ABOUT THE FESTIVAL The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, a qualifying festival by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, brings the computer graphics community together to celebrate and showcase the best storytelling in short and feature films, visual effects, games, advertisements, scientific visualizations and more. An internationally recognized jury reviews hundreds of submissions and presents the best work of the year, with awards for Best in Show, Jury’s Choice, and Best Student Project.
Since 1999, several works presented in the Computer Animation Festival have been nominated for or have received the Best Animated Short Academy Award. 2021 SHOWINGS This year, the Electronic Theater will be presented virtually in two versions: Electronic Theater Ticket and Electronic Theater Premium Ticket. Each experience is sold separately and will be available to stream between Monday, 9 August at 8:00 am PDT and Wednesday, 8 September at 11:59 pm PDT. Stay tuned to our website for information on additional events, including virtual watch parties.