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FMX: Jon Landau Talks ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Producer Jon Landau gave a sneak peek behind the tech of the upcoming Avatar sequels on Wednesday at FMX 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. James Cameron is working with three teams of writers ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Andy Serkis Talks ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

Andy Serkis came to FMX in Stuttgart on Wednesday to show off clips from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and talk performance capture in his continuing role as Caesar. Judging from the ... Continue Reading →
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Chaos Group Spotlights Student Films, Indies at FMX

Chaos Group, the makers of the popular V-Ray rendering solution, will be attending this year’s FMX event in Stuttgart (April 22-25) to highlight how the software helps vfx students ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Animation Fest Announces 2013 Winners

The top prize for this year’s Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH has been awarded to the short A La Francaise, directed by Morrigane Boyer, Julien Hazebroucq, Ren Hsien Hsu, ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Opening Day: Funke, Pixar and R&H

Not even a Lufthansa airlines strike could keep FMX 2013, the renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia, from starting Tuesday (April 23) in Stuttgart, Germany. An ... Continue Reading →
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Golaem Releases Crowd Character Pack

Golaem has released Crowd Character Pack, a set of free ready-to-use characters and motions enabling faster crowd shots creation. “We discovered that, on a given crowd production, our ... Continue Reading →
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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 ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Showcase Pixar, Cloud Computing and More

Germany’s FMX conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia—taking place in Stuttgart April 23-6 this year—has revealed further programming information, featuring highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Stuttgart Fest Reveals Key Films, Names

The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) will be opening its doors and presenting roughly 1,000 of the best animated films from around the world this April 23-28. ITFS this year ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’13 Programs Take Shape

FMX, Stuttgart’s renowned conference on animation, vfx, games and transmedia is putting the finishing polish on its programming for the 2013 edition, taking place April 23-26 ... Continue Reading →