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SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 XR Program Submission Deadline Coming July 1

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:15am

Organizers are looking for innovative AR, VR and MR projects to showcase in new Extended Reality program being featured at upcoming November 17-20 Brisbane, Australia conference.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2019 Announces 4 World-Premiere Immersive Experiences

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 10:29am

Expansive Immersive Pavilion and VR Theater programs will feature projects from Magic Leap, Walt Disney Animation Studios, NYU, Microsoft, Google Spotlight Stories, MIT, and others. 

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Agenda and Speakers Set for ACM SIGGRAPH Diversity and Inclusion Summit

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:05pm

Join SIGGRAPH for their day-long July 28 workshop that will educate and inform about Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership (I.D.E.A.L.S).

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SIGGRAPH 2019 Announces Exclusive ‘Making Of’ VFX Production Sessions

Oscar winners ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘First Man,’ ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Toy Story 4’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ among expansive slate of planned feature film, streaming, games and VR presentations.

Animation Festival Events

The Melbourne International Animation Festival Returns July 13-21

Begins: July 13, 2019

The world’s biggest window into Australian animation is back in Melbourne, featuring talks, screenings, and international programs that showcase the full range of animation.

Licensing Events

NATPE Miami Marketplace and Conference January 21-23, 2020

Begins: January 21, 2020

The National Association of Television Program Executives invites you to join thousands of industry leaders and content professionals in Miami.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2019 Bringing Immersive Art Exhibit to L.A.

Showcase of 12 diverse works from five countries will run July 28-August 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

Holocaust Headline News

First Animated Kid’s Film About the Holocaust to Air May 1 in Israel

After successfully broadcast run in Italy, Rai and Larcadarte’s ‘The Star of Andra and Tati’ will air in Israel on Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Memorial Day.

FxF 2019 Headline News

Phil Tippett, Julie Pott and Priit Pärn Being Honored at Frame-By-Frame Animators Conference

May 4th conference at Chicago’s DePaul University, for animators / by animators, will feature special guests, speakers, masterclasses and demos. 

SIGGRAPH Events

Brisbane Playing Host to SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Begins: November 17, 2019

The 12th SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques runs November 17-20, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia.

Total Chaos Headline News

Total Chaos Returns to Bulgaria May 16 - 18

Chaos Group’s 2nd Annual event brings together 3D artists and developers in VFX, architecture and automotive design together for a series of masterclasses in Sofia.  

Disney Headline News

‘Star Wars: Force for Change’ Expands Global Philanthropic Initiative

Disney and Lucasfilm will provide a $1.5 million donation, in-kind and mentorship resources to help expand access to worldwide K-12 nonprofit FIRST programs.

AWUK Headline News

Animated Women U.K.’s Achieve Program 2019 Open for Entries

In its third year, the ‘Helen North Achieve Programme’ continues to provide targeted career development support to women across the animation and VFX industries.                

Oscars Headline News

CalArts Dominates 2019 Best Animated Feature Oscar Category

Three Oscar-nominated animated features – ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ were directed or co-directed by CalArts alumni.

Education Headline News

Escape Studios Announces New MA Program in Storyboarding and Previs

Industry’s first such master’s degree course, developed with mentors Blue Zoo and The Third Floor, is set to launch this coming November.

call for entries Headline News

Call for Entries: School in Motion Festival Launches in Italy

Submit up to three short films with educational and scholastic themes of any length or technique to compete for four cash prizes up to €4,500.

CES 2019 Blogs

Countdown to CES: zSpace Laptop Allows User Interaction with VR Content

CES 2019 Innovation Award honoree combines AR/VR with mobile PC, supporting new applications for education, vocational training, c-commerce, social media, gaming and more.

Education Headline News

Columbia College Hollywood Launches New VFX B.F.A. Program

Program is the first in the country to include widely used Perception Neuron, Maker Bot, Formlab and Houdini 3D software technologies in its curriculum.

Licensing Headline News

Technicolor and Nekton to Partner on ‘The Deep’ Education-Entertainment Development

Animated underwater adventure series based on Tom Taylor’s graphic novel at center of planned cross-platform content expansion. 

Jobs and training Headline News

Technicolor Academy Launched to Develop, Train VFX Talent

Program open to recent film-school graduates will include eight to 10 weeks of intensive hands-on training and a one-year full-time paid internship.

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