SIGGRAPH, the world's premier conference focusing on computer graphics and interactive technologies, returned to the east coast for the first time in 17 years. We headed down to Boston to bring you the highlights of the Computer Animation Festival and more.
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In our latest issue, Melissa Johnson digs deep into the history of magical girls—those bubbly, cute, super-powered adolescents who have their roots in American live-action television, and have since gone on to charm Western as well as Japanese audiences.
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Algorithm Engineer
The Foundry - London, England

Experienced Compositors
Double Negative - London, England

Technical Directors (Lighting/FX)
Framestore CFC - London, England

Surfacing/Texture Artist
PDI/DreamWorks Animation - Redwood City, California

Shader Technical Director
Pixar Animation Studios - Emeryville, California

Polygon Pictures Inc. - Tokyo, Japan

Sony Pictures Imageworks - Culver City, California

Effects Artist -Interviewing at SIGGRAPH 2006
Microsoft Corporation - Redmond, Washington

Senior Artist GUI/Special Effects
BioWare Corp. - Edmonton, Alberta

Animator - Cinematics
Blizzard Entertainment - Irvine, California

Environment Artist
Cryptic Studios - Los Gatos, California

Programmer - Art Tools
Eidos, Inc./Crystal Dynamics - San Francisco, California

Lead Animator
Foundation9 Entertainment - Newport Beach , California

Cinematic Artist
Midway Amusement Games, LLC - Chicago, Illinois

Interactive Web Artist
Sony Online Entertainment - San Diego - San Diego, California

Creative Manager
Vivendi Games - Los Angeles, California
Breakbeat duo KEIZOmachine! and Juicy, aka Hifana, appear here as two fishermen who risk the waves to catch fish and drop beats in ancient Japan. This whacked-out number was an award winner in the Japan Media Arts Festival, which you can read about in the fps blog. (QuickTime)

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