LA ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: "Computer Animation Festival Highlights from SIGGRAPH Asia/Seoul"

LA ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: "Computer Animation Festival highlights from SIGGRAPH Asia/Seoul"

Los Angeles, California, USA--January 17, 2012 - The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH (LA ACM SIGGRAPH),  the Korean Film Council and the Korean Cultural Center will host a one night only event showcasing the best of SIGGRAPH Asia/Seoul, on Wednesday, January 25th.

The Korean Cultural Center and the Korean Film Council are throwing open their doors to the Computer Graphics community for a screening of the highlights of the Computer Animation Festival (CAF) from SIGGRAPH Asia/Seoul originally screened in 2010 at the SIGGRAPH Asia Conference.  This event marks several firsts; the first time SIGGRAPH Asia was hosted by the City of Seoul was in 2010. Additionally, this prestiegeous screening will mark the first time LA  ACM SIGGRAPH has been involved in a CAF screening from SIGGRAPH Asia.  And this highly anticipated co-hosting with The Korean Cultural Center and the Korean Film Council is a first for LA ACM SIGGRAPH. Highlights of this screening will be award winners; "Poppy" which earned the Best in Show award, "Civilization V" named Best Technical Piece, and "Loom" chosen as the Best Student Project.

LOCATION:
Korean Cultural Center
5505 Wilshire Blvd.  (Miracle Mile District)
Los Angeles, CA  90036
USA

DAY/DATE/TIME:
Wednesday, January 25th  (No RSVP necessary)
6:30 -7:00 PM -- Korean Hors d'oeuvres, Priority Admittance - Members Only!
7:00 - 7:30 PM -- Korean Hors d'oeuves, all admitted.
7:30 - 10:00 PM -- Annoucements & Screening

IMPORTANT NOTE: Complimentary Korean Wine will be served.
ALL I.D's will be checked for alcohol consumption!! 

FEE / REGISTRATION:  
Admittance is free to Members of LA ACM SIGGRAPH.  Membership to LA ACM SIGGRAPH is open to all individuals interested in Computer Graphics. Non-Members of LA ACM SIGGRAPH are admitted for $ 20.00. New LA ACM SIGGRAPH Members who sign up on-site, and pay the $ 40.00 annual Membership fee (checks or cash only), are admitted free of additional charge.

ABOUT THE KOREAN CULTURAL CENTER:
Located at 5505 Wilshire Blvd., in the Miracle Mile District, the Korean Cultural Center is the axis of Korean heritage in Los Angeles. The Korean Cultural Center welcomes the general public to experience the rich traditions and history of Korea through specialized programs, sponsored events, and multiple learning resources. Operated by the Korean government's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korean Cultural Center is dedicated to providing insights into the rich cultural heritage of Korea. We encourage everyone to visit and learn something new about a nation with a history spanning more than 5,000 years.

ABOUT LA ACM SIGGRAPH:
LA ACM 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, LA ACM SIGGRAPH is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers.
www.la.siggraph.org


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