FMX Spotlight on MAKING Monsters, October 7



The countdown is on: only six months until FMX 2021! To bridge the time, we continue our live experiences and we want to share them with you.

Be part of FMX Spotlight, an interactive space where together we encounter exciting
personalities and explore topics and trends from cutting-edge animation, effects, games, immersive media, production and technology.

FMX Spotlight on Making Monsters

Exclusive peek behind the scenes of HBO‘s horror series LOVECRAFT COUNTRY

Learn about the amazing VFX by Framestore who brought the "indiscribable" creatures from H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos to life: We are thrilled to welcome live Grant Walker, Head of CG/VFX and Stephen Nixon, Senior VFX Producer, who will present their team's outstanding work on designing, asset building and animating the scary Shoggoths. Find out more about our guests here

Make sure to join the interactive room on October 7, 18:00 CET on
to ask the VFX pros your questions.


Student Academy Award for THE BEAUTY

THE BEAUTY recieved the Student Academy Award after winning the Jury’s Choice Award at SIGGRAPH 2020 and the VES Award in the category “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project“. The very special VFX production sends the audience on a poetic journey through a fascinating underwater world in which plastic and nature become one.

Check out the blog by Animationsinstitut: Interview with Director Pascal Schelbli
about his diploma short THE BEAUTY

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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