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Call for Entries: SIGGRAPH 2017 Now Accepting Submissions!

Deadline for submissions for Production Sessions is February 6, 2017; entries for the Computer Animation Festival close March 21, 2017.

CHICAGO -- SIGGRAPH 2017 has opened its call for submissions to invite scholars, innovators, and creative practitioners in various existing or emerging disciplines within computer graphics and interactive techniques to showcase their expertise and unique technical and creative innovations next summer. The event marks the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, and will be held 30 July–3 August 2017 in Los Angeles.

Join thousands of scholars, creative practitioners, and industry professionals and submit work for consideration. The 2017 conference is looking to both the heart of computer graphics and interactive techniques as well as the future of the industry in designing its programming, which will make up five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity.

Whether a first-time attendee or a conference veteran, presenting at SIGGRAPH 2017 is an incredible opportunity that can take careers to the next level. We are seeking submissions in four major categories: Research, Learning, Experiences, and Computer Animation Festival.

Submissions information and deadlines:


  • January 30, 2017 – Art Papers
  • January 18, 2017 – Technical Papers


  • February 14, 2017 – Courses, Panels, Posters, and Talks
  • February 6, 2017 – Production Sessions
  • April 25, 2017 – Posters


  • February 14, 2017 – Appy Hour, Emerging Technologies, Studio, and VR Village
  • April 4, 2017 – Real-Time Live!

Computer Animation Festival

  • March 21, 2017

“My goal is for the attendees to have a wonderful experience that builds on the historic legacy of SIGGRAPH,” said Jerome Solomon, SIGGRAPH 2017 Conference Chair and Dean of the College at Cogswell College in San Jose, California. “There are so many really talented people in this industry and we cannot wait to show them off.”

To submit your work into any of the open categories, visit For more information about SIGGRAPH 2017 and to preview conference content, visit All deadlines are 22:00 UTC/GMT (convert to your time zone).

Please note that each piece submitted to SIGGRAPH 2017 through the call is reviewed by a highly qualified jury composed of top practitioners in the relevant field. All submission deadlines are strictly enforced, so submitters should plan accordingly.

Source: SIGGRAPH 2017

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.