Come and Support the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH for our Winter Computer Animation Festival 2015 Screening at the FAU Davie Campus Davie West Bldg Room 103 on January 21st, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free!
We will conclude at 8:30 pm and meet afterwards to network at a nearby local Venue.
SIGGRAPH 2015 : Computer Animation Festival Preview Trailer SIGGRAPH’s Computer Animation Festival celebrates its 42th year as the world’s leading festival of the most innovative and accomplished computer graphics. An internationally recognized jury receives hundreds of submissions and presents outstanding achievements through four different programs running over four-days. SIGGRAPH 2015 brings together thousands of computer graphics professionals.
The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. An internationally recognized jury selects outstanding achievements in time-based art, scientific visualization, visual effects, real-time graphics, and narrative shorts.
Free Parking available in front of the campus. Once Inside, Head to the Green Screen Room.
Last year Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and FGDA hosted a successful Global Game Jam here in Boca Raton and are back for round 3.
The Game Jam is open to everyone interested in creating games, whether you are a beginner, hobbyist, professional game developer., etc. You can make any type of game at the Jam, no one is limited to just creating video games. Attendance is free, and raffles during the event.
We are glad to have David Vega , Technical Artist at Rockstar Games and Fort Lauderdale SIGGRAPH Chapter Leader, as our local keynote speaker for the Global Game Jam to kickoff on Friday. David will be sharing his experience about transitioning from student to an industry professional !
David Vega, Resident “pythonista” for the Rockstar Games NYC Office. After graduating from the Computer Animation program Full Sail University in 2011, he moved back South Florida, worked as freelancer while sharpening his rigging and scripting skills and became involved with SIGGRAPH. He has now turned from Floridian to New Yorker to go give Triple A work a try while still coming back to South Florida to help enrich the local computer graphics scene.
Parking is free at the venue and participants will receive guest passes to access the Campus for the duration of the Jam . Everyone attending will be required to sign a Liability Waiver when they arrive on site at the event (if they are under 18 a parent or guardian will need to sign the document)
Any supplies/materials you will need to create your game. Laptops, paper, pencils, etc.
Open Source and free-to-use software will be available at the Game Jam. Extended trial licenses for MODO will be available to participants courtesy of the Foundry.
Sleeping bags, Inflatable mattress, blankets, etc. if you plan to stay overnight. We encourage people to sleep at least 4 hours during the event.
Food, especially for those working late at night. There are Vending Machines on the premise and restaurants nearby but it is better to come prepared.
A group of friends is nice but not required, teams will be formed during the event.
Most importantly , You !
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Digital Media Arts College, Founded over a decade ago, Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is designed to mold your creativity and test your artistic skills as it readies you for an ever-changing industry where trends come and go and competition is steadily increasing.