Welcome to the local chapter of SIGGRAPH, a professional association serving the computer graphics community of Oregon and SW Washington.

Upcoming Events in the 2017 – 2018 Season

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How to Join the Board: meet (Friday June 6) or contact the chair right away; Run for a position on the board; Submit your bio, membership information, and interest to cascadesiggraph@gmail.com by Friday, June 15; Vote by midnight Friday, June 22, using the ballot that is sent to all members; See Announcements Saturday June 30. More info>

NWAF, NW Animation Fest, Northwest Animation Festival, Animation, SIGGRAPH

We Recommend The NW Animation Festival, starting Wednesday, May 23, going to Sunday, May 27 at the Hollywood Theater in Portland; More info>

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PNCA co-sponsors the Computer Animation Festival Selects from 2017 at the Mediatheque, March 22, 2018; More Info>

Global Game Jam, PIGSquad, Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH, AI Portland

We are proud to sponsor the Global Game Jam 2018 at Art Institute Portland, Jan 26 – 28, 2018; More Info>




3DV’s Autodesk Hits Portland 2017 at OMSI’s Empirical Theater;  More Info>

Register Now;  Autodesk Hits Portland Sponsors


We Recommend Best of Fest

The NWAnimation Festival’s Best of Fest, Friday, September 15, Hollywood Theater.

Left: Glove by Bernardo Britto, Alexa Lim Haas | United States | 5:46. The true story of an astronaut’s glove that has been floating in space since 1965.

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Event Programming Meeting — All are invited to a brainstorming / planning meeting for this year. Under the leadership of Fred Ruff, new VC, we’ll share ideas for events. Your ideas are welcome — join us on September 5th, at Refuge Studio, 6635, N. Baltimore Ave., Suite 112, Portland OR, 97003.


August Board Meeting 8/28/2017, 7:00pm @ John Barleycorns, 14610 SW Sequoia Pkwy, Tigard, OR 97223

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Chapters Workshop, July 29, 2017, JW Marriott, LA Live



Chapters Party July 31, 2017, Exchange LA, 618 S Spring St., Los Angeles More>

SIGGRAPH 2017, Conference, Los Angeles, Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques

SIGGRAPH 2017 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, July 30 — August 3, 2017 More>

August–September 2017 Programming Meeting TBD by Fred Ruff. Join us to brainstorm and create events in the new season.

TBA, upcoming —SIGGRAPH 2017 Computer Animation Festival More>

Events, in Brief for the 2016 – 2017 Season

The Almost Summer Social at Lucky Lab Hawthorne, Friday, June 16th More>


Blender Workshop | Intro to 3D Modeling in Games, with PIGSquad, May 30, 2017 at Epicodus More>

NW Animation Festival Northwest Animation Fest Hollywood Theater Sven Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH

NW Animation Festival Special Networking Event / Afterparty, May 10–17 at the Hollywood Theater

Meet the Animation Tribe More>

Digital Dreams Kurtis Hough, Retrospective, Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH, PCC Cascade, ASIFA

Digital Dreams Thursday, March 16, EventBrite Registration; More>


Freelancers’ Toolbox III Saturday, February 25, Free at the Wacom Experience Center; More>

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Event Tickets, Monday, February 20, 2017, Game Night | Where Gaming and CG meet, at PCC Cascade, More>

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Homebrew ARCs local animation

ARCs HomeBrew Local Animation Screening, Sunday, Jan 22 and 29th (repeat),  More>

Global Game Jam 2017 Portland    Global Game Jam 2017 Portland   Global Game Jam all weekend — Keynote Friday night, Jan. 20 6:00 pm. More>


Cascade SIGGRAPH Holiday Social 2016 — join us Friday, Dec. 13, 2016, starting at 5:30pm happy hour. At 7:00 the Portland Tradition, Christmas Ship Parade takes off from the marina. More>

Spirtis with Spirits

Spirits with Sprits: Screening and Studio Party Friday Night, Dec. 9th, at 107 SE Washington St, Portland, OR 97214-2126, United States. You’re invited. It’s in the tower on the roof and here are the detailed directions and entry instructions: http://bobstudios.com/mustard.html. More>

SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival
The SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival
Traveling Show with Emily Hsu, December 1, Thursday night. Get Tickets; See Event Details.

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Autodesk Hits Portland Nov. 17, 5–9:15

toolbox2b_thumbnail    Artist’s Toolbox 2, Nov. 5, 3:00 pm

toolbox1_thumb    Artist’s Toolbox 1, Sept. 23, 6:00 pm

THUMBSketch    Sketch and Stretch, Sunday, August 14, 1–4:00 pm

ThUMBsiggraph2016    SIGGRAPH 2016, Chapter Workshop and Conference July 23–28

THUMBicCream  Summer Ice Cream Social, June 31, 1–4:00 pm

THUMBottawa  Ottawa Animation Festival, July 8, 7:00 pm