Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Advisory Board 2011

A team of industry specialists and experienced professionals shaped the event by suggesting content, recommending speakers and promoting FMX 2011 around the world.

Thad Beier, Head of CG, Digital Domain
Rob Bredow, CTO, Sony Pictures Imageworks 
Dan Candela
, Director of Technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios 
Michael Coldewey, CEO, Trixter 
Elizabeth Daley, Dean, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts 
Chris DeFaria, Executive Vice President, Warner Bros. Pictures 
Laura Dohrmann, Partner Manager, AJA Video Systems 
Volker Engel, President, Uncharted Territory 
Glenn Entis
, General Partner, Vanedge Capital 
Markus Gross, Research Lab Director, Walt Disney Research 
Klaus Haasis
, CEO, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH 
Buzz Hays
, Senior VFX Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks 
Isaac Kerlow
, CAF, Siggraph 2010 
Bill Kroyer, Director of Digital Arts, Chapman University 
Thilo Kuther, CEO, Pixomondo 
Andy Lomas, Product Manager, The Foundry 
Don Marinelli, Executive Producer, ETC Global
Alex McDowell, RDI, Founder, Co-director, 5D Conference
John McIntosh, Chair, Computer Art, Computer Animation, and Visual Effects, SVA - School of Visual Arts 
Xavier Nicolas, General Manager, Lucasfilm Animation
Shelley Page, Head of International Outreach, DreamWorks Animation
Marc Petit, Senior VP M&E, Autodesk
Eric Riewer, International Relations Manager, Gobelins
Alexander W. Roos
, Principal, Stuttgart Media University (HdM)
Eric Roth, Executive Director, Visual Effects Society 
Gabriele Röthemeyer, CEO, MFG Baden-Württemberg mbH
Tim Sarnoff
, President, Technicolor Digital Productions 
Oliver Schablitzki, CEO, Nickelodeon Germany
Shuzo John Shiota, President/CEO, Executive Producer, Polygon Pictures
David Sproxton, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Aardman 
Jim Thacker, Consultant Editor, 3D World


FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute, supported by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart (AMCRS), AMD, AutodeskBackstage, Epic Games and Mackevision. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).