For the Media

SIGGRAPH 2018 is a media-friendly event. Those requesting media registration must be active contributors to or employed by a publication, news organization, or digital news outlet and must complete our press credentialing process. Qualifying members of the media may apply for credentials and register in March 2018.


Questions regarding media registration and status can be directed to the Media Office or


Members of the media are invited to join us for the SIGGRAPH 2018 Media Briefing, held in the Media Office (West Building, Rooms 205/206) on Monday, 13 August from 11 am to 12 pm.

During the briefing, you’ll have a chance to hear from and ask questions of the following speakers:

SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference Chair
Roy C. Anthony

Virtual & Mixed Reality Chair
Pol Jeremias-Vila

Art Gallery Chair
Andres Burbano

Art Papers Chair
Angus Forbes

Technical Papers Program Chair
Mathieu Desbrun

Production Sessions Chair
Emily Hsu

Emerging Technologies Chair
Gerry Derksen

Computer Animation Festival Producer
Larry Bafia

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair
Mikki Rose

SIGGRAPH 2020 Conference Chair
Kristy Pron


Conference Photo and Credits Gallery (Updated throughout SIGGRAPH 2018. Additional, program-specific images are available upon request. Please contact with your request, and we’ll be happy to assist you.)

SIGGRAPH 2018 Program Chairs

Program Chairs Headshots

News Releases

Media Pod

Back for a second year, the media pod is a private, enclosed space for media to conduct in-person, audio, or video interviews. It features a high-speed Internet connection, table and chairs, and a step-and-repeat backdrop.

Reserve your time slot in the media pod using our online registration form. In order to ensure all our media attendees have access to the pod, media outlets are limited to signing up for no more than three time slots at once. To sign up for additional slots, or for questions regarding the media pod or your reservation, please contact

The media pod is located in the West Building Ballroom A Foyer, next to the SIGGRAPH Store.


The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is an interdisciplinary community interested in research, technology, and applications in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Members include researchers, developers, and users from the technical, academic, business, and art communities. ACM SIGGRAPH enriches the computer graphics and interactive techniques community year-round through its conferences, global network of professional and student chapters, publications, and educational activities.

About ACM

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the computing profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for lifelong learning, career development, and professional networking.


Media Partners

SIGGRAPH gratefully acknowledges the support and collaboration of our 2018 Media Partners. For information on becoming a Media Partner,  contact our media office.


Media Partners

SIGGRAPH gratefully acknowledges the support and collaboration of our 2018 Media Partners. For information on becoming a Media Partner,  contact our media office.

Official Press Partner
Media and Attendees

Photography and Recording Policies

All registered media and attendees are encouraged to take photos and record video in approved areas at SIGGRAPH 2018.
Many of the words, images, sounds, objects, and technologies presented at SIGGRAPH are protected by copyrights or patents. They are owned by the people who created them. Please respect their intellectual-property rights and do not photograph or shoot video in designated “No Photography” areas as outlined below.


recording encouraged
Photography & recording encouraged

ACM SIGGRAPH Award Presentation

ACM Student Research Competition – Final Presentation

Appy Hour

Art Gallery

Birds of a Feather

Business Symposium

Computer Animation Festival Awards and Pre-Show

Emerging Technologies

Experience Presentations

Keynote Session


Poster Sessions

Real-Time Live!


Social Receptions


Technical Papers

Fast Forward

VR Village

recording discretion
Photography & recording at presenter’s discretion


Art Papers



Exhibitor Sessions



Technical Papers

recording prohibited
Photography & recording prohibited

Electronic Theater

Production Sessions

VR Theater


Cameras and Recording Devices

All attendee cameras and recording equipment must be hand-held. Members of the media are allowed to use tripods and larger equipment, but they must register their devices with the SIGGRAPH 2018 Media Office in advance of use.

Conference Photographers & Videographers
SIGGRAPH 2018 employs professional photographers and videographers and reserves the right to use all images and videos that these content creators document during the conference for publication and promotion of ACM SIGGRAPH events.


Logo & Branding Guidelines

SIGGRAPH 2018 invites the media and our partners to use our logo files and branding. Materials must be used in compliance with ACM SIGGRAPH’s logo use policy and the conference’s brand guidelines.


Media List

Interested in who will be covering this year’s event?

SIGGRAPH provides the names of the media outlets that will be attending the conference.

Fill out the form below to get an up-to-date list.