Video: The Association of Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques might not have the most exciting name, but every year Siggraph draws the most talented programmers, engineers and artists to its conference to show off their brilliant CG creations and developments. The conference also hosts an annual computer animation festival, which is a smorgasbord of eye candy as this highlight reel of past entries and winners reveals. Who needs to go to the movies?
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