The 28th edition, set for April 23-26, poses the question: Is the Media & Entertainment community moving closer together? Magnopus Global Director of Innovation Salomon Rogers named program chair.
FMX Conference Spotlight
The festival wrapped its 30th edition with an April 30 ceremony honoring winners of the main competitions, with Priit Tender and José Miguel Ribeiro, respectively, taking home the big awards.
Oscar-winning British-Czech animator, director, and screenwriter – known for Pixar’s Ratatouille and Gerri’s Game - takes the reigns in June, promising to remain faithful to his predecessor Andreas Hykade’s principal ‘The person is more important than the project.’
Wētā FX ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ panels added to a vast array of already confirmed programming for the upcoming 4-day hybrid event, running April 25-27 and online April 28 in Stuttgart.
Part of the 17th Animation Production Days running April 26-28 in Stuttgart, the conference takes place on April 26 and offers animation professionals a platform to discuss current developments in the industry.
The 4-day hybrid event, which runs April 25-27 and online April 28, revealed more on-site programming, including sustainability in media productions panel, VFX insights into HBO’s ‘The Last of Us,’ challenges of adapting literature into animation and games, and masterclasses with Ed Hooks and Craig Caldwell.
A full slate of animated films vie for the coveted Trickster Award in the international feature-length film competition at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, running April 25-30.
The 4-day hybrid event returns to Stuttgart April 25-27 with an exclusive online day April 28; confirmed presentations include the creative and technical journey of Netflix’s ‘1899’ and Digital Domain’s use of Charlatan, its neural network for ‘deep fake’-like face replacements on Disney+’s ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.’
The hybrid edition, focusing on the art, technology, and business of animation, visual effects, and interactive and immersive media, returns to Stuttgart April 25-27 with an exclusive online day April 28.
Returning in April as ‘climate-friendly’ certified, the event will feature discussions on sustainability in film and media production; programming announcements include a look at animated shorts ‘A Flammable Planet’ and ‘Can’t Negotiate the Melting Point of Ice,’ and advancements of AI Rotoscoping.
A joint venture of the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film and FMX, ADP runs April 25-28; deadline for submission of projects in film, TV series, mobile content, games, cross- and transmedia is February 9.
The 4-day hybrid event returns to Stuttgart with 1-day devoted to online presentations from around the world; BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated producer Jinko Gotoh serves as the next program chair.
After an 8-year stint as director, the professor and filmmaker will take on a new teaching role, Head of Animation Directing, at the institute, beginning in the upcoming academic school year.
The festival wrapped with its May 8 award ceremony honoring winners of the main competitions; the Trickstar Professional Awards were presented May 7, with the Tricks for Kids Awards on May 4.
Industry leaders join the software giant to provide insights on modern production challenges; sessions include ‘Emerging Trends in M&E: What Students Need to Know,’ ‘Bringing the Characters of ‘Magic: The Gathering’ to Life,’ and ‘Modeling Madness: Experimenting in 3ds Max.’
With the conference starting next Tuesday, a final selection of new program highlights includes a showcase of an LED Wall and Unreal Engine in a virtual production stage, ‘Real vs. Unreal’ real-time graphics panel, and The World to Come - A look ahead at Metaverse.’
Nominees revealed for the Trickstar Business Award, the German Animation Screenplay Award, and the Animated Games Award Germany; 29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film runs May 3-8, onsite and online.
Presentations will showcase creative techniques and technologies including best practices, tips and tricks, and a look at the future of VFX; topics include grading and compositing with NukeX, workflows with Mari, and using Katana in feature animation.
More talks, presentations and screenings are confirmed for the upcoming conference, including looks behind the scenes of the recent Disney and Illumination animated features, as well as Locksmith Animation’s ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong;’ event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
2,028 films were submitted from 80 countries in the hopes of sharing over 65,000 euros in prizes; upcoming hybrid event runs in person and online May 3-8, featuring screenings, presentations, talks, workshops, and a free film program every day on Stuttgart's Schlossplatz.
Conference confirms more talks, presentations, and masterclasses including a look at rendering challenges behind ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ creation of Mixed Reality with Microsoft’s Darren Cosker, and Machine Learning with Foundry’s Mairéad Grogan; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
The curated business platform, a joint venture between ITFS and FMX, provides producers an opportunity to present projects to industry co-production and financing partners; event runs May 4-6.
Conference confirms presentations that include a behind-the-scenes look at Netflix’s anthology ‘The House,’ the blending of 2D and 3D in Marvel’s ‘What If...?’ and the future of NFTs; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.
Conference confirms presentations on the VFX behind the popular Netflix series ‘Arcane’ and the origins and creation of ‘The Adventures of Paddington,’ as well as more onsite masterclasses and partners; the event runs onsite May 3-5, online May 6 and on demand through May 31.