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SIGGRAPH Asia Marks 10th Anniversary with 2017 Edition

The 10th annual SIGGRAPH Asia computer graphics confab will take place (for the first time) in Bangkok, Thailand from Nov. 27-30, with organizers expecting nearly 7,000 attendees from ... Continue Reading →
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Bots, Battles, Music & Magic: Epic Awards More Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has announced the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants — a $5 million initiative that awards developers no-strings-attached funding for their contributions to the Unreal ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Winners & Wrap-Up, Pixar Peeks RenderMan 22 & Giraffe-gate

SIGGRAPH 2017 has come to a close, having attracted more than 16,500 attendees to the Los Angeles CGI confab. The conference covered over 600 papers, courses, lectures, panels, installations, ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Cloud Rendering, Real-Time, MoCap & VR Developments

Conductor Technologies launched its Conductor cloud rendering platform for VFX, VR and animation studios. The first enterprise-grade rendering service of its kind, Conductor is able ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Spotlights Games and Mobile Innovations

Among its robust range of computer graphics programming, SIGGRAPH 2017 — running July 30 to August 3 in Los Angeles — will include a focus on the art and technology of games. ... Continue Reading →
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Epic Games Brings Real-Time Innovations to SIGGRAPH

Epic Games will be holding its first SIGGRAPH Unreal Engine User Group (and party!) on July 31 at L.A.’s Orpheum Theatre, from 4:30-9 p.m. (Register for free online.) The User ... Continue Reading →
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Pre-SIGGRAPH Highlights & Tech News

‘Fortnite’ Trailer Rewrites Traditional CG Workflows Epic Games has released a 3-minute launch cinematic trailer for its toon-styled multiplayer survival game, featuring a detailed ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater & New VR Program Revealed

SIGGRAPH’s prestigious Computer Animation Festival has slated its Electronic Theater screenings for the 2017 event, taking place in Los Angeles from July 30-August 3. This year, the ... Continue Reading →
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Unreal Announces Return of E3 Awards, $275K in Dev Grants

The dynamos behind Epic Games’ Unreal Engine are keeping quite busy, announcing the return of the Unreal E3 Awards to the LA gaming extravaganza (June 13-15), as well as the awarding ... Continue Reading →
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NAB Show ‘17 Animation Highlights

The NAB confab (www.nabshow.com) is underway in Las Vegas this week. Amid all the crazy new broadcasting tech on display, there’s always a few animation & VFX gems to catch the ... Continue Reading →