FMX 2016 Trailer Jazz Orgie


The FMX trailers are traditionally created by students of the
Institute of Animation, Effects and Digital Postproduction at Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in their third year of study. The trailer Jazz Orgie was realized by Irina Rubina.

FMX 2016 Trailer - Jazz Orgie

The freshly-selected FMX trailer Jazz Orgie surprises the audience with its pulsating jazz sounds and its unconventional, abstract look that is reminiscent of the great modern painters of the 20th century. Rubina, who cites El Lissitzky, Kasimir Malewitsch, Piet Mondrian and Alexander Rodtschenko among her sources of inspiration, aimed at combining constructivism, buoyant jazz and dance.

The filmmaker Irina Rubina hopes to instill her film’s energy into next year's FMX as well:
Jazz Orgie is a visual and musical groove experience in less than one minute. I absolutely love the idea that the film's spirit erupts at FMX. I hope that its colors light up FMX, and that Jazz Orgie shakes up the event, even if only a little.

Jazz Orgie's genesis started out with a piece of music. At first Emanuel Hauptmann (bandleader of the jazz quintet Blofish) composed the music, based on Rubina's dramaturgy sketches, which the quintet later on recorded in a sound studio. This composition provided the basis for the choreography that was performed by a professional dancer. Rubina then edited the recording of these dance moves and translated them into pieces of abstract animation. By adding further abstract shapes as she went along, she created a visual interplay of different colors and forms.

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, World Building Institute and Eurographics. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).