Check out the first confirmations for FMX 2021!

News | 01.02.2021

Dear FMX Community,


we are thrilled to share the first confirmations for FMX 2021 with you!


FMX's first online edition from May 4-6 will not only showcase innovative projects, inspiring personalities and creative trends but will create a space for you to connect to an international community of experts and industry talents. Make sure to check out our first confirmed speakers and look forward to more confirmations coming soon.


The Making of OVER THE MOON

Join OVER THE MOON director Glen Keane and producers Peilin Chou and Gennie Rim in a discussion about the creative origins of the project, developing the world of the film, and bringing the characters to life.


The World of OVER THE MOON

OVER THE MOON production designer Celine Desrumaux talks creative inspirations, designing the look and feel of the film, and working with filmmaker Glen Keane.


Florian Gellinger, Owner/Executive VFX Producer at RISE

The renowned VFX Studio RISE evolved from a creative services provider into a content creator studio by co-producing animated and live-action content for the big and small screen through RISE Pictures, its film and TV production company. In his keynote, Florian Gellinger will share insights into their first in-house productions DRAGON RIDER and STOWAWAY.


MR. X's Trey Harrell (VFX Supervisor), Jo Hughes (VFX Producer), Ayo Burgess (DFX Supervisor) and Tom Nagy (Animation Supervisor)

Paul W.S. Anderson's cinematic adaption of the wildly popular video game MONSTER HUNTER, made sure to accurately recreate some of Capcom's famous video game creatures. MR. X's creative team will let you in on the fantasy film's amazing VFX.


Cinzia Angelini, Head of Story at Cinesite and Director of Hitpig

MILA is the result of one unique, worldwide online collaboration of 350 volunteers from over 35 countries and scores of volunteers and sponsors; PepperMax Films, Pixelcartoon, IbiscusMedia, Cinesite & Aniventure. Director Cinzia Angelini will walk you through the incredible production process of the powerful short.


Projects for Animation Production Days (4-7 May 2021) can be submitted until 22 February. APD - a joint venture of FMX and ITFS - is a curated business platform that brings together international co-production, financing and distribution partners for animation projects in efficient one-to-one meetings. The meetings will take place online, the complementary APD conference hybrid if possible. We are looking for innovative projects at the concept or development stage in the following formats: feature film, TV series, game, cross-media (further info on project submission and registration).


Up-and-coming European producers can apply with a project for free participation in APD via the APD Talent Programme.