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FMX Blogs

WATCH: Dr. Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher Talk CG and VR Industry Trends at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:08am

The Jon Peddie Research duo talk in-depth about computer graphics industry growth trends, including hardware, software and immersive content creation. 

FMX Blogs

WATCH: NYU Professor Ken Perlin Discusses the Future of AR and VR at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 9:55am

Dr. Perlin talks about AR and VR products and how they will be used by humans in ways we haven’t yet discovered to become a seamless part of our existence.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Epic Games’ Haarm-Pieter Duiker Talks Real-Time Game Engines and VFX at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00am

The VFX supervisor about convergence in VFX and game development tools, real-time game engines and digital content production methodologies.

FMX 2017 Headline News

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell’ & ‘Pearl’ Set for FMX 2017

Newly-announced production sessions to explore the VFX of Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ virtual production for ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and the newly-released ‘Ghost in the Shell’ VR experience, and an inside look at Google Spotlight Stories’ ‘Pearl,’ the first VR film to ever receive an Oscar nomination.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Epic Games’ Brian Karis Talks Real-time Game Engine Performance at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 3:04pm

The senior graphics programmer discusses the challenges of optimizing real-time game engine performance and how the technology produces increasingly photorealistic virtual characters and creatures.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: UNIT 9’s Anrick Bregman Talks VR and Transmedia Economics at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 11:38am

The interactive filmmaker talks in-depth about creative and economic realities for immersive storytelling development in transmedia and VR.

FMX Blogs

WATCH: The Third Floor’s Duncan Burbidge Talks ‘The Martian’ Visualization at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4:30pm

The executive producer discusses previs, techvis and postvis on Ridley Scott’s sci-fi adventure hit. 

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Patrick Lin Talks ‘Inside Out’ Cinematography at FMX 2016

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 24, 2017 at 2:32pm

The director of photography goes in-depth about virtual cameras, layout, scene composition choices and workflow on Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated feature film.

ITFS Headline News

ITFS Announces ‘Animation without Borders’ Theme for 2017

Twenty-fourth International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart to feature screenings of ‘Zootopia,’  ‘Finding Dory,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Ice Age: Collision Course,’ ‘Storks,’ and Japan’s ‘When Marnie Was There,’ as well as German productions ‘Die Häschenschule – Jagd nach dem goldenen Ei,’ ‘Ritter Rost 2 – das Schrottkomplott,’ ‘Mullewapp – eine schöne Schweinerei,’ and a tribute to ‘The Little Polar Bear’ filmmaker Thilo Graf Rothkirch.

FMX Blogs

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 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.

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