SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, will bring approximately 25,000 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, music, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from Sunday, July 25 through Thursday, July 29, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. SIGGRAPH 2010 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace from July 27-29, 2010. More than 200 international exhibiting companies are expected.
Jim Morris, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Production at Pixar Animation Studios, is to give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010.
At Pixar since 2005, Morris has worked as a producer and production executive in the motion picture industry for more than 23 years. As part of Pixar’s executive team, he has served as production executive on many of Pixar’s most successful films including “Ratatouiile,” “Up,” and the upcoming “Toy Story 3.” In 2009, he produced Disney•Pixar’s highly acclaimed, “WALL•E,” which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature and garnered him the Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures from the Producer’s Guild of America. He is currently producing Disney’s much anticipated “John Carter of Mars,” which is scheduled for release in 2012.
Watch their newly released video ‘Emerging Technologies’ to see some amazing items being produced.
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