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WATCH: Epic Games’ Kim Libreri Talks ‘Paragon’ Cinematic Trailer and More at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

The studio’s CTO discusses producing the stunning, real-time rendered visuals of their brand new MOBA game experience.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Dr. Richard Marks Talks PlayStation Magic Lab and VR at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1:41pm

The Sony Computer Entertainment lab director discusses R&D efforts in VR, games and innovative interactive experiences.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Jennifer Yuh, Max Boas and Raymond Zibach Talk ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 12:26pm

The DreamWorks Animation director, art director and production designer discuss their work on the studio's hit animated feature.

FMX 2017 Headline News

Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’ in the Spotlight at FMX 2017

Production sessions at Germany’s international conference on animation, visual effects, VR, games and transmedia also to include ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ and Kraftwerk 3D.

Isotropix Headline News

Isotropix’s Clarisse 3.5 to be Unveiled at FMX 2017

Exclusive presentations from ILM, DNeg, Important Lookin Pirates, and more, to cover Clarisse 3.5’s wide range of improvements including a new set of innovative and creative features focused on layout, scene assembly, look development, lighting and rendering.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Weta Digital’s Michael Pangrazio Talks Feature Film Look Dev and Art Direction at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 5:44pm

The veteran art director and concept artist discusses his work across a number of Weta feature film projects.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Proof’s Ron Frankel Talks ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Previs and More at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:54pm

Proof Inc’s founder and creative director discusses recent previs, postvis, virtual production and virtual reality projects including his team’s work with director Justin Lin.

FMX VFXWorld

WATCH: AMD’s Raja Koduri Discusses GPU Technology, VR and More at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 14, 2017 at 5:17pm

The senior VP and Radeon Tech Group chief architect talks about growth and opportunities for GPU technology across media & entertainment, VR/AR and education industries.

FMX VFXWorld

WATCH: ILM’s Kevin Jenkins Talks ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Art Direction at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Friday, April 14, 2017 at 4:50pm

ILM's supervising art director discusses the concept and production art pipeline on Walt Disney Pictures and J.J. Abrams' epic space adventure.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Weta’s Keith Miller Talks ‘Jungle Book’ and ‘Batman v Superman’ at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:30pm

Weta Digital’s VFX supervisor discusses the studio’s visual effects work on two of last year’s biggest box office champs.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: MPC’s Adam Valdez Talks ‘Jungle Book’ at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:28pm

The Oscar-winning VFX supervisor discusses the stunning visual effects his team created for Walt Disney Pictures and Jon Favreau’s hit film, ‘The Jungle Book.’

FMX 2017 Headline News

FMX 2017 to Explore the Intersection of Automotive and Real-Time Graphics

New automotive track at FMX 2017 to include series of talks with Marc Petit, general manager for Unreal Enterprise at Epic Games, about the use of real-time graphics and games engines in the automotive development process from design to retail.

APD 2017 Headline News

45 Projects Selected for APD 2017

Selected projects from Germany, France, Spain, the UK, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Ukraine, Israel and Australia to participate in co-production, financing and distribution forum running alongside the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2017.

Stuttgart Headline News

ITFS Unveils 2017 Program Highlights

With an emphasis on ‘Animation without Borders,’ the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film to spotlight Lebanese animation artist Chadi Aoun, Slovenia’s Spela Cadez, France’s Franck Dion, Germany’s Jochen Kuhn and Katrin Magnitz, Italy’s Bruno Bozzetto, Portland animator Joanna Priestley, Canadian director Ann Marie Fleming, and many more.

FMX Headline News

FMX 2017 to Host Academy Award Winners and Nominees

Academy Award-winning short film ‘Piper,’ Oscar-nominated ‘Pear Cider and Cigarettes,’ Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha,’ and more to be spotlighted at FMX 2017.

call for entries Headline News

Animation Production Day 2017 Issues Call for Entries

Deadline for submissions to co-production, financing and distribution forum running alongside the 24th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and FMX 2017 is February 27th.

FMX 2017 Headline News

FMX Sets ‘Beyond the Screen’ Theme for 2017 Edition

Trailer for the 22nd edition of Europe’s most influential computer graphics conference created by third-year Animationsinstitut students at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Awards Headline News

Andreas Hykade Receives Poland’s Golden Dinosaur Award

Independent filmmaker, Filmakademie director and FMX Conference chair receives award honoring “outstanding artists turned pedagogues” for achievements in filmmaking and teaching at the 23rd Etiuda & Anima Festival in Krakow, Poland.

Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart Headline News

Call for Entries: Submit Your Films to ITFS 2017!

Deadline for submissions to Germany’s 24th Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart is December 1, 2016.

Education & Training Headline News

Animation Sans Frontières Brings International Talent to Filmakademie

Funded by Creative Europe, 16 aspiring technical directors, animation directors, producers and writers from Denmark, Germany, England, France, Hungary, Italy and The Netherlands visit the Animationsinstitut at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Stuttgart 2016 Blogs

Animation For Grown-Ups: 23rd International Trickfilm Festival Of Animated Film and FMX - 26 April to 1 May 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany

The motto of the 23rd International Trickfilm Festival was Animation For Grown-ups, and sure enough, the films shown at the opening night of the International Competition were very thought provoking.

Animation Production Day Headline News

APD 2017 Receives Funding from Creative Europe MEDIA

Animation Production Day receives funding from the Creative Europe MEDIA program for its 2017 edition to be held May 4 & 5, 2017.

Animated Feature Films ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Blue Sky Studios' Steve Martino Talks 'The Peanuts Movie' Challenges at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 1:52am

'The Peanuts Movie' director Steve Martino discusses the creative and production challenges he faced making the studio's hit animated feature.

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