News: Siggraph 2013 in Pictures and News from the Show

Greetings from sunny California!

Siggraph 2013 has drawn to a close. Some pics and highlights from the Exhibits Floor.

Here's the billboard outside of the Anaheim Convention Center. 

And below is the lovely convention center. 



Pixar's RenderMan Booth, featuring Monsters University.



Maxon CINEMA 4D Booth, with demos by Nick Campbell (Greyscalegorilla).

News from MAXON from SIGGRAPH 2013:

New: Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R15

Summer Special: all new purchases will include MSA and will receive R15 on release.

Below, Imaginary Forces discusses their work on the Pacific Rim titles, using C4D. See the end product on our Inspirations Post on Pacific Rim.

Maxon USA President Paul Babb, Toolfarm's Alicia VanHeulen and Michele Yamazaki, Ko Maruyama (aka Ninja Crayon).


The Foundry

Below, Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot demos the new Optical Flares for NUKE at The Foundry booth.

News: The Foundry Modo 701 Service Pack 2 is Ready



Using NVIDIA GPUs for real-time hair preview on Monsters University.

News: NVIDIA Unveils New Flagship GPU for Visual Computing



Panel presentations by Disney, Blizzard, Epic Games, and Santa Monica Studios.

Update: Pixologic ZBrush 4R6 has been released


NewTek / LightWave

Demonstrations of the integration of Kinect motion capture technology into LightWave.

New: NewTek LightWave ChronoSculpt and NevronMotion


Imagineer Systems

Below, Mary Poplin shows off mocha Pro at the Imagineer booth.

Webinar Replay: Digital Makeup and Retouching: Using mocha AE/Pro with After Effects


Next Limit RealFlow

Below, Gustavo Sanchez demos the new RealFlow 2013 release.

New: Next Limit RealFlow 2013

News: Next Limit RealFlow 2013 patch now available to download

Sadly, we were not able to get in the massive line for the coveted RenderMan Walking Teapot (yes, it has a Fan Club on Facebook!).

Hopefully next year in Vancouver!