Tune in: A Phantasmagorical Journey with Phil Tippett

20.07.2020
Live on Monday, July 20, 20:00 CET

Dear FMX Community,

the next Highlights of FMX Live Show will feature the very special friendship of two stop motion enthusiasts, who once met at FMX and have not lost sight of each other ever since: Arne Hain, animation student at Animationsinstitut, will lead us through a conversation with his mentor and friend, the legendary Phil Tippett.

Highlights of FMX with Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett can be called an industry veteran. Inspired by Ray Harryhausen, he pioneered the use of stop motion in Visual Effects. From animation on the first STAR WARS in the 70s to ROBOCOP, JURASSIC PARK and STARSHIP TROOPERS, Phil can now look back on a successful career of over 40 years. His work earned him, among others, two Academy Awards, a BAFTA award, two Emmys, and the prestigious Windsor McCay and Georges Méliès awards from the Visual Effects Society.

Want to learn more about Phil? Check out his Speaker Page.

With his Tippett Studio, Phil is working on projects like HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HOLLOWS, TED, AFTER EARTH and THE CROSSING, realizing award-winning CG animation. Never losing his passion for stop motion, he also made room for the experimental project MAD GOD, on which he worked for over three decades.

Highlights of FMX with Phil Tippett

Highlights of FMX 1994-2020

Be there when the iconic animator and VFX Supervisor elaborates on the revolutionary transition from stop motion to computer animation and on what to pass on to the next generation of filmmakers.

When: Monday, July 20, 20:00 CET

Where: www.fmx.de

Do not miss this phantasmagorical journey and meet the amazing Phil Tippett at the Highlights of FMX Live Show.
Take the chance to ask the animation pioneer your questions live in the interactive room or send us your questions beforehand to highlightsspamgeschützt @spamgeschützt fmx.de. 

Are there any highlights from FMX´s past that you would like to see picked up and discussed in our online series? Please share your feedback via highlightsspamgeschützt @spamgeschützt fmx.de or get in touch on Social Media, and we will do our best to address your input.  

 

See you on Monday at the live show!

Your FMX Team



Highlights of FMX is a regular live show by Filmakademie's Animationsinstitut. Together with the FMX Community, we want to bridge the time until we can all meet again at FMX 2021. Every two weeks, we bring together outstanding personalities of FMX and invite our community to participate in a unique live exchange.

Thank you to our previous guests: Jan Pinkava, Volker Engel, Regina Pessoa, Ed Hooks,Gayatri Parameswaran, Jeff “Old School” Wagner, Florian Gellinger, John Canemaker and Sven Martin.

You missed a show? All show recordings can be found on the corresponding Speaker Page 

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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