BEYOND
THE SCREEN

International Conference on Animation,
Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia
May 02-05, Stuttgart, Germany

Eric Roth, Executive Director, Visual Effects Society

Eric Roth brings more than 20 years of strategic management, communications and public affairs experience to his position as Executive Director of the Visual Effects Society (VES).

Since taking over VES he has tripled the size of the organization and is frequently consulted on worldwide visual effects trends by journalists and vfx practitioners of all stripes. VES now has almost 3,500 members in over 30 countries comprised of the most talented visual effects artists worldwide in film, TV, animation and video games.

Prior to joining VES, Eric was a former Chief of Staff at Los Angeles City Hall, in addition to directing the Government Affairs Department for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG).

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).