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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.

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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.

    80 – Storytelling Through the Power of Animation

    80 – Storytelling Through the Power of Animation

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2025 Electronic Theater Director Dawn Fidrick welcomes four SIGGRAPH 2024 Electronic Theater contributors, Toby Cochran, Adrian Ochoa, Mo Mahler, and Bill Shannon, for an enriching discussion about the world of animation and their wonderful works of art that will be showcased this year in Denver.
    Push the boundaries of what is possible at SIGGRAPH 2024! Registration is now open for the 51st annual conference, 28 July–1 August, taking place in Denver and online. Get a front-row seat to the computer graphics excellence that bridges gaps across industries and the globe. Register today!

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dawnfidrick/ | https://www.dawnfidrick.com/ | http://www.biggrinproductions.com/ | https://globalneuroycare.org/luki-the-lights/ | https://www.als.org/ | http://momahler.com/ | https://www.instagram.com/biggrinproductions/ | https://www.instagram.com/luki_and_the_lights/ | https://www.instagram.com/als/ | https://www.instagram.com/global_neuro_ycare/ | https://www.instagram.com/mkrmvz/ | https://vimeo.com/billshannon |


    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 42 min
    79 – Inclusivity and Education in Immersive Spaces

    79 – Inclusivity and Education in Immersive Spaces

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2024 Immersive Pavilion Chair Derek Ham and VR pioneer and educator Dr. Muhsinah L. Morris dive into a discussion on immersive technologies, Dr. Morris’s work at Historically Black College and University college Morehouse, storytelling, and the metaverse, while shedding light on the evolving landscape of immersive experiences in education.

    Special thank you to SIGGRAPH 2024 Media Partner, befores&afters.

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/drmuhsinahmorris/ | https://drmom.onuniverse.com/ | https://www.unitethemetaverse.com/ |
    https://www.victoryxr.com/morehouse-college-does-it-again/ |
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GbUuiwjUbk

    *Media Partner*
    https://beforesandafters.com/

    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 38 min
    78 – Projecting the Future of Computer Graphics

    78 – Projecting the Future of Computer Graphics

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2024 Special Projects Chair Everardo Reyes engages in an insightful conversation with computer graphics pioneers David Em, and Aaron Marcus. Together, they dive into technological advancements, the nuances of art and diverse projects, share recommended resources, and collectively envision the future as we embark on the next 50 years of pushing the boundaries of computer graphics excellence.

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.davidem.com/ | https://x.com/amandaberkeley?lang=en

    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 37 min
    77 - Synesthetic Connections, Real-Time, and Immersive Experiences

    77 - Synesthetic Connections, Real-Time, and Immersive Experiences

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2024 Courses Chair Ruth West engages in an insightful conversation with audio and graphics experts Aaron McLeran, Felipe Romero, and Max Hayes. Together, they delve into the fascinating realm of synesthetic connections between real-time audio and graphics within games, contemplating the future landscape of spatial and multimodal immersive experiences.

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaronmcleran/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/romeroadames/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxhayes/

    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    76 – Creating a Lasting Impact With Real-Time Rendering

    76 – Creating a Lasting Impact With Real-Time Rendering

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2024 Conference Chair Andrés Burbano sits down with Chief Technology Officer at Activision and frequent contributor to SIGGRAPH Natalya Tatarchuk for an in-depth discussion about Natalya's introduction into rendering, her important roles within the gaming industry, and what the future for real-time rendering techniques. Tune in for an exciting conversation that will leave you feeling inspired to be a part of the next era of computer graphics.

    Push the boundaries of what is possible at SIGGRAPH 2024! Registration is now open for the 51st annual conference, 28 July–1 August, taking place in Denver and online. Get a front-row seat to the computer graphics excellence that bridges gaps across industries and the globe. Register today!

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    http://advances.realtimerendering.com/ | http://openproblems.realtimerendering.com/
    http://enginearchitecture.realtimerendering.com/ | https://twitter.com/mirror2mask

    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 53 min
    75 – Art, Media, and Ecology

    75 – Art, Media, and Ecology

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, SIGGRAPH 2024 Art Papers Chair August Black welcomes distinguished artists and researchers Anna Friz, Gabriela Munguía, and Tom Sherman to discuss the art, media, and science overlap. Through the lens of this year’s Art Papers program theme, “Ambient Like the Weather,” the guests give insight into their current projects, commentary on Marshall McLuhan’s idea of acoustic space, and thoughts on emerging media formats and spaces.
    Want to join in on this conversation? Join us at SIGGRAPH 2024 in Denver, 28 July–1 August, to be wowed by the latest in art and media.
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    MUSIC
    Podcast theme, "SIGGRAPH," composed by Julius Dobos.

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://nicelittlestatic.com/ | https://www.gabrielamunguia.com/ | https://artmetropole.com/search?q=Tom+Sherman | https://marshallmcluhanspeaks.com/lectures-panels/living-in-an-acoustic-world | https://s2024.siggraph.org/program/art-papers/

    *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://s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 52 min

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