Author: Gillian Chesnais

  • Call for volunteers/election 2021

    We hope every member of the community is doing well. We’re midway through Spring 2021 and it’s time for the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter’s annual elections. This year, we are looking for nominees to run for the following roles on our executive board for a 2-year term: Vice President and Treasurer. We are also having […]

  • SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival Virtual Screening

    SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival Virtual Screening

    This weekend, the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter is continuing our tradition of screening the year’s SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival. We’re making the SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater Travelling Show available to watch from the comfort of your home! You can find out more and get your tickets on Eventbrite! The Show The SIGGRAPH […]

  • VR/36O Workshop

    VR/36O Workshop

    TONE UP YOUR VR/36O MUSCLES AT OUR VR/36O WEEKEND WORKOUT! Over the course of this weekend workout workshop, you will get hands-on training of both camera gear and production software, allowing you to level up your media skills, or dive into it for the first time. Get your ticket here! We will feature industry speakers […]

  • Careers in CG Panel

    Careers in CG Panel

    Are you curious about what it’s like to have a career in computer graphics? Would you like to learn more about what it’s like to work in animation, VFX, media, VR, 3D printing, and more?. The University of Toronto Computer Graphics Club and Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter will be hosting a discussion panel featuring guests […]



    The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter is delighted to host the SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival Travelling Show! So what is the Travelling Show? Every year, a jury of internationally recognized professionals chooses some of the best works from animation to visual effects from around the world to showcase at the SIGGRAPH conference’s Computer Animation Festival. […]

  • A Retrospective of Houdini

    A Retrospective of Houdini

    The Toronto Chapter is back with a special event that you don’t want to miss! Toronto’s Mark Elendt and SideFX received an Oscar statuette this year at the Sci-Tech Academy Awards for their work on the Houdini visual effects and animation system. To celebrate their achievements, the Chapter has invited them to talk about the […]

  • Immersed 2017

    Immersed 2017

    Almost upon us this October 19th to October 21st! Make sure to get your tickets and come see the amazing speakers presenting this year! SIGGRAPH members qualify for a $100 discount against full value tickets for Immersed 2017 by using discount code “SIGGRAPH_Immersed2017” on Eventbrite. Full access tickets include conference meals on most days. Immersed […]


    VRTO 2017 sees announcement of a breakthrough in autism research, features more than 65 international expert speakers, 40 exhibitors and 10 interactive rooms TORONTO (Tuesday, June 6, 2017) — VRTO (Virtual & Augmented Reality World Conference & Expo), Canada’s largest virtual reality convention, laser-focused on experiential/immersive technologies returns for the second annual edition of its […]

  • Travelling Electronic Theater

    Travelling Electronic Theater

    The Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter is delighted to host the SIGGRAPH 2016 Traveling Computer Animation Show! This show is a subset of the conference’s premiere show, the Electronic Theater, which is selected by an internationally recognized jury. The Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH is recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as […]

  • Meet our Elections 2017 Candidates

    It’s finally time for the Toronto ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter’s annual elections! This year’s elections are for the positions of Vice-Chair, Treasurer and up to 5 Member-at-Large positions. Elections will be held by secret ballot via snail mail. Ballots will be mailed out to Chapter members in good standing as of April 1st, 2016. Ballots must […]