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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.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2018 Announces New Tracks, Attending Companies

Conference also has put online the second in its ‘Behind the Beard’ trailer series.

Events Headline News

FMX 2018 Sets ‘Creating Worlds’ Theme with Official Trailer

Event confirms Phil Tippett and Aardman’s David Sproxton as speakers at the annual conference set for April 24-27 in Stuttgart, Germany.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Hugh Welchman Talks ‘Loving Vincent’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 6:17am

The Oscar-winning director details the exhausting and exacting oil painting on canvass stop-motion technique he used for his latest animated feature about Vincent van Gogh.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Weta Digital’s Brendan Keys Talks Recruiting Challenges and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:59pm

The studio’s human resources manager discusses recruiting challenges and goals as well as recommendations for young professionals looking for a job.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Disney’s Berenice Robinson Talks Editing , Music and Sound at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:20am

The Disney VP discusses a range of post-production challenges on the studio's feature animation musicals.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: The Third Floor’s Michelle Blok Talks ‘Game of Throne’ Previs and More at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:28am

The previs supervisor discusses a wide-range of visualization work on HBO’s award-winning TV series, as well as her studio’s efforts on Disney’s live-action hit, ‘Beauty and the Beast.’

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Theodore Ushev Talks Oscar-Nominated ‘Blind Vaysha’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.

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