Month: October 2015

  • Virtually Yours… Fort York

    Next year, the Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto will launch to the public a new Virtual Reality Experience, allowing visitors to experience the site in a totally new way!  Our friends at AWE, who have been working hard to bring this experience to life, invited the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH community to evaluate this experience during a free preview […]



    Buy your tickets now! Prepare to feast your eyes and dazzle your mind! Straight outta SIGGRAPH 2015, we are bringing the Computer Animation Festival back home for everyone who did not make it to the conference. SIGGRAPH 2015 Computer Animation Festival Co-Chairs Mikki Rose and Joe Takai are proud to present the SIGGRAPH 2015 Traveling […]

  • Pipeline Dreams

    On October 21st and 22nd, Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH was proud to host our friend Bill Polson, formerly from Pixar Animation Studios. Bill had a long and prolific career at Pixar, serving in many roles including Supervising TD of Pixar University, Supervising TD of Short Films, Director of Pipeline, and, most recently, Director of Industry Strategy, […]

  • Sharing with Sheridan

      On October 15th the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter visited the Faculty of Animation, Art, and Design at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario–the alma matter of our current treasurer Sukhmani Kaur. Students were invited to share a slice of pizza and a bigger slice of visual excitement as we presented content from the SIGGRAPH 2013 […]

  • Fully IMMERSED!

    The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter was again a proud exhibitor at the IMMERSED conference, held by The Immersive Technology Alliance at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto on Oct. 4-6th, 2015. This year, the conference began once again with an immersive technology exhibition that was free and open to the public, followed by two days […]

  • Pipeline Design Patterns

    Pipeline Design Patterns

    Buy your tickets now! The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter, in collaboration with the Dynamic Graphics Project of the University of Toronto’s Department of Computer Science, is proud and excited to host Bill Polson,  formerly the Director of Industry Strategy at Pixar Animation Studios.  Bill is kindly visiting us from California to speak about design patterns […]

  • Baktash Makes a Splash!

    On Sept. 29th, the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter had the pleasure of hosting the founder of TooMuchVoltage Software, Baktash Abdollah-shamzir-saz, for it’s first event of the 2015 Fall Season. Baktash is a prolific, self-taught programmer, having written from scratch every line of code in the HighOmega 2.0 game engine, distributed by TooMuchVoltage. Hosted at the […]