Monthly Archives: January 2015

Getting Dramatic

Getting Dramatic: storycraft snapshot of an essential storytelling element.

Date: Wednesday 4th February 2015

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Dr Shilo McClean, author of Digital Storytelling: the narrative power of visual effects in film

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited to 80 at our current venue so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

The 42nd International Conference and Exhibition
on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques

Conference 9-13 August 2015
Exhibition 11-13 August 2015

Los Angeles Convention Center

Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions
SIGGRAPH 2015 wants you to discover your finest work. As our theme “Xroads of Discovery” suggests, SIGGRAPH 2015 will be about showcasing your individual talents while interacting with experts in varying techniques from around the globe.

In order to successfully achieve this goal, we need YOU! Join the distinguished SIGGRAPH community by submitting your best project for consideration.

Enlighten others. Enhance your career. SUBMIT TODAY!

LEARN MORE about SIGGRAPH 2015 directly from the program chairs.

Important Submission Deadlines
Please note that every piece submitted to SIGGRAPH 2015 through the Call for Submissions is reviewed by a highly qualified jury composed of top practitioners in the relevant field. Because we want each jury to have the time to review each piece carefully, submission deadlines generally are several months ahead of the conference itself. All submission deadlines are strictly enforced, so be sure to plan accordingly.

All deadlines are 22:00 UTC/GMT. Please verify deadlines in your time zone via THE WORLD CLOCK CONVERTER.

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date, for more info see
13 January 2015,Student Volunteer Team Leader Applications
19 January 2015 (Submission form due)~~20 January 2015 (Paper deadline)~~21 January 2015 (Upload deadline),Technical Papers
27 January 2015, Art Papers
30 January 2015, Production Sessions
10 February 2015, Student Volunteer Application
17 February 2015, General Submissions:~~Courses~~Emerging Technologies~~Panels~~Posters~~Studio~~Talks
3 March 2015, Computer Animation Festival
31 March 2015, Real-Time Live!~~Immersive Realities (Ar/Vr) Contest
28 April 2015, Dailies
6 May 2015, Late Posters Deadline
24 June 2015, Appy Hour
5 July 2015, International Resources

Poster submissions can occur prior to the 17 February General Submissions deadline or the 6 May Late Posters deadline. In both cases, Posters are reviewed using the same criteria and by the same jury. Authors submitting prior to the first deadline will get decision notification in late April.