Shuttle Imagery at NASA

Come and Join the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Brad Lawerence presents “Shuttle Imagery at NASA: Past and Present” at the Masonic Lounge on May 5th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.


Thursday, May 5th, 2016


 7:30 pm




101 SE 1st Ave
Dania, FL 33004


 Eureka North Shore Lodge No 269

Free Parking available


    • Brad Lawrence,Dylan Brad has been involved with Computer Graphics for the last three decades, from doing freelance work for clients to visualization of projects at NASA. Brad is currently the Advanced Visualization Engineer at Vencore, where he currently is helping design an Operational Imagery System to support the Space Launch System at the Kennedy Space Center. Prior to Vencore, Brad was the Computer Science Lead at United Space Alliance, where he oversaw the NASA Image Analysis Facility, Kennedy’s Advanced Visualization Environments Lab and a Motion Capture Studio. Brad is also an active and long standing ACM SIGGRAPH member.



Electronic Theater 2015 Screening

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.


Thursday, January 21 2016


 7:00 pm  to 8:30 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm


None. We have generous support from the FAU School of Communication.


 3200 College Ave
 Davie, FL 33314


FAU Davie Campus Davie West Bld Room 103.

We are located in ‘BC 90′ on this map.

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.

South Florida Global Game Jam 2016

The Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH will be hosting this year’s 48 hour Global Game Jam in sunny south Florida at Digital Media Arts College on January 29 to 31, 2016.January23th2015webhalfpage


Friday, January 29th  to Sunday 31, 2016


 5:00 pm Friday to 5:00 pm Sunday


None. We have generous support from Digital Media Art College. RSVP space is Limited.


 5400 Broken Sound Blvd
 Boca Raton, FL 33387


 Green Screen / Art Room

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,Dylan  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)


What will I need for the GGJ 2016?

  • 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 !


In Collaboration with:




Digital Media Arts CollegeFounded 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.

 Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.
Green Screen Studio, Figure Drawing Room, and Motion Capture at Digital Media Arts College.


3D Design and World Building for VR, AR, and Immersive Storyworlds

Come and Join the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH as Larry Rosenthal presents 3D Design and World Building for VR, AR, and Immersive Storyworlds at Delray Tech Space on July 24th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

July2015headerimage The evening will include a presentation on many of the methods and tools that focus on 3D Design and World Building that Cube3 has been involved with over the years in areas like TV, Games, and Websites. Before and after the presentation there will be opportunities to network with other attendees.

Meet the Artist: Larry RosenthalLarry Roesnthal has over two decades of experience as a leader in the area of virtual worlds , transmedia creation, social games, online 3D, and Design for both entertainment and corporate media uses. Over the years LarryR/Cube3 has worked with both media content makers and tool makers creating products, properties and services and then forming communities and ecosystems around them. Clients and Licensor’s of his original media content and designs include, Sony, CBS, AOL, Fox, Showtime, DC Comics, Ubisoft, Paramount and ABC. Delray Tech Space

Delray Tech Space is a non profit coworking and event space focused on technology classes and training.


July 24th, 2015


 7:00 pm  to 10:00 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm


None. We have the generous support from the Delray Tech Space


Delray Tech Space Meetup Page


Delray Tech Space
1405 North Congress Ave Suite 5, Delray Beach FL 33445

Game Jam @ Hack Lab North Boynton

Come and Join  the Fort Lauderdale ACM SIGGRAPH and the Florida Game Developer Group for the 48 Hour Game Jam @ Hack Lab North Boynton   on  November 14th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. gamejam2014


Friday November 14 to 16, 2014


 Friday 7:00 pm  to Sunday 7:00 pm


Nada ! This event is free for anyone to attend. *Each participant must bring their own computer/laptop to participate


The Hack Lab @ North Boynton
3491 High Ridge Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33463
  RSVP Link:

About the Presentation:

  • Take your passion for games to the next level ! We are bringing together gaming enthusiasts, students, programmers, artists, and industry professionals under one roof to develop a game form scratch in just 48 hours. Experience what it takes to design a game, animate 3D characters, code the brains of the AI and more in a team environment. This event is open to all skill levels, software necessary for creating video games will be available but each participant is responsible for bringing their own computer/laptop. Ready, Set, Game !

In Collaboration with:

  • The Florida Game Developer Association is a non profit organization Est. In 2006. The FGDA currently have three chapters and are starting a fourth In Orlando in early 2015. Our mission is to promote the advancement of the computer sciences through Interactive Media Development, ( Game Design & Development).


  • Hack Lab @ North Boynton is building a not-for-profit creative workshop here in North Boynton Beach! Our mission is to offer a sharable facility that is suitably equipped to conduct engineering projects, design experiments, and practical discovery within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. .


Day1DO you Want to learn more about the Florida SIGGRAPH Chapters and are attending SIGGRAPH 2014 ?

Come to the Chapter’s Booth this Sunday and Monday to learn more about the Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Chapter straight from the chapter leaders !

Sunday: 8:00 am to 9 am

Monday: 8:00 am to 10:00 am & 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

See ya there !

The SIGGRAPH 2014 The 41th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. August 10 to-14, Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada.

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