SIGGRAPH Asia's Computer Animation Festival Highlights Revealed
The third edition of SIGGRAPH Asia's Computer Animation Festival presents an exciting array of the best animation and visual effects from 47 countries, presented in more than 100 screenings. This year's finest achievements originate from artists, designers, researchers, and scientists from around the world and constantly strive to push the boundaries in Electronic and Animation Theater further with the passing of each year.
A traditional favorite at SIGGRAPH Asia, this festival seeks to uncover the possibilities in animation development. Showcasing 108 pieces in the Animation Theater and Electronic Theatre screenings, the Computer Animation Festival will include the latest works from wellknown production houses such as Industrial Light and Magic (I.L.M) and Pixar Animation Studios as well as new pieces from established institutions such as Chung-Ang University, Korea, and Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.
"The works selected for this year's festival represent the best creative sparks and freshest ideas from around the world that are set to inspire the artists, designers, researchers and scientists attending the Festival," said Jinny HyeJin Choo, SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival Chair.
"The Computer Animation Festival has received more entries this year, allowing us to broaden the scope of programs and include stronger content. We are proud to present an exciting combination of works by prominent production houses and studios, a unique variety of independent visions as well as mainstream computer animation and visual effects. In addition, more local computer graphics companies and individual creators have been involved in the submission process. I am positive attendees will be pleased with the abundance and quality of excellent pieces at both the Electronic Theater and the Animation Theater screenings," added Choo.
The 2010 Computer Animation Festival continues the tradition of showcasing the best in computer animation and visual effects. Attendees can look forward to a variety of screenings and learn from the interesting and panels and talks which promise to be informative and useful as artistic and technical references.
Below is a selection of Festival highlights to look out for at the upcoming SIGGRAPH Asia.
The Computer Animation Festival Trailer can also be viewed at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq9RisHj4ZU
Animation Theater: Korean-Centric Works
Animation Theater: Other Highlights
Other highlights – Panels & Talks
Full information for the Computer Animation Festival can be found on http://www.siggraph.org/asia2010/content/attendees/computer-animation-festival.
For more information on SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 program updates, please visit www.siggraph.org/asia2010.
About SIGGRAPH Asia
The 3rd ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will take place at Coex Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul, Korea. Featuring an international conference from 15-18 December 2010, SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 offers works that provoke thoughts, explore ideas in innovative ways, address contemporary issues, interactively engage viewers in discovery, and stimulate their intellect and creativity through art, computer animation, courses, education, new technologies, technical papers, sketches and posters.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 also features a trade exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace and will he held from 16-18 December 2010. Sponsored by ACM, SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 is expected to to bring together over 8,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals and enthusiasts from Asia and beyond. For more information, please visit www.siggraph.org/asia2010.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 was a resounding success. Artists, researchers, developers, gaming experts, filmmakers, as well as academics from over 50 countries gathered in Yokohama over four exciting days to discover new products, talents, technology and techniques in the digital media industry. For more information, please visit www.siggraph.org/asia2009
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGGRAPH sponsors SIGGRAPH Asia 2010. ACM is an educational and scientific society uniting the world's computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.
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