Detroit chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH presents
a Computer Graphics and Computer Animation Presentation with
Distinguished ACM Speaker: Judson Rosebush
Feb 27th 6 pm
@ Baker College of Clinton Township Student Center
34401 South Gratiot Avenue
Cost: $5 (Free for chapter members )
Topics: Computer Graphics, Visualization and Interactive Techniques
Few people are better qualified to talk about the use of computer graphics in advertising, feature film, and television than lecturer Judson Rosebush. This insider’s view presents the step-by-step process of how computer graphics and animation are designed and fabricated, how a commercial studio is organized, what hardware and software is employed, and how to estimate costs. Includes the history of the medium and and ongoing research being done in the field.
Presenter: ACM Distinguished Speaker Judson Rosebush
Join us for a Special Lecture series with Syd Wednesday, Sept. 19th.
California-based Syd Mead is a visual futurist and concept artist best known for his designs for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron. The exhibition ‘Syd Mead: Progressions’ features more than 50 original paintings spanning the artist’s celebrated five-decade career. Mead’s Toyota Lecture looks back on his half-century of envisioning the future.
Presented by Toyota and College for Creative Studies
460 W. BALTIMORE AVE.
DETROIT, MI 48202-4034
For more information Visit:
Syd Mead Presents Progressions
Toyota Lecture Series Presents Syd Mead
Detroit ACM SIGGRAPH will be touring Raleigh Michigan Studios in Pontiac on Wed. May 23rd from 6-7:30pm.**Note Date Change
The tour will be about an hour and a half, and we will run through how the studio came to be, what it can do, what productions it has worked with, etc. On our tour we will view the sound stages, hair and make up department, wardrobe department, screening rooms, visual effects and many other departments.
Registration is encouraged so we can anticipate how many plan on attending.
Cindy Sifonis shares her insights into the cognitive processes involved in creativity. Learn something about keeping those creative juices flowing.
Don’t miss out!
We are pleased to announce Open Screenings Night on Aug 29 2011.
Bring your digital media designs, animations, Web Content, demo reels, movie trailers, animation rigs, models etc. to present. If you want to demonstrate a cool technique, tool or software you can do that, too.
Open Screenings Night
Monday Aug 29th 2011
One ePrize Drive
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069
Google Map to ePrize
Eprize is kind of tucked away off the eastbound 696 service drive. If heading east on 696, take Woodward Ave exit, stay on service drive while crossing over Woodward. Turn right on Bermuda, then immediately turn right into the side street. Eprize will be the building just past the next side street (Barber Street).
Parking lot is accessible from Barber Street.
Arvell Malcolm Jones, noted Marvel and DC comics illustrator, TV and print Creative Art Director, Illustration instructor, and former VP of program development at Colors TV.
The Art Institute of Michigan
28125 Cabot Drive
Novi, MI 48377
Cost: $5 at the door
Free for SIGGRAPH members
Free for Art Institute of Michigan members
Also on tap-
- technology- Ideation and the I-PAD –
-tutorial- creating a cartoon vignette with Flash-
Friday, May 13 2011 6-9pm
Speaker Jim Jackson will discuss his animation career and share his work on the new animated feature film RIO. Jim shares his perspective as an animator of major releases from Rio to Lion King to Tron Evolution. Mr. Jackson also brings video game animation experience from his work as an EA Senior Lead Animator on a variety of Madden titles.
Exclusive to Detroit ACM SIGGRAPH members only:
6-7pm Meet & Greet with Jim Jackson
Next Wave Media Studio
950 Stephenson Hwy
Troy, MI Map
See the event posting here for more details.
On Monday, April 25th * 6-9pm
Melissa Patton will discuss her illustration process and Adobe Illustrator techniques. Website
Walter Lowe III will shares his work on a book illustration project. Website; LinkedIn Profile
One ePrize Drive
Pleasant Ridge, MI Map
Limited Open Screenings: Sign up now to reserve your spot to show your work. Limited screening time available.
Register for the Digital Illustration Presentation
* Members: free admission, plus 1 guest
* Non-Members: free only with pre-registration; $5 at the door
The Autodesk Animation Users Group Association is hosting and event “Lighting in 3D” with Marshal Ashton Friday Dec 3rd 2010. This Event will be held at 2-4:30pm in lab 1. The Troy
campus of ITT technical Institute is at 1522 E. Big Beaver Road Troy MI. You can call for directions 800 524-1800.
The event is Free and food will be served.
EMU Simulation, Animation and Gaming Program is to host a visual effects workshops Nov 22-23 2010.
Eastern Michigan University graduate Mark Welser, the digital crowd supervisor,for Oscar-winning Ryhthm & Hues Studios in California, will share his knowledge in a series of free workshops Nov. 22-23 at EMU’s College of Technology(Sill Hall). The one-hour sessions with Welser are free and open to the public.
For information, call 734-487-1161. Google Map location of Sill Hall
Monday, Nov. 22
9 a.m. – Visual Effects Overview
11 a.m. – 2D Post Production
1 p.m. – The 3D Camera.
3 p.m. – Character Rigging
Tuesday, Nov. 23
9 a.m. – Digital Crowds
11 a.m. – Scene Lighting/Open Forum
Among Welser’s film credits are: The Chronicles of Narnia, Night at the Musuem, Evan Almightly, Land of the Lost, Marmaduke, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Elf, The Ring and Stuart Little.
“This is a rare opportunity to have such a talented individual like Mark visit EMU and share his expertise with the community,”
Parking Suggestions:There is paid parking ($3.00) in Lowell at East Campus Drive and also at College Place and West Forrest.
For information, call 734-487-1161.
Sponsored by EMU College of Technology