The cultural and scientific service of the Embassy of France in Canada and Paris ACM SIGGRAPH organized a scholarship program to facilitate the travel and stay of participants, affiliated to a French structure, selected at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver.

Among a dozen high-quality applications, four have been selected and will receive a € 500 grant that will help them come to Vancouver, present their projects and discover the local ecosystem.

The 4 laureates are :

  • Morgane GERARDIN, Student at the Institut d’Optique Graduate School at St Etienne, France, will participate at the SIGGRAPH 2018 Student Volunteer Program.
  • Benoit MARINI, co-founder of Whatever the Reality. He will present his project ScanPyramids whose goal is to search for unknown structures inside the Egyptian pyramids using non-invasive and non-destructive technologies.
  • Pierre ROPARS, Director of the movie Overrun that will be screened at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver.
  • Florian BRAUCH, who worked on the animated movie Hybrids that will also be screened at SIGGRAPH 2018.

If you want more information about SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver, visit their website.