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fmx/06 Announces Awards

fmx/06, the 11th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content from May 3-6, 2006 in Stuttgart, Germany, announces its prizes. With more than 5,000 international visitors 40% more than last year fmx/06 included 350 speakers from all over the world presented more than 300 lectures, demos, workshops and screenings about creation, production and distribution in all forms of digital content.

Organized by the magazine DIGITAL PRODUCTION, animago AWARD is one of the most important competitions for Digital Content Creation in German-speaking countries. On Friday, May 5, 2006, evening, prizes were awarded to work from the groups Still, Animation, Compositing, Interactive, Games and Mobile Entertainment.

animago AWARDS winners include:

animago AWARD 1st PlaceCategory: Professional Animation AdvertisingGEZ / Das schwarze SchafArtists: Spans & Partner, HamburgClient: GEZ

animago AWARD Platz 2nd PlaceCategory: Education Animation Short film90 DEGREESArtists: Jules Janaud, Raphael Martinez-Bachel, François Roisin, Paris

animago AWARD 3rd PlaceCategory: Professional Compositing Special EffectsDIE STURMFLUTArtists: CA Scanline, München, und Unexpected, StuttgartClient: RTL

animago AWARD 4th PlaceCategory: Professional Animation Trailer, OpenerOn-Air Design Disney ChannelArtists: Fiftyeight, WiesbadenClient: Disney

5th Place Category: Professional Compositing Music videoDepeche Mode PreciousArtists: Effekt-Etage, BerlinClient: Mute, London

The Realtime Film Festival featured nominees in the categories Demos, Machinimas, CutScenes, Flash and VJ Visuals. Realtime Awards winners include:

Category Cut ScenesDavid De Martini, Electronic Arts, USA, for THE GODFATHERPrize: fmx/07-Partnership-Package

Category FlashIlias Sounas, Greece for KYKLOS TIS ZOISPrize: Adobe Video Bundle, donated by Adobe Systems, presented by Stefan Prestele

Category DemoLKCC & Bauknecht, Germany for PERFECT LOVEPrize: Avid Xpress Studio Essentials, donated by Avid Technology

Category MachinimaDavid Riedel, Germany for AM ENDE DER DISTANZPrize: Quadro FX Graphics Card, NVIDIA, presented by Laura Dohrmann

Category VJ/VisualsFrank Becker & Alexander Bunge, Germany for the Showreel from eins23.tvPrize: Maxon CINEMA 4D Release 9.5 plus Sketch and Toon, donated by Maxon, presented by Markus Kamp

fmx/07 will take place from May 2-5, 2007. More Information about fmx/06 can be found at

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