2015: 2nd Annual Birds of a Feather for Freelance Survivors

Second annual SIGGRAPH Birds of a Feather for Freelance Survivors to feature a panel of experts addressing issues relevant to successfully navigating a career as a freelancer.

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Xsens Boosts ‘The Inheritance’ Real-Time Live! Performance at SIGGRAPH 2015

Innovative visual sculpture piece to be shown for first time in the U.S. at SIGGRAPH 2015 alongside presentations from Autodesk, Dynamixyz, Morph3d and Unity.

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Vicon Vantage to See U.S. Debut at SIGGRAPH 2015

Attendees will see Vantage in action with presentations by Vicon customers including ILM, Digital Domain and Epic Games, and virtual reality demos powered by Vicon systems.

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Cogswell Brings VR Mobile Game ‘WeR3’ To SIGGRAPH 2015’s ‘Appy Hour’

Originally prototyped during the 2015 Global Game Jam by Cogswell students Christian Sasso and Steven Ulrich, ‘We Are Cubed’ is the next evolution of 3D puzzle game.

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SIGGRAPH 2015 Debuts ePosters

A great way for people to share research hot off their hard drives, this year’s Posters will be featured on 10 digital display kiosks with each poster scheduled for a 25-minute presentation throughout the week.

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Chaos Group to Host VR Bar at SIGGRAPH 2015

Virtual reality installations include Legend3D’s project for ‘Crimson Peak’; the return of V-Ray Days to feature Method Studios, Atomic Fiction and Ruairi Robinson.

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Animal Logic’s Recruiting Drive Heads to SIGGRAPH 2015

Annual SIGGRAPH conference offers potential candidates an opportunity to meet with Animal Logic’s recruitment team to work on ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel,’ scheduled to start production at Animal Logic Vancouver in January 2016.

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Aardman Animations Coming to The Academy and SIGGRAPH 2015

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the work of Aardman Animations with three programs featuring the studio’s Oscar-winning and nominated ‘Wallace and Gromit’ shorts.

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SIGGRAPH Announces 2015 Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH announces the complete lineup for this year’s Production Sessions program for its 42nd annual conference, set for August 9-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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Ringling Film Tops SIGGRAPH 2015 Computer Animation Festival

Ringling College senior thesis film ‘Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou’ by Michelle Kwon and Michael Bidinger named Best Computer Animated Short in the 42nd Annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival.

Media Design School Headline News

New Zealand’s ‘Over The Moon’ Wins Special Jury Award at sa2014

Award winning short is Media Design School’s most ambitious project to date, with 15 BA students working for 23 weeks to complete the film.

Autodesk Headline News

Shotgun Recognizes Excellence with Inaugural Pipeline Awards

Shotgun Software holds the first-ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage at the Shotgun User Group meeting held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver.

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SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 4 & 5

The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.

Technology Headline News

Massive Software announces Massive 7.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014

Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.

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NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo

NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.

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Prime Focus Talks ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014

Global VFX company presents an advanced discussion of its work on ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ at SIGGRAPH 2014.

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NVIDIA Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) Now Shipping

First introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA," NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes.

SIGGRAPH 2014 Blogs

SIGGRAPH 2014 Report: Days 2 & 3

The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’