Testimonials 2018

"I really genuinely love FMX, it’s actually my favourite conference of all the conferences in the world."
Jeanette Bonds, GLAS Animation Festival

"You get top-level people. They come here because they want to, because they think it’s worth participating in."
Ed Hooks, Actor/Teacher, Acting for Animators

"I don’t think there’s anyhing like it in the UK. And I don’t know whether there’s anything quite like it in the rest of Europe."
David Sproxton, Co-Founder and xecutive Chairman, Aardman Animations

"I loved it. It was a great conference. It felt like small enough that you could interact with people but, you know, large enough that there is like a lot of really interesting talks that I wanna to go see."
Lily Allen, Blue Sky Studios

"There is always something else to learn, to connect with people and hopefully form, you know, new friendships and perhaps new collaborations out of it."
David Silverman, Director and Producer

"One of the things I love about it is its link to education of visual effects and creative artists. Being able to bring younger talented in the industries is the only way we are going to survive. And European talent is incredibly diverse."
Ben Morris, VFX Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic

"I love the energy, I love the interest, I just found it really interesting and I learned a tremendous amount."
Nicole Healon, Walt Disney Animation Studios

"It’s just fascinating how much technology there is out there. So FMX is definitely very very inspiring and interesting."
Réka Bucsi, Director 

"Conferences like this FMX are fantastic."
Peter Chiang, VFX Supervisor, DNEG

"I felt like it was part of my education."
Jakob Schuh, Co-Founder Studio SOI

"The level of the talks here at FMX is just amazing. You see what the future is going to be like."
Esben Toft Jacobson, Director and Writer  

"Actually I am overwhelmed. It’s the place to be and I will definitely come back."
Dennis Gansel, Director and Writer

DNEG Co-Founder Peter Chiang spoke about "Pacific Rim Uprising"

Réka Bucsi presented an overview of her work in the field of independent animation filmmaking.

Director and producer David Silverman talked about his work on the "The Simpsons".

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and MFG Baden-Wuerttemberg, taking place in cooperation with the VES Visual Effects Society and ACM SIGGRAPH. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Days (APD), a joint venture with the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).

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