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Fwd: SIGGRAPH Asia: Exciting Courses from Blizzard & Industrial Light & Magic ~ Register Now!

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Courses provide invaluable learning opportunities in three formats: tutorials, half-day courses, and full-day courses. Attendees will learn principles and techniques from leading international experts, who present instructional sessions on a comprehensive range of computer graphics and interactive techniques: animation, modeling, rendering, software development, computer-human interaction, entertainment, gaming and scientific visualization.

Courses Highlights
Title: Geometry Simulation for Feature Films
Presenter: Lee Seunghun, Industrial Light & Magic
Course Overview: This course is to introduce how to make various simulations which use flesh mesh, cloth mesh and rigid body in VFX movie. Through this course you will get an idea that non-programmer artists can make simulation setup from the complex geometries using various techniques.

Title: Introduction to Processing on Android Devices
Presenters: Kim Jihyun, Anyang Public Art Project Foundation
Andres Colubri, Jeju National University
Course Overview: This course introduces the basics aspects of the Processing programming language and environment for the Android platform, as well as some more advanced topics such as OpenGL-accelerated 3D graphics and Android hardware, especially GPS and camera.

Title: “Gimmee Somethin’ to Shoot”: Filming the Cinematics Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty
Presenter: Jeff Chamberlain
Course Overview: Blizzard Entertainment’s Film Department will be taking an in-depth look at both the artistic and technical aspects of storytelling from 2D concepts to presenting final artistic sequences on screen.

Click here to access the list of available Courses at SIGGRAPH Asia 2010. More Courses will be added within the next weeks.

Both online group and individual registrations are available from here.

In addition to familiar categories, SIGGRAPH Asia offers a Courses Pass. With the Courses Pass, you have access to all Courses sessions and Computer Animation Festival screenings (including one Electronic Theater ticket). The Courses Pass also includes admission to the Exhibition and Exhibitor Tech Talks for all three days.

Register as a group and save even more! Group discounts are available for 10 or more people from the same organization.

Click here for more details on discounted rates.

Secure your early bird group registrations before 31 October 2010 to enjoy these special discounts!

Exhibition Updates
This year’s trade exhibition promises to be the region’s largest display of the latest in computer graphics, interactive techniques, and digital media in Asia and is open to all local and international exhibitors and visitors who want to keep abreast with the global industry.

In line with the trends in the Korean digital-media markets, SIGGRAPH Asia 2010’s exhibit profile will highlight technologies in gaming, stereoscopic 3D, and virtual reality in addition to the staple of high end graphic processors, motion capture devices, graphic software, rendering systems, and visual computing.

There are new exhibitors from the region such as Easypano Inc, Stereo VR and SEMO Graphics Inc as well as returning participants such as Academy of Art, Autodesk Asia, ETRI, Fixstars, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Khronos and Silicon Studios to name a few.

Click here to learn more.

Contact us if you are interested in exhibiting or exploring exhibitor sponsorship opportunities. All information is available online.

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2010 will be coming on September 16 to 19 at Makuhari Messe!!Visit SIGGRAPH Asia booth:
Tokyo Game Show
Date :16 September 2010
Venue: General Area, Booth No: 3-N30

This article is sponsored by Tokyo Game Show Secretariat.

We have lined up an impressive range of travel and accommodation options to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible in Seoul, Korea.

Early bird bookings close on 15 November 2010 so be sure to secure your travel plans early to avoid disappointment!
Online booking is now available at

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