SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Drives the Future of Technology and Sets the Stage for the 16th Edition in Sydney, Australia
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- SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 closes in Daegu, South Korea following a resounding, successful four days of trade conference and exhibition. - Brilliant minds in the field of computer graphics and immersive technology from around the world inspire next-generation technological advancement. - Talent recognized with prestigious awards in Computer Animation, Technical Papers, Extended Reality and Real-Time Live!As a leading cloud rendering service provider and render farm in the CG industry and a long-time partner of SIGGRAPH Asia, Fox Renderfarm is proud to be one of the program sponsors of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022. Here we will bring you a review of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR program sponsorsProgram SponsorsThe 15th edition of SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM SIGGRAPH’s annual conference and trade exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques in Asia, wrapped up at EXCO in Daegu, South Korea on 9 December. Celebrating the theme ‘Colorful World’, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 attracted over 3,000 attendees from 52 countries and regions. Close to 400 speakers delivered talks while 50 exhibiting companies and brands showcased their latest technologies and solutions.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR RegistrationRegistrationAttracting the finest minds and redefining the future of cutting-edge technologies inspired thousands of visitors. SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 was led by Professor Soon Ki Jung and was supported by a team of Program Chairs across Art Gallery, Business & Innovation Symposium, Computer Animation, Courses, Emerging Technologies, Featured Sessions, Games, Technical Communications, Technical Papers, Real-Time Live! and XR.Commenting on the success of SIGGRAPH Asia in Daegu, Professor Jung said, “We are thrilled that after two years of travel challenges faced by all, we were able to finally meet all our local and international guests face to face in Daegu. It has been my honor to host our esteemed Program Chairs, distinguished keynote speakers and hundreds of industry experts at the event. It was inspiring to share ideas, collaborate and showcase the future of computer graphics, animation and its impact on enterprises and the end users. We thank the City of Daegu and the organizing team for curating such an innovative event. We are already excited about travelling to Sydney, Australia for SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 which will be led by Conference Chair June Kim.”!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR OpeningOpeningHighlights of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 included highly coveted awards which were handed to students and experts in the fields of Computer Animation, Technical Papers, Extended Reality (XR) and Real-Time Live! Prestigious gongs awarded to the finest talentsTechnical Papers!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR Tech Papers 1Tech PapersTechnical Papers Chair Jehee Lee and Conference Papers Director Adam Bargteil applauded the submissions received, an impressive 407 submissions, a 50% increase from last year. Rhythmic Gesticulator: Rhythm-Aware Co-Speech Gesture Synthesis with Hierarchical Neural Embeddings authored by Tenglong Ao, Qingzhe Gao Shandong, Yuke Lou, Baoquan Chen and Libin Liu from Peking University were recognised for their research that acutely improves the harmony between speech and gestures. Neural James-Stein Combiner for Unbiased and Biased Renderings by Jeongmin GuGwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Jose A. Iglesias-Guitian from the University of A CoruñaCITIC - Centre for ICT Research and Bochang MoonGwangju from the Institute of Science and Technology were also recognised. The team of academic researchers showed a combination framework built upon the James-Stein (JS) estimator, which merges a pair of unbiased and biased rendering images, e.g., a path-traced image and its denoised result.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR Tech Papers 2Tech PapersConstant Time Median Filter using 2D Wavelet Matrix authors Yuji Moroto and Nobuyuki Umetani from the University of Tokyo were also honored at SIGGRAPH Asia. The team showed that a median filter is a simple yet powerful noise reduction technique that is extensively applied in image, signal, and speech processing. $S^3$-Slicer: A General Slicing Framework for Multi-Axis 3D Printing authors Tianyu Zhang, Guoxin Fang, Yuming Huang, Neelotpal Dutta, Murat Kilic, Charlie C. L. Wang from the University of Manchester and Sylvain Lefebvre from INRIA were recognised for their research in computer-aided design work.Technical Papers Chair Jehee Lee said, “The Technical Papers program represents the tremendous endeavor of the authors. It's a unique platform to showcase the highest technical achievements of our community. Collaboration is also critical to realize real-world solutions and we were grateful that our community had an opportunity to come together to share their research.”Computer Animation Festival!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR CAF 1Computer Animation Festival Four filmmakers and teams were honored for their exemplary work during the Computer Animation Festival (CAF) which, according to SIGGRAPH Asia CAF Program Chair Dan Sarto, it was the most expansive and compelling program ever. A total of 405 submissions from 19 countries were received. Of these, 33 films, including four highlighted films from Korea, were screened at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Electronic and Animation Theaters.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR CAF 2Computer Animation Festival Best in Show was awarded to Garrano, Directed by David Doutel & Vasco Sá, BAP Animation Studio, produced by David Doutel, Jury’s Special Award was handed to CAT and MOTH (Canada, United Kingdom), Directed by India Barnardo, Stupid Horse Productions, co-produced by Sarah Dacey and Emily Shinyi Hsu and Best Student Project was awarded toPERIOD DRAMA (United States), Directed by Anushka Nair & Lauryn Anthony, Ringling College of Art & Design. An Honorary mention went to Directors Matthew Luhn and Hjalti Hjalmarssonj, Blender Studio Netherlands for Sprite Fright.CAF Chair, Dan Sarto said, “This year’s SACAF submissions once again reflected an incredibly diverse, passionate, and innovative group of artists, technologists, and researchers, harnessing a variety of animation techniques and tools to create funny, thought-provoking, and visually engaging work.”XR (Extended Reality)!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR XRXRXRAYHEAD by Kento Imai, Haruka Kayano and Kenri Kodaka from Nagoya City University created a striking illusion of a skull when the top of the head is touched. The ingenious illusion works with an experimental setup where the participant is faced with a specially designed smart-skeleton through a half-mirror. XR Program Chair said, "This year’s XR program shows key elements of XR experiences. Ranging from innovative methods on XR interactions including walking, jumping to door opening. We also experienced immersive applications including education, art performance, dancing, and boxing. We even showcased entering the realms of metaverse and interacting with robots with real and virtual bodies and enhanced ability with a new avatar. It was also possible for visitors to take a journey in the comic world, be a part of the birth of earth life forms, and take a look inside your head with XRAYHEAD!"Emerging Technologies!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR E TechEmerging TechnologiesIn the Emerging Technologies program, the mind-bending Extra-Sensory Puck (E.S.P.) in Air Hockey using the Projection-Based Illusion was declared the winner. E.S.P. is designed by Kengo Sato, Yoshihiro Watanabe from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Hiroki Terashima from NTT Communication Science Laboratories and Shin'ya Nishida from Kyoto University. It provides a new experience by introducing optical illusions to air hockey based on our high-speed projector-camera system. A solid puck randomly hit by a player is camouflaged to disappear on the table and causes various physics-defying motions.Hye Yeon Nam, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Emerging Technologies Chair said, “Emerging Technologies program gave a chance for visitors to experience innovative and creative projects at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022. Our program plays a vital role in demonstrating leading interactive technologies. We hope our visitors enjoyed the future of novel technological innovations and were inspired by next-generation technologies and beyond.”Real-Time Live!!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR RTL 1Real-Time LiveAt the end of the Real-Time Live! Session, audience voted for their favorite team and the award went to Real-Time Technologies for Realistic Digital Humans: Facial Performance and Hair Simulation, demonstrated by Mark Schoennagel on Unity Technologies.The software allows smoother rendering process which includes the most intricacies part of objects - hair and fur. Mark demonstrated in real-time how hair can be constructed on avatars within seconds with Unity’s plugins and how this solution can be used to improve realism for developers’ use.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR RTL 2Real-Time LiveMatt Adcock, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Real-Time Live! Chair, said “The Real-Time Live! program showcased some of the latest, most innovative, creative, futuristic and entertaining achievements in Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.”Metaverse Content Competition!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR SA22 Closing.AppreciationSA22 Closing.AppreciationSIGGRAPH Asia’s expertise was also tapped by the Korea Metaverse Industry Association. During the national Metaverse Content Competition the SIGGRAPH Asia Extended Reality (XR) Program Committee was invited to evaluate the submissions. A host of impressive metaverse services and concepts made the shortlist and the awards were presented at the closing ceremony of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022.Inspiring Keynote Speakers!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR Keynote-DaeWook KimKeynote-DaeWook KimThree distinguished speakers elevated SIGGRAPH Asia further with their revolutionary talks on artificial intelligence, metaverse, immersive technology and the future of emerging technologies. Award-winning artificial intelligence and technology revolutionary Dr. Luc Julia, Chief Scientific Officer for Renault, Sean Lee, Chief Executive Officer of award-winning d’strict, a Korean digital design and immersive media technology company, and industry heavyweight, DaeWook Kim, CEO of Naver Z Corporation, South Korea's No. 1 search engine were the keynote speakers.SIGGRAPH Asia Exhibition and Experience Hall!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR exhibition 1Exhibition The 3-day SIGGRAPH Asia Exhibition, held from 7 to 9 December 2022 impressed visitors giving them a view of innovative future technologies. From experimental solutions to immersive, wearable technology, 50 exhibiting companies and brands from 11 countries and regions participated. These included Adobe, AMD, Amazon Web Services, Autodesk Korea, CLO Virtual Fashion (Marvelous Designer), COPRESENCE AG, DEXTERSTUDIOS, Foundry, Fox Renderfarm, Google Research, Industrial Light & Magic, IO Industries, Leaders Systems, NCSoft, Pixar’s RenderMan, Qualisys, Rotomaker, Ritsumeikan University, Seoul Robotics, SideFX, Vicon Motion Capture, Visol, X, inc., Xencelabs / XP-Pen, to list a few.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR exhibition 2Exhibition 남성목(Nam Sung Mok), CTO, of Y Design Lab Co., exhibitor of Daegu Pavilion, said, “SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 has allowed us to take a glimpse into the future of computer graphics, providing a good opportunity to expand our perspective beyond present technology. With that unique perspective, our company (Y Design Lab Co. & Who9 Total Solutions) will constantly challenge a new field and ultimately target the international market.”The Experience Hall within the exhibition space also housed the Art Gallery, Emerging Technologies and Extended Reality (XR) immersive programs. SIGGRAPH Asia 2023SIGGRAPH Asia 2023, will be held at the International Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICC) in Sydney, Australia. The conference will take place from 12-15 December and the exhibition will be held from 13-15 December. SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 Conference Chair, June Kim announced “Connecting Stories” as the theme for the 16th edition.“SIGGRAPH Asia will be held in ICC in the centre of Darling Harbour, Sydney City which is also surrounded by museums, galleries, universities and tech companies. Our main focus of course will be to stimulate ourselves, learn and discuss computer graphics and interactive techniques. The theme for SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 is Connecting Stories. We believe that it's time to share and connect all our stories to continue to develop computer graphics and interactive techniques with the aim of making our lives better.” SIGGRAPH Asia 2023 information can be accessed here.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 Summary PR thank you!
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2022가 곧 다가옵니다! SIGGRAPH 아시아의 오랜 파트너이기도 한 CG 업계의 업계 선두 클라우드 렌더링 서비스 공급자이자 렌더 팜으로서 폭스 렌더 팜은 SIGGRAPH 아시아 2022의 프로그램 스폰서 중 하나가 된 것을 영광으로 생각합니다. 여기서 SIGGRAPH Asia 2022에 대한 몇 가지 유용한 정보를 소개 드립니다.!Preview the exciting future of animation at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Computer Animation FestivalSIGGRAPH Asia 2022 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌에서는 애니메이션에 열정적인 사람들에게 올해의 가장 뛰어난 작품들을 볼 수 있는 특별한 기회를 제공합니다. 세계에서 가장 재능 있는 예술가와 기술자, 연구자들이 제작한 최첨단 프로젝트에서 시각적 경계를 초월하는 것을 지켜보십시오.2022년 12월 6일 권위 있는 SIGGRAPH Asia 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌(CAF)에서 세계 최고의 애니메이션을 기념할 예정이며, 여기서는 우수한 작품을 출품한 영화 제작자와 팀에 상을 수여하게 됩니다. 아시아 최고의 컴퓨터 애니메이션 행사인 이 페스티벌은12월 6일부터 9일까지 대한민국 대구 엑스코에서 진행되며 2022년 세계 최고의 작품들을 상영합니다. SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 CAF에서는 단편 영화로부터 과학적 시각화, AI 강화 딥 페이크에 이르기까지 19개국에서 제출한 405건의 출품작 중에서 역대 가장 광범위하고 매력적인 프로그램을 선정하여 보여주게 됩니다. 이 중 하이라이트 한국 영화 4편을 포함하여 33편의 영화를 SIGGRAPH Asia 2022의 전자 및 애니메이션 극장에서 상영합니다.컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌 의장이자 애니메이션 월드 네트워크의 공동 설립자인 댄 사르토는 다음과 같이 말했습니다. "애니메이션의 획기적인 기술 혁신으로 하여 우리 산업은 더 높은 수준에 올라서게 되었습니다. 팬데믹 기간에 가상 크리에이티브 협업이 엄청나게 증가하였으며, 예술가들과 기술자, 연구자들이 어떻게 전 세계 동료들과 협력하여 정교한 클라우드 기반의 제작 파이프라인을 구축할 수 있었는지를 올해 페스티벌에서 선정된 인상적인 애니메이션을 통해 보여주었습니다."그러면서 그는 "SIGGRAPH Asia는 올해의 가장 뛰어난 작품을 볼 수 있는 좋은 기회일 뿐만 아니라, 세계 최고의 애니메이션 회사들의 가장 창의적인 생각을 함께 모을 수 있는 기회를 제공합니다."라고 덧붙였습니다. “세계 애니메이션 시장은 약 4000억 달러 규모이며 여전히 성장하고 있습니다. 이 비즈니스에서 협업하고 최첨단 애니메이션으로 경계를 초월하는 이보다 더 흥미로운 순간은 없었습니다. SIGGRAPH Asia 2022는 그 모든 것의 중심에 설 수 있는 특별한 기회입니다."올해 3개 부문에서 발표된 4개의 CAF 수상 작품은 다음과 같습니다.최우수 작품상 가라노(포르투갈, 리투아니아)다비드 도텔 & 바스코 사 감독, BAP 애니메이션 스튜디오 다비드 도텔 제작 !Garrano가라노 말 한 마리가 뙤약볕 아래서 무거운 짐을 끌어야 하고, 한편 어린 소년 조엘은 숲에 불을 지르려는 사람을 발견합니다. 이 강력한 이야기는 최근 페루에서 열린 국제 애니메이션 정신(Internacional de Animación Ajayu) 페스티벌에서 그랑프리를 수상했습니다. 이 축제에서 심사위원단은 "훌륭한 애니메이션과 연출력을 갖춘 뛰어난 개념 예술이며 세련된 기술"이라고 칭찬하면서 "강렬한 내러티브로 우리를 거침없는 끝으로 이끄는” 영화라고 찬양했습니다.여기에서 '최우수 작품상' 예고편을 보십시오. 심사위원 특별상 고양이와 나방(캐나다, 영국) 인디아 바르나르도 감독, 브론 스튜디오, 사라 데이시와 에밀리 신이 쉬 공동 제작!Cat and Moth포동포동한 흰 고양이 디토는 가장 편안한 잠자리를 찾는 답답한 탐구를 마침내 완성합니다. 그러나 그녀는 솜털이 보송보송한 날개가 달린 침입자 몬티의 모양으로 된 따뜻한 노란색 쿠션을 놓고 경쟁을 합니다. 몬티는 디토의 잠을 방해하는 것을 주춤하지 않으며 그녀를 쓰러뜨리기 위해 무슨 일이든 하려 합니다. 하지만 어떤 대가를 치러야 할까요? 전 세계 90명 이상의 애니메이터와 디자이너로 구성된 팀과 함께 만든 인디아 감독 데뷔작은 이미 2022 밴쿠버 단편영화제에서 최우수 애니메이션상을 비롯한 국제적인 찬사를 받았습니다.여기에서 '심사위원 특별상' 의 예고편을 보십시오.최우수 학생 프로젝트상 피리어드 드라마(미국)아누슈카 나이르 & 로린 앤서니 감독, 링글링 예술 및 디자인 대학!Period Drama어느 정도 개인적인 경험을 바탕으로 한 는 빅토리아 시대의 11살 소녀 조지아나 크림스워스에 대한 이야기로, 그녀는 "말을 듣기도 전에" 첫 생리를 합니다. 영화는 생리를 둘러싼 암묵적인 금기 문제를 다루며 여성의 건강 전반으로 확장합니다. 이 영화는 칸 영화제에서 최우수 단편 애니메이션 상을 수상했으며 유명한 뉴포트 비치 영화제에서 상영되었습니다. 여기에서 '최우수 학생 프로젝트상' 예고편을 보십시오.!Honorable Mention네덜란드 블렌더 스튜디오 감독인 매튜 룬과 할티 할마르손의 작품 스프라이트 파이트>가 가작에 선정되었습니다. 픽사 스토리 아티스트 베테랑인 룬은 20명 이상의 아티스트와 개발자로 구성된 팀과 함께 현재까지 블렌더 스튜디오의 가장 야심 찬 제작에 참여했습니다. 이 스튜디오의 13번째 공개 영화는 80년대의 영국을 배경으로 한 공포 코미디입니다. 한 무리의 난폭한 청소년들이 외딴 숲으로 들어가면서 예상치 못한 자연의 힘으로 밝혀지는 평화로운 버섯 생물을 발견합니다. 를 만들어낸 기술과 자산, 모든 제작 과정이 문서화되어 글로벌 CG 커뮤니티와 공개적으로 공유되었습니다.여기에서 '가작'' 예고편을 보십시오. 시상식 외에도 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌에서는 연이어 패널과 제작 세션을 진행될 예정입니다. 주요 내용은 다음과 같습니다.Title: 오니:천둥 신의 전설Date: 2022년 12월 7일 수요일Time: 오후 2-3시Venue: 5층 오디토리움Speaker(s): 크리스토프 로도 와 제프리 딜린저Description: 글로벌 스튜디오 기술의 모든 측면에서 책임을 맡고 있는 메갈리스 VFX의 공동 창립자인 크리스토프와 제프리가 넷플릭스 시리즈를 위한 현대 일본 민속 이야기와 독점적인 컨셉 아트를 창조한 기술과 협업 방법을 공개합니다. Title: 유미의 세포들에 생명을 불어넣다Date: 2022년 12월 07일Time: 오후 4-5시 Venue: 5층 오디토리움Speaker(s): 프로듀서: 차가현, 감독: 김다희, CG 감독: 엄기영, 컨셉 아티스트: 백연옥Description: 인기 웹툰 '유미의 세포들'은 '세포들’의 애니메이션 세계와 배우들의 연기가 어우러지는 한국 최초의 실사/3D 하이브리드 시리즈입니다. 로커스 애니메이션은 세심하게 만들어진 캐릭터와 최첨단 애니메이션 의 세계 뒤에 숨겨진 예술적, 기술적 도전들을 공유합니다. Title: 브라마스트라 만들기:파트 1 시바 Date: 2022년 12월 08일Time: 오전 9-10시Venue: 5F, AuditoriumSpeaker(s): VFX 감독, DNEG - 제이카르 아루드라와 크리에이티브 헤드 / VFX 감독 ReDefine- 비랄 타카르Description: 발리우드 우주 공간에서 영감을 받아 3,000장 이상의 VFX 샷을 포함하여 만든 VFX 판타지 모험 장편 영화 '브라마스트라'의 제작 과정에서 통찰력을 얻으십시오.Title: DNEG 애니메이션을 사용한 은하계 그리기Date/Time: 2022년 12월 8일 목요일 오후 3-4시Location: 3층 306호Speaker(s): 카필 샤르마Description: DNEG 애니메이션의 VFX 감독인 아치 도나토와 애니메이션 감독인 카필 샤르마가 이끄는 팀은 컨셉 페인팅이 살아 움직이는 것처럼 느껴지는 세계를 만드는 과제를 맡았습니다. 영화 제작자의 지침을 충족하기 위해 팀은 셰이더 개발부터 애니메이션 성능, 합성에 이르기까지 파이프라인의 모든 단계를 분해하고 재구성하여 시각적 스타일을 더 강화하도록 했습니다.전자 극장 하이라이트는 다음과 같습니다:Title: 상실의 집Date: 2022년 12월 6-8일 Time: 화요일 오후 6-8시, 수요일 오후 5-7시, 목요일 오후 1-3시 Venue: 5층 오디토리움Director(s): 전진규 - 한국Producer(s): 코지 야마무라 - 도쿄예술대학 Description: 요양원에서 군인의 신분으로 일하게 된 주인공은 머리가 깎인 노인들을 관찰하지만 표정을 읽을 수 없었다. 하지만 어느 순간 그들의 얼굴을 보게 되는데.Title: 잘 진행되고 있습니다..Date: 2022년 12월 6-8일Time: 화요일 오후 6-8시, 수요일 오후 5-7시, 목요일 오후 1-3시Venue: 5층 오디토리움Director(s): 이혜정 - 한국Producer(s): 전진규 - 한국Description: 마감을 앞둔 작가에게 마감 담당PD 박피디가 찾아온다. 작가는 피디의 독촉과 스트레스로 인해 망상으로 도피하며 미쳐간다.SIGGRAPH Asia 2022에 대한 자세한 내용은
https://sa2022.**siggraph**.org를 참조하십시오.편집자 참고 사항:여기에서 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌 예고편을 보려면 클릭하십시오.부록 A: 수상자 약력 및 인용문컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌 시상식은 오후 5시 30분부터 오후 6시까지 컴퓨터 애니메이션 페스티벌 오프닝 프리쇼(5층 오디토리움)에서 진행됩니다.SIGGRAPH Asia 2022에 등록하려는 미디어는 our virtual newsroom을 방문하여 인증을 신청할 수 있습니다.전체 프로그램 의제는 https://sa2022.siggraph.org/full-program/에서 확인할 수 있습니다.연사, 위원회 전시업체, 또는 후원자와의 인터뷰 요청은 email@example.com에서 해주십시오.다가오는 기자 회견 등록● 12월 6일(화요일) 08:30-10:00 KST – SIGGRAPH** Asia 컨퍼런스 의장과 각 프로그램 의장들, 컨퍼런스 연사 및 전시 파트너들의 주최로 대구 EXCO 현장에서 한국어와 영어로 기자 회견을 진행합니다. 기자 회견에서는 각 프로그램의 양상을 보여주고 방문객이 탐색할 수 있는 몰입형 경험과 기술 혁신을 설명합니다. 참석하는 미디어들은 12월 7일 개막을 앞두고 전시회를 미리 둘러볼 수 있습니다. 여기에서 등록하십시오.부록 A: 수상자 약력최우수 작품상: 가라노 다비드 도텔 BAP 애니메이션 스튜디오!David Doutel다비드 도텔은 1983년 포르투갈 포르투에서 태어났습니다. 그는 UCP 예술 학교에서 애니메이션에 대한 폭넓은 교육을 받으며 사운드와 이미지 학과를 졸업했습니다. 지난 15년 동안 그는 감독 겸 애니메이터, 제작자로서 독립 애니메이션 단편 영화 분야에서 자신의 작품을 발전시켜 왔습니다.심사위원 특별상: 고양이와 나방 인디아 바르나르도 스투피드 호스 프로덕션!India Barnardo인디아 바르나르도는 두 마리의 고양이와 함께 작은 시골 마을에서 자랐습니다. 그녀는 항상 각본과 감독에 대한 열정에 넘쳐 있었으며 그로 하여 감독 데뷔작으로 을 탄생시킬 수 있었습니다. 애니메이션 업계에서 지난 경험을 통해 인디아는 을 살리기 위해 전 세계에서 90명이 넘는 특별한 제작진을 꾸릴 수 있는 지식과 기술을 소유하게 되었습니다!최우수 학생 프로젝트상: 피리어드 드라마 아누슈카 나이르 링글링 예술 및 디자인 대학!Anushka Nair일리노이주 시카고에서 자란 아누슈카 티나 나이르는 영화 제작 파트너인 로린 앤서니와 공동 제작한 단편 영화 (2022)를 통해 잘 알려진 시각 예술가, 작가, 영화 제작자입니다. 학생 아카데미 상 최종 후보자, 카네기 홀 수상자, 뉴포트 비치 영화제에서 상영된 나이르 감독의 작품은 국제적으로 인정을 받았습니다. 문학사와 고전 할리우드에 대한 열정으로 그녀는 자신이 가장 하고 싶어하는 이야기들을 알려줍니다.로린 앤서니 링글링 예술 및 디자인 대학!Lauryn Anthony로린 앤서니 링글링 예술 및 디자인 대학 전기 위스콘신 주 매디슨에서 자란 로린 앤서니는 시각 예술가, 작가, 영화 제작자입니다. 그녀는 영화 제작 파트너인 아누슈카 티나 나이르와 공동 제작한 단편 영화 (2022)를 통해 잘 알려져 있습니다. 학생 아카데미 상 최종 후보자, 뉴포트 비치 영화제 추천 감독, 수많은 영화제에서 상을 받은 창작가입니다.가작: 스프라이트 파이트 프란체스코 시디 블렌더 스튜디오!Francesco Siddi이탈리아에서 산업 디자인 학사 학위를 받은 후 프란체스코는 스위스와 독일, 이탈리아에서 CGI 제너럴리스트 프리랜서로 얼마간 시간을 보냈습니다. 2012년에 그는 블렌더 팀에 합류하여 오픈 무비에 참여했으며 여러 측면에서 블렌더 프로젝트에 참여했습니다. 그는 현재 블렌더 스튜디오의 제너럴 매니저입니다. ACM SIGGRAPH 소개ACM SIGGRAPH는 컴퓨터 그래픽과 인터랙티브 기술에 공통적인 관심을 가진 연구자와 예술가, 개발자, 영화 제작자와 과학자, 비즈니스 전문가들로 구성된 국제적인 커뮤니티입니다. 세계 최초의 최대 컴퓨팅 학회인 컴퓨터 기계 협회(ACM, Association for Computing Machinery)의 특별 관심 그룹인 우리의 사명은 같은 생각을 가진 연구자와 실무자를 양성하고 지지하며, 그들을 연결하여 컴퓨터 그래픽과 인터랙티브 기술의 혁신을 촉진하는 것입니다. ACM SIGGRAPH는 북미와 아시아에서 각각 하나씩 세계 최고의 기술 컨퍼런스를 제공합니다. 수만 명의 컴퓨터 그래픽 전문가들이 참석하는 SIGGRAPH와 SIGGRAPH Asia는 새로운 컴퓨터 그래픽 기술과 연구에 대해 발표하는 자리로 높이 평가되고 있습니다. 자세한 정보는 www.siggraph.org을 방문하십시오.출처: SIGGRAPH Asia
Preview the Exciting Future of Animation at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Computer Animation Festival
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 is coming soon! As the industry leading cloud rendering service provider and render farm in the CG industry, also a long-term partner of SIGGRAPH Asia, Fox Renderfarm is honored to be one of the program sponsors of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022. Here, we will bring you some helpful information about SIGGRAPH Asia 2022.!Preview the exciting future of animation at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Computer Animation FestivalSIGGRAPH Asia 2022 offers those passionate about animation a unique chance to see a broad spectrum of the year’s most exceptional work at the Computer Animation Festival. Watch as the some of the world’s most talented artists, technologists, and researchers push visual boundaries with their cutting-edge projects.The world’s best animation will be celebrated on 6 December 2022 at the prestigious SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival (CAF), where four filmmakers and teams will be honored for their exemplary work.The Festival, Asia’s premier computer animation event, will showcase a collection of 2022’s best works from around the world at EXCO in Daegu, South Korea between 6-9 December. From short films to scientific visualizations and AI-enhanced deep-fakes, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 CAF boasts the most expansive and compelling program ever, selected from 405 submissions from 19 countries. Of these, 33 films, including four highlighted films from Korea, will be screened at SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s Electronic and Animation Theaters.Dan Sarto, Computer Animation Festival Chair and Co-Founder of Animation World Network, said: "Seismic technological innovation in animation is moving our industry to greater heights. We saw the extraordinary rise of virtual creative collaboration during the pandemic, and how artists, technologists, and researchers were able to build sophisticated, cloud-based production pipelines, working with colleagues from around the world, exemplified by the impressive selection of animation in this year’s festival.""SIGGRAPH Asia provides a great opportunity to see the year’s most exceptional work, and also a chance to bring together some of the most creative minds from the world’s leading animation houses,” he added. “The global animation market is worth almost US$400 billion, and it’s still growing. There’s never been a more exciting moment to be in this business, collaborate and push boundaries with cutting-edge animation. SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 is a unique chance to be at the center of it all."This year’s four CAF winners across the three categories announced are:BEST IN SHOW GARRANO (Portugal, Lithuania)Directed by David Doutel & Vasco Sá, BAP Animation Studio, produced by David Doutel!GarranoA Garrano horse is forced to pull a heavy load under a blazing sun, while a young boy, Joel discovers a man who is about to set a forest on fire. This powerful tale was recently awarded the Grand Prix at the Festival Internacional de Animación Ajayu in Peru, where the jury commended “its extraordinary conceptual art, its refined technique, with great animation and staging”, and praised the film “for its intense narrative that takes us to its inexorable end”.Watch the Trailer for the ‘BEST IN SHOW’ GARRANO here.JURY’S SPECIAL AWARD CAT and MOTH (Canada, United Kingdom)Directed by India Barnardo, BRON Studios, co-produced by Sarah Dacey and Emily Shinyi Hsu!Cat and MothDitto, a fluffy plump white cat, finally completes her frustrating quest for the most comfortable spot to sleep. But she has competition for the warm yellow cushion in the form of Monty, a fuzzy winged intruder. Monty is not shy in disturbing Ditto's slumber, and will go to any lengths to knock her off – but at what cost? Created with a team of over 90 animators and designers from around the world, India’s directorial debut has already won her international accolades including Best Animation Award at Vancouver Short Film Festival 2022.Watch the Trailer for the ‘JURY’S SPECIAL AWARD’ CAT and MOTH here.BEST STUDENT PROJECT PERIOD DRAMA (United States)Directed by Anushka Nair & Lauryn Anthony, Ringling College of Art & Design!Period DramaPartly based on personal experience, Period Drama is a Victorian-era tale about 11-year-old Georgiana Crimsworth, who gets her first period “before ever having gotten the talk”. Addressing the implicit taboo surrounding periods, and by extension women’s health as a whole. It was awarded Best Animated Short in Cannes and screened at the renowned Newport Beach Film Festival.Watch the Trailer for the ‘BEST STUDENT PROJECT’ PERIOD DRAMA here. !Honorable MentionAn Honorable Mention went to Directors Matthew Luhn and Hjalti Hjalmarssonj, Blender Studio Netherlands for Sprite Fright. Luhn, a Pixar story artist veteran, collaborated with a team of over 20 artists and developers on Blender Studio’s most ambitious production to date. The studio’s 13th open movie is an 80s-inspired horror comedy set in Britain. When a group of rowdy teenagers trek into an isolated forest, they discover peaceful mushroom creatures that turn out to be an unexpected force of nature. The technology, the assets, as well as the whole creative process that led to the creation of Sprite Fright have been documented and openly shared with the global CG community.Watch the Trailer for the ‘Honorable Mention’ Sprite Fright here. In addition to the awards ceremony, the Computer Animation Festival will feature a series of panels and production sessions. Highlights include the following Featured Sessions:Title: Oni: Thunder God’s TaleDate: Wednesday, 7 December 2022Time: 2-3pmVenue: 5F, AuditoriumSpeaker(s): Christophe Rodo and Jeffrey DillingerDescription: Megalis VFX Co-Founders Christophe and Jeffrey, responsible for all aspects of their global studio technology, will reveal techniques and art of collaboration that created the contemporary Japanese folklore story and exclusive concept art for the Netflix series. Title: Bringing Yumi's Cells to LifeDate: Wednesday, 7 December 2022Time: 4-5pmVenue: 5F, AuditoriumSpeaker(s): Producer: Gahyun Cha, Director: Dahee Kim, CG supervisor: Kiyoung Eom and Concept Artist: Yeonok BaekDescription: The hit webtoon "Yumi's Cells" is Korea’s first live-action/3D hybrid series, where the animated world of the ‘cells’ blends with performances of actors. Locus Animation will share the artistic and technical challenges behind the meticulously potted out characters and world of Yumi’s Cells cutting-edge animation. Title: Making of Brahmāstra: Part One Shiva Date: Thursday, 8 December 2022Time: 9-10amVenue: 5F, AuditoriumSpeaker(s): VFX supervisor, DNEG - Jaykar Arudra and Creative Head / VFX supervisor ReDefine - Viral ThakkarDescription: Get an insight into the production process of this Bollywood cosmic space-inspired VFX fantasy adventure ‘Brahmāstra’ feature film with over 3,000+ VFX shots. Title: Entergalactic with DNEG AnimationDate/Time: 8 December 2022, Thursday 3-4pmLocation: 3F, Room 306Speaker(s): Kapil SharmaDescription: Led by DNEG Animation’s VFX Supervisor Archie Donato and Animation Director Kapil Sharma, the team was tasked with creating a world that felt like a concept painting sprung to life. To meet the filmmakers’ brief, the team ensured that every stage of the pipeline – from shader development to animation performance to compositing – was deconstructed and re-imagined to support the heightened visual style.Electronic Theater Highlights include:Title: The House of LossDate: 6-8 December 2022 Time: Tuesday 6-8pm, Wednesday 5-7pm, Thursday 1-3pm Venue: 5F, Auditorium Director(s): Jinkyu JEON - South KoreaProducer(s): KOJI Yamamura - Tokyo University of the ArtsDescription: The elderlies at the nursing home have their heads shaved. The protagonist who works there sees them but can't read their expressions. However, from one instance, he finds himself looking closely at their faces.Title: Going Well..Date: 6-8 December 2022Time: Tuesday 6-8pm, Wednesday 5-7pm, Thursday 1-3pmVenue: 5F, AuditoriumDirector(s): Hye-jeong LEE - South KoreaProducer(s): Jinkyu JEON - South KoreaDescription: The deadline is approaching. Producer Park, who is in charge of closing, comes to the writer. The writer escapes to delusions and goes crazy due to the PD's pressure and stress of the deadline.For more information about SIGGRAPH Asia 2022, visit
https://sa2022.**siggraph**.org.Notes to editors:Click to view the Computer Animation Festival trailer hereAnnex A: Winners’ biographies and supporting quotesThe Computer Animation Festival Awards Ceremony will be held from 5:30PM – 6.00PM at the Opening Pre-Show of the Computer Animation Festival (5F, Auditorium)Media may register for SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 at our virtual newsroom to apply for accreditationAccess Full Program Agenda here: https://sa2022.siggraph.org/full-program/.Interview requests with speakers, committee, exhibitors, or sponsors, may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.orgREGISTER FOR UPCOMING PRESS CONFERENCE● 6 December, Tuesday, 08:30-10:00 KST – A press conference held in Korean and English will be hosted onsite at EXCO, in Daegu by SIGGRAPH** Asia Conference Chair, respective Program Chairs, conference speakers and exhibition partners, who will showcase each facet of the program, and describe the immersive experiences and technological innovations that visitors can explore. Media that attend will be given a sneak tour of the exhibition ahead of its opening on 7 December. Please register here.Annex A: Winners’ biographiesBEST IN SHOW: GARRANO David Doutel BAP Animation Studio!David DoutelDavid Doutel was born in Porto, Portugal, in 1983. He graduated in Sound and Image at the UCP School of Arts, with extensive training in Animation. For the last 15 years he has developed his work in the field of independent animation short films, both as director, animator and producer.JURY’S SPECIAL AWARD: CAT and MOTH India Barnardo Stupid Horse Productions!India BarnardoIndia Barnardo grew up in a small countryside town with her two cats. She has always had a passion for writing and directing and with that brings us Cat and Moth as her directorial debut. With India’s past experience in the animation industry it has given her the knowledge and skills to build an extraordinary 90+ crew from around the world to bring Cat and Moth to life!BEST STUDENT PROJECT: PERIOD DRAMA Anushka Nair Ringling College of Art & Design!Anushka NairRaised in Chicago, Illinois, Anushka Tina Nair is a visual artist, writer, and filmmaker best known for the short film Period Drama (2022), which she co-created with her filmmaking partner Lauryn Anthony.Student Academy Award finalist, Carnegie Hall awardee, and Newport Beach Film Festival-featured director, Nair's work has been recognized internationally. Her personal passion for literary history and classic Hollywood inform the stories she most loves to tell.Lauryn Anthony Ringling College of Art & Design!Lauryn AnthonyLauryn Anthony Ringling College of Art & Design Biography Raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Lauryn Anthony is a visual artist, writer, and filmmaker.She is best known for the short film Period Drama (2022), which she co-created with her filmmaking partner Anushka Tina Nair.Student Academy Award finalist, Newport Beach Film Festival-featured director, and award-winning creator in numerous film festivalsHONORABLE MENTION: Sprite Fright Francesco Siddi Blender Studio!Francesco SiddiAfter earning a BA in Industrial Design in Italy, Francesco spent some time freelancing as a CGI generalist in Switzerland, Germany and Italy.In 2012 he joined the Blender team to work on the Tears of Steel open movie and remained involved in several aspects of the Blender project. He is currently General Manager at Blender Studio. About ACM SIGGRAPHACM SIGGRAPH is an international community of researchers, artists, developers, filmmakers, scientists, and business professionals with a shared interest in computer graphics and interactive techniques. A special interest group of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s first and largest computing society, our mission is to nurture, champion and connect like-minded researchers and practitioners to catalyze innovation in computer graphics and interactive techniques.ACM SIGGRAPH offers two of the premier technology conferences in the world, one in North America and one in Asia. Attended by tens of thousands of computer graphics professionals, SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia are highly respected venues for the presentation of new computer graphics technology and research. For more information, please visit www.siggraph.org.Source: SIGGRAPH Asia
Get A Ticket & Visit SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 in Daegu
Computer Animation Festival (CAF) at SIGGRAPH Asia is one of the key highlights each year. From December 6th - 9th, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 will convene in Daegu, South Korea to celebrate the vibrant, diverse, and inspiring world of computer animation. From short films to scientific visualizations to AI-enhanced deepfakes, this year’s festival promises its most expansive and compelling program ever.SIGGRAPH Asia 2022’s registration is now live! As a leading render farm in the CG industry and a long-term partner of SIGGRAPH Asia, Fox Renderfarm is honored to be one of the program sponsors of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022. We invite you to participate in this upcoming great event!!Get A Ticket & Visit SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 in Daegu 1Image via SIGGRAPH AsiaExplore the four registration options that they supply this year. You can join the event in-person or online.1.FULL ACCESS (In-person + Online)This all-inclusive registration option offers you a complete experience of SIGGRAPH Asia 2022 in Daegu, with access to the online platform.2.EXPERIENCE PLUS ACCESS (In-person only)This registration option offers you access to all programs at the physical event except: Courses, Technical Papers, and Technical Communications.This option does not include access to the online platform.3.EXPERIENCE ACCESS (In-person only)This registration option offers you access to a selected number of programs at the physical event.This option does not include access to their online platform.4.ON-DEMAND ACCESS (Online only)This registration option offers you access to the online platform for on-demand videos. These videos include pre-recorded presentations and selected live presentations.*This option does not allow access to the in-person venue at EXCO, Daegu.In addition, group registrations will receive a discount. Learn more and get your ticket:
https://sa2022.**siggraph**.org/en/registration-travel/registration-categories-fees/Look forward to these highly anticipated screenings, Electronic Theater and Animation Theater, and enjoy an entertaining and thought-provoking sample of the world’s best CG animation selected by the CAF jury. 4 prestigious awards will also be given out in Daegu! Fox Renderfarm, the best cloud rendering service provider, will also attend the SIGGRAPH Asia 2022. Hope to meet you in Daegu!Source: SIGGRAPH Asia
41の国と地域から3000人以上の参加者が、東京で開催されたオンサイトイベント及びバーチャルイベントに参加しました。SIGGRAPH Asia 2021では、Sony、Akili Interactive、BANDAI NAMCO Studios、Weta Digital、DNEG、Kamizake Douga、MacLean Visual Effects、Sola Digital Arts、SQUARE ENIX、東映アニメーション、Ubisoftなどの大手が参加しており、CGとインタラクティブ技術の未来について交流しました。SIGGRAPH Asia 2021では、アーティストやクリエイターたちの作品が評価され、さまざまな賞をが誕生しました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Registration - TIF Lobby Gallery受賞者の皆様、おめでとうございます！SIGGRAPH Asia 2021に関わった皆様、ありがとうございました。SIGGRAPH Asiaの長期的パートナーであるFox Renderfarmは、2022年のSIGGRAPH Asiaが一層成長したコンピューターアニメーションフェスティバルになるよう、応援してくれました！!2021 Closing & 2022 Opening Session - SIGGRAPH Asia日本、東京、2021年12月22日 - 「LIVE！」をテーマとする今年のSIGGRAPH Asiaは、ACM SIGGRAPHの歴史の中でも、初のハイブリッド版となっています。SIGGRAPH Asia 2021はコロナ禍の中、あらゆる障害や課題を乗り越え、日本の東京国際フォーラムでライブプログラムを成功させました。2021年12月14日～17日に開催され、41の国と地域から3000人以上の参加者が再集結しました。このオンサイトイベントは、政府、地方自治体、展示会業界のコロナ規制に準拠して開催されており、すべての参加者の安全を確保することができました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Opening + Keynotes - TIF Hall C + Online「コロナの影響で先が見えない中、今年の夏に初のハイブリッドSIGGRAPH Asiaの開催が決まりました。」とSIGGRAPH Asia 2021のカンファレンスチェア兼Polygon Pictures IncのCEOを務める塩田 周三氏が述べています。「コロナ禍の最中、まさに大変な計画でした。」こんな悪条件の中、私たちはこの素晴らしいイベントの開催に成功しました。CGやインタラクティブ技術の現在を知り、SIGGRAPHとSIGGRAPH Asiaの共同精神をオンラインとオンサイトの両方で再度盛り上げました。この大事業に貢献してくださったすべての方々に心より感謝申し上げます」。「SIGGRAPH Asia 2021チームが今年、オンサイトとオンラインの両方で素晴らしいショーを実現したことに誇りに思っています。世界中のCGのコミュニティから非常にポジティブなフィードバックを頂いており、コロナによってアクシデントが多く発生したにもかかわらず、私たちはハイブリッドイベントの継続的開催の姿勢を再確認することができました。この業界がこれほどまでに密接に結びつき、互いに支え合っていることに驚かされました。また、 来年は更に大きく成長した上で、韓国の大邱で再会できることを楽しみにしています！」とKoelnmesse Pte LtdのSIGGRAPH Asiaの取締役兼事業部長（テクノロジー、デジタルメディア、エンターテインメント、モビリティ）のPrakash Ramajillu氏はコメントしています。多彩なイベントプログラム今回のイベントでは、130名近くの発表者が対面式で発表を行い、約400名の発表者がバーチャルプラットフォームに参加しています。共にCGとインタラクティブ技術に関する業界の最新動向と未来について議論しました。 講演では 、ソニーグループの副社長兼CTOの 勝本徹氏や、Akili Interactiveの共同設立者兼取締役の Matt Omernick氏など、豪華な顔ぶれが揃いました。勝本徹氏のセッション「クリエイティビティ×テクノロジー ～ 世界を感動で満たすには」では、クリエイティブ産業におけるイノベーションの歴史を振り返り、音楽、映画、ゲームの分野でのクリエイターが今後利用可能な技術について議論しました。Matt Omernickのセッション「医学としてのビデオゲーム」では、EndearvorRxのようなデジタル医療製品がどのように医療業界を変えていくのか、また、認知健康とエンターテインメントが将来どのように調和していくのかについて考察しました。他には、バンダイナムコスタジオ、Weta Digital、DNEG、DNEG Animation、Kamizake Douga、MacLean Visual Effects、Sola Digital Arts、Sony Pictures Animation、Sony Pictures Imageworks、SQUARE ENIX、東映アニメーション、Ubisoft Divertissements業界大手の重鎮を招待した特集セッション プログラムというハイライトもありました。そこでは「Dune」、「Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings」、「Blade Runner」、「Apple TVのFoundationシリーズ」、「The Mitchells vs. The Machines」、「Wish Dragon」、「Ron's Gone Wrong」などの素晴らしいVFX作品について発信してくれました。これらはバーチャルプラットフォームで視聴可能となっています。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Technical Papers - TIF Hall B5 + Online テクニカル論文 は、SIGGRAPH Asiaの中心プログラムであり、94個の特別な論文が展示されました。SIGGRAPH Asia 2021で発表されたテクニカル論文は、最高の科学的スタンダードを遵守し、厳格で高度な査読プロセスを経て選ばれています。今年のSIGGRAPH Asiaでは、ほとんどのプレゼンターが東京国際フォーラムでライブを通じて、現地やオンラインの参加者からの生の質問に答えました。この 展示会では、バーチャルおよびオンサイトの約30社が、CGとインタラクティブ技術業界におけるハードウェアおよびソフトウェアの最新動向を紹介してくれました。FORUM8、IMAGICA GROUP、デジタルハリウッド大学、KONICA MINOLTA、Amazonウェブサービス、BANDAI NAMCO、Carpe Diem Solutions、CyberAgent、ELSA Japan、Houdini SideFX、Huaweiロシア研究機構、NVIDIA、NHK Art、iPresence、SkyVisionなどの企業やブランドが参加しています。 iPresenceが制作したSIGGRAPH Asia 2021バーチャル展示ツアーを通じて、参加者は世界中のどこからでも来場できるようになっています。 今すぐ体験しましょう！!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Trade Exhibition - TIF Hall E出展者トークでは、Houdiniを使った医療製品のデザインやメディカルビジュアライゼーション、AWSでのデジタルコンテンツ制作、IMAGICA GROUPグループと東京農工大学による、視聴者に映像体験を与える革新的なディスプレイの映像コンテンツ制作に関する R&D、NTTヒューマンインフォマティクス研究所で東京オリンピック2020の最先端プロジェクトと、メタバース時代のライブエンターテイメントの世界観などのトピックをカバーしています。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Exhibitor Talks - TIF G409 - Online展示会と同じ会場で開催される 体験ホールでは、アートギャラリー、新興テクノロジー、XRなどが展示されていました。また、アートギャラリーでは、世界中から寄せられた147点の応募作品の中から、最先端作品15 点が展示されました。これらの作品はコロナ禍を踏まえて、未来の儀式、行為、モードなどがどうなっていくのかということを表現しています。また、アートギャラリー・キュレーション委員会は、展覧会期間中に日本のお客様向けのギャラリーツアーを開催しました。さらに、 アートギャラリートーク ではコロナ禍やNFTなどに直面するアートの未来とアートギャラリーの役割について、バーチャル形式で開催されました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Art Gallery - TIF Hall E - Online「Awaken Our Bodies」というテーマの新興テクノロジープログラムでは、 19個の展示作品が展示されました。これらには斬新な3Dプロジェクションマッピング技術、ハプティックインターフェース、ロボットアバターやバーチャルヒューマン、インプットインターフェース、音楽体験、湿気、温度、風、香りなどの新感覚を持つVR体験などが、会場内やオンラインで紹介されました。ライブデモンストレーションとQ&Aセッションは、オンサイトとオンラインの両方の参加者を対象に同時進行で行われています。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Emerging Technologies - TIF Hall E - Online参加者は、XRプログラム を通じて 没入感満載の19の技術と体験 を楽しめました。例えばDislocationでは、転位の際に発生する内部プロセスを検証し、極限状態に追い込まれた人間を視覚的に表現しています。もう一つ興味深いXR展示は、「Dementia Eyes」です。これは、病理学と医療従事者の患者に対する経験に基づいて、高齢者認知症の視覚的症状をシミュレートしたモバイルAR体験です。ライブデモンストレーションとQ&Aセッションは、オンサイトとオンラインの両方の参加者を対象に同時進行で行われました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - XR - TIF Hall E - Onlineまた、ライブ描画パフォーマンス や CGプロダクションミートアップも体験ホール内の体験ホールトークステージで行われました。バンダイナムコスタジオ、Ubisoft Entertainment、SQUARE ENIX、SAFEHOUSEによる ライブ描画パフォーマンス は、現場で圧倒的な盛り上がりを見せてくれました。これらのライブパフォーマンスはすべて記録されており、オンラインの参加者はバーチャルプラットフォームで視聴することができます。 CGプロダクションミートアップ では、2021年12月15日と16日の2回に渡って、ゲーム、インタラクティブ技術、CG、アニメーションの分野から48社が参加し、300人以上の学生が集まってくれました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Games Live Drawing - TIF Hall E!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - CG Production Meetup - TIF Hall Eリアルタイムライブ！SIGGRAPH Asia 2021の最後を飾ったのは、会場とオンライン参加者の前でのバーチャル技術のライブ実演ショーケース「SIGGRAPH Asia 2021！！」でした。ハイブリッドイベントの一環として、5人の現地プレゼンターが東京国際フォーラムのステージでデモンストレーションを披露し、残りの4人はライブストリーミングでデモンストレーションを披露しました。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Game Gallery - TIF Hall E!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Posters - TIF Hall ESIGGRAPH Asia 2021の受賞アーティストとクリエイター!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Computer Animation Festival - TIF + Online!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Online Zoon SessionsSIGGRAPH Asia 2021では、以下のアーティストやクリエイターの方々に、賞を授与しました：リアルタイム・ライブ！の受賞者：§ベスト・イン・ショー：: CodeMiko: インタラクティブなVtuber体験。プレゼンター：CodeMiko、 codemiko project、LLC、USA § 国民のチョイス:: フェンシングトラッキング及び可視化システム、プレゼンター：Yuya Hanai、Daito Manabe、Kyle McDonald、Satoshi Horii、Futa Kera、Kisaku Tanaka、Motoi Ishibashi コンピュータ・アニメーション・フェスティバルはアニメーション界のトップ人材を表彰:§ベスト・イン・ショーW: Twenty Something (USA)、 ディレクター：Aphton CorbinTwenty Something & Nona | 公式予告編 §最優秀学生プロジェクト: Le Retour des Vagues（フランス）、ディレクター：Manon Cansell, Alejandra Guevara Cervera, Edward Kurchevsky, Francisco Moutinho de Magalhães, Hortense MarianLe Retour des Vagues | 予告編 §最優秀学生プロジェクト: Les larmes de la Seine （フランス）、ディレクター：Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice LetailleurLes larmes de la Seine | 予告編 §審査員特別賞: Only a Child （イギリス、スイス）、ディレクター：Simone GiampaoloOnly a Child また、新興テクノロジープログラムでは、近日中に「最優秀オンラインデモンストレーション賞」の受賞者を発表する予定です。登録は終了しましたが、バーチャルプラットフォームは2022年3月11日までオープンしており、参加者はオンデマンドコンテンツを視聴することができます。来年の「SIGGRAPH Asia 2022」は、2022年12月6日から9日まで、韓国の大邱のEXCOにて開催されます。詳しくはhttp://sa2022.siggraph.orgをご覧ください。!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - 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SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Successfully Concluded Its Very First Hybrid Edition in Tokyo, Japan
Over 3,000 attendees from 41 countries and regions attended the physical event in Tokyo, Japan, as well as virtually. SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 inspires conversations about the future of computer graphics and interactive techniques with heavyweights from Sony, Akili Interactive, BANDAI NAMCO Studios, Weta Digital, DNEG, Kamizake Douga, MacLean Visual Effects, Sola Digital Arts, SQUARE ENIX, Toei Animation, Ubisoft & more. Artists and creators were presented with various awards in recognition of their top-notched works at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Registration - TIF Lobby GalleryCongratulations to all the winners and thanks to everyone at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021. As the long-term partner of SIGGRAPH Asia, Fox Renderfarm wishes Siggraph Asia a better Computer Animation Festival in 2022!!2021 Closing & 2022 Opening Session - SIGGRAPH AsiaTokyo, Japan, 22 December 2021 – This year’s edition of SIGGRAPH Asia, themed ‘LIVE!’, marked the very first hybrid edition in ACM SIGGRAPH’s history. SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 overcame all obstacles and challenges amidst Covid-19, and successfully concluded its live program at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan. Held from 14 – 17 December 2021, the event reunited over 3,000 attendees from 41 countries and regions. The onsite event was held in compliance to the Covid-19 regulations from the government, local authorities, and the exhibition industry, ensuring the safety and well-being of all in-person attendees.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Opening + Keynotes - TIF Hall C + Online“Despite a lack of clarity as to what lies ahead due to COVID-19, we decided in summer of this year to conduct the very first hybrid SIGGRAPH Asia,” said Shuzo John Shiota, Conference Chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 & CEO, Polygon Pictures Inc. “It turned out to be a massive undertaking, and COVID continued to obstruct our progress. Against adverse conditions, we were able to create an illustrious conference, providing great insights into the current world of computer graphics and interactive techniques, as well as rekindling the SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia communal spirit, both online and onsite. I’d like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all who have contributed to this enormous undertaking”.“I am extremely proud of what the SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 team has achieved this year, pulling off an incredible show onsite and online. The feedback from the global Computer Graphics community has been very positive, reaffirming our stand to continue holding the hybrid event despite the many curve balls being thrown at us due to Covid-19. It’s amazing how this industry is so closely knit and supportive of one another. We look forward to creating an even larger reunion for the CG industry next year in Daegu, South Korea!” added Prakash Ramajillu, SIGGRAPH Asia Chief Staff Executive & Division Director (Technology, DigitalMedia, Entertainment & Mobility), Koelnmesse Pte Ltd.A diverse range of conference program sessionsClose to 130 speakers presented at the conference in-person and around 400 presenters joined the virtual platform to discuss the latest industry developments and future of the computer graphics and interactive techniques industry. The exciting line-up featured distinguished keynote speakers such as Toru Katsumoto, Executive Deputy President and CTO at Sony Group Corporation, and Matt Omernick, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Akili Interactive. Toru Katsumoto’s session on ‘Creativity x Technology - How to fill the world with emotion’ brought us through the history of innovation in the creative industry and discussed possibilities enabled by technology made available to creators in the fields of music, movies and games. Matt Omernick’s session on ‘Video Games as Medicine’ dived into how Digital Therapeutic products like EndearvorRx are changing the face of medicine, and how cognitive health and entertainment will live harmoniously together in the future.Other highlights from the conference included the Featured Sessions program which invited industry figureheads such as Bandai Namco Studios, Weta Digital, DNEG, DNEG Animation, Kamizake Douga, MacLean Visual Effects, Sola Digital Arts, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks, SQUARE ENIX, Toei Animation, Ubisoft Divertissements, giving the community exclusive insights on the remarkable VFX works behind films like Dune, Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Blade Runner, Apple TV's Foundation series, The Mitchells vs. The Machines, Wish Dragon, Ron's Gone Wrong, which are available on-demand on the virtual platform.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Technical Papers - TIF Hall B5 + OnlineThe Technical Papers program continues to be the anchor program of SIGGRAPH Asia and showcased 94 specially curated papers. The Technical Papers at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 adhere to the highest scientific standards and are chosen through a rigorous and highly refined peer-review process. This year, SIGGRAPH Asia had most of the presenters beamed onsite at the Tokyo International Forum, to take on live questions from the local and online attendees.The Trade Exhibition featured close to 30 virtual and onsite exhibitors showcasing the latest developments in hardware and software applications in the Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques space. Companies and brands include FORUM8, IMAGICA GROUP, Digital Hollywood University, KONICA MINOLTA, Amazon Web Services, BANDAI NAMCO, Carpe Diem Solutions, CyberAgent, ELSA Japan, Houdini SideFX, Huawei Russian Research Institute, NVIDIA, NHK Art, iPresence and SkyVision. iPresence created a virtual SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 exhibition tour, which allows remote attendees to travel into the exhibition hall from anywhere around the world. Experience it today!!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Trade Exhibition - TIF Hall EExhibitor Talks covered technical topics such as using Houdini in medical product design and medical visualization; digital content creation on AWS; IMAGICA GROUP and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology’s R&D on video content creation for their innovative displays on how to provide viewers with visual experiences; and NTT Human Informatics Laboratories sharing of the cutting-edge Tokyo Olympics 2020 project and the world of live entertainment in the Metaverse era.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Exhibitor Talks - TIF G409 - OnlineThe Experience Hall, held in the same venue as the Trade Exhibition, encompasses the Art Gallery, Emerging Technologies and XR showcases. In the Art Gallery, 15 cutting-edge works were selected from 147 submissions around the world, addressing questions of what the rituals, behaviors and modes of the future will look like in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Art Gallery Curation Committee also hosted a gallery tour for the Japanese audience during the exhibition days. Additionally, Art Gallery talks were held virtually to discuss the future of art and the role of art gallery in the face of new factors such as the pandemic and NFTs.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Art Gallery - TIF Hall E - OnlineThe Emerging Technologies program, themed “Awaken Our Bodies”, showcased 19 exhibits onsite and online which included novel and high-quality 3D projection mapping technologies, haptic interfaces, robotic avatars and virtual humans, input interfaces, music experiences, and VR experiences with novel sensations like wet, temperature, wind, and scent. Live demonstrations and Q&A sessions took place concurrently for both onsite and online delegates.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Emerging Technologies - TIF Hall E - OnlineAttendees explored the XR program to discover 19 immersive technologies and experiences such as Dislocation, which examined the internal processes that develop during a dislocation and offers a visual depiction of a person forced into extreme circumstances. Another interesting XR showcase was the Dementia Eyes – a mobile AR experience which simulates the visual symptoms of senile dementia based on pathology and medical workers’ experience with patients. Live demonstrations and Q&A sessions took place concurrently for both onsite and online delegates.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - XR - TIF Hall E - OnlineLive drawing performances and CG Production Meetup also took place at the Experience Hall Talk Stage, in the Experience Hall. The live drawing performances by BANDAI NAMCO Studios, Ubisoft Entertainment, SQUARE ENIX and SAFEHOUSE were spectacular and had overwhelming attendance onsite. These live performances were recorded and will be uploaded onto the virtual platform for the online attendees. CG Production Meetup featured 48 companies from the Games, Interactive Techniques, Computer Graphics and Animation space, and attracted over 300 students for the 2 sessions on 15 and 16 December 2021.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Games Live Drawing - TIF Hall E!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - CG Production Meetup - TIF Hall EReal-Time Live!, a showcase of virtual technologies demonstrated live in front of our onsite and online attendees, wrapped up SIGGRAPH Asia 2021. As a part of the hybrid event, five local presenters showcased their demonstration on stage at Tokyo International Forum, while the other four livestreamed their demonstrations.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Game Gallery - TIF Hall E!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Posters - TIF Hall EArtists and Creators Recognized at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 – Awards!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Computer Animation Festival - TIF + Online!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Online Zoon SessionsSIGGRAPH Asia 2021 presented the following artists and creators with various awards in recognition of their top-notched works:The winners for Real-Time Live! are:§ BEST IN SHOW: CodeMiko: An Interactive Vtuber Experience, Presenter: CodeMiko, codemiko project, LLC, USA§ PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Fencing Tracking and Visualization System, Presenters: Yuya Hanai, Daito Manabe, Kyle McDonald, Satoshi Horii, Futa Kera, Kisaku Tanaka, Motoi IshibashiThe Computer Animation Festival honored the top talents in animation:§ BEST IN SHOW: Twenty Something (USA), Director: Aphton CorbinTwenty Something & Nona | Official Trailer § BEST STUDENT PROJECT: Le Retour des Vagues (France), Directors: Manon Cansell, Alejandra Guevara Cervera, Edward Kurchevsky, Francisco Moutinho de Magalhães, Hortense MarianLe Retour des Vagues | Trailer § BEST STUDENT PROJECT: Les larmes de la Seine (France), Directors: Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice LetailleurLes larmes de la Seine | Trailer § JURY SPECIAL: Only a Child (United Kingdom, Switzerland), Director: Simone GiampaoloOnly a Child The Emerging Technologies program will also be announcing their winner for the ‘Best Online Demonstration Award’ soon. Registration may be closed, but the virtual platform remains open and accessible to attendees to watch the on-demand content till 11 March 2022. Next year’s edition, SIGGRAPH Asia 2022, will be held at EXCO, Daegu, South Korea, from 6 - 9 December 2022. Visit http://sa2022.siggraph.org for more details.!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Closing of 2021, SACAG Chair, Opening of 2022
SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Goes LIVE Next Week!
SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 kicks off LIVE next week from 14 – 17 December at Tokyo International Forum in Japan and online! We hope you’re all as excited as we are for a full week of CG awesomeness, with over 300 on-demand and live sessions, lots of amazing product demonstrations and exhibits, and the chance to finally connect with old friends and new faces – in-person or online! The Trade Exhibition and Experience Hall will also be open to attendees at Tokyo International Forum from 15 – 17 December, featuring cutting-edge technologies & product showcases. Click here to view the floorplan.For onsite attendees in Japan, simultaneous translation from English to Japanese will also be available in Hall C, the event's main stage. Hear Firsthand From These Industry Heavyweights- Creativity x Technology by Keynote Toru Katsumoto, Sony Group Corporation (Presented in Japanese) - Video Game as Medicine by Keynote Matt Omernick, Akili Interactive - Blade Runner: Black Lotus by Manuel Alberto Rojas, Hiroshi Yagishita, and Shuichi Kikuchi, Sola Digital Arts (Presented in Japanese) - Shang Chi & The Legend of the Ten Rings, The Third Act by Sean Walker and Karl Rapley, Weta Digital- Computer Graphics, Media Art, Tea Culture, and Zen by Yoichi Ochiai, University of Tsukuba (Presented in Japanese) - SAINT SEIYA Knight of the Zodiac by Ashino Kentaro and Satoshi Nohzawa, Toei Animation (Presented in Japanese) - The Blend of Modern Technology and Traditional Art that Kamikaze Douga Challenged at “The Duel” by Takanobu Mizuno, Yuki Nakajima, and Takafumi Utsunomiya, Kamikaze Douga (Presented in Japanese) - The VFX of Dune by Brian Connor, Tristan Myles, and Robyn Luckham, DNEG- Ron’s Gone Wrong: Bringing B*Bots to Life by Philippe Denis, Paul Baaske, Toba Sibzener, Kapil Sharma, Eliot Hobdell, and Crosby Clyse, DNEG Animation & many more!The hybrid stage is set for some game-changing conversations. Get your tickets today! If you can’t be with us in-person in Japan, you should still join us virtually from anywhere in the world. Be a part of the community shaping the future of Computer Graphics! REGISTER NOW VIEW PROGRAM If you have already registered and the badge category has access to the Virtual Platform, click here to enter the Virtual Platform and set up your profile ahead of time! Questions? Click reply and we'd be happy to answer them!Pro-tip: Click here to view the overall program schedule (where you can filter by programs, registration levels, onsite/virtual formats, and language the sessions will be presented in).
SIGGRAPH Asia Announced The 2021 Computer Animation Festival Award-Winning Films
SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 will take place at the Tokyo International Forum, Japan and online this 14 – 17 December. One of the most-anticipated sessions - Computer Animation Festival (CAF), Asia's premier computer-generated animation and visual effects event, will showcase a worldwide collection of the year's best works.SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 - Computer Animation Festival Trailer As a long-time partner and friend, Fox Renderfarm, the TPN-Accredited cloud rendering services provider is thrilled to see the four award-winning films, selected by judges from a total of 501 animation works.“This year saw another fantastic selection of works from artists across Asia and around the world, Our winning CAF films, as well as each selection for the Electronic Theater and Animation Theater screenings, showcase the latest innovative works from an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists. Our jury helped assemble an extraordinary collection of animated projects, including 35 animated shorts, commercials, and other works, that conference attendees can watch both in Tokyo and online. Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who took time to share their work with us.” Dan SartoChair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 CAF Award-Winning Projects BEST IN SHOW: Twenty Something!Twenty Something- Director: Aphton Corbin- Producer: Erik Langley- Production Company: Pixar Animation Studios- Country: USAIntro: Adulting can be hard. Some days you’re nailing it, while other days, you’re just a stack of kids hiding in a trench coat hoping no one notices. Gia finds herself in this exact scenario the night of her 21st birthday. This is a story about the insecurities of adulting and how we’re all just faking it ’till we make it. Produced as part of Pixar Animation Studios' SparkShorts Program.Twenty Something & Nona | Official Trailer BEST STUDENT PROJECT: Le Retour des Vagues- Directors: Manon Cansell, Alejandra Guevara Cervera, Edward Kurchevsky, Francisco Moutinho de Magalhães, Hortense Mariano- Producer: Moïra Marguin- School: Gobelins, L'École de L'Image- Country: France- Distributor: Miyu DistributionIntro: Coming back to his hometown in hopes of reconnecting with his past, a young man encounters the place completely stopped in time. Moving through the familiar streets, memories disorient him as he faces what he once left behind.Le Retour des Vagues | Trailer BEST STUDENT PROJECT: Les larmes de la Seine!Le Retour des Vagues- Directors: Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur- Producer: Carlos De Carvalho- School: Pôle 3D- Country: France Intro: October 17, 1961, "Algerian workers" take to the streets to protest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police prefecture.Les larmes de la Seine | Trailer JURY SPECIAL: Only a Child!Only a Child- Director: Simone Giampaolo- Producer: Gabriella de Gara- Production Company: Amka Films, RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera, SRG SSR- Country: United Kingdom, SwitzerlandIntro: Only a Child is a visual poem created by over 20 animation directors under the artistic supervision of Simone Giampaolo, which gives shape and color to the original words spoken by Severn Cullis-Suzuki at the UN Summit in Rio in 1992, a child’s desperate call to action for the future of our planet. An omnibus film celebrating the environmental youth movement 30 years in the making.Only a ChildSIGGRAPH Asia 2021 will take place at the Tokyo International Forum, Japan and online this 14 – 17 December. For more information on the program line-up for this hybrid edition, please visit https://sa2021.siggraph.org/en/attend.
SIGGRAPH Asia all set to reunite the Computer Graphics Community this December with its very first Hybrid edition
*Plans are underway to have a blend of in-person and virtual participants at the 14th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia*Tokyo, Japan, 11 August 2021 – SIGGRAPH Asia 2021’s in-person event in Tokyo, Japan is confirmed and will take place as planned from 14 – 17 December at the Tokyo International Forum. Japan has continued to hold business events and exhibitions throughout the year by adopting a wide variety of safe measures, hence our confidence in hosting SIGGRAPH Asia in a Hybrid format this year. In view of the evolving Covid-19 situation, the event organizers will also have a selected range of conference programs accessible online with networking opportunities for international attendees who may be unable to travel.!SA21 Hybrid - 930x250Some of the world’s leading brands such as Adobe Research, Amazon Web Services, Autodesk, Bandai Namco, Digital Hollywood University, FORUM8, IMAGICA GROUP, Khronos Group, PIXAR and SideFX have already confirmed their participation.“FORUM8 has participated in SIGGGRAPH Asia 2018 in Tokyo, 2019 in Brisbane, and 2020’s Virtual event as an exclusive platinum sponsor. We have the confidence in SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 and have once again committed our support early as the event’s platinum sponsor. SIGGRAPH Asia is the to-go Computer Graphics event in the region, and we definitely will not want to miss being a part of it!” says Yuji Ito, President of FORUM8 Co., Ltd.The event organizers are thrilled to announce that Toru Katsumoto, Executive Deputy President and CTO of Sony Group Corporation has been confirmed as an event Keynote speaker. Many more leading industry figures and experts will be announced in the near future. The conference programs’ call for submissions are ongoing and have also garnered very encouraging numbers as well. There will be ample cutting-edge content featured at the event.“The past 18 months has been a series of challenges and introspections for all of us, and I believe everyone is eager for in-person events to resume this year. Safety of all participants is our utmost concern, but with large-scale events in Tokyo like the Olympics going on safely, it is assuring to organizers and participants that the local event will be able to pull through. The only uncertainty at this moment is the number of international attendees that can join us physically due to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements,” shared Shuzo John Shiota, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Conference Chair.!SA21-Hybrid-Announcement-1080x1080 (FB.IG.LI)“With that beyond our control, we have decided to have a selected range of programs accessible online for our international attendees who may not be able to travel. With a team of very dedicated professionals working hard tirelessly, I am confident to bring forth an amazing hybrid edition for the community this December. We look forward to seeing you at the industry’s most anticipated reunion!” added Shuzo.More details on the program line-up and registration ticket prices will be revealed in August. Registration for the event will be open in September.To get the latest event updates, you can subscribe to the e-newsletter here.
Entry Deadline Extended for SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival
Great news - SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Computer Animation Festival (SACAF 2021) has extended the submission deadline to August 15, 2021! Coming to Tokyo, Japan December 14-17 as part of SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, SACAF 2021 will celebrate the vibrant, diverse, and inspiring world of computer animation. The Festival is looking for projects from Shorts, trailers and montages for film and TV, title sequences, game cinematics, broadcast graphics, motion graphics, music videos, commercials, PSAs, visualizations and simulations, VFX reels… if the project was animated and a computer was used in the production, creators can submit the project to the festival. And this is a kindly reminder that there are no submission fees – enter as many projects as you like.Join the festivities and help the festival honor the best in CG animation -- submit your latest projects in any of the following categories:- Computer Animated Shorts: Includes character animation, narrative works, experimental works, opening sequences, game cinematics, selections and/or montages of animated television series, new-media format.- Animated Feature Films: Selections and/or montages of computer animation created for animated feature films.- Music Videos: Commissioned and/or independent works that use any combination of computer animation, digital effects, and live action to illustrate, enhance, and/or complement a musical creation.- TV and Web Commercials: Advertisements created entirely or partially with computer animation and/or digital effects. This category also includes promotional spots, broadcast bumpers and graphics, and public service announcements.- Visualizations and Simulations: Computer animations created to explain, analyze, or visualize information for applications including scientific research, architecture, engineering, systems simulations, education, and documentary projects.- Visual Effects for Films and TV Programs: Selections and/or montages of visual effects created for live-action films and/or for television programs.- Real-Time Animation: Game, web, and mobile animations that are rendered in the same amount of time that it takes to play them back. Real-time technology demos are also encouraged! Real-time technology demos should be submitted to Real-Time Live!- Others: Computer Animations that do not fit in any of the above categories.- The extended submission deadline is now August 15, 2021. Visit the SACAF 2021 webpage for more information, including how to submit, submission rules and requirements, and an FAQ.Or, you can submit your work directly by logging into the SIGGRAPH Asia Submission System.Please share the news with your teammates, classmates, and colleagues - SACAF wants to see their work too!Remember: There is no entry fee, and you can enter as many projects as you like.Please share the news with your teammates, classmates, and colleagues - SACAF wants to see their work too!SIGGRAPH Asia 2021December 14-17, 2021 | TIF, Tokyo, Japan | SIGGRAPH**Asia | SIGGRAPH**Asia2021Source: SIGGRAPH Asia 2021
来年のSIGGRAPH Asia 2021は2021年12月14日から17日まで日本の東京国際フォーラムで再び開催されます。!SA21-Opening-Shuzo-(2)「2020年は狂気の一年でしたが、来年のこの時期までに、日本の東京で開催されるSIGGRAPH Asia 2021で、自由に旅行し、東京で会うことができるようになることを願っています。 SIGGRAPH Asia 2021のテーマは、ライブインタラクションが私たちのコンテキストに不可欠であり、テクノロジーの人間化が避けられなくなったため、「LIVE」です」とSIGGRAPH Asia2021カンファレンスチェアを務める塩田周三さんは述べていました。!SA21-Opening-Shuzo (3)塩田周三さんはまた、SIGGRAPH Asia 2021のキービジュアルであるデジタルウォーターフォールの背後にある意味を明らかにしました。これは、創造と破壊の継続的なサイクル、豊富なエネルギーと活気を象徴しています。これはまさに彼が2021年のイベントを想定した方法です。SIGGRAPH Asia 2021の詳細については https://sa2020.siggraph.org/en/ をご覧ください。
SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Will Be Held at Tokyo
Next year’s edition, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, will once again be held at the iconic Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan, from 14 – 17 December 2021.!SA21-Opening-Shuzo-(2)“It has been a crazy 2020, but I am hopeful that by this time next year, we should be able to freely travel and be able to meet each other physically at SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. The theme for SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 is ‘LIVE’ as live interactions is integral in our context, and the humanization of technologies has become unavoidable,” said Shuzo John Shiota, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Conference Chair.!SA21-Opening-Shuzo (3)Shuzo also revealed the meaning behind the SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 key visual – a digital waterfall – which symbolizes a continuous cycle of creation and destruction, abundance of energy and vibrancy. This is exactly how he envisioned the 2021 event to be.Visit http://sa2021.siggraph.org for more event details.
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