Computer Animation Festival Showcase Encore – Washington DC ACM SIGGRAPH

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When: January 25, 2018

Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (directions below)

What: The Washington DC Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH is presenting an encore showing of the Computer Animation Festival Showcase. If you missed the show at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, this is your chance to catch it again. The Computer Animation Festival showcases some of the most dazzling and innovative animations from 2016-2017, many of which were presented at the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival. We will also discuss our upcoming events for 2018.

For those who are not familiar, the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards. Since 1999, several works originally presented in the Computer Animation Festival have been nominated for or have received a "Best Animated Short" Academy Award.

Please join us on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as we showcase some of the best examples of computer animation from around the globe.


The meeting will be held at the

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Remsen Building
400 Dulany Street (1st floor conference room)
Alexandria, VA 22314

We are located 2 blocks from the

Walking Directions


Street Parking
$1.75 per hour, 2 hour max
Free after 9pm

Hoffman Town Center Garage
206 Swamp Fox Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314

Additional paid parking garages are also available in the area.

Contact ACM SIGGRAPH Washington DC

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Join us on Saturday, July 30th for TCCamp – the techcomm unconference

Join us on Saturday, July 30th for TCCamp – the techcomm unconference. This year, the unconference will be at our own George Mason University. See the TCCamp website to register and get an idea of the forum and format.

Consider volunteering for TCCamp. Details about volunteering are on their website and volunteers get in free!

Take the topic survey. TC Camp Morning Workshop topics are selected based on your interests.

Never heard of TC Camp? Check it out on youtube.

What is TC Camp?

TC Camp is an Unconference focused on Technical Communications issues, skills, challenges, and the various applications used by technical communicators.

The purpose of TC Camp is to provide a local conference for technical communicators that is driven by the members of that community–writers, editors, designers, and the people who support them.


An unconference is an event where users suggest topics, get together and discuss them in detail.

Unconference Logistics

Date: Saturday, 30 July 2016
Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
WiFi will be available, you can twitter, live blog!
Bring: curiosity, business cards, portable (for notes, blogging, etc)
Cost: FREE

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NASA and Military Image, Video, and Audio Resources

If you are looking for collections of imagery, video, and audio resources for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and for U.S. military units, here is a list of places to look.

NASA Image Collections

Defense Video Imagery and Distribution System (DVIDS)

The Defense Video Imagery and Distribution System (DVIDS) is a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media around the world and the military serving worldwide. The DVIDS mission is to serve as a turnkey operation that facilitates requests for Public Affairs video, audio, still imagery and print products; coordinates interviews with soldiers and commanders in a combat zone and provides an archive for ongoing operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain.

This site contains imagery, video, podcasts, webcasts, and interviews for current and archival material for all military branches and units as well as all civilian units. A few pages you may find useful are

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New Local Related Organization

"Washington, DC Art Directors, Designers, Illustrators, Web Developers, Photographers, Print Professionals, and Others Band Together to Form New DC Creative Guild"

New Creative Community Shares the Passion of Art and Communication in the Metro Washington, DC Region

Washington, DC (PRWeb) February 04, 2014

DC Creative Guild logo

Last fall, the Washington DC creative community was stunned to learn that following decades of serving the art community, the Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington (ADCMW) was dissolving…

Past board members quickly mobilized and resolved to find a way to keep this community connected and alive. The new DC Creative Guild was formed…

Learn more about the DC Creative Guild and connect through their social media sites:

The DC Creative Guild provides inspiration, information, and collaboration to an alliance of Washington, DC metropolitan area graphic design professionals, interactive designers, production managers, photographers, illustrators, printmakers and artists of all shapes, and those businesses that serve them.

Read the full post on the PRWeb.

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