Confirmations: Sound Design & Forum News

News | 14.04.2022



Easter is just around the corner! 🐇 Before you hopefully enjoy a long weekend, take a look at our website, there are so many exciting program highlights waiting for you. Have fun discovering them! 🔍


We proudly present the Sound Design Track, special events such as a Sound Masterclass with Theo Green, our Silver Partners and the latest additions to the Forum. 📢


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Sound Design


  Theo Green on Sound Design and Music Composition


Academy-Award winning sound designer and supervising sound editor (DUNE, BLADE RUNNER 2049), and composer (THE GAMBLER), Theo Green will discuss the incredibly blurred lines between sound design and music composition and how these trends appear in modern cinema, and in his most recent work trading sounds back and forth with Hans Zimmer for DUNE.


In addition, Theo Green will host an exclusive Sound Masterclass at Filmakademie Campus on Friday, May 6. Participation is limited. To register, please email

Those who would like to learn more about the stunning visual effects of DUNE can join an insightful presentation by DNEG on Friday, May 6.



  Skywalker Sound Presents: Creating the soundscape for THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT


Join Bonnie Wild and David Acord for a conversation discussing the soundscape the team created for THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT and how they brought something familiar to creatures, characters, ships, and places that are wholly new.



  Casting and Audio Production at Nickelodeon Animation Studios


Justin Brinsfield and Roxanne Escatel, panelists from casting and audio production, will detail the Nickelodeon Animation Studio process for ensuring industry leading voice recordings for their slate of content. Topics will include initial casting, working with talent, technology used, and continuing production in a remote work-state and beyond.



Peris Digital simplify and enhances the audiovisual industry, enabling production companies, VFX artists and costume designers to create new worlds. Peris Digital offers a huge stock of 7.5 million garments from their parent company Peris Costumes (the world's largest costume rental company) that are digitized "on demand" to simplify character creation. They have a professional team of specialized 3D artists to deliver models ready for seamless integration into the post-production pipeline to save time and effort.


Learn more about Peris Digital here.


FMX is very happy that Backstage Veranstaltungstechnik is not only a Silver Partner of FMX 2022, but once again delivers the complete technical equipment for this year's event. Whether video, audio or light - the equipment for FMX is always on the cutting edge of technology, it is set up and supervised by experienced technicians during the days of the event.


You can find more information here.


Plenty of Partners are joining the FMX Forum to present their companies and schools. Here are the latest additions to the Forum:


Recruiting Hub: The Mill, Rocket Science VFX, Skydance, Trixter


Workshops: LED Cave, Mapstar, Vicon


Marketplace: BenQ, Peris Digital, PresenZ, U-Render, Vicon, ZEISS


Company Suite: Houdini


School Campus: Artline Institut (online), Lucerne School of Art and Design (online)



Programme of the 16th Animation Production Days (APD) is set!


Animation Production Days, a curated business platform for newly developed animation projects, is taking place as a hybrid event from 4 - 6 May 2022. Around 100 of the approximately 150 participants from 22 countries are expected to participate in person in Stuttgart. This year, 35 projects are being presented in pre-planned one-to-one meetings at the APD Co-Production and Financing Market. The complementary APD Conference is taking place on the afternoon of 4 May in Stuttgart’s L-Bank Rotunda.

Detailed information on the conference programme can be found here on the APD website.


APD is a joint venture of ITFS and FMX.


We wish you all a wonderful Easter weekend! 🌷🐰