Preview the latest in animation and research.
Preview the latest in animation and research.
 
15 June 2021
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LIGHTS. CAMERA. ELECTRONIC THEATER.

Pop your popcorn and gather your closest animation-fan friends. The SIGGRAPH 2021 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater lineup is live! Check out this guide for everything you need to know about the full show, including the trailer, selection highlights, and how to watch. Plus, for the first time ever, the show will be available in two versions. Preview what's to come when the Electronic Theater premieres to ticketholders on Monday, 9 August. 
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IT'S TRAILER TIME

It's time to get a glimpse of the immersive storytelling you will experience at SIGGRAPH 2021. The VR Theater trailer is live! Celebrate the evolution of virtual reality stories with these short-form narratives that excel in innovative and inspiring storytelling. Watch the trailer for your first look at this year's world-class showcase of the best in immersive.
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ADD EDUCATION TO YOUR CALENDAR
There's still time to access virtual education from Walt Disney Animation Studios' Rajesh Sharma. Join us for two complimentary SIGGRAPH Frontiers Interactions courses, Machine Learning and Neural Networks and Introduction to Ray Tracing. Course events take place 17 and 18 June. Plus, on 21 June, join Dr. Kate Compton for a livestreamed session on creating tiny chatbots and how they tell stories. Registration is not required, and you can catch up with all sessions on YouTube. Learn more.

BOUNDARY-BREAKING RESEARCH

SIGGRAPH is known for its industry-advancing research, and Technical Papers contributors Jason Peng and Edward Ma share how their work on adversarial imitation learning helps overcome the fundamental challenge in computer animation of developing procedural methods that automatically synthesize natural behaviors for simulated characters. 
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STOCK UP ON SIGGRAPH MERCH
SIGGRAPH 2021 swag is now available for purchase. Wear your SIGGRAPH pride with a conference logo T-shirt, and add this year's lapel pin to your collection. Plus, your coffee will taste that much better in a SIGGRAPH 2021 mug or water bottle. 
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INTERVIEW WITH AN INDUSTRY ICON

In the latest episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2021 Retrospective Chair Andres Burbano sits down with industry icon Alvy Ray Smith. Explore computer graphics history as Smith shares a deep dive into his upcoming book, "A Biography of the Pixel," and listen in for hints about the SIGGRAPH 2021 Retrospective program. 
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