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August 13, 2007

SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater

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The ET was great, as always.

The pre-show had 3 graphics "celebrities" play old vector-based coin-op classics on the big screen. I didn't catch the name of the first guy playing Asteroids or the last guy playing Star Wars. The middle guy was Ken Perlin playing Tempest.

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Most of the good clips are not available online, but a few are...

 

Travelers: Snowball

 

HP Hands "Paulo Coelho"

 

En Tus Brazos

 

Sears Tools "Arboretum"

 

Burning Safari

 

U2 and Green Day "The Saints Are Coming"

 

Happiness Factory

 

Vigorsol: The Legend

 

Portal

 

The Itch

 

Equilibrio

 

Raymond

 

ILM showed a clip on how some of the effects in Transformers and Pirates 3 were done. We show this clip on Friday's at noon as part of our "Friends and Family" demo reel. So if you are coming to visit...make sure you can stop by for lunch on Friday.

Pixar closed out the ET with Lifted.

Comments (2)

My favorite is Raymond (the Mill is really good), with Traveler's Snowball, Burning Safari and Portal all tying for second place.

Traveler's Snowball is Katamari-tastic!

I agree with your choices...but the one that stood out the most for me was "The Itch."

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