78 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.

    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
    74 – Rewind: Women in the Story of Immersive Technology

    74 – Rewind: Women in the Story of Immersive Technology

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, we rewind to some of the incredible content presented at SIGGRAPH 2023. Listen in for an excerpt of the discussion and Q&A from the special panel “Women in the Story of Immersive Technology.” David C. Brock moderates a conversation with computer graphics and immersive technology leaders Rebecca Allen, Elizabeth Baron, and Carolina Cruz-Neira, who share their experiences in the early stages of immersive technology and where it’s headed next.

    Want more? Check out the ACM Digital Library for additional SIGGRAPH 2023 content, and submit your own content to SIGGRAPH 2024, taking place 28 July–1 August in Denver.

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3587422 | https://s2023.siggraph.org/presentation/?id=gensubcur_106&sess=sess330

    *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/

    • 25 min
    73 – Rewind: Using Pre-visualization to Bring HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ to Life

    73 – Rewind: Using Pre-visualization to Bring HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ to Life

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In this episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, we rewind to some of the incredible content presented at SIGGRAPH 2023. Listen in for a replay of the Talk “Using Pre-visualization to Bring HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ to Life.” Learn about the collaboration behind the pre-visualization work featuring one of the show’s key sequences, and discover the endless possibilities ahead when video games and television come together. Want more? Check out the ACM Digital Library for additional SIGGRAPH 2023 content, and submit your own content to SIGGRAPH 2024, taking place 28 July–1 August in Denver.

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

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    LINKS
    *Episode*
    https://dl.acm.org/doi/proceedings/10.1145/3587421 | https://s2023.siggraph.org/presentation/?id=gensub_330&sess=sess142

    *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/

    • 16 min
    72 – Emerging Technologies Expand Beyond CG Boundaries

    72 – Emerging Technologies Expand Beyond CG Boundaries

    ABOUT THE EPISODE
    In the latest episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, our host, Mashhuda Glencross, SIGGRAPH 2023 Emerging Technologies Chair, takes us on an exhilarating journey into the heart of emerging technologies. Joined by esteemed guests Dr. Jessica Korte, SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies Contributor; Dr. Mike Seymour, SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies Contributor and Featured Sessions Chair; and Dr. Paul Dietz, past SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies Chair, we explore how their projects influence not just computer graphics but touch nontechnological fields, how emerging technologies has evolved over the past few decades, and noticeable trends we predict will continue to grow in the computer graphics space.

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

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    LINKS
    *Transcript*
    https://s2024.siggraph.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/SIGGRAPH-Spotlight_Ep-72_Emerging-Technologies_Transcript.pdf

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

    *Conference Website*
    s2024.siggraph.org/

    • 37 min

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