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Viewing of SIGGRAPH’s 2008 Computer Animation Festival

by on Nov.01, 2008, under Miscellaneous

  • Part 1 — Wednesday – November 12th
  • Part 2 — Thursday – November 13th
Portland Community College, Cascade Campus
Registration 6:00 pm
Screening 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The Computer Animation Festival

Immerse yourself in two nights and over three hours of the best computer generated animation and visual effects of 2008 — a newly expanded extravaganza of curated screenings. These screenings were juried by a diverse group of industry professionals, selected from hundreds of submissions, and reflect the best of the submitted work of 2008. Renamed the SIGGRAPH 2008 | Computer Animation Festival, this event has been known for many years as The Electronic Theater.
Portland Community College, Cascade Campus
Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building,
Room 104
705 North Killingsworth Street
Portland, OR 97212
Limited Street Parking is available, Carpooling Recommended
This event is FREE to Cascade SIGGRAPH Chapter members;
$5.00 public;
Light refreshments will be served
Please RSVP to cascadesiggraph ( at ) gmail (dot) com
by November 10th
so that we can plan for attendance
Annual Cascade SIGGRAPH chapter membership may be purchased at the door:
$25 professionals, $18 for students.
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2007 Electronic Theater

by on Oct.20, 2007, under Miscellaneous

Friday, November 2, 2007
Doors open at 6pm
Show starts at 6:30pm
Join us for a great 2007-2008 season start with the Electronic Theater,
a film and video extravaganza featuring incredible technical imagery.
Oregon State University
Kelley Engineering Building, Room 1001
2500 NW Monroe Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330
Volunteers are needed.
If you can help, please contact the volunteer coordinator Michael Smith [volunteer (at) cascadesiggraph(dot) org] by
Cost: Free to Cascade SIGGRAPH Chapter members; $5.00 public;
Light appetizers will be available to attendees.
The Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter is grateful to OSU for the use of their facilities. Special thanks to Mike Bailey!
Featured Productions
The collection of 37 shorts were selected from over 600 submissions and juried at the recent International SIGGRAPH conference. The show takes us on a remarkable journey that combines trends in art and science with the best computer graphics depicting comedy, drama, romance, action, adventure, fantasy, science fiction and science fact. The following productions are included:
  • 300’s Liquid Battlefield – SCANLINE VFX (Germany)
  • Ark – Marcin Kobylecki, Grzegorz Jonkajtys, Producers (Poland)
  • Burning Safari – Gobelins, l’école de l’image (France)
  • Capturing and Animating Skin Deformation – Carnegie Mellon University (USA)
  • Children of Men – Framestore CFC (United Kingdowm)
  • Dreammaker (Trailer) – Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
  • En Tus Brazos – Supinfocom Valenciennes (France)
  • equilibrio – New York University (USA)
  • Formation of a Spiral Galaxy – National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
  • Game Technology 2007 – Playable Universal Capture 2007 Reel, Electronic Arts
  • A Gentlemen’s Duel – Blur Studio (USA)
  • Happiness Factory – PSYOP, Inc. (USA)
  • High Fashion in Equations – MIRALab, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • HP Hands “Paulo Coelho” – Motion Theory (USA)
  • Industrial Light & Magic 2007 – Industrial Light & Magic (USA)
  • The Itch – Bournemouth University (United Kingdom)
  • Lifted – Pixar Animation Studios (USA)
  • No Time For Nuts – Blue Sky Studios (USA)
  • NVIDIA Real-Time Graphics Research: The GeForce 8 Demo Suite – NVIDIA Corporation (USA)
  • Opening and Title Animations – (USA)
  • Portal – Valve Corporation (USA)
  • Raymond – The Mill (United Kingdom)
  • The Recent Future Robot: HELPER Z – Katsuyuki Suzuki (Japan)
  • Sears Tools “Arboretum” – Method Studios (USA)
  • SIGGRAPH 2007 Papers Preview – Microsoft Research (USA)
  • Spider-Man 3: VFX Highlights – Sony Pictures Imageworks (USA)
  • STORM – Digital Domain, Inc. (USA)
  • Surf’s Up: A Practical Guide to Making Waves – Sony Pictures Imageworks (USA)
  • swirl – Lee Griggs (United Kingdom)
  • Travelers: Snowball – Weta Digital Ltd. (New Zealand)
  • U2 and Green Day “The Saints Are Coming” – Sway Studio (USA)
  • A VFX Journey Through Pan’s Labyrinth With CafeFX – CafeFX, Inc. (USA)
  • Vigorsol: The Legend – The Moving Picture Company (United Kingdom)
  • World Trade Center – Double Negative (United Kingdom).
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SIGGRAPH 2005 Electronic Theatre

by on Nov.02, 2004, under Miscellaneous

Meeting Time: November 18, 2004, Thursday
6:30pm: Doors open
7pm 8:30pm: Presentation
Location: Hollywood Theatre
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland
For a map look at:
The energy and excitement of the annual SIGGRAPH conference, held in Los Angeles this past summer, will be brought directly to Portland on November 18th by screening the SIGGRAPH 2004 Electronic Theater.
About SIGGRAPHs 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 16 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.
Program includes:
  • Cortex Academy – 2:22
  • Rock the World – 2:35
  • Birthday Boy – 7:54
  • Bob and Sam: Episode 1 – 1:25
  • Rockfish – 8:28
  • Attack of the Note Sheep – 1:17
  • )Parenthhse( – 6:13
  • Annie & Boo – 2:00
  • Output-Sensitive Collision Processing for Reduced-Coordinate Deformable Models – 1:53
  • Gratuitous Goop – :55
  • The Edge of History – 2:36
  • El Desvan – 19:08
  • Frank – 1:45
  • PGi-13 – 4:00
  • Go to Sleep – 5:21
  • Ryan (an excerpt) – 7:47
Some pieces were left out for commercial licensing reasons.
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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