SIGGRAPH 2007-08Control click heading above to hear The Mickey Mouse Theater of the Air as broadcast March 13, 1938 on NBC. Walt Disney was the voice of Mickey.
Here is Alejandro Meludis' The Moving Eye, created for a Mexican arts festival and shown at SIGGRAPH 2007.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), founded in 1947, did its first computer graphics conference in 1974 in Boulder. Known as SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Graphics and Interactive Techniques), these conferences are held annually in different major U.S. cities, and this year SIGGRAPH branches off with an additional conference outside the U.S.
Above is a preview of the first SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival upcoming in Singapore on December 10-13. An international display of state-of-the-art animation, it features animated shorts, visual effects, interactive CG art, scientific visualization, machinima, games, real-time graphics, lectures, studio presentations, panel discussion and an awards presentation. For better resolution on the preview trailer, go here.
SIGGRAPH 2008 was last August in Los Angeles. Here's the Maxon demo reel shown at that fest: