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Patricia Rohr
Program Manager
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Mario Mueller
Program Manager | Consultant
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Jan Stoltz, Trixter, Visual Effects Supervisor


Jan Stoltz was born 1973 in Bremerhaven, Germany.
He began his cinematic education in 1994 at the Filmacademy Baden-Württemberg that he successfully finished in 1999 with specializing in animation and digital image creation. He directly started off his professional career as Visual Effects Supervisor and Animator for feature, television and commercial projects. After a year of "Hollywood"-experience in Los Angeles in 2004 as Character Animator for "I, Robot" and Disney he returned back to Germany. Since then he is booked as Visual Effects Supervisor and Animation Director for big international and German features like "Timm Thaler", "Jim Button And Luke The Engine Driver" or "Fast and Furious 8". 2018 he did his first co-directing for the animated feature "Capt´n Sharky".

Work History (selected):

"I, Robot" (2004) - Character Animator
"Lissi und der Wilde Kaiser" (2006) - Lead Character Animator
"Vorstadtkrokodile" (2008) - Visual Effects Supervisor
"Lilli The Witch - Journey To Mandolan" (2010) - Visual Effects Supervisor
"Wolfblood - Season 1 to 3" (2012) - Animation Director
"The 7th Dwarf" (2013) - Animation Director
"Ku´damm ´56" (2015) - Visual Effects Supervisor
"Timm Thaler" (2016) - Animation Director

"Fear the Walking Dead" (2016) - Visual Effects Supervisor (TRIXTER)
"Fast and Furious 8" - Visual Effects Supervisor (TRIXTER)
"Jim Button And Luke The Engine Driver" (2017) - Animation Director

"Brightburn: Son of Darkness" (2019) - On Set Visual Effects Supervisor (TRIXTER)

"Kangaroo Chronicles" (2020) - Visual Effects Supervisor

"Jim Button and the Wild 13" (2020) - Visual Effects Supervisor (TRIXTER)

"Capt´n Sharky" (2018) - Director


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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