Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Dave Gouge, Head of Marketing & Communications, Weta Digital

Dave Gougé is the Head of Marketing & Publicity at Weta Digital and also serves on the Board of the New Zealand Chapter of the Visual Effects Society and the Program Board for the FMX Conference in Germany as well as Animfx in New Zealand.  Prior to Weta Digital, Dave was the Film & Games Sr. Industry Marketing Manager for Autodesk and continues to advise new and emerging players in the technology/mobile space on marketing and go-to-market strategy.

Dave began his career in advertising, working at top firms like Young & Rubicam and Goodby Silverstein & Partners as well as smaller shops specializing in digital and integrated marketing.  With 20 years of experience, Dave has a unique talent for building technology and entertainment brands.

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. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).