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VIEW AWARD 2012 | International contest of animated shortsThe 2012 VIEW AWARD’s are ready to come out in full! Breaking free from its international tradition, the 2012 VIEW AWARD’s are opening up their doors to new themes, subjects, and a wider audience of contestants!The VIEW AWARD is promoted by VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, Medical Imaging, 3D Animation, Gaming and VFX.VIEW 2012, from 16th to 19th O...

Line-up at its finest: prominent speakers at FMX 2010

FMX 2010 15th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media May 04-07, 2010  In the beginning of May, most of the big names in digital entertainment will collectively gather in Germany's Southwest. FMX 2010, the 15th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Interactive Media, the 17th Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and the business platform Animation Production Day are three events enjoying high international standing.   FMX preparations: the final cou...

Paris FX 2009 Trailer

Two days dedicated to digital creation and production of visual effects in France After a successful first edition attended by 1300 visitors over 2 days, Parisfx offers an exceptional 2009 programme focused on digital visual effects and CGI. Producers, directors, post-production houses and VFX supervisors will demonstrate their mastering of CGI and VFX via case studies or conferences.  

Nigel Sumner at The Digital Media Festival

The Digital Media Festival is a 3-day conference and exhibition for digital content creators. The seminar program covers filmmaking from image acquisition, effects and animation to editing and post production for cinema, TV, DVD and the internet.Nigel Sumner: Digital Supervisor - Digital Artists GroupLucasfilm Animation, SingaporeWorking in a 24-hour international production environment 12pm 13 November.Managing the process of delivering a vision into images - Nigel will discuss the benefits and...

The Digital Media Festival

The Digital Media Festival is a 3-day conference and exhibition for digital content creators. The seminar program covers filmmaking from image acquisition, effects and animation to editing and post production for cinema, TV, DVD and the internet.Speakers from leading studios will show their recent work, demonstrate their techniques and talk directly to you in a vibrant, engaging environment. Top cinematographers, directors and VFX artists will share their secrets with you during three days of se...

Sony Pictures Imageworks & Animation @ SIGGRAPH 2008

Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award® winning, state-of-the-art digital production studio, and Sony Pictures Animation, producer of feature length CGI motion pictures, will have a comprehensive presentation during SIGGRAPH 2008, the 35th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. In addition to the more than 15 presentations in the conference program and on the show floor, the companies will highlight current and upcoming projects, their recently expanded ...

fmx/08 drew the cg community to Stuttgart's conferences

In its 13th annual appearance, the fmx/08 has once more lived up to its reputation. For four full days, the conference on all things relevant to digital entertainment drew the international cg community to Stuttgart's Haus der Wirtschaft to inform themselves about the latest developments and – more importantly – to exchange ideas and experiences. The comprehensive and first-rate program is decisive in making this event the best of its kind in Europe, but other factors also play a role. Under...

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...

SPARK VFX '08 Visual Effects Festival

SPARK VFX '08Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH and the Vancity Theatre are proud to present the SPARK VFX ?08 Film Festival. Featuring a selection of cinema's most influential visual effects (VFX) films, and film industry veteran speakers, SPARK celebrates the history of innovation in VFX. The films have been chosen from the "VES 50", a list of the 50 most influential and inspiring VFX films as selected by the Visual Effects Society. SPARK begins on January 30th with the panel "Celebrating Innovation and I...

Disney Utilizes Realscan 3D Again for Book of Secrets

Realscan 3D (, the industry leader in high resolution, high color structured light 3-D scanning, recently overcame a number of challenges to deliver high-quality scans used in the production of Walt Disney Pictures' new film National Treasure: Book of Secrets, now in theatres. For the film, Realscan was charged with digitizing several scale set models and various set pieces used as digital doubles throughout the film. Realscan's proprietary hardware and ability to quick...

Digital Media Festival (DMF) 5-7 December in Sydney

The countdown is now on for the launch of the Digital Media Festival (DMF), 5-7 December at Sydney’s Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. With only a month to go, the final program of speakers has now been locked in for Australia’s leading digital arts forum and exhibition.Bringing together some of the world’s finest creative artists, video producers, filmmakers and imaging professionals, the DMF consists of three conference streams, the Australian Effects and Animation Festival (AEAF), the...

VES FX Festival of visual effects in Santa Monica

For anyone that’s ever wondered how filmmakers make movie magic happen, the 2005 VES-VFX Festival of Visual Effects (June 23-26 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica) reveals the wizardry behind today’s hottest films, television shows and even commercials and games. Tickets and festival passes are available online at and run from $20 for an individual show ticket to $300 for an all access pass with admittance to all three days of screenings, panels and events.Highlights of...

ILM' s Ben Snow to speak at AEAF

Following the phenomenal success of both The Mummy and The Mummy Returns, writer/director Stephen Sommers, has returned to the multiplexes with a movie that reinvents the classic movie monsters: Dracula, the Wolfman and Frankenstein. The $US170 million action blockbuster Van Helsing, starring Australian actors Hugh Jackman and David Wenham, also boasts some strong Australian talent behind the scenes.Industrial Light & Magic’s Ben Snow one of the visual effects supervisors responsible for creat...

Eric Leven profiles Starship Troopers 2 visuals FX

Starship Troopers 2 blasts into Melbourne Digital Media Festival Lock and Load! The alien bugs are back in STARSHIP TROOPERS 2: HERO OF THE FEDERATION, the much-anticipated sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s cult-classic 1997 hit Starship Troopers. Marking the directorial debut of Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Phil Tippett (who worked on VFX for the original Starship Troopers in addition to other high-profile films such as Return of the Jedi and Jurassic Park), STARSHIP TROOPERS 2: H...


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