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Recent Blog Posts in August 2009

  • SIGGRAPH High Points

    Posted By Barbara Robertson

    The good thing about SIGGRAPH in N. O. is that the people who went were the hard core - some of the most brilliant people in CG. Loved that SIGGRAPH gave back to the community, integrated music & sound into the conference, and brought back ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH High Points" »

    August 10, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(1)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #6

    Posted By Ashley Marie Samour

    I am a rising sophomore at the Miami International University of Art and Design. My focus is VFX and Motion Graphics along with 3D Animation. My passion for these artistic disciplines seems to grow each day as I enter a classroom or begin a new ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #6" »

    August 10, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #7

    Posted By Amanda Young

    Wednesday/Thursday/Friday Tuesday evening marked the end of the Fjorg adventure, and from then on the room next to the Geek Bar Voodoo Lounge was transformed into Gamejam. Gamejam, being an entirely different beast than Fjorg, required different ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #7" »

    August 10, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #8

    Posted By Ashley Marie Samour

    SIGGRAPH IS A WORLD OF IT’S OWN I am a rising sophomore at the Miami International University of Art and Design. My focus is VFX and Motion Graphics along with 3D Animation. My passion for these artistic disciplines seems to grow each day as I enter ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #8" »

    August 10, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • CGTalk Meetup

    Posted By Josh Corken

    Every year CGSociety's forums decide to pull together at SIGGRAPH and plan an event to plug the user names from the forums to the real life faces. Not everyone uses their face as an avatar. Actually, come to think of it, a lot of the users decide to ... Continue reading "CGTalk Meetup" »

    August 6, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #5

    Posted By Elana Kopelevich

    Having been born a time when it is common knowledge that the world is round and not flat, it seems absurd to think otherwise. It seems that the most genius developments in history are the ones that seem the most obvious to us in hindsight. Naturally, ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #5" »

    August 6, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #4

    Posted By Elana Kopelevich

    Although, the conference didn't officially begin until Monday, CGW was kind enough to present student volunteers with an exclusive panel of speakers discussing their work and giving advice about the industry on Sunday night. Aside from the bitterly ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #4" »

    August 6, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #3

    Posted By Elana Kopelevich

    Pixar's latest short, Partly Cloudy, was yet another cinematic masterpiece from the company that can do no wrong. You may be surprised to learn that Peter Sohn, although he had worked in at Pixar for nine years, was a first time director with this ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #3" »

    August 6, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans

    Posted By Joshua B. Corken

    Well, to be honest it's not small at all. The Special Interest Group on GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques, shortened to SIGGRAPH for obvious reasons, got its start in 1974 and has grown to see attendance numbers rise to 40,000 people. That's a lot ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans" »

    August 5, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #2

    Posted By Estefanía Martínez González

    pedritaatsiggraph.wordpress.com Confessions from outer space WOW!!! Amazing experience the first day at SIGGRAPH 2009 in New Orleans!! Have you heard this before? Yes. I’m sure that I am not the first person in saying that, but I am also pretty sure ... Continue reading " Student Volunteer Blog #2" »

    August 5, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Student Volunteer Blog #1

    Posted By Amanda Young

    Monday and Tuesday Smiling faces, giddy laughter and the occasional, “FJORG!” fill the New Orleans convention center walls as soon as one walks through the promising glass doors. Exhibitors rush to their booths, speakers hurry to their respective ... Continue reading "Student Volunteer Blog #1" »

    August 5, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • What NOT to Do at Siggraph New Orleans

    Posted By Josh Corken

    Planning to travel to New Orleans soon, are you here for SIGGRAPH, or have you ever been to the Big Easy? Well, whatever the case, these are things that you should not do or just keep in mind while you are here. All tips and tricks are provided by ... Continue reading "What NOT to Do at Siggraph New Orleans" »

    August 2, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)