Academic Presentations

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AT MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

  • Chavez, M., Science and Art: Third International Forum on the Innovations in Digital Media, Focus: Serious Games and Educational Digital Media, Sponsored by Beijing University of Technology, “Cinematics and Narratives: movie making in an academic research environment,” (Nov 2012)
  • Chavez, M., Jayabalan, S., Sarvaiya, S., Mak H.K., CGAT 2013 Workshop: Advances in Games Technology, April 2013, “An Investigation in Appeal in Talking Characters”
  • Chavez, M., Science and Art: Third International Forum on the Innovations in Digital Media, Focus: Serious Games and Educational Digital Media, Sponsored by Beijing University of Technology, “Cinematics and Narratives: movie making in an academic research environment,” (Nov 2012)
  • Talk: ADM Research Lecture Series – Talk and screening: – Cinematics and narratives: creating stories within real-time visual toolsets (Mar 2012)
  • Chavez, M., From Pencils to Pixels – Innovations that Transform Digital Animation, “Future Cinema: Simulation in Animation” Nanyang Technological University, North Academic Complex, (Apr 2011)
  • Chavez, M., Capital City Arts Initiative lecture series on contemporary art practice, Nevada Neighbors XXXV: Emerging Animation (Sept 2011)
  • Keynote address: “Future Cinema” Defence Science Research Conference 2011 – Symposium on Serious Gaming, August 2011
  • Invited presentation: Chavez, M., “The Future of Cinema and 3D Stereoscopy: Challenges Facing Film-Makers,” 11th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) in Jeonju, South Korea, (May 2010).
  • Invited presentation: Chavez, M., “Creative Imagination and Cultural Technology,” International Symposium in Seoul, South Korea, ” Specialization and Collaboration: Approach to Interdisciplinary Research in Contemporary Animation,” (Feb 2010).
  • Chavez, M., ISEA2011 Istanbul the 16th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Paper: Active Cinema, September 2011
  • Chavez, M., Future Cinema “From Pencils to Pixels – Innovations that Transform Digital Animation” An IBM-NTU Seminar, April 2011
  • Chavez, M., The Rise of the Creative Economy, The 23nd Society for Animation Studies Annual Conference, Cultural Center of the University of Indianapolis, Athens Campus, Panelist: “Animation Studies – Pedagogy and new frontiers.” (Mar 2011).
  • Chavez, M., Popular/American Culture Associations – SWTX PCA/ACA 2011 Joint Conference “Experiments with an Animation System Designed to Dynamically Manipulate Emotion” (Apr 2011).
  • Chavez, M., “From Passive to Active: Adaptive Design and Future Visions with Real-time Simulation in Animation” University of Technology Sydney: SIAF Symposium 2010 ‘Aesthetics and Timing in Animation’ (Sept 2010).
  • Chavez, M., “Cinematics and Narratives,” ISEA2010 RUHR. ISEA2010 RUHR the 16th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Artist presentation, (2010).
  • Chavez, M., Liu, L., Animation Evolution, The 22nd Society for Animation Studies Annual Conference, Edinburgh College of Art, 9-11th July 2010, “From Active to Proactive: New Opportunities for Real-time Simulation in Animation”(2010)
  • Chavez, M. Liu, L., (2010) CGAT -Computer Games and Allied Technology 2010 Best Research Paper Award, Cinematics and Narratives: Development of a Prototype System, (2010)
  • Chavez, M., Liu L., “Specialization and Collaboration: Approach to Interdisciplinary Research in Contemporary Animation,” Presentation, Dongguk University, (2010).
  • Chavez, M., “From the Animation Industry to Academia and Research,” Computer Graphics (CG) Quarterly,  Volume 44, Number 1, ACM SIGGRAPH Publication, Visual Research, Evaluation and Assessment in the Age of Computer Graphics, (February 2010).
  • Chavez, M., Computer Games, Multimedia and Allied Technology 09 Conference, Workshop titled “Advances in Games Technology” presenting “Cinematics and Narratives – Immersive encounters in Co-Space,” (2009)
  • Chavez, M., Conradi, I., Liu, L., Cinematics and Narratives: Creating an Archetypal Character Based Experience. ISEA2009 – 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art, (2009).
  • Chavez, M., Gregory, A., Voyage to the Age of the Dinosaurs: An Experiential Learning Situation with Undergraduates, Graduates, and Visiting Professionals. Presentation, SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Educators Program Yokohama, Japan, (2009).
  • Chavez, M., PISAF Puchon International Student Animation Festival, “The Expansion of Animation in the New Media Environment” (2008)
  • Chavez, M., Teaching Cinematic Literacy in the Singapore Prison System, Presented an paper at the Machinima China Festival 2008, Organized by AKQA, Association of Machinima Arts & Sciences (AMAS) and The Comics Art Association of Wuhan (CAA), Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, (May 2008)
  • Chavez, M., International Teaching Philosophies Panel at The Broadcast Education Association, (Apr 2007)
  • Chavez, M., 2005. Avatar teachers: CLONE3D and NTU/SADM. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2005 Educators program (SIGGRAPH ’05), Patricia Beckmann-Wells (Ed.). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 19. DOI=10.1145/1187358.1187383 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1187358.1187383, ACM SIGGRAPH 2004, Displayed research of work that encompassed the creation a piece, “CLONE3D Artificial Comedy and Real Time 3D Characters” 3DX Demo or Die, state of the art in real-time graphics (Aug 2004)
  • Chavez, M., ACM SIGGRAPH Los Angeles Local Chapter Meeting at Otis School of Art and Design, Showed research done on web-based real time 3d characters (2004).
  • Chavez, M., ACM SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater 1993, Acclaim Entertainment, Motion Capture Technology, (1993)
  • Chavez, M., ACM SIGGRAPH Los Angeles Local Chapter Meeting at California Institute Of Technology, Showed an animated short (frame-by-frame) executed and projected in laser light (1983).