Shuttle Imagery at NASA

Come and Join the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Brad Lawerence presents “Shuttle Imagery at NASA: Past and Present” at the Masonic Lounge on May 5th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
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 DATE:

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

 TIME:

 7:30 pm

 COST:

None

LOCATION:


101 SE 1st Ave
Dania, FL 33004
CLICK HERE FOR

ROOM:

 Eureka North Shore Lodge No 269

Free Parking available

 

    • Brad Lawrence,Dylan Brad has been involved with Computer Graphics for the last three decades, from doing freelance work for clients to visualization of projects at NASA. Brad is currently the Advanced Visualization Engineer at Vencore, where he currently is helping design an Operational Imagery System to support the Space Launch System at the Kennedy Space Center. Prior to Vencore, Brad was the Computer Science Lead at United Space Alliance, where he oversaw the NASA Image Analysis Facility, Kennedy’s Advanced Visualization Environments Lab and a Motion Capture Studio. Brad is also an active and long standing ACM SIGGRAPH member.

 

 

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Disney’s Zootopia “Environment Creation”

Feb 29, 2016 Meeting

 

All ACM SIGGRAPH members have been invited to attend free of charge a presentation on the Disney Feature Animated Film, Zootopia.  The focus of the talk is on environment
creation from Art Director, Matthias Lechner.

  • Please park to the northwest section of the FAU Davie campus near
    College Ave and the baseball field
  • See Below

 DATE:

Monday, February 29 2016

 TIME:

12 Noon (ends at 1 pm with a Q&A to follow)

   Cost:

ACM SIGGRAPH members have been invited to attend, free of charge

LOCATION:

 3200 College Ave
 Davie, FL 33314

Building:

Florida Atlantic University’s Davie campus, Liberal Arts Building, Auditorium LA
   http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/maps/DavieMap.pdf
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Electronic Theater 2015 Screening

Come and Support the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH for our Winter Computer Animation Festival 2015 Screening at the FAU Davie Campus Davie West Bldg Room 103 on  January 21st, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free!
We will conclude at 8:30 pm and meet afterwards to network at a nearby local Venue.

SIGGRAPH 2015 : Computer Animation Festival Preview Trailer   SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 42th year as the world’s leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents outstanding achievements through four different programs running over four-days. SIGGRAPH 2015 brings together thousands of computer graphics professionals.

 DATE:

Thursday, January 21 2016

 TIME:

 7:00 pm  to 8:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm

   Cost:

None. We have generous support from the FAU School of Communication.

LOCATION:

 3200 College Ave
 Davie, FL 33314

Room:

FAU Davie Campus Davie West Bld Room 103.

We are located in ‘BC 90′ on this map.http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/maps/DavieMap.pdf

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 selects outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.

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South Florida Global Game Jam 2016

The Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH will be hosting this year’s 48 hour Global Game Jam in sunny south Florida at Digital Media Arts College on January 29 to 31, 2016.January23th2015webhalfpage

 DATE:

Friday, January 29th  to Sunday 31, 2016

 TIME:

 5:00 pm Friday to 5:00 pm Sunday

 COST:

None. We have generous support from Digital Media Art College. RSVP space is Limited.

LOCATION:

 5400 Broken Sound Blvd
 Boca Raton, FL 33387
CLICK HERE FOR

ROOM:

 Green Screen / Art Room

Free Parking available in front of the campus.  Once Inside, Head to the Green Screen Room.

Last year Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and FGDA hosted a successful Global Game Jam here in Boca Raton and are back for round 3.

 

The Game Jam is open to everyone interested in creating games, whether you are a beginner, hobbyist, professional game developer., etc. You can make any type of game at the Jam, no one is limited to just creating video games. Attendance is free, and raffles during the event.

We are glad to have David Vega , Technical Artist at Rockstar Games and Fort Lauderdale SIGGRAPH Chapter Leader, as our local keynote speaker for the Global Game Jam to kickoff  on Friday. David will be sharing his experience about transitioning from student to an industry professional !

    • David Vega,Dylan  Resident “pythonista” for the Rockstar Games NYC Office. After graduating from the Computer Animation program Full Sail University in 2011, he moved back South Florida, worked as freelancer while sharpening his rigging and scripting skills and became involved with SIGGRAPH. He has now turned from Floridian to New Yorker to go give Triple A work a try while still coming back to South Florida to help enrich the local computer graphics scene.
    • Parking is free at the venue and participants will receive guest passes to access the Campus for the duration of the Jam . Everyone attending will be required to sign a Liability Waiver when they arrive on site at the event (if they are under 18 a parent or guardian will need to sign the document)

TO RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Game-Developers/events/218779443/

What will I need for the GGJ 2016?

  • Any supplies/materials you will need to create your game. Laptops, paper, pencils, etc.
  • Open Source and free-to-use software will be available at the Game Jam. Extended trial licenses for MODO will be available to participants courtesy of the Foundry.
  • Sleeping bags, Inflatable mattress, blankets, etc. if you plan to stay overnight. We encourage people to sleep at least 4 hours during the event.
  •  Food, especially for those working late at night. There are Vending Machines on the premise and restaurants nearby but it is better to come prepared.
  • A group of friends is nice but not required, teams will be formed during the event.
  • Most importantly , You !

 

In Collaboration with:

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Digital Media Arts CollegeFounded over a decade ago, Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is designed to mold your creativity and test your artistic skills as it readies you for an ever-changing industry where trends come and go and competition is steadily increasing.

 Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.

Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.

 

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3D Design and World Building for VR, AR, and Immersive Storyworlds

Come and Join the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Larry Rosenthal presents 3D Design and World Building for VR, AR, and Immersive Storyworlds at Delray Tech Space on July 24th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

July2015headerimage The evening will include a presentation on many of the methods and tools that focus on 3D Design and World Building that Cube3 has been involved with over the years in areas like TV, Games, and Websites. Before and after the presentation there will be opportunities to network with other attendees.

Meet the Artist: Larry RosenthalLarry Roesnthal has over two decades of experience as a leader in the area of virtual worlds , transmedia creation, social games, online 3D, and Design for both entertainment and corporate media uses. Over the years LarryR/Cube3 has worked with both media content makers and tool makers creating products, properties and services and then forming communities and ecosystems around them. Clients and Licensor’s of his original media content and designs include, Sony, CBS, AOL, Fox, Showtime, DC Comics, Ubisoft, Paramount and ABC. Delray Tech Space

Delray Tech Space is a non profit coworking and event space focused on technology classes and training.

 DATE:

July 24th, 2015

 TIME:

 7:00 pm  to 10:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm

   Cost:

None. We have the generous support from the Delray Tech Space

   RSVP:

Delray Tech Space Meetup Page

LOCATION:

Delray Tech Space
1405 North Congress Ave Suite 5, Delray Beach FL 33445
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Electronic Theater Asia 2014 Screening

Come and Support the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH for our spring Computer Animation Festival 2014 Asia Electronic Theater Screening at the NEW (Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex) Magic  on June 9th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is free! We will conclude at 9:00 pm and meet afterwards to network at a nearby local Venue.

SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 : Computer Animation Festival Preview Trailer

 

This is the preview trailer of the SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Computer Animation Festival program. Asia’s premier computer animation festival that attendees look forward to, showcasing an international collection of the year’s best works. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents the most creative works of the year in daily Animation Theater and Electronic Theater screenings. Selections include outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.

  • The chapter meeting will be held in the same building and place as the 2013, 2014,  and upcoming  2015 Mia Animation Conference for those of you that have attend that conference.

 DATE:

Tuesday, June 9 2015

 TIME:

 7:00 pm  to 9:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm

   Cost:

None. We have generous support from the Miami Dade College.

LOCATION:

 Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus -Building 8
 300 NE 2nd Ave  Miami, FL 33132

There is Parking on NE 2nd Avenue between 5th and 6th streets and at the(Building 7 parking garage). Passes will be issued to park in the garage for building 7.

 Please go to 5th St between 1st and 2nd Ave NE across of the Fire Station  and upon arrival a garage parking passes will be issued. The event name is “SIGGRAPH at MAGIC“. A campus map has been provided on the link below.

Campus Map:

 Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus

The “MAGIC” Complex is Building 8 on this mapMDC-Wolfson-Campus-Map

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 selects outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.

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After Effects 2D Character Animation Workshop

Come and Join  the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Richard Christian presents an After Effects 2d Character Rigging and Animation Essentials Workshop on  Tuesday April 14th, 2015  at 7:00 p.m.  March2015headerimage About the  Presentation:

In this workshop you will learn how to bring vector and 2D characters like this little Yeti dude to life for your personal and professional projects in my 2D Character Rigging & Animation Essentials workshop with Fort Lauderdale SIGGRAPH Chapter. We’ll cover character setup with null object parenting for fk, ik with puppet tools and the free Duik plugin, setting up lip synch and facial controls with expressions and pre-comps and other neat tricks.

What will I need for this workshop ?

  •  A laptop with Affect Effects
  • Example file and plugins will be made available

Meet the Artist:

richie Richard Christian is an Independent Multimedia Generalist Artist of several disciplines including After Effects motion graphics and animation, Digital compositing, 3D modeling and animation, game design, stop motion animation, 2D design, traditional art, and digital photography, video and photo editing.  He works in South Florida teaching seasonal animation courses at Coral Springs Museum of Art and creating a variety of commercial 2D and 3D motion graphic content. He has worked on projects for national brands such as The Sales Huddle Group, National Gift Card, and Gables Residential and recently started designing for augmented reality app Aurasma animating yearbook covers for Yearbook 3D and compositing proposal renderings for Taptl transparent touchscreen displays. In addition, he also serves the South Florida digital community as Director of Social Media for the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH chapter.  His favorite subjects are science and biological animation along with character animation.

After the Meeting we might as well take advantage of one of the nearby Venues for social networking .Bring your Business Cards and see you there!

DATE:                                  Tuesday April 14, 2014  
TIME:                                   7:00 pm  Presentation Begins
Cost:                                    None. We have generous support from                                                                  the FAU School of Communication.
LOCATION:     FAU Davie Campus
                                                                3200 College Ave
                                                                Davie, FL 33314
                                                                 Map it
“Digital Media Lab Room Liberal Arts Bldg. Rm 415 B”We are located in ‘BC 49′ on this map.http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/maps/DavieMap.pdf

Those of you who are not FAU or current BC staff/students will need a temporary parking pass.

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South Florida Game Jam @ DMAC

The Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and Florida Game Developers Association will be co-hosting this year’s 48 hour Global Game Jam in sunny south Florida at Digital Media Arts College on January 23 to 25, 2015.January23th2015webhalfpage

 DATE:

Friday, January 23 rd  to Sunday 25, 2015

 TIME:

 5:00 pm Friday to 5:00 pm Sunday

 COST:

None. We have generous support from Digital Media Art College. RSVP space is Limited.

LOCATION:

 5400 Broken Sound Blvd
 Boca Raton, FL 33387
CLICK HERE FOR

ROOM:

 Green Screen / Art Room

Free Parking available in front of the campus.  Once Inside, Head to the Green Screen Room.

Last year FGDA hosted a successful Global Game Jam here in Boca Raton and are back for another round.

  This year we are teaming up with Florida Game Developers Association, DMAC (Digital Media Art College), and the Foundry to bring together art and science under one roof to create amazing games with everyone around the world.

The Game Jam is open to everyone interested in creating games, whether you are a beginner, hobbyist, professional game developer., etc. You can make any type of game at the Jam, no one is limited to just creating video games. Attendance is free, and raffles during the event.

We are glad to have local indie developers Andy and Dylan from Jupiter Lighthouse as our local keynote speakers for the Global Game Jam to kickoff  on Friday. Both are industry veterans from the Video Game and Software Development industries respectively who have come back home to South Florida to create their own games !

Free training in 3D and coding will be provided by both Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and FGDA on January 9th and 16th, all leading up to the Game Jam for those interested in making video games. They will take place at the North Boynton Hack Lab, starting at 7 pm both days. You can RSVP to these events through FGDA’s meetup page, here for the 9th and here for the 16th.

    • Dylan Engelman,Dylan a The programming half of Jupiter Lighthouse Studio.Self taught developer who landed his first job 3 months after writing first line of code. Sharpened his skills on business software and web services while developing games as a hobby on the weekends. The stability and lucrative nature of writing business software was great, but the desire to create what you love is far more rewarding.Parking is free at the venue and participants will receive guest passes to access the school for the duration of the Jam.
    • AndrewAndrew Hilderbrand, The art & design half of Jupiter Lighthouse Studio.Industry veteren with 7+ years of experience. He has gone from garage start-up to the the world’s leading videogame company and back again. Triple A work was amazing, but the lure of smaller production ultimately won out. He is heavily influenced by South Florida & PS1 era graphics.

 

  • Greg Brown Digital Artist for the Foundry, will be onsite during the Game Jam to help users create 3D content for the games. He has worked in Advertising as a 3D artist for 5 years and as a freelance Character Modeler for 8.  Greg has produced work for variety of high profile brands during his time at Alter, including Coors, Mcdonalds, Corona, Bacardi, Hersheys, Cox Cable and many others.  He currently lives in Chicago, Il and spends his days serving up fresh, hot Modo goodness…

Parking is free at the venue and participants will receive guest passes to access the Campus for the duration of the Jam . Everyone attending will be required to sign a Liability Waiver when they arrive on site at the event (if they are under 18 a parent or guardian will need to sign the document)

TO RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Game-Developers/events/218779443/

What will I need for the GGJ 2015?

  • Any supplies/materials you will need to create your game. Laptops, paper, pencils, etc.
  • Open Source and free-to-use software will be available at the Game Jam. Extended trial licenses for MODO will be available to participants courtesy of the Foundry.
  • Sleeping bags, Inflatable mattress, blankets, etc. if you plan to stay overnight. We encourage people to sleep at least 4 hours during the event.
  •  Food, especially for those working late at night. There are Vending Machines on the premise and restaurants nearby but it is better to come prepared.
  • A group of friends is nice but not required, teams will be formed during the event.
  • Most importantly , You !

 

In Collaboration with:

 

The Florida Game Developer Association is a non profit organization Est. In 2006. The FGDA currently have three chapters and are starting a fourth In Orlando in early 2015. Our mission is to promote the advancement of the computer sciences through Interactive Media Development, ( Game Design & Development).

 

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The Foundry is a global software company headquartered in London, with offices inManchester, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

 

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Digital Media Arts CollegeFounded over a decade ago, Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is designed to mold your creativity and test your artistic skills as it readies you for an ever-changing industry where trends come and go and competition is steadily increasing.

 Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.

Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.

 

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Electronic Theater 2014 Screening

Come and Support the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH for our Fall Computer Animation Festival 2014 Screening at the FAU Davie Campus Student Union Bldg Room 105 on  November 06th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free!
We will conclude at 8:00 pm and meet afterwards to network at a nearby local Venue.

SIGGRAPH 2014 : Computer Animation Festival Preview Trailer   SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 41th year as the world’s leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents outstanding achievements through four different programs running over four-days. SIGGRAPH 2014 brings together thousands of computer graphics professionals.

 DATE:

Thursday, November 06 2014

 TIME:

 6:30 pm  to 8:00 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm

   Cost:

None. We have generous support from the FAU School of Communication.

LOCATION:

 3200 College Ave
 Davie, FL 33314

Room:

FAU Davie Campus Student Union Bldg Room 105.

We are located in ‘BC 54′ on this map.http://www.fau.edu/facilities/osua/maps/DavieMap.pdf

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 selects outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.

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Game Jam @ Hack Lab North Boynton

Come and Join  the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and the Florida Game Developer Group for the 48 Hour Game Jam @ Hack Lab North Boynton   on  November 14th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. gamejam2014

 DATE:

Friday November 14 to 16, 2014

 TIME:

 Friday 7:00 pm  to Sunday 7:00 pm

   Cost:

Nada ! This event is free for anyone to attend. *Each participant must bring their own computer/laptop to participate

LOCATION:

The Hack Lab @ North Boynton
3491 High Ridge Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33463
  RSVP Link:
 http://www.meetup.com/Game-Developers/events/201343922/

About the Presentation:

  • Take your passion for games to the next level ! We are bringing together gaming enthusiasts, students, programmers, artists, and industry professionals under one roof to develop a game form scratch in just 48 hours. Experience what it takes to design a game, animate 3D characters, code the brains of the AI and more in a team environment. This event is open to all skill levels, software necessary for creating video games will be available but each participant is responsible for bringing their own computer/laptop. Ready, Set, Game !

In Collaboration with:

  • The Florida Game Developer Association is a non profit organization Est. In 2006. The FGDA currently have three chapters and are starting a fourth In Orlando in early 2015. Our mission is to promote the advancement of the computer sciences through Interactive Media Development, ( Game Design & Development).

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  • Hack Lab @ North Boynton is building a not-for-profit creative workshop here in North Boynton Beach! Our mission is to offer a sharable facility that is suitably equipped to conduct engineering projects, design experiments, and practical discovery within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. .
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