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animation : the state of being animate or animated — Webster

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Animation is the process of making the illusion of motion and the illusion of change by means of the rapid display of a sequence of images that minimally differ from each other. The illusion—as in motion pictures in general—is thought to rely on the phi phenomenon. Animation can be recorded with either analogue media, a flip book, motion picture film, video tape, digital media, including formats with animated GIF, Flash animation, and digital video.

Animation creation methods include the traditional animation creation method and those involving stop motion animation of two and three-dimensional objects, paper cutouts, puppets and clay figures. Images are displayed in a rapid succession, usually 24, 25, 30, or 60 frames per second. Computer animation processes generating animated images with the general term computer-generated imagery (CGI). 3D animation uses computer graphics, while 2D animation is used for stylistic, low bandwidth and faster real-time renderings. — Wikipedia





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  • ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community presents...
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on May 21, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Designing Knowledge is a 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH Digital Arts Community online exhibition. The exhibition seeks to showcase online digital repositories, archives and applications that make use of new media, art and design, and computer graphics to enable the creation, dissemination and preservation of new knowledge in areas such as archaeology, anthropology, art history, cultural heritage, all areas of geography, cartography, information and library studies, history, literary studies and museology. […]

  • Special Election for ACM SIGGRAPH Bylaw Amendment
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on May 21, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    The first major change is that all elected positions will be director positions and ACM SIGGRAPH’s officers will no longer be elected to specific positions through member elections. Every year, after the new EC takes office, it will select new officers from within the EC to serve one-year terms. The officers will be the Chair, Chair-Elect, Treasurer, and Treasurer-Elect. The Chair-Elect will become the Chair and the Treasurer-Elect will become the Treasurer after the next election. The […]

  • SIGGRAPH Doctoral Consortium
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on May 21, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    SIGGRAPH Doctoral Consortium Submissions due: June 18th, 2018 5pm PDT Acceptance notification: July 9th, 2018 Doctoral Consortium date: Sat August 11, 2018 (8am-6pm PDT) Doctoral Consortium dinner: Sat August 11, 2018 (7pm-9pm PDT)) The SIGGRAPH Doctoral Consortium is a forum for Ph.D. students to meet and discuss their work with each other and a panel of experienced SIGGRAPH researchers in an informal and interactive setting. We welcome applications from current Ph.D. […]

  • Looking for New Zealand's Best Young Animator
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on May 21, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Looking for New Zealand's Best Young Animator Through Light & Dark 4 April 2018:  Aspiring artists from around New Zealand sharpen your pencils and hone your Photoshop skills: the Light and Dark Secondary School Character Competition is now underway and students have until June 5 to submit their entries. Now in its fifth year, Light and Dark is the country’s largest character design competition for Year 11, 12 and 13 students. Presented by Animation College in conjunction with […]

  • Call for Participation: ACM SIGGRAPH /...
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on May 21, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation Final Call for Papers The papers deadline is appraching fast! You can submit your papers by April 9, 2018 – 23:59 UTC. We also want to highlight again that all accepted submissions will be published at the CGF journal this year. As a consequence, there will be a strict 10-page limit for content (plus references). Authors will be notified of acceptance by May 18.  Posters Program We also invite submissions […]