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DreamWorks’ ‘Marooned’ to Debut with ‘Abominable’ in Select LA and NY Theatres

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:41pm

Andrew Erekson’s CG-animated short, the latest release from the studio’s Shorts Program, takes a stylized look at the not too distant future. 

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Dynamixyz and Pixelgun Studios Introduce Scan-Based Facial Animation

New ‘Performer’ markerless facial animation software provides facial tracking trained directly from scans as well as a direct solve onto a Maya rig.           

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WATCH: SIGGRAPH 2019 Interview with NASA Animator Eleni Kostis

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 2:27pm

Artist talks about the importance and impact of visualization in helping people understand and communicate the often-complex results of scientific research and data gathering.

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WATCH: SIGGRAPH 2019 Interview with Disney’s ‘a kite’s tale’ Director Bruce Wright

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:51pm

Filmmaker talks about his inspiration for Short Circuit program’s new VR experience and the differences between storytelling in virtual reality versus other media.

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Amazon Web Services, Rodeo FX and MovieLabs Join Academy Software Foundation

The ASWF, an open source software development group launched last year that promotes growth and innovation in the motion picture community, announces three new member companies.  

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Netflix Joins Academy Software Foundation

The ASWF, an open source software development group launched last year that promotes growth and innovation in the motion picture community, announces Netflix as their newest member. 

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Women in Animation Summit Set for July 29 at SIGGRAPH 2019

Condensed version of WIA’s annual Summit to feature keynote by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, who will present landmark USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study.

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SIGGRAPH ASIA 2019'S CAF Deadline Coming Soon!

The Computer Animation Festival’s submission deadline for work showcasing CG animation and visual effects is July 15.

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SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Art Gallery – Art Papers Submission Deadline Coming July 1

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 11:58am

Organizers are looking to showcase media artwork that embodies artistic visions and creative applications of new media at upcoming November 17-20 Brisbane, Australia conference.

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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.

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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.

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SIGGRAPH 2019 Announces Computer Animation Festival Winners

Pixar’s ‘Purl’ wins best in show; Supinfocom’s ‘The Stained Club’ wins jury award and Supinfocom’s ‘Stuffed’ takes best student film award.

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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

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