Next Show: Immersive Journalist Gayatri Parameswaran


Dear FMX Community,

The first week of the Highlights of FMX 1994-2020 may be over - but we will be back with another indepth interview very soon!

We are super excited to continue the Highlights of FMX on May 25 with the next live show featuring the award-winning immersive journalist and storyteller Gayatri Parameswaran.

Highlights of FMX 1994-2020 with Gayatri Parameswaran

Monday, May 25

Ask her your questions!
Please send your questions to highlightsspamgeschützt @spamgeschützt

About Gayatri Parameswaran

Gayatri Parameswaran is an award winning immersive journalist from India who believes in the power of stories to transform. She co-runs a storytelling studio in Berlin called NowHere Media specializing in documentaries and social impact. Her work explores taboo topics such as war, peace, intimate partner violence and abortion, and she is most excited by using VR as a medium to create realities for a desirable future.

Gayatri has worked in over 30 countries, including Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Myanmar, India, Mexico, Nicaragua and the United States. Her work has been exhibited at the Venice International Film Festival, SXSW, United Nations, Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Bergen International Film Festival and beyond.

Her journalistic reports have been published in Al Jazeera English, Deutsche Welle, Narratively, The Caravan and more. Her last piece Home After War was part of the Oculus VR for Good Creators’ Lab 2017 and won the Social Impact Media Award 2019 for Best VR Experience and the Jury Prize for Best Journalistic Achievement.

Gayatri has been a Rise Up Fellow, a German Chancellor Fellow, an Erasmus Mundus scholar, and a gold medalist at University of Mumbai. 

After the show on May 25 we will continue the Highlights of FMX 1994-2020 bi-weekly.

News about the next speakers coming very soon!

Your FMX Team

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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