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FMX 2019 Headline News

Lucasfilm’s Doug Chiang to Lead FMX 2019 Concept Art Track

Noted Oscar-winning production designer will be joined by Patrick Hanenberger from ‘The LEGO Movie 2’ in sharing their latest work.

ITFS Headline News

ITFS Announces 2019 Program

Highlights from 26th event edition include GameZone interactive installations, a new immersive media and pop culture conference, a special track on Science, Games and Animation and numerous premieres and screenings.

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Announces ‘Spider-Man’ Talk, Indie Animation Track and ‘CatPlanets’ Trailer Reveal

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:30pm

Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Danny Dimian will present work on hit animated feature; animators Sophie Koto Gate, Michael Frei, Boris Labbé and Tomek Popakul will share their distinctive work.

FMX 2019 Headline News

ILM’s Rob Bredow to Present ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 18, 2019 at 4:14pm

Studio’s head and executive creative director will share inner workings of their visual and physical effects work on Disney's BAFTA and VES-nominated sci-fi adventure.

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Releases First Trailer and Program Confirmations

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 5:57pm

Keynote by Oscar-winner and Google Spotlight Stories creative director Jan Pinkava one of initial set of events confirmed for upcoming animation and VFX conference.

FMX 2019 Headline News

FMX 2019 Announces ‘Bridging the Gap’ Theme

Animation and VFX conference, set for next April 30-May 3, will highlight worldviews and workflows that inspire artistic exchange. 

FMX 2018 Blogs

WATCH: Dennis Gansel Talks ‘Jim Button & Luke the Engine Driver’ at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:50pm

The director discusses his latest film, the live-action/VFX driven adaptation of the classic German children’s story.

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Lynne Naylor Talks Character and Conceptual Design at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:24pm

The DreamWorks TV Animation veteran artist talks about her different approaches to character and conceptual design projects, the dynamic of realizing a strong director’s vision, such as Genndy Tartakovsky, and challenges she faced on shows such as ‘Samurai Jack.’ 

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Réka Bucsi Talks ‘Solar Walk’ Animation with Live Music at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:15am

The indie director discusses her animated film project performed with live music, her residency at the Open Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, and her feelings about artistic inspiration and choice of technique.

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Luciana Carvalho Se Talks Immersive AR/VR Tech and Gender Diversity Initiatives at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 8:00pm

REWIND’s head of partnerships talks about how AR, VR and immersive media technology are impacting people’s scientific and creative engagement with the world around them, as well as her work with UK-based Unfold Inclusion promoting gender diversity in the technology industry.

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Aardman’s David Sproxton Talks ‘Early Man’ Stop-Motion Production Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:14am

The studio’s co-founder discusses their most recent animated feature, ‘Early Man,’ sharing insights on Oscar-winner Nick Park’s writing and directing process and how more and more CGI is integrated into stop-motion filmmaking.

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Sony Pictures Animation’s Shannon Tindle Talks Directing Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:30pm

The creator of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ teases his new animated feature film at SPA, shares his insights on the difficulties of the creative process, and gives advice for young artists looking for a career in the industry. 

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Blue Sky’s Chris Wedge Talks Animation Directing Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 10:08pm

The Oscar-winning director and studio co-founder shares his insights on the animation industry, what inspires and drives him, as well as what advice he has for young professionals.

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: David Silverman Discusses ‘The Simpsons’ Then and Now at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 8:00pm

The Oscar-nominated director talks about his work on Fox’s multiple Emmy Award-winning hit series, some of the show’s history as well as his new feature film in production with Wink Animation. 

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Paula Fairfield Talks ‘Game of Thrones’ Creature Sound Design and More at FMX 2018

The veteran designer discusses her work creating the riveting sounds of White Walkers and dragons on HBO’s hit action-adventure series.

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Esben Toft Jacobsen Talks Post-Apocalyptic Series ‘The Rain’ and More at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:00pm

The creator and visual supervisor discusses his world-building and design work on the upcoming VFX-driven Netflix Original Series.

FMX 2018 VFXWorld

WATCH: Phil Tippett Talks Tough on 40 Years of VFX, Movies and More at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:19pm

The legendary industry pioneer shares his insights as an artist, director, visual effects supervisor and survivor, including thoughts on digital character performance and conflicts with studio executives. 

FMX Headline News

FMX Wraps its Sold-Out and Successful 23rd Edition

Theme of ‘Creating Worlds’ resonated across tracks and through presentations from Aardman, Phil Tippett, Réka Bucsi and top tech companies.

FMX Headline News

FMX Rounds Out Tracks on Digital Humans, Commercials, and More

Conference also has added a screening of ‘Early Man,’ and presentations on ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and the app ‘Tunnel AR,’ the world’s first interactive AR music video.

Events Headline News

FMX Adds Spotlights on ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘Last Jedi’

Conference set for April 24-27 also will explore virtual product lifecycle and how expanded realities can make a valuable impact on society. 

FMX Headline News

FMX Adds Blue Sky's Chris Wedge to 2018 Program

Highlights for the technology and games-related tracks also announced for the annual event, set for April 24-27 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Events Headline News

FMX Adds Joyce, Shankly and Naylor

Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.

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