Jan Pinkava, Director, Pinkava Productions

Highlights of FMX 1994-2020 with Jan Pinkava

This interview took place on Tuesday, May 5. You can watch the recording below.

About Jan Pinkava

Jan Pinkava is the Academy Award-winning founder and Creative Director of the renowned Google Spotlight Stories project; a team of artists and technologists, working with leading directors and studios, that defined new forms of immersive, interactive storytelling for film, mobile and VR. Their work has been recognized with many accolades, including the ASIFA Ub Iwerks award for technical advancement in the art of animation, the first Emmy for outstanding innovation in interactive storytelling, and an Oscar nomination.

His career in Animation spans a quarter century, including 13 years as a director at Pixar where he wrote and directed 1997 Oscar-winning short film Geri's Game and was the creator and co-director of Pixar's Oscar-winning 2007 feature film Ratatouille.

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. 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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