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Read it here first! View the latest from SIGGRAPH 2024, including roundups from the monthly SIGGRAPHITTI newsletter, news stories from SIGGRAPH and the worldwide press, and key announcements.

AND THE AWARD GOES TO…

Congratulations to the award-winning papers that took home the SIGGRAPH 2023 Technical Papers program Best Papers, Honorable Mentions, and the new ACM SIGGRAPH award, Test-of-Time! These papers were selected for their research prominence and new contributions toward the future of research. Get a closer look at the award-winning papers and honorable mentions, but first, watch…
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TAME FLYAWAYS WITH ADMM

Eager to learn what all the buzz is about? SIGGRAPH caught up with contributor Gilles Daviet to get a closer look at the research behind the SIGGRAPH 2023 Technical Paper "Interactive Hair Simulation on the GPU Using ADMM." Explore the challenges faced while handling hair simulation and why this team used ADMM in this fascinating…
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PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF RAY TRACING

What does the future of ray tracing look like for video games? In the latest episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2023 Real-Time Live! Chair Cem Yuksel chats with six ray-tracing professionals about how it compares to standard rasterization, how it has evolved, and what's next in gaming. Discover the world of ray tracing and the…
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GRAB THE METAVERSE BY THE HORNS

It's time to unlock the sense of touch in the virtual world! SIGGRAPH caught up with Pedro Lopes and Nicholas Colonnese — the speakers behind the SIGGRAPH 2022 Frontiers Talk: "Haptics: A Touch of the Metaverse." Take a look at how haptics can lead the way for a more immersive metaverse experience and what's next…
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HOUSTON, IT’S TIME FOR SIGGRAPH 2023

Blast off into the bold and imaginative future! In this episode of the SIGGRAPH Spotlight podcast, SIGGRAPH 2023 Electronic Theater Director Kalina Borkiewicz sits down with Jim Blinn and Dan Goods to discuss their experiences with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), what pop culture gets right about space exploration, and what's on the horizon for…
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VFX: THE CONNECTIVE TISSUE TO SUCCESS

Six VFX artists and directors of different talents came together to create something magical. Get to know the team behind the 11-time Academy Award-nominated film and SIGGRAPH 2022 Electronic Theater selection, "Everything Everywhere All At Once," including their handmade visual effects, distinguishing their multiverse, and how their friendship blossomed along the way. If you are…
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A RAY OF LIGHT … AND AI

The 1920s were a roaring time filled with parties, glamor, and the "Rayograph"! This approach to making photograms was also the inspiration behind Weidi Zhang's interactive AI artwork on "RAY." Get a behind-the-scenes look at the SIGGRAPH 2022 Best in Show Art Gallery installation, and, remember, a picture is worth a thousand words. Read More
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THE HEART OF SKETCHING

Abstraction can be challenging for artists, and even more so for machines. The creators behind SIGGRAPH 2022 Technical Paper "CLIPasso," an object-sketching method that can achieve different levels of abstraction, share the inspiration behind their research and how their work is different from traditional sketching methods. If you need advice on how to start your…
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THE EYES ARE THE WINDOWS TO SIGGRAPH

Artists, gather around! SIGGRAPH Spotlight's latest episode goes behind the scenes of "Imagraph" with creator Goki Muramoto and SIGGRAPH 2022 Art Gallery Chair Daria Tsoupikova. Hear what led Goki to focus on sight and the eyes, plus the inspiration behind this fascinating project.  Read More
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THE FUTURE IS SIGGRAPH

While SIGGRAPH looks ahead to celebrating its 50th conference, three SIGGRAPH “historians” — Dave Kasik, Mary Whitton, and Bonnie Mitchell — reflect on the past five decades while making bold predictions for the future of computer graphics and interactive techniques. SIGGRAPH 2023 Conference Chair Erik Brunvand leads this exciting podcast discussion as we start the…
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