Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Program Board 2012

Experienced professionals and renowned members of the community created, hosted and curated aspects of the conference; initializing their topics and inviting speakers for FMX 2012. We were proud to introduce and welcome (in alphabetical order):

Prof. Bjoern Bartholdy, Director Cologne Game Lab
Oliver Deussen
, Professor of Computer Graphics and Media Informatics, University of Konstanz
Bill Desowitz, Film Journalist
Carsten Dachsbacher, Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Chris Edwards, CEO & Creative Director ,The Third Floor
Ron Frankel, President & Founder, Proof
Ludwig A. Fuchs, Board Member and Co-Founder, RTT AG
Michael Goesele, Professor of Computer Graphics, TU Darmstadt
David Gouge, Head of Marketing, Weta Digital
Christophe Hery, Senior Scientist, Pixar
Andreas Hykade, Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Katja Koeppl, Stuttgart Media University (HdM)
Rick Mischel, Senior Vice-President, Satellite Production for Sony Pictures Imageworks
David Morin, Chair, Autodesk Film CTO Advisory Council
Shelley Page, Head of International Outreach, DreamWorks Animation
Heilika Pikkov, Program director, AnimaCampus Tallinn
Jan Stoltz, VFX Supervisor, Trixter
Ludwig von Reiche, Senior Director of Business Development, NVIDIA
Inga von Staden, Filmakademie Baden-W├╝rttemberg
Dr. Karin Wehn, Media Researcher and Curator


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).