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Season 2014

The LA Chapter will be hosting a Social and MeetUp on Monday, 22 July in the SIGGRAPH Theater (In the International Room) from 1:30-3:30 (during SIGGRAPH). Come meet you fellow members and chapter leaders and enjoy light refreshments on us.

In 2013, SIGGRAPH's Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 40th year as the world's leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. Reservations are required

LA ACM SIGGRAPH and VES jointly present Color Grading. Reservations are required.

The digital artists from the original 'Jurassic Park' will participate in a panel discussion on the seminal animation they created and how they changed the visual effects industry. A screening of the documentary on Steve "Spaz" Williams, titled 'The Wizard of Awe' will preceed the discussion.

The location of this event has changed to Otis. Do NOT go to Sony. Use the link below for directions to Otis. No reservations are required.

The way productions are run is changing, and the way the pipelines are built is changing rapidly. Smaller studios, telecommuting artists, and remote studios are the new normal. What skills does a pipeline td need to keep ahead of the curve? Our panel will speak about what you need to know to get ahead and build a better pipeline.

What is the outlook for careers across the digital media spectrum - from artists to technical directors to producers in games, broadcast, television, film and other media "yet to be invented". Hear a panel of hiring managers and veteran recruiters share the inside scoop on where the jobs are ... and where they aren’t.

GIS: Geographic Information Systems - A tool for Art and Science
GIS may be said to be a blend of the art and science of cartography with computer technology, giving the user the ability to collect, store, interpret and analyze spatial data. Join LA ACM SIGGRAPH as we investigate how the science of Place affects our lives.

The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH, and the Visual Effects Society will host a one time only event screening Dreamworks Animation's new feature film Mr. Peabody & Sherman. This is only open the Chapter members and up to 3 guests. You MUST RSVP to attend.

Computer Love: Digital Art in West Hollywood and in conjunction with the exhibition EZTV: Video Transfer, this panel discussion will consider the history of computer art in Southern California and its relationship to digital media and large-scale projection art today. 6:30pm Artist’s Reception followed by the
 7:30pm Panel in the West Hollywood Library’s City Council Chambers

Exciting development in the games industry.

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, EZTV, LA ACM SIGGRAPH, BARCO, and The City of West Hollywood presents: ONE Night: EZTV, SIGGRAPH, and Digital Art in West Hollywood — An outdoor evening of performance and large-scale digital projections. On the evening of May 31, West Hollywood Park will be transformed into an outdoor public electronic art exhibition space; An outdoor evening of performance and large-scale digital projections accompanied by live dance, and music.

LA ACM SIGGRAPH presents its 2014 Season Finale - "Digital Cinema at 25". Spend an evening with Professor Thomas Sito, Jim Hillin, and Bonnie MacBird while they discuss where they thought we would be 25 years after Renderman and Terminator II came out; And, how an amazing group of non-conformists, beatniks, hippies, military, eggheads and dreamers created something no one asked them to, and no one wanted, and conquered all our media with it.

ACM SIGGRAPH's annual conference on all things related to comptuer graphics. This year's event is in Vancouver, CA. Early registration ends 20 June.