Not long after we sorted out the upcoming CG industry conferences in 2023 last week, more well-known summits have announced their itineraries and venues this month. So, here comes the upcoming CG industry conferences 2023, version 2.0!
| TAC: The Animation Conference 2023
Time: September 20-22
TAC, short for The Animation Conference, is an animation-industry-related conference that always held during the Ottawa International Animation Festival. According to the official announcement, this year's TAC returns to Ottawa’s famous Château Laurier and offers attendees a chance to "reconnect with industry contacts and establish new relationships with the producers, broadcasters, artists, executives, and buyers in attendance".
In addition, TAC’s signature pitching events Fast Track and Pitch THIS! is said to return to the conference. As of press time, no further information has been released, you may click here to view the official site and stay tuned in the spring for programming announcements.
| OIAF: The Ottawa International Animation Festival 2023
Time: September 20-24
The Ottawa International Animation Festival is one of the most well-known animation festival in North America that lasts five days each year to bring art and industry together in a vibrant hub. This year's festival will be held during September 20th – 24th, with a multitude of animation events including screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment.
OIAF is now calling for entries for, any finished animation work can be submitted to compete for awards before May 31st, 11:59PM Eastern Time. Like always, there are multiple kinds of awards that artists can compete for, including the Grand Prize for Animated Feature, the Grand Prize for Animated Short, the Public Prize, the Canadian Film Institute Award for Best Canadian Animation, and several craft awards.
And there's also something different: a new award was created, the Hélène Tanguay Award for Humour, in recognition of the late National Film Board of Canada employee and 2007 OIAF Honorary President. All the animated works selected will be announced in July, and you may click here to view more rules about the entries submission.
| VIEW Conference 2023
Time: October 15-20
Location: Turin & Online
VIEW Conference 2023, the 24th International VFX Computer Graphics Conference, is Italy's premiere International event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, Animation, VR/AR, Games, VFX and immersive storytelling.
The award of VIEW Conference 2023, is opening for entries for the VIEW Awards Prizes, including VIEW AWARD, with the prize of 2000 Euros for winner, and the ITALINANMIX, the winner of which will receive a Wacom graphic tablet. You may click here to view more details on the rules of submission, or bookmark the official site for more upcoming information about VIEW Conference.
| SIGGRAPH Asia 2023
Time: December 12-15
The 16th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will take place from 12th to 15th December 2023, at International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia.
The conference runs December 12-15, 2023, with the exhibitions open from December 13-15, 2023. And submission of all works like research, animation, art, hardware, software, visualization, games, visual effects, virtual reality, augmented reality, high performance computing, computer graphics and interactive techniques are fully opened since 7th March. The deadlines are various from projects, you can click here to view the details and submit your work for the competition.
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