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Stay up to date with the latest from SIGGRAPH 2021, including stories from the ACM SIGGRAPH Blog, unique conversations on the SIGGRAPH Spotlight podcast, and news stories from worldwide press.


SIGGRAPH 2021 is just a few weeks away! Before you log on to the virtual conference, get a snapshot of the awe-inspiring innovations in computer graphics, animation, visual effects, machine learning, immersive realities, real-time, and more that you will experience throughout the conference.  Read More

Lights. Camera. Electronic Theater.

Pop your popcorn and gather your closest animation-fan friends. The SIGGRAPH 2021 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater lineup is live! Check out this guide for everything you need to know about the full show, including the trailer, selection highlights, and how to watch. Plus, for the first time ever, the Read More

Get a Taste of Technical Papers

The Technical Papers trailer has arrived and you can stream the exclusive sneak peek! Preview what’s to come at SIGGRAPH 2021, and complete your registration now to get your hands on the latest cutting-edge advances in computer graphics this August. Read More

Stay in the ‘Loop’

Keep up with the latest in inclusive innovation and go behind the scenes of Pixar Animation Studios’ “Loop,” a short film produced by two standout women featuring the journey of a non-verbal, autistic girl and a chatty boy learning from each other’s experiences. Enjoy more show-stopping Computer Animation Festival Electronic Read More

AI and Real-Time Racing

Go behind the scenes of “Chroma Tools: AI-enhanced Storytelling for Motor Racing Sports,” the only live television context-generation system that works by autonomously tagging the objects shown on screen in a precise frame. Ready to join the race? Share your own cutting-edge, real-time tech and submit to SIGGRAPH 2021 Real-Time Read More

Epic Duels and Tech Tools

Experience excellence in asymmetrical VR when you go behind the scenes of the highly-anticipated battle game “Davigo” and explore the challenges and triumphs presented in SIGGRAPH 2020 Immersive Pavilion selection “Davigo: Epic VR vs. PC Duels.” Ready to get in on the action? Submit your latest innovation to SIGGRAPH 2021 Read More

A Story Good for the ‘Soul’

Unpack the animation behind Pixar’s first Black-led feature, “Soul,” and hear more about the character creation, scene selection, and inspiration that led to several SIGGRAPH 2020 Talks presentations after the film was completed from a distance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Give the Gift of Curiosity

The annual SIGGRAPH Gift Guide is here and ready to make holiday gift-giving for the STEM/STEAM learners in your life a breeze! With ideas for the bookworm, budding scientist, data-minded artist, and more, you’re sure to find the perfect interactive and educational gift for your gifted loved one. Read More

Masterpiece in Motion

SIGGRAPH 2020 Real-Time Live! Best in Show winner “Interactive Style Transfer to Live Video Streams” brings motion to art with just a few key frames as the network adapts to one’s artistic style on the fly, transferring the designs to live video stream in real time. Explore how the research Read More


Dive into the development process behind the ESPN VR Batting Cage, an immersive, interactive experience that engages sports fans with live pitch data. The Content Technology team of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International (DTCI) segment breaks down how they created and brought a dynamic mixed reality experience to Read More