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Cornelia Funke to Deliver FMX Conference Keynote
Acclaimed children’s book author Cornelia Funke (The Thief Lord, Inkheart) has been confirmed to deliver the keynote at this year’s FMX Conference in Stuttgart. The best-selling author will present the new app for her latest Mirrorworld series in conjunction with her Reckless books, along with producer Andy Merkin (Mirada Studios, co-founded by Guillermo del Toro). Funke’s keynote opens the “Transmedia Experiences” track curated by Inga von Staden (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg) on Tuesday, April 23rd.
Among the many panels and programs scheduled for this year’s events are a look at Pixar’s new animated short The Blue Umbrella with director Saschka Unseld, a presentation on the latest simulation techniques by Brave TD Alexander Nehls, a look at the reality of Cloud Computing by CG expert Jon Peddie, curated by NVIDIA’s Ludwig von Reiche, and a look at the latest trends in CG technology in Toronto, presented by set designer William Cheng and DGC Ontario CEO Bill Skolnik.
For more details about the event, visit www.fmx.de.