June 18, 2008

Private Media Event at Sony Pictures Imageworks – 24 June 2008


  Who:   SIGGRAPH 2008 cordially invites you to attend a private, invite-only media preview of this year's newly expanded Computer Animation Festival as well as other highlights of the overall Conference & Exhibition. Note: You must register by the deadline and admittance is for qualified media only. Attendance is limited by room capacity  What:  This summer in Los Angeles, the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, the world's foremost computer animation film festival featuring computer graphics, will open its doors to public registration and you are invited to join us for a sneak preview at what attendees can expect to see this August.  When:  Tuesday, 24 June 2008; 9 am (Breakfast); Program will take place: 9:30 - 10:30 am  Where: Sony Pictures Imageworks, 9050 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA  RSVP:  By 19 June 2008 to [email protected] 

Highlights of the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival private preview include:

-- A screening of the Festival trailer which will include highlights from more than 80 films selected to play at this year's event

-- A behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment and gaming industry

-- The debut of the opening sequence for the Festival, designed by Sony Pictures Imageworks' Academy Award(R) winning visual effects supervisor Kevin Mack.


SIGGRAPH 2008 will bring an estimated 30,000 computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from six continents to Los Angeles, California, USA for the industry's most respected technical and creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from Monday, 11 August through Friday, 15 August 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Celebrating its 35th year, SIGGRAPH 2008 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace from 12-14 August 2008. More than 250 international exhibiting companies are expected. Registration for the conference and exhibition is open to the public. More details are available at www.siggraph.org/s2008.