The offerings of the Electronic Theater and the Animation Theaters represent the raison d’etre for Siggraph. In those venues we see the artistic and commercial end products of 3D animation — everything but the scientific applications.
The Elecronic Theater and Animation Theaters host the finest in animation from the previous year, whether student film, artistic side project, Hollywood feature, or TV spot. All of the technology shown on Siggraph’s exhibition floor and the experimentation and research collected in the Papers Program serves the artist in the end. As such the theaters are a manifestation of the state of the art in computer animation. That of course held true for this year’s crop of entries. more