CREATING WORLDS

Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Patrick Hanenberger, Production Designer & World Builder, THE NEULAND

Patrick has worked as a Production Designer in the Animation Industry, a Concept Artist for live action film and a Visual Consultant for the gaming industry. He is the co-author of "Kolonie the forgotten Empire". In addition, Patrick is a part-time instructor for Visual Communication at Art Center College of Design. Patrick was the Production Designer for the Dreamworks film, "Rise of the Guardians". During his 9 years at Dreamworks Animation Patrick also worked as an Art Director and Concept Artist on many titles for the studio. Together with his wife Margaret he is the co-founder of "The Neuland" an international design consultancy. Some of their recent clients include ReelFX, Sony Computer Entertainment and Paramount. Patrick currently works as the production designer on Warner Bros. animated feature "Smallfoot".

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).