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Animation Production Day in fmx/08 Stuttgart

The second Animation Production Day (APD) will take place on May 05 to 06, 2008. More than 40 international producers, distributors, world sales groups and banks are due to take part. Participants will negotiate over 19 feature films from, for example, Germany, France, Spain, Ireland and Denmark with a financing volume of approx. 180 million Euros.The event was launched last year to create an exclusive international business platform where potential partners could negotiate efficiently and concr...

fmx/08 Complete Program Online!

Digital media change the way we perceive the world around us – next to film and television, interactive entertainment is playing an ever larger role. This can be seen and experienced at fmx/08 in Stuttgart, Germany. Everyone committed to the creation, production and distribution of animation, effects, games and other digital media will meet for the 13th year to instruct and learn, to discuss and listen, to see and be seen. Hundreds of speakers and thousands of visitors from all over the world ...

fmx/08: Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Digital

fmx/08: 13th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Digital Media : May 05 - 08, 2008Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, Germany Deutsche Telekom Digital Entertainment Awards @ fmx/08! This brand new award aims at honoring new concepts, cutting edge developments and forward thinkers, shaping the future of digital entertainment. The award will be given in 3 categories: Best New Technology in Effects & AnimationBest Small Screen AdaptationBest Interactive Design & Usabil...

Stuttgart animated festival Poster

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fmx/08 May 05 – 08 to host top class program!

Proceeding with its high quality standards, fmx/08 relies on the support of its many strong partners that help to shape the program, host events or engage in fmx/forum. fmx/08 offers a professional platform for the partners whose expertise enriches the event in terms of variety and content.  More program highlights for fmx/conference confirmed fmx/08 kicks off with a bang! No one less than Glenn Entis, Senior Vice President and Chief Visual & Technical Officer of the world-wide leadi...

fmx/08 May 05 – 08 to host top class program!

fmx/08 kicks off with a bang! No one less than Glenn Entis, Senior Vice President and Chief Visual & Technical Officer of the world-wide leading game company Electronic Arts will give the opening keynote. This essential lecture underlines the significant role of games within FMX. More big names of past and upcoming box-office hits are part of fmx/conference, with a good deal of Academy Award nominees for animation and visual effects, such as Ratatouille, represented through Sharon Calahan from P...

fmx/conference: first confirmed speakers!

fmx/conference forms the heart of fmx – and the first confirmations show that its strong and healthy. High caliber speakers such as Sharon Calahan from Pixar will discuss their latest projects (Creating the Look for Ratatouille). Production Designer Alex McDowell will share his ideas on Immersive Design and Producer Paco Rodriguez talk about his experience with Nocturna. The Virtual Humans Forum in fmx/essentials features presentations by Kirsty Boyle (Uncanny Robot), David Hanson (The Zeno Ro...

fmx program – putting the pieces together

Preparations for fmx/08 are now in full progress. Our website has launched with new developments, new partners and a new look and it will be continuously updated as fmx takes shape with a growing list of committed partners. The AIAS – Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences – has climbed on board and will be presenting a full day's worth of the latest and greatest from the world of games and interactive content. This new partnership underscores our commitment to the growing world of games and...

fmx/07 Awards

Late at night on May 4, fmx/07 – 12th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content came to an end. With more than 400 lectures, panels and workshops, the most important meeting for the digital community in Europe gave an insight into the creation, production and distribution of every kind of CGI images. fmx/07 is organized by the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction, Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. It is generously supported by the Staatsmi...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film: A festival becomes a party

The organisers of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film are looking back at six fantastic days with great satisfaction. The competition films were of the usual high standard and audiences made sure that cinema theatres were sold out. Most important, however, was that the atmosphere was magnificent. “The Festival was full of atmosphere and people here in the city are celebrating animated film together with us” is how Dittmar Lumpp, the Festival’s Managing Director, summed up the event.Par...

Highlights of the Stuttgart Animation 2007 festival

Just a few days left until the start of the 14th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2007 (April 26 - May 01).The good things remain. The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is still one of the world’s largest and most important festivals for animated film. In five competitions the festival will show what has been achieved internationally in the field of animated film during the course of a year – with films from internationally renowned professionals as well as talented newcomers and with e...

"Next Generation" programme of German shorts to be presented for the tenth time in Cannes

For the tenth time, German Films will be presenting a programme of shorts with new student productions under the banner of "Next Generation 2007" during this year's Cannes Film Festival. The jubilee edition of "Next Generation" will be presented to a professional international audience on Sunday, May 20, 2007 at 20.00h in the STAR Cinema. An expert jury selected thirteen shorts from twelve German filmschools for "Next Generation 2007": ANALOG BROTHER by Falk P...

Animation Production Day presented by Stuttgart Fest

In order to enhance financing and marketing of animated feature films on a long-term-basis the Animation Production Day (APD) will, for the first time, bring producers of feature film projects into contact with world distribution companies, marketing experts, banks and equity investors, focusing on gap financing and the potential for international distribution.The production costs of European animated feature films will rise in the near future, from 7-8 million Euros to 10-15 million Euros and m...

ComBOTS/fmx Award 2007 for best design works in animation

ComBOTS and fmx present, for the first time, awards for the best design works in 3D character animation - Award specification documents for graphics artists and studios are now availableKarlsruhe/Ludwigsburg (Germany), January 25, 2007. ComBOTS AG (ISIN: DE000CMBT111) and fmx - International Conference for Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content collaborate by establishing the "ComBOTS/fmx Award", to be staged for the first time in 2007. The award winners will be presented at the fmx/07 in Stut...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film will become annual

The Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film will be taking place annually from now onIn their meeting on February 3rd 2006 the partners of the Film- und Medienfestival GmbH (FMF) laid important groundwork for the FMF. Under the new management of Dittmar Lumpp and Ulrich Wegenast the activities of the Film- und Medienfestival GmbH can be expanded thanks to a significant increase in subsidies from the City of Stuttgart, the Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart and the City of Ludwigsbu...

Upcoming, 19th edition of Stuttgart Filmwinter

19th Stuttgart Filmwinter – Festival for Expanded MediaFilm Video New Media Installation Performance Workshop TheoryFestival: 19.-22. January 2006 • Warm Up: 12.-17. January 2006Exhibition: 18. January – 19. February 2006Filmhaus (FH), Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein (WKV), Oberwelt (OW) and other locations Mondo CannibaleWith the slightly martial sounding motto „Mondo Cannibale“ the Stuttgart Filmwinter enters the 19th round. However the Filmwinter has not transformed into a horror or ...

Animago Awards at fmx/05:

fmx/05: 10th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime, and Content April 27th to April 30th , 2005 / Stuttgart, Haus der Wirtschaft fmx/05 - 10th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime and Content. fmx continues its steady growth, having emerged as the leading event for Animation, Visual Effects and DCC (Digital Content Creation) in the German speaking area. Topics range from film and TV production, animation, effects and realtime to scientific applications, g...

fmx/05 - The Program is set

fmx/05: 10th International Conference on Animation, Effects, Realtime, and Content April 27th to April 30th , 2005 / Stuttgart, Haus der Wirtschaft A wealth of interesting contributions: one month before the event, you'd have to use a magnifying lens to find open slots in the agenda. In time for fmx's 10 th birthday, the crème de la crème of the animation and effects industry will be converging on Stuttgart for the most important forum for animation, visual effects and digital content in Ger...

Fantasy Filmfest German tour

Fantasy Filmfest July 21 - August 18 via Sasha Soren/Arte Six Boom-sha-la-la-la, it's the magickal horror/fantasy tour. Starting out in Munich, and cutting a creepy swathe through Stuttgart, Cologne and Frankfurt, to a final weeklong blow-out in Berlin, the Fantasy Filmfest dishes everything from haute horreur to gore-n-splatter.The festival kicks off with black comedy/fantasy "Kontroll". The film centers on a group of ticket inspectors and a killer having a field day on the Budapest metro.Also ...

Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film awards

The 12th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film 2004 (1st – 6th April) has broken the attendance record of the last Festival: the organizers expect the number of visitors to total over 40,000. The evening events were completely sold out and even the repeat screenings of the competition programmes were all very full.500 films were screened at four venues (Alte Reithalle, Atelier im Bollwerk, Treffpunkt Rotebühlplatz and KOKI im Filmhaus) over the six days. At the centre of the world...

Stuggart gets animated early April

12th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated FilmFrom 1st – 6th April 2004 Stuttgart will once again be the Mecca of animated film. The International Festival of Animated Film, which was founded in 1982, is now entering its twelfth year. With over 40,000 visitors, the world’s second largest festival for animated film is the most important event of its kindin Germany.Over 1,200 film entries means that a new record has been set compared with the last Festival (932 entries). Concentrated a...

Cartoons Galore!

The competition programme of the 12th International Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart is completeLong days and long nights at the Bosch Areal: over the last two weeks three different selection committees have got together to select the films for the four competition series from the promising number of film entries submitted to the Festival. The people responsible for the programme, managing director Gabriele Röthemeyer and curator Ulrich Wegenast, were assisted by experts such as Stefan Eling...


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