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Carl Rosendahl

Carl is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center, and is a Co-Director of the Silicon Valley satellite campus. He mentors and advises students working on their Masters in Entertainment Technology degrees and teaches a course on entrepreneurship.

Carl founded Pacific Data Images in 1980. PDI became, and continues to be, one of the pioneering and most highly innovative creators of computer animation for film and television. During his 20 years of leading the organization, PDI produced over 700 commercials, worked on visual effects for over 70 feature films and, in partnership with DreamWorks SKG, produced the hit animated film “Antz” and the Academy Award winning “Shrek.” The company has received multiple Emmy Awards and in 1998 Carl was recognized with a Technical Achievement Academy Award for PDI’s contributions to modern filmmaking. In early 2000 he sold PDI to DreamWorks Animation.

From 2000 through 2002, Carl was a Managing Director at Mobius Venture Capital where he focused on investments in the technology and media space.

Carl was a founding board member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) in 1995, and served as the Chair of the Society’s Board of Directors from 2004 through 2006. 

The Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) of Carnegie Mellon is the premiere professional graduate  program for interactive entertainment as it is applied across a variety of fields. The ETC offers a unique  two-year Masters of Entertainment Technology degree that is jointly conferred by the School of  Computer Science and the College of Fine Arts. At the ETC, interdisciplinary project work focuses  around a range of areas, spanning learning, health, training, social impact, civics, entertainment and more;  and project teams develop games, animation, location-based installations, augmented reality, mobile  devices, robotics, interactive performances, transmedia storytelling, etc.

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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