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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 News The art and science of computer graphics and interactive technology.

  • ACM SIGGRAPH Election Results
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

    ACM SIGGRAPH Election Results ACM SIGGRAPH has announced the results of the 2018 election.  This year members voted on three Executive Committee positions and changes in the bylaws.  The three Executive Committee positions were Treasurer and two Director-at-Large.  The results of the elected members are: Treasurer Brad A. Lawrence Director-at-Large Mashhuda Glencross Paul S. Strauss Because the total voting percentage was less than 10% needed for acceptance of the […]

  • Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2018...
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2018 Honorees Distinguished VFX Practitioners to be Recognized at Exclusive Celebration Los Angeles (August 15, 2018) – Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced the 2018 inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, the newest Lifetime and Honorary members and this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES Fellows will be announced later. […]

  • ACM SIGGRAPH Social Media Survey
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

    As part of our efforts to continually improve the ACM SIGGRAPH member communication, we are interested in understanding which social media channels our members use so we can effectively communicate with you. Through our strategic planning and in an effort to "Enable Everyone to Tell Their Story," the organization feels using the appropriate channels to communicate is an important task. We have created a short survey, which will take about 5-10 minutes of you time to take.  We […]

  • ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 Award Winners
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

    ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 Award Winners Announced ACM SIGGRAPH has announced their annual award winners including two inaugural awards for the ACM SIGGRAPH Practitioner and the ACM SIGGRAPH Academy.  Award winners will be honored at the SIGGRAPH 2018 Opening Ceremony and Awards Presentation on Monday, August 13th at 9:00am at the Vancouver Convention Center (VCC) in West Building, Ballroom AB. The award winners, with the exception of the ACM SIGGRAPH Academy, will participate in the ACM […]

  • Where to Find SIGGRAPH 2018 Content
    by ACM SIGGRAPH on August 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

    SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry's latest advances. Whether or not you'll be joining us at SIGGRAPH 2018, you can access much of the conference content online. It has been made publicly available by ACM SIGGRAPH as a […]