By all accounts, next month’s SIGGRAPH confab (held at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Nokia Theater) is expected to offer some of most exciting CG animation and vfx-related panels, screenings and hands-on exhibits in recent memory. Don’t forget to visit Animation Magazine at Booth No. 1138 at SIGGRAPH to get your cool toon-related freebies and giveaways!

You can also raise your profile in the business by advertising in our big, fat SIGGRAPH issue, which is our most widely read editions of the year. Our ad reps are offering some amazing summer-sale rates for this issue, so contact them before the ad deadline (July 23). They can be reached at [email protected] If you have editorial pitches for the issue, send them to [email protected] (deadline July 14).