CREATING WORLDS

Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

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 quadrupled 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 over 3,500 members in over 35 countries comprised of the most talented visual effects artists worldwide in film, TV, animation, and video games, VR/AR and new media.

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 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).