DC ACM SIGGRAPH Potluck and 2013 Keynote Thursday, Oct. 24

DC ACM SIGGRAPH Potluck and 2013 Keynote
When: Thursday, October 24, 2013  from 6:30pm to 9pm (6:30-7:00 networking/potluck, 7-8:30 showtime!)
Where: US Patent and Trademark Office –  Remsen Building
RSVP:  robertoortiz1@yahoo.com

Due to the government shutdown, subsequent reopening and the current state of the local economy, DC ACM SIGGRAPH would like to host a potluck dinner for our chapter members.  Bring a dish to share or contribute $5.00 for pizza and soda and join us as we watch the inspirational SIGGRAPH 2013 keynote presentation.

At the SIGGRAPH 2013 conference, nine legendary animation film directors climbed the stage at the Marc Davis Lecture Series: Giants’ First Steps. For an hour and a half, the men shared stories and laughs, providing the audience a rare glimpse into the lives of some of the biggest names in the animation world.

The giants (Ron Clements, Pete Docter, Eric Goldberg, Kevin Lima, Mike Mitchell, Chris Sanders, Henry Selick, David Silverman and Kirk Wise) were interviewed onstage by Randy Haberkamp of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In addition to providing amusing behind-the-scenes anecdotes, the men opened up about their earliest attempts at animation and the evolution of their careers. Toward the end of the address, the animators also divulged a few pieces of valuable advice for students.

Join us for some food and inspiration on Thursday, October 24 as we endure these trying times.

See you there!