56 episodes

SIGGRAPH Spotlight is a podcast that explores cutting-edge projects and topics in computer graphics and interactive techniques, one episode at a time. Episodes are hosted by ACM SIGGRAPH leaders and feature experts spanning everything from animation and visual effects to engineering and virtual reality.

This show was founded as an extension of ACM SIGGRAPH's annual conference.

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SIGGRAPH Spotlight is a podcast that explores cutting-edge projects and topics in computer graphics and interactive techniques, one episode at a time. Episodes are hosted by ACM SIGGRAPH leaders and feature experts spanning everything from animation and visual effects to engineering and virtual reality.

This show was founded as an extension of ACM SIGGRAPH's annual conference.

    55 – Holography and Light Field Lab

    55 – Holography and Light Field Lab

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    Looking for a deep dive on display tech? SIGGRAPH 2022 Immersive Pavilion Chair Derek Ham (North Carolina State University) sits down with Light Field Lab CEO Jon Karafin to discuss the technology his company is developing, SolidLight, and how it fits into the greater display tech landscape, as well as how it differs from traditional notions of holography.

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.lightfieldlab.com/ | https://www.rollingstone.com/culture-council/articles/holograms-future-entertainment-advertising-1268769/

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Website*
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 40 min
    54 – Expert Tips for Your Next Career Move

    54 – Expert Tips for Your Next Career Move

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee Member Johannes DeYoung (Carnegie Mellon University) sits down with April Baek (product marketing manager, Certiport) and Ellen Su (head of artistic recruiting, Titmouse) to discuss how you can further your advantage and get noticed in today’s ever-changing, competitive job market, including a deep dive on certifications and which ones get noticed first.

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/
    http://www.ellensu.tv/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ellensu/
    https://wiza.co/d/certiport/670f/april-baek

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Website*
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 30 min
    53 – Swen Gillberg on the VFX of ‘Free Guy’

    53 – Swen Gillberg on the VFX of ‘Free Guy’

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    SIGGRAPH 2022 Electronic Theater Director Darin Grant (Animal Logic) sits down with VFX Supervisor Swen Gillberg to discuss his Oscar-nominated work on “Free Guy”, what’s next for visual effects, and Gillberg’s career as a whole.

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/free-guy/3qBd6ESjzQOm | https://www.slashfilm.com/646693/free-guy-visual-effects-supervisor-swen-gillberg-on-creating-dude-and-free-city-interview/

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Website*
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 30 min
    52 – Emotions in VR

    52 – Emotions in VR

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    Thanks for tuning in to another SIGGRAPH Spotlight! In this episode, SIGGRAPH 2022 Technical Papers Chair Niloy Mitra (professor of computer science, University College London) sits down with Dr. Michael Gaebler, a cognitive and neuroscientist for the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in the department of neurology’s Mind-Body-Emotion Group and MindBrainBody Institute. Press play to learn more about the effect of virtual reality on emotion, specifically through the lens of Michael’s recent research paper titled “Decoding Subjective Emotional Arousal From EEG During an Immersive Virtual Reality Experience.” Plus, get the 4-1-1 on VR research trends on the horizon.

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/ | https://s2022.siggraph.org/program/technical-papers/ | https://www.michaelgaebler.com/ | https://twitter.com/michagaebler | https://elifesciences.org/articles/64812 | https://www.cbs.mpg.de/departments/neurology/mind-body-emotion | https://www.hhi.fraunhofer.de/en/news/nachrichten/2021/kick-off-for-vr-project-neurohum.html

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Website*
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 27 min
    51 – Building the Open Metaverse

    51 – Building the Open Metaverse

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    SIGGRAPH 2022 General Submissions Chair Chris Redmann (Netflix) sits down with Patrick Cozzi (Cesium) and Marc Petit (Epic Games) for a discussion on the future of the metaverse. The chat serves as a follow up to this summer’s Birds of a Feather session “Building the Open Metaverse”, which the two organized during SIGGRAPH 2021.

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaverse | https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/11/everyone-pitching-the-metaverse-has-a-different-idea-of-what-it-is/ | https://about.fb.com/news/2021/10/facebook-company-is-now-meta/ | https://cesium.com/open-metaverse-podcast/

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Websites*
    https://s2021.siggraph.org/
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 31 min
    50.2 – The Future of Production with Larry Cutler

    50.2 – The Future of Production with Larry Cutler

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    SIGGRAPH Spotlight welcomes Larry Cutler, Co-founder and CTO at Baobab Studios, to talk with our SIGGRAPH 2021 Production Sessions Chair, John Kalaigian. In our second installment of our “Future of Production” podcasts, Larry talks about where he sees the future of production going, especially at Baobab, as he dives into Baobab’s latest projects “Namoo” and “Baba Yaga.”

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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.baobabstudios.com/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/larry-cutler-87580b1/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/jkalaigian/ |

    *Social Media*
    http://blog.siggraph.org/ | https://www.facebook.com/SIGGRAPHConferences | https://twitter.com/siggraph | https://www.youtube.com/user/ACMSIGGRAPH | https://www.instagram.com/acmsiggraph/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/acm-siggraph/

    *Conference Websites*
    https://s2021.siggraph.org/
    https://s2022.siggraph.org/

    • 26 min

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