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Computer Animation Festival- A History

Sandro A.
sandroalberti
Group Organizer
Del Mar, CA
Post #: 53
Interesting overview of the videos and animations that have been shown at the annual SIGGRAPH conference since 1979, and have become the crown jewel of the conference: the Computer Animation Festival!

A historical timeline

The Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH2011, Vancouver
Sandro A.
sandroalberti
Group Organizer
Del Mar, CA
Post #: 55
On Vimeo, you can still see 'Vol Libre', one of the original computer animations shown at the annual SIGGRAPH conference (1980).

http://vimeo.com/5810737­

This animation later became the basis to create the fractal planet in the Genesis Sequence of Star Trek 2, The Wrath of Khan! (1982)

Making of the Genesis Sequence

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