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.
FMX 2023 returns this year with a hybrid edition running on-site in Stuttgart April 25-27 with an exclusive online day, April 28.
The event features presentations highlighting the latest developments in the art, technology, and the business of animation, visual effects, and interactive and immersive media.
Tickets are now available here.
Under the theme EVOLVING, FMX 2023 will highlight projects and processes addressing challenges faced by people and the planet, including the latest developments in the art, technology, and the business of animation, visual effects, and interactive and immersive media.
Recent program confirmations for on-site presentations include:
Art Direction and Concept Art for Indie Productions and High-Profile IPs
Almu Redondo - Cartoon Saloon
Redondo shares her creative approaches in discussing the art of filmmaking, art direction, and concept art for indie productions and other high-profile IPs. In addition, she will use examples of her work on My Father's Dragon, Wolfwalkers, Belle, or Riot Games cinematics to illustrate how storytelling benefits from the power of images.
The VFX of KLEO
Pascal Bußmann and Matthias Backmann – LAVAlabs
The duo discusses how they produced 450 VFX shots within a year, from pre-production to the final shot for the Netflix show Kleo.
Cinematography for Stylized Motion Pictures
Christos Obretenov - Lollipop Shaders
Obretenov discusses how Stylized Rendering in feature films has opened the creative possibilities in cinematography through different techniques using painterly, watercolor, illustrative lighting, and linework. In addition, he shares applications in lighting design, shadow placement, focus & depth of field through various animated feature film projects.
Obretenov’s company, Lollipop Shaders, develops shading tools and workflows in Stylized Rendering for feature film animation. Also, Obretenov is the lead developer for Pixar's RenderMan Stylized Looks and principal shader writer on numerous Stylized & Non-Photoreal Rendering feature films with Sony Pictures Imageworks, including The Mitchells Vs. The Machines and the upcoming Spider-Man: Across the Spider Verse.
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Source: FMX 2023