ACM SIGMM Test of Time Paper award 2021

In 2020 SIGMM established the SIGMM Test-of-Time Paper award for a paper published 10, 11 or 12 years previously at a SIGMM-sponsored conference, including MM, MMSys, ICMR/CIVR, IH&MMSec, TVX, NOSSDAV, AVI or MIR.

The award recognizes the paper that has had the most impact and influence on the field of Multimedia in terms of research, development, product or ideas, during the intervening years, as selected by a 5-person selection committee.

In 2021, after careful consideration the committee decided that …

Winner (MM Systems & Networking):
Thomas Stockhammer, Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP - Standards and Design Principles, In Proceedings of the 2nd...

ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2021

The winner of the SIGMM Rising Star for 2021 is Dr. Jingkuan Song for his significant contributions in Multimedia Compact Representation and Analysis.

Dr Jingkuan Song is Professor with University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He obtained his PhD degree in 2014 from The University of Queensland, Australia. He joined University of Trento as a Research Fellow (2014-2016) and Columbia University as a Postdoc Research Scientist (2016-2017).

His research interest includes large-scale multimedia retrieval, image/video segmentation and image/video understanding using hashing, graph learning and deep learning techniques. He was the winner of the best paper award in ICPR (2016, Mexico), best...

ACM SIGMM Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications

The 2021 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications is Professor Jiebo Luo. The award is given in recognition of his outstanding, pioneering and continued research contributions in the areas of multimedia content analysis and social media analytics, and for outstanding and continued service to the multimedia community.


Professor Jiebo Luo is one of the most influential scholars in the general field of multimedia, and particularly in social media mining (ranked 2nd) according to Google Scholar. Professor Luo’s remarkable impact is evidenced by the breadth and depth of his...

Call for Nominations Editor-In-Chief ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM)

The term of the current Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM) is coming to an end, and the ACM Publications Board has set up a nominating committee to assist the Board in selecting the next EiC. ACM TOMM focuses on all aspects of multimedia computing, communication, and applications. The journal covers four major themes: engaging with multimedia, user experience, multimedia systems, and understanding multimedia content.

Appointed by the ACM Publications Board, EiCs of ACM journals are delegated full responsibility for the editorial management of the journal consistent with the journal's charter and general ACM policies. The Board relies on EiCs to ensure that the content of the journal is of high quality...

New SIGMM Leadership Announced

Following election from among the SIGMM membership, the new SIGMM leadership for has just been announced as 

SIGMM Announces funding support for carers to attend online events

SIGMM is pleased to announce support for SIGMM members who are carers to attend online SIGMM-sponsored conferences and workshops, initially during 2021 only, and to allow them to engage more fully with the online event.


Invitation to Host ACM Multimedia Asia 2023

MM Asia Steering Committee

The ACM Multimedia Asia (MM Asia) Steering Committee invites prospective parties to submit proposals to host and organize the 5th ACM Multimedia Asia conference in 2023.

MM Asia is a newly established international conference to showcase the scientific achievements and industrial innovations in the multimedia field. Its mission is to illuminate the state of the art in multimedia computing by bringing together researchers and practitioners in this field. It is essential to ensure that the conference includes sessions for presenting high-quality research papers and for sharing practitioner experience. The first and second MM Asia conferences were successfully organized in Beijing, China (December 2019...

SIGMM Funding for Special Initiatives Announced


Following our 2021 call for funding for special initiatives, applications were assessed by a sub-committee of the SIGMM Executive and we are now able to announce funding for 4 projects as follows:...

ACM SIGMM Call for Funding for Special Initiatives 2021

Hi Folks

The ACM SIGMM (Special Interest Group in Multimedia) provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and practitioners in all aspects of multimedia computing, communication, storage, and applications. We do this through our sponsorship and organisation of conferences and workshops, supporting student travel to such events, discounted registrations, two regional chapters, recognition of excellence and achievement through an awards scheme and we inform the community of our activities through the SIGMM Records and through mailing lists.
The SIGMM Executive invites applications for funding for new...

ACM Recognizes 2020 Distinguished Members for Contributions that Propel the Digital Age

SIGMM is delighted to recognise the elevation of 5 of our present or past SIGMM members to the grade of Distinguished Member, following the announcement by ACM of the addition of 64 Distinguished members at

Congratulations to ...

Sourav S. Bhowmick
Nanyang Technological University

Pablo Cesar
Centrum Wiskunde en Informatica

Minghua Chen
City University of Hong Kong

Peng Cui
Tsinghua University ...

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