Terrence Masson on why Siggraph should be part of your life. Especially if you are interested in CGI, Animation, Game Design, and more! – Siggraph Conference, Los Angeles

Terrence Masson served as the Conference Chair for the 2010 Siggraph/ACM conference in Los Angeles. In this interview Masson discusses how he came to chair the annual Siggraph conference and his thoughts on the theme of the “People Behind the Pixels”, the return of the Electronic Theater, and the upcoming 2011 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Siggraph is one of the world’s most prestigious conferences for the intersection of art, science, and technology, and the role of chair allows for one’s vision of the organization and conference goals to become reality. With a track record that ranges from working for George Lucas, Industrial Light + Magic, and Dreamworks SKG among others, to his current appointment as a Director of Creative Industries at Northeastern University, Masson brings a wide-view to the world of interactivity. If you are interested in game design, animation, CGI, and interactivity, then don’t miss this interview or the upcoming Siggraph Conference! Recorded at the Siggraph/ACM Conference in Los Angeles. (15:48)

Harris Fogel, Posted 4/15/11

Photographs by Harris Fogel ©2011

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