SIGGRAPH Showcase (2016)
It's time to touch base with that massive global 'hitching post' of the digerati.... SIGGRAPH. For over 40 years, this event has been shining the brightest light down the digital animating path, encouraging devotees of the form to constantly push boundaries and experiment with new tools, toys and ideas.
Alexis Decelle, Cyril Declercq, Vincent Defour, Pierre Jury
No matter how perfect the replica, no matter how beautiful a work of art it may be nothing beats what nature produces.
|A Boy And His Kite
A film made using a form of animating technology that allows the viewer to move characters around vast amounts of live-action terrain.
United StatesRuntime: 2:20
Aleksander Sakowski, Linhan Ye
There's a storm to survive, an ocean to tame and a beast within that ocean to subdue or perish in the attempt.
New ZealandRuntime: 4:25
The exact kind of film that SIGGRAPH attracts and inspires - the world's first 3D printed animated film.
The pirate is getting ready for the big day and his parrot needs to be looking its very, very best. This is gonna take a few tries.
Pierre Bassil, Eva Lusbaronian, Hugo De Faucompret, Hugo Weiss
Morning in the jungle and time for the house to uproot itself and go for a walk. But it's not the only unusual creature roaming about.
|Jinxy Jenkins And Lucky Lou
Michelle Kwon, Michael Bidinger
One has nothing but bad luck, the other nothing but the best luck. A match made in heaven or a happy medium?
United StatesRuntime: 3:50
|Citius, Altius, Fortius
A brilliantly conceived, precisely executed digital abstraction of some of the finest moments in international sport.
|Tide - The Paradox Effect
Fiery meteors rain down on an arid landscape - deserted bar a strange being who strides amidst the chaos.
One drink, a decent hot-jazz track and he's outa there! Really outa there!
|Dji. Death Sails
Death arrives on the raft ready to get to work - but first there is the treasure to deal with.
|A Tale Of Momentum And Inertia
Kameron Gates, Kirk Kellley
No matter what you do, no matter how hard you try, you just can't please some people. Best to just let it go.
United StatesRuntime: 1:11
A pulsating journey deep into the most complex and unrelenting of all machines.
In a post-apocalyptic world of savage water scarcity, one pilot makes the ultimate sacrifice to stop the rain bandits.
United StatesRuntime: 10:04