+ Stuttgart/Ludwigsburg, December 2009. Multi-disciplined thinking draws cinema, television, computer, console and mobile screens even closer, reinventing them to remain competitive. FMX has been part of this process for more than 15 years now, introducing the world’s leading experts in the creation, production and distribution of digital entertainment and interactive visualization. Since its founding in 1994, FMX has reflected upon all forms of animation, effects, games, interactive visualization, mobile entertainment and their multiple effects in research and economy. Creative content transcends formats, spreading across the realms of games, animated TV series and mobile applications. FMX embraces this convergence of digital genres and contents, making it the binding theme of the event. More than 350 top notch speakers and partner organizations join FMX every year to better understand the razor edges of our industry. FMX unites visitors and speakers on many levels: in expert discussions, as networking and recruiting platform and by supporting and promoting young talents. For the upcoming edition hot topics focus on collaborative multi-disciplined production and creation in 360° Media, Hybrid Imagery, most recently seen in James Cameron’s “Avatar”, Robert Zemeckis’s “A Christmas Carol” and Roland Emmerich’s “2012”, and innovations in 3D Stereo which are conquering not only movie theatres, but even television and other aspects of our lives. FMX is an event held in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, AIAS Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, ACM Siggraph and 5D Conference. It is hosting the Animation Production Day 2010 (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS). FMX is funded by the Ministry of State and the Ministry of Economics Baden-Wuerttemberg, MFG Baden-Wuerttemberg Public Film Fund & Public Innovation Agency for Information Technology and Media, and the FFA German Federal Film Board. It is an event by Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction. For more information at www.fmx.de
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