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Call for Participation: Faculty Submitted Student Work Exhibit

Michael Green, The University of the Arts
02 Mar 2016

A call for participation has been announced for the 5th Annual Faculty Submitted Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the world's largest conference on computer graphics. Sponsored by the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee, the exhibit will be comprised of images and video to be displayed at the Education Committee Booth SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, CA and also on the Education Committee website.

The double-curated exhibit is open to all faculty working at Secondary/High School through University levels. The committee is interested in images of work by exceptional students, accompanied by the project assignment. Submissions are allowed from any content area: art, animation, graphic design, game design, architecture, visualization, real-time rendering, etc. The deadline for submissions is June 13, 2016.

PURPOSE:

The exhibit gives schools the opportunity to showcase their students' best work to the rest of the industry. After the conference, the entire presentation will be posted on the Education Committee website along with the corresponding project assignments to share with fellow faculty.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Submissions must be made by faculty members or schools. No individual student submissions will be accepted.
  • Assignments must accompany all videos and images submitted, preferrably in PDF format. Student work will not be accepted without corresponding assignments.
  • All submissions must use the provided PowerPoint Template

Still Images

  • Images should be placed in the PowerPoint template.
  • Metadata filled in.
  • Preferred resolution: 1280x720 (JPG/TIFF/PNG format/RGB)
  • LIMIT: 50 images per school/university

Video

  • Please upload all videos individually to either YouTube.com or Vimeo.com.
  • Send video URLs (Word doc).
  • Please DO NOT send actual videos.
  • Screen caps/still images of videos should be placed in the PowerPoint template.
  • Metadata filled in.
  • Preferred resolution 1280x720 or larger 16:9 aspect ratio format.
  • Quicktime (.mov) or MPEG (.mp4), H.264 Compression
  • Audio can be included (*may or may not be audible during the conference)
  • Video can be short individual clips or full projects/films.
  • Videos will be downloaded and embedded in the final PowerPoint screened at the conference. After the conference, the still image and URL will replace the videos in the downloadable PDF version of the PowerPoint located on our site.
  • LIMIT: 10 minutes of video per school/university

Metadata for all images and videos must include:
Student's name
School name
Program/Department
Faculty name
Project name

SUBMISSION METHOD OPTIONS:

  • Public folder in Dropbox.com, Hightail.com, WeTransfer.com or other similar file-sharing site with links sent to curator (Kevin.McNulty[at]mtsu.edu).
  • Physical DVD or flash drive (not returned) snail-mailed to curator (Kevin McNulty). Due to the anticipated size of files, direct EMAIL of submissions will NOT be accepted.

Please note: the SIGGRAPH Education Committee retains the right to archive the project description on our web site for fair use by other faculty. Materials will be licensed under the Creative Common Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0.

PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS:

Kevin McNulty

Dept. of Electronic Media Communication

Middle Tennessee State University
Box 58

1500 Greenland Drive

Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Additional information/clarification electronic submissions:

Kevin McNulty - Kevin.McNulty [at] mtsu.edu

View the accepted submissions from the 4th Annual Faculty Submitted Student Artwork Exhibit, which was on display at SIGGRAPH 2015.

 
This post includes verbatim text from call posted by the ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee