Stuttgart, Germany
April 24 - 27

Program 2017



Rendering - Arnold Advance Session

John Paul Giancarlo (Autodesk)

In this session our M&E Technical Specialist SE will talk about the latest production workflows,  creating light rigs, advance shaders, Render Set Up, AOVs (Arbitrary Output Variables),  Lights and Cloud Rendering.

John Paul Giancarlo

John Paul Giancarlo, Autodesk,

John Paul has been working in the TV/Film Industry for over 15+ years. He started his career as a lighting artist for Brown Bag Films and quickly made the jump from TV series to commercials, to be the studio 3D R&D Technical Director. He was instrumental in integrating Maya in Brownbags’ Pipeline and has worked on Emmy awarded TV show "DocMcStuffin" currently on Disney Jr, Octonauts on Cbeebeis, Peter Rabbit on Nick Jr, among others.
JP is a 3D generalist, who will expand our team by bringing his extensive knowledge as Visual Effects TD and Technical Lighting Artist with him. He brings wide-ranging knowledge of Shotgun, Arnold, Maya, MEL, 3dsMax and Nuke with him, which makes him a great contributor to help achieve our goals in Create, Connect and Compute in FY18 and beyond.

Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software.


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).