I’m not sure if this was my 4th or 5th Siggraph. I’ve been attending the conference since I began using Blender professionally, invited by Ton to help work the booth and chat with people about using Blender for visual effects. Siggraph become one of the highlights of my year. I’ll be completely honest with you, though – I’m probably not the best person to write about Siggraph. I do not take full advantage of the convention. I don’t go to talks, don’t attend the parties, don’t get to visit every booth on the exhibit floor, and I don’t pick up a Pixar teapot. (more…)
I’ve been lucky enough to have now attended two Blender Conferences. The conference takes place in Amsterdam every October. I can’t even begin to describe what fun it is! The variety of presentations given by attendees is just staggering, but what truly makes it an amazing event is the people. Everyone is there for the same exact reason, to celebrate Blender, and that means you have something to talk about with everyone!