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Dec 1, 2016 Event

by on Nov.10, 2016, under Events, Site Updates

The SIGGRAPH 2016 COMPUTER ANIMATION FESTIVAL Traveling Show

with Emily Hsu

SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival Traveling Show with Emily Hsu

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the including outstanding achievements in animated feature and short films, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, game excerpts, and much more. Since 1999, several works originally presented have been nominated for or have received a Best Animated Short Academy Award.

Emily Hsu, Production Sessions Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017 will speak about the CAF 2016 Traveling Show, some of the shorts, and submitting work to the festival.

Logistics:

  • Date: Thursday, December
  • Time: registration starts at 6:00, speaker at 6:30, then the screening
  • Place: PCC Cascade Moriarty Arts Auditorium (MAHB room 104), 705 N Killingsworth St., Portland Oregon
  • Tickets: available at EventBrite or at the door
    • Free for current SIGGRAPH chapter members (join now) and PCC multimedia club members
    • $4.00 (Discounted for) ASIFA members, Laika staff, students and affiliates
    • $9.00 General Public
  • Transportation: parking available on the street and in lots: parking and mass transit recommended. See map.

Playlist: the Traveling Computer Animation Festival includes:

  • Accidents, Blunders, and Calamities — James Cunningham
  • Alike — Daniel Martinez Lara
  • Glass Half — Blender Foundation
  • Tea Time — Thomas Bourret, et al.
  • Tokyo Cosmo — Takahiro Miyauchi
  • Citipati — Andreas Feix
  • Solar Superstorms — NCSA
  • League of Legends Project Overdrive — Axis Animation
  • Mafia III — Blur Studio
  • Shell V-Power “Shapeshifter” — Framestore CFC
  • Behind the Magic: Warcraft — Industrial Light & Magic
  • Behind the Magic: Marvel’s Captain America Civil War — Industrial Light & Magic
  • Les Marmottes Mariachi — Le Groupe Mikros Image
  • None of That — Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Escargore — Media Design School
  • Crabe-Phare, Gaetan Borde, et al.
  • Borrowed Time — Quorum Films, LLC
  • Cosmos Laundromat — Blender Foundation

Running time: approximately 90 minutes

About the Speaker

Emily Hsu is the Production Sessions Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles (July 30 – August 3, 2017). She also happens to have a day job here in the Pacific Northwest as a Production Coordinator at LAIKA in Hillsboro, Oregon. Emily started out in the industry as a Recruiting Intern at PDI/DreamWorks, where she first learned about SIGGRAPH when half the company seemed to be out of the office during the week of the conference! The following year, she decided to join the fun and see what it was all about as a Student Volunteer for SIGGRAPH 2010 and quickly fell in love with the conference and all it had to offer, eventually volunteering more time as a Team Leader, a Subcommittee member, and now a Committee Chair. A graduate of UC Berkeley, she holds dual degrees in Business Admin and Film & Media Studies. Before becoming a proud member of the LAIKA team, she also had work experiences at companies including Pixar, Allied-THA, Sony DADC, and CBS Radio’s 99.7 NOW.

About the Local Chapter

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH serves the needs of local computer graphics industry professionals and students; to promote an increased knowledge of the educational, artistic, and scientific applications of modern technology for graphics; to enhance communication between persons in the field, that have an interest in aspects computer graphics. For more information on Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH and membership, visit the Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH:

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October 23, 2014 Event

by on Sep.30, 2014, under Events

2014 Computer Animation Festival 

IntuosPro MWacom IntuosPro M tablet giveway! Register now to attend the CAF and be entered in a drawing for a free Wacom Tablet. Must be present and registered to win. Wacom will be attending with a hands-on work station where you can try their latest products.

Screening Information
SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 6:30 pm; Registration starts at 6:00 pm; PCC’s Cascade Moriarty Arts Building Auditorium room 104 (see local map) Tickets http://cascadesiggraphoct2014.eventbrite.com; Trailer http://youtu.be/Hmmlsx7rZHUContact cascadesiggraph@gmail.com or 503-367-1522.

Admission
Members are always free; General Public tickets are $9.00;  students and affiliates enjoy a $5.00 discount with ID for a reduced price of $4.00. See information at the ticketing page: Eventbrite.

Local Map
PCC parking map

Map of PCC Cascade campus parking for MAHB Auditorium

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2006 Electronic Theater

by on Sep.21, 2006, under Miscellaneous

Thursday, September 21, 2006
Doors open at 6pm
Show starts at 6:30pm
Join us for our first meeting of the season!
Click Here for a Full Description of the Event
PCC Cascade Campus
Moriarty Arts & Humanities Building
705 N. Killingsworth (and Albina)
Portland, OR 97217
Please RSVP to cascadesiggraph ( at ) gmail.com by September 19
so that we can plan for attendance.
PCC is providing FREE PARKING for all Electronic Theater attendees.
We suggest parking in PCC designated lots only located off of Albina St.
(one block North of Killingsworth).
Directions and a map can be found on the web at: http://www.pcc.edu/about/locations/cascade/
Cost: Free to Cascade SIGGRAPH Chapter members; $5.00 public; complimentary pizza will be available
Featured Productions
The collection of 37 shorts were selected from over 600 submissions and juried at the recent International SIGGRAPH conference. The highly-acclaimed showcase of amazing computer graphics and special effects shorts from around the world offers insight on future trends in films, commercials and scientific visualization.
  • 458nm — Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
  • A Great Big Robot From Outer Space Ate My Homework — Vancouver Film School (Canada)
  • Brush — Boumermouth University (United Kingdom)
  • Bubble Girl — PSYOP, Inc. (USA)
  • The Building — Gobelins L’Ecole de L’Image (France)
  • Carlitopolis — ENSAD (France)
  • Dairy Crest “Cityside” — Framestore CFC (United Kingdom)
  • Discord: metal and meat — North Michigan University (USA)
  • Doll Face — (USA)
  • “Everyone’s Hero” — IDT Entertainment (USA)
  • Flow — Scanline Production (Germany)
  • Foster’s Australia “Big Ad” — Animal Logic (Australia)
  • Growth by Aggregation 2 (the Utah variation) — (USA)
  • Guinness “noitulovE” — Framestore CFC (United Kingdom)
  • ILM 2006 — Industrial Light & Magic (USA)
  • The Inner Life of the Cell (excerpt) — XVIVO LLC (USA)
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Puppets – 12 Interstitials — Gagné International Inc. LLC, Viacom Inc. (USA)
  • Into Pieces — (Brazil)
  • King Kong — Weta Digital Ltd (New Zealand)
  • King Kong: “In a New York Minute” — Weta Digital Ltd (New Zealand)
  • Monster Farm 5 Circus Caravan — Digital Media Lab. Inc. (Japan)
  • Monster House: There Goes the Neighborhood — Sony Pictures Imageworks (USA)
  • Monster Samurai — Sprite Animation Studios (USA)
  • My Date From Hell — Institute of Animation, Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg (Germany)
  • Noggin — Brigham Young University (USA)
  • One Man Band — Pixar Animation Studios (USA)
  • One Rat Short (Best of Show) — Charlex, Inc. (USA)
  • Open Season, Separating the Trees From the Forest — Sony Picture Imageworks (USA)
  • Racing Beats — Institute of Animation, Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg (Germany)
  • Rexona “Go Wild” — Framestore CFC (United Kingdom)
  • Robin Hood Flour — Giving – Red Rover Studios (Canada)
  • Toohey’s “War of the Appliances” — Animal Logic (Australia)
  • Toyota “Meteor” — Method (USA)
  • Tread Softly — Camegie Mellon University (USA)
  • Vodafone “Mayfly” — Passion Pictures (United Kingdom)
  • Warhammer: Mark of Chaos Intro Cinematic — Digic Pictures (Hungary)
  • Wojna — Institute of Animation, Filmakademie Baden- Württemberg (Germany)
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SIGGRAPH 2003 Electronic Theater

by on Nov.10, 2003, under Miscellaneous

The energy and excitement of the annual SIGGRAPH conference, held in San Diego this past summer, will be brought directly to Portland this November by screening the SIGGRAPH 2003 Electronic Theater.
Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, Oregon and Southwest Washington’s local SIGGRAPH chapter, will hold a special screening of the 2003 Electronic Theater Program at Laurelhurst Theater in Portland, Oregon. Food and drink are available for purchase inside the theater and can be taken into the theater. Because alcohol will be served, attendance will be limited to those who are at least 21 years old.
About SIGGRAPH’s Electronic Theater
Each year, the annual SIGGRAPH conference includes one internationally recognized showcase of the best computer graphics achievements from around the world. The Electronic Theater contains a selection of 26 juried works from a voluminous 635 submissions. The pieces were selected based on extremely high standards of creative and technical excellence.
The Electronic Theater is the world’s most prestigious film and video extravaganza, showcasing dazzling and innovative imagery in invited and submitted works selected by a distinguished jury of computer graphics experts and specialists. The works selected for this year’s Computer Animation Festival take us on a remarkable journey that combines the talent and brilliance of the current and future trends in art and science with the very best imagery depicting comedy, drama, romance, action, adventure, fantasy, science fiction, and science fact.
Always a highlight, the Electronic Theater melds art with the latest trends in hardcore computing. It’s the place to spot future trends in films and commercials.
This and other SIGGRAPH meetings are free to members, $5.00 fee at the door for
non-members. Membership can be purchased at the door for $25.00 ($18.00 for students).
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