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8th August 2014

Learn Insider Secrets And Experiment With New Technologies In SIGGRAPH 2014 Studio

siggraph 2014The SIGGRAPH 2014 Studio, 10-14 August at the Vancouver Convention Centre, presents an exciting array of Talks, Courses and Projects that demonstrate the latest advances in technology. The Studio offers a collaborative working environment where attendees can come together to learn, experiment, and create. Attendees also have the opportunity to test a wide range of new techniques and media for 3D printing, modeling, and animation with help from experienced hands. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

Toon Boom Animation Returns To Vancouver At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Toon Boom will be at the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, also known as SIGGRAPH 2014, when it returns to Vancouver this August 10th through 14th. Toon Boom’s team of expert professionals will be there to answer all of your queries and to work with you to find the best possible solution for you. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

New Version Of Dynamixyz Performer Suite To Launch At Siggraph In Vancouver

siggraph 2014French developer Dynamixyz (with a Vancouver location) is proud to announce the launch of its new release of Performer Suite, today’s most efficient markerless facial performance capture solution. This newest version includes a lot of highly-requested and innovative features, and will greatly improve the user experience, whilst maintaining the high quality that Dynamixyz’ solution is known for. You are invited to come and discover the first-ever dual marker-based/markerless facial motion capture technology at Dynamixyz’ booth #921 in the French Pavilion at SIGGRAPH 2014, being held August 10-14 in Vancouver. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th August 2014

PNY And Red Barn Support The Animation Project – Visit PNY At SIGGRAPH In Vancouver

siggraph 2014The Animation Project (TAP) in New York has pioneered a novel and effective method for helping at-risk youth: Use digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and workforce development tool. To support this effort, PNY, Intel and Red Barn Technology Group contributed to the creation of a new classroom of graphics workstations to assist TAP in its endeavors.  Capitalizing on youth’s natural interest in new media, The Animation Project engages at-risk kids in digital art-fueled group therapy sessions that cultivate self-expression, improve self-esteem, enhance social and emotional coping skills—while simultaneously fostering the development of practical computer competencies that transfer to a variety of career and education paths. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th August 2014

Telefilm Canada Showcases Canadian Talent At 39th Toronto International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada will again have a strong presence at the Toronto International Film Festival. Telefilm is putting key initiatives in place to support Canadian cinema, most notably promotional events and activities featuring veteran and emerging Canadian talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Emerging Technologies Preview

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2014, 10-14 August, has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year?s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from submitters outside of the United States. Each year, SIGGRAPH-selected emerging technologies allow conference attendees to play with the latest interactive and graphics developments. The program also presents demonstrations of research in several fields — like displays, input devices, collaborative environments, and robotics — through Talks and a close partnership with the SIGGRAPH Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

Fan Expo Canada Announces 2014 Programming Line-up

fan expo canadaFAN EXPO Canada™ will give every fan something to freak about when they walk through the doors of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre August 28 – 31, 2014.  The all-ages, pop culture extravaganza will welcome fans to geek out over comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming and to enjoy the many attractions it has to offer including everything from a Darth Vader Roast to a special event with the cast of Doctor Who. Read the rest of this entry »

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30th July 2014

MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence At SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions MAXON Computer is excited to announce it will demonstrate its digital content creation technology at SIGGRAPH 2014 – the annual convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 12–14, at the Vancouver Convention Center. The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Local Tech And Art Showcased As BC Hosts SIGGRAPH 2014

siggraph 2014Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Andrew Wilkinson has released a video that highlights SIGGRAPH 2014, the world’s foremost computer graphics and art conference coming to the Vancouver Convention Centre August 10-14, 2014. Over 15,000 artists, programmers, filmmakers, computer scientists, animators, game designers and others involved in computer graphics, film making, video games and hardware will be in Vancouver over the four days of the conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th July 2014

Canadian Talent Heading To Locarno

Telefilm CanadaTelefilm Canada is pleased to announce the Canadian presence at the 67th edition of the Locarno Internationl Film Festival held in Switzerland from August 6 to August 16, 2014. Established in 1946, the festival occupies a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals by focusing on auteur cinema and becoming a meeting place where emerging talent rubs shoulders with prestigious guests and seasoned filmmakers. Each year, some 300 films attract 160000 spectators and over 4000 professionals to the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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