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About the SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, a qualifying festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, brings the computer graphics community together to celebrate and showcase the best storytelling in short and feature films, visual effects, games, advertisements, scientific visualizations and more.

Since 1999, several works presented in the Computer Animation Festival have been nominated for or have received the Best Animated Short Academy Award. And, in 2020, the Electronic Theater will be presented virtually for the first time ever. Featuring three world premieres, preview a portion of the 28 selected pieces for SIGGRAPH 2020 in the video trailer below. (Curious who participated in this year’s jury? Click here.)

 


How to Access the SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater

The SIGGRAPH 2020 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater will be presented online. When registering for SIGGRAPH 2020, please note that a separate ticket is required to access the Electronic Theater. After you’ve purchased access, you’ll have 48 hours to view the Electronic Theater reel as many times as you like. Simply unlock your personalized code any time after the premiere on Monday, 24 August at 4:30 pm PDT and before Friday, 28 August at 8:59 pm PDT. Access to the Electronic Theater expires 48 hours after you first use your code.

 

Munkhtsetseg Nandigjav Electronic Theater Director
Savannah College of Art and Design

Awards

Loop

BEST IN SHOW

Erica Milsom

Pixar Animation Studios
United States

Gunpowder

BEST STUDENT PROJECT

Romane Faure

Supinfocom Rubika
France

The Beauty

JURY'S CHOICE

PASCAL SCHELBLI

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut
Germany

To: Gerard

AUDIENCE CHOICE

Taylor Meacham

DreamWorks Animation
United States


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4:30pm-4:35pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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It's All Graavy
Project Title It’s All Graavy
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Laurent Wassouf
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) ESMA
Synopsis A young woman finds herself alone in the kitchen washing up, submerged in the dishes. However, she begins to hear exotic sounds coming from the sink, allowing her to escape the boredom of the task at hand.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:30pm - 4:35pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA young woman finds herself alone in the kitchen washing up, submerged in the dishes. However she begins to hear exotic sounds coming from the sink allowing her to escape the boredom of the task at hand.
Creator
4:35pm-4:41pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Overwatch 2: Zero Hour
Project Title Overwatch 2: Zero Hour
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Ben Dai
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Blizzard Entertainment
Synopsis When Null Sector attacks, Winston assembles a small strike team to fend off the invasion. But as hope begins to fade, the team must stand together to overcome the odds.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:35pm - 4:41pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionWhen Null Sector attacks, Winston assembles a small strike team to fend off the invasion. But as hope begins to fade, the team must stand together to overcome the odds.
4:41pm-4:47pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Worlds Beyond Earth
Project Title Worlds Beyond Earth
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Carter Emmart
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) American Museum of Natural History
Synopsis "Worlds Beyond Earth" tells the story of the surprisingly dynamic nature of the worlds that share our solar system and the unique conditions that make life on Earth possible. Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, "Worlds Beyond Earth" takes viewers on a journey far beyond our own blue planet to marvel at the latest discoveries from our cosmic neighbors.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:41pm - 4:47pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionThough humans have never traveled beyond the Moon, we have been virtually exploring our solar system for more than half a century. "Worlds Beyond Earth" leverages data gathered from dozens of space missions to visualize the surprising discoveries we've made and a new perspective on our home planet.
4:47pm-4:52pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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The VFX of 'Terminator: Dark Fate'
Project Title The VFX of 'Terminator: Dark Fate'
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Jeff White
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Industrial Light & Magic
Synopsis A behind the scenes look at ILM's visual effects work on "Terminator: Dark Fate". The featured work was created by ILM's visual effects crews in Vancouver and San Francisco.
Country(s) of Origin United States, Canada
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:47pm - 4:52pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionIn TERMINATOR: DARK FATE, an augmented human and Sarah Connor must stop an advanced liquid Terminator from hunting down a young girl, whose fate is critical to the human race.

The reel displays ILM's technological advancements and achievements of Virtual Humans and Fluid Simulation.
Creators
ILM Visual Effects Supervisor
ILM Visual Effects Supervisor
ILM Visual Effects Supervisor
ILM Animation Supervisor
ILM Animation Supervisor
ILM Animation Supervisor
4:52pm-4:58pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Undone
Project Title Undone
CURATED SELECTION
Lead Creator Hisko Hulsing
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Amazon Studios and Tornante
Synopsis Undone is a half-hour, genre-bending, animated dramedy that explores the elastic nature of reality through its central character, Alma, a twenty-eight-year-old living in San Antonio, Texas. After getting into a car accident and nearly dying, Alma finds she has a new relationship to time. She develops this new ability in order to find out the truth about her father’s death.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:52pm - 4:58pm
LocationLive Session
Description
4:58pm-5:04pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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O28
Project Title O28
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Otalia Caussé
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Supinfocom Rubika
Synopsis In Lisbon, a German married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway. How should you react when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race ... with a baby on board?
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20204:58pm - 5:04pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionIn Lisbon, a german married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you ract when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race... with a baby on board.
5:04pm-5:09pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Visual ASMR
Project Title Visual ASMR
OFFICIAL SELECTION
WORLD PREMIERE
Lead Creator Onesal Studio
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Onesal Studio
Synopsis ASMR is the subjective experience of euphoria characterized by a combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin.
Country(s) of Origin Japan
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:04pm - 5:09pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionThis video is inspired by elements in nature, architecture and timelapse photography.
The body of work delves into textural, tactile elements morphing and interacting with each other in surreal environments. The work set off to blur the boundaries between nature and design, simplicity and complexity, in an abstract uncompromised way.
5:09pm-5:15pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Purdey's 'Hummingbird'
Project Title Purdey's 'Hummingbird'
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Murray Butler
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Framestore Pictures
Synopsis Framestore Pictures and Director Murray Butler have produced and directed a whole charm of hummingbirds for the new commercial for Britvic-owned drinks brand Purdey’s. It produced the fully CG photoreal film for advertising agency VCCP, which is an homage to nature and wildlife documentaries, reflecting the natural ingredients found in Purdey’s products.
Country(s) of Origin United Kingdom, United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:09pm - 5:15pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA completely CG commercial directed by Framestore Pictures’ Murray Butler, this project was a complex one in which artists had to create every pixel from scratch. They produced a whole charm of CG hummingbirds, including developing a new feather system that made them look as photoreal as possible.
5:15pm-5:21pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Shibuya
Project Title Shibuya
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Olivier Lescot
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Eddy
Synopsis For their latest release, "Shibuya Ghost II" with Vic Mensa, Jaden Smith, and Belly, Christian Rich has developed a futuristic, psychedelic universe where five characters travel through the town of Shibuya in search of entertainment in the violent underbelly of the city. They fight, rap, and explore, eventually reaching the top of Shibuya's cityscape where a space-time portal will lead them to the parallel universe. Olivier Lescot, Eddy's director, brings their vision to life by referring to manga from the '80s and a strong, modern character design integrated into a postmodern nocturnal cityscape. Strong contemplative scenes are mixed with fluid 2D combat sequences to create a unique world.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:15pm - 5:21pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionClip of Christian Rich ft Vic Mensa, Jaden Smith et Belly
Creator
5:21pm-5:27pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Gunpowder
Project Title Gunpowder
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Romane Faure
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Supinfocom Rubika
Synopsis It's teatime! Unfortunately for Phileas, all of his tea boxes are empty. He decides to go get some from the source, in China.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:21pm - 5:27pm
LocationLive Session
Descriptionlt's teatime! Unfortunately for Phileas all his teaboxes are empty! He decides to go get some to the source, in China!
5:27pm-5:32pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Maestro
Project Title Maestro
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Illogic
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Bloom Pictures
Synopsis Deep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:27pm - 5:32pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionDeep into a forest, a gathering of wild animals start a nocturnal opera, conducted by a squirrel.
5:32pm-5:38pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Cyberpunk 2077
Project Title Cyberpunk 2077
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Henrik Eklundh
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Goodbye Kansas Studios
Synopsis Glimpse into the world of perils and possibilities that is Night City — the most vibrant and dangerous metropolis of the future.
Country(s) of Origin Sweden
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:32pm - 5:38pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionIn this short story, we follow V through a dynamic setting showcasing a glimpse into the world of perils and possibilities that is Night City - the most vibrant and dangerous metropolis of the future.
With over 55 million views so far it’s one of most successful game trailers ever.
5:38pm-5:44pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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MAVEN Explores Mars to Understand Radio Interference at Earth
Project Title MAVEN Explores Mars to Understand Radio Interference at Earth
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Bailee DesRocher
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Conceptual Image Lab/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Synopsis An unexpected discovery by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft shows that Mars is a unique laboratory to explore and better understand a highly disruptive phenomenon we experience at Earth.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:38pm - 5:44pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionNASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft has discovered and explored “layers” and “rifts” in the electrically charged ionosphere of Mars. The phenomenon is very common at Earth and causes unpredictable disruptions to radio communications; however, they form at altitudes that are very difficult to study at Earth.
5:44pm-5:50pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Avengers: Endgame
Project Title Cinesite's VFX for 'Avengers: Endgame'
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Simon Stanley-Clamp
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Cinesite
Synopsis Cinesite created many effects in the Tony Stark Lost in Space sequence as well as recreating environments from previous Marvel films, including Camp Lehigh ("First Avenger") and Morag ("Guardians of the Galaxy"). Other CG includes the Outriders chasing Hawkeye, space craft, Nebula’s cybernetic arm, and a fully CG war machine.
Country(s) of Origin United Kingdom
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:44pm - 5:50pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionCinesite created many effects in the Tony Stark Lost in Space sequence as well as recreating environments from previous Marvel films, including Camp Lehigh (First Avenger) and Morag (Guardians of the Galaxy). Other CG includes the Outriders chasing Hawkeye, space craft, Nebula’s cybernetic arm and a fully CG war machine.
Creators
Cinesite VFX Supervisor
Cinesite CG Supervisor
Cinesite Director of Animation
Compositing Supervisor
5:50pm-5:55pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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The Beauty
Project Title The Beauty
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Pascal Schelbli
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Animationsinstitut
Synopsis What if plastic could be integrated into sea life? Take a deep breath and dive into a world where feelings of guilt dissolve among the mysterious depths of the ocean, a world where we encounter bizarre creatures and discover eerily beautiful landscapes. Unfortunately, our air doesn’t last forever, and we have to realize that nature alone can't solve this issue.
Country(s) of Origin Germany
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:50pm - 5:55pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionThe Beauty is a poetic journey through a fascinating underwater world, where plastic and
nature becomes one. For one breath our concerns and feelings of guilt dissolves between
eerily beautiful coral reefs and mysterious depths of the ocean.
5:55pm-6:01pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
Project Title World of Warcraft: Shadowlands
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Brian Horn
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Blizzard Entertainment
Synopsis The veil between life and death is weakest in the frigid north. One seeks to protect the veil; the other to destroy it forever. The battle for the Frozen Throne will determine the fate of the living and the dead alike.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20205:55pm - 6:01pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionThe veil between life and death is weakest in the frigid north. One seeks to protect the veil; the other to destroy it forever. The battle for the Frozen Throne will determine the fate of the living and the dead alike.
6:01pm-6:07pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Oeil Pour Oeil
Project Title OEIL POUR OEIL
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Thomas Boileau
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) ESMA
Synopsis A one-sighted pirate captain keeps going on a journey to get a treasure, every time with a new crew of pirates as one-sighted as he is.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:01pm - 6:07pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA one sighted pirate captain keeps going on a journey to get a treasor, everytime with a new crew of pirates as one sighted as he is.
Creator
6:07pm-6:12pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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For a Fistful of Toffees
Project Title For a Fistful of Toffees
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Nghia Bui Trung
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) ESMA
Synopsis Grandma and Grandpa, a couple of old people, are about to hold up their retirement home's cafeteria for a fistful of toffees. They are imagining themselves as Bonnie and Clyde, a couple of handsome and ruthless gangsters. But before they can put their hands on the precious sweets, they will have to face the head nurse, the dreadful Chantal.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:07pm - 6:12pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionGrandma and Grandpa, a couple of old people are about to hold up their retirement home's cafeteria for a fistful of toffees. They are imagining themselves as Bonnie and Clyde, a couple of handsome and ruthless gangsters.
Creator
6:12pm-6:18pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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His Dark Materials
Project Title His Dark Materials
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Russell Dodgson
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Framestore
Synopsis Case study on the VFX work in HBO's "His Dark Materials" series.
Country(s) of Origin United Kingdom
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:12pm - 6:18pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionWe delivered all of the first season’s VFX, across eight hour-long episodes, and served as a key creative advisor from the earliest stages of production. The team went on to deliver over 2,000 shots of high-end VFX and animate over 50 CG ‘daemon’ photoreal characters.
6:18pm-6:24pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Stem Cells: The Heroes in Crohn's Perianal Fistula Treatment
Project Title Stem Cells: The Heroes in Crohn's Perianal Fistula Treatment
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Alan Smith
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) MadMicrobe Studios
Synopsis This MOA animation shows how stem cells help in the treatment of perianal fistulas in patients with Crohn's disease.
Country(s) of Origin United Kingdom
Creator
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:18pm - 6:24pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionMadmicrobe were commissioned to create a 3 minute video to tell the story of MSCs. Madmicrobe were excited to accept the project because from the outset the client was talking in cinematic terms, eager to tell an accurate scientific story whilst really engage the audience to bring it to life.
Creator
Associate Director
6:24pm-6:30pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Windup
Project Title Windup
OFFICIAL SELECTION
WORLD PREMIERE
Lead Creator Yibing Jiang
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Unity Technologies
Synopsis A father tries to stay connected with his bed-ridden daughter who is in a coma. He plays a windup music box that she can hear in her dreams that help guide her the way back.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:24pm - 6:30pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA father tries to reunite with his young daughter, whose illness has taken her inside a world of her own.
6:30pm-6:35pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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The Visual Effects of 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
Project Title The VFX of 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Roger Guyett
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Industrial Light & Magic
Synopsis A behind the scenes look at ILM's visual effects work on "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker". The featured work was created by ILM's visual effects crews in San Francisco, Singapore, Vancouver, London, and Sydney.
Country(s) of Origin United States, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom, Australia
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:30pm - 6:35pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionIn Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.
Creators
Visual Effects Supervisor
ILM Visual Effects Supervisor
ILM Animation Supervisor
ILM Animation Supervisor
6:35pm-6:41pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Automaton
Project Title Automaton
OFFICIAL SELECTION
WORLD PREMIERE
Lead Creator Krzysztof Rost
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Pixar
Synopsis "Automaton" is a poetic interlude between a reality and an abstraction.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:35pm - 6:41pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA poetic tale of of dust devil and a field of grass moves in the wind. Lightning interrupts a balletic interlude. A glowing ember precedes a raging fire. A wake of destruction deforms a landscape. A new beginning unfolds; a new world built.
Creator
6:41pm-6:47pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Apollo 13 Views of the Moon in 4K
Project Title Apollo 13 Views of the Moon in 4K
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Ernie Wright
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) NASA Scientific Visualization Studio
Synopsis See what the Apollo 13 astronauts saw as their crippled spacecraft flew around the far side of the Moon.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:41pm - 6:47pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionData from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is used to show what the Apollo 13 astronauts saw as they flew their damaged spacecraft around the far side of the Moon. 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the mission.
6:47pm-6:52pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Sous la glace
Project Title Sous la glace
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Milan Baulard
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Ecole des Nouvelles Images
Synopsis On a lake, a heron is fishing while winter arrives.
Country(s) of Origin France
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:47pm - 6:52pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionOn a lake, a heron is fishing while winter arrives.
6:52pm-6:58pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Spider-Man: Far From Home
Project Title Spider-Man: Far From Home
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Alexis Wajsbrot
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Framestore
Synopsis VFX case study on the creation of the 'illusion battle' sequence in Marvel's "Spider-Man: Far From Home."
Country(s) of Origin United Kingdom
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:52pm - 6:58pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionIn Marvel Studios' Spider-Man: Far From Home, we took on the dazzling ‘Illusion Battle,’ a mesmirising sequence which sees Mysterio play on Peter’s very worst fears. Working with Production VFX Supervisor Janek Sirrs, the team crafted the story and design of the sequence as well as creating the VFX.
6:58pm-7:04pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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Loop
Project Title Loop
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Erica Milsom
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) Pixar
Synopsis In "Loop," two kids at canoe camp find themselves adrift on a lake, unable to move forward until they find a new way to connect and see the world through each other's eyes. This film breaks new ground by featuring Pixar’s first nonverbal autistic character.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20206:58pm - 7:04pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionA non-verbal, autistic girl and a chatty boy are partnered on a canoeing trip. To complete their journey across an urban lake, they must both learn how the other experiences the world.
7:04pm-7:10pm Live Session
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
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To: Gerard
Project Title To: Gerard
OFFICIAL SELECTION
Lead Creator Taylor Meacham
Studio/Organization Affiliation(s) DreamWorks Animation
Synopsis Despite working in a post office all his life, Gerard has dreamed of becoming a famous magician like his childhood hero, The Great Vivonti. When Jules encounters his routine, she’s dazzled by his impromptu magic show. In this moment, the two artists unknowingly change each other's lives forever.
Country(s) of Origin United States
Event Type
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
Interest Areas
Production & Animation
TimeMonday, 24 August 20207:04pm - 7:10pm
LocationLive Session
DescriptionDespite working in a post office all his life, Gerard has dreamed of becoming a famous magician like his childhood hero, The Great Vivonti. When Jules encounters his routine, she’s dazzled by his impromptu magic show. In this moment, the two artists unknowingly change each other's lives forever.

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