FMX 2018: Parties

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Dance the Night Away – FMX 2018 Parties

Make the most of your visit at FMX 2018: After getting inspired to create new worlds at FMX 2018, you can round off your day at our classic FMX Parties:

FMX Opening Party | Tuesday, April 24 | Cape Collins | Rotebühlplatz 20A, Stuttgart | 21:00
FMX Closing Party | Friday, April 27 | Muttermilch | Theodor-Heuss-Strasse 23 | 19:00

If you fancy a little drink or two in a relaxed atmosphere, you can head over to California Bounge just around the corner of Haus der Wirtschaft. During the FMX Happy Hour from 17:00 to 20:30, you can sip on a glass of our delicious FMX drink Martini Fiero & Tonic for only five Euros or get discounted drinks of your choice. Where: California Bounge, Boersenplatz 1, Stuttgart.

FMX 2018 Press Release


FMX 2018: Technology – Lighting & Rendering

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As in past years, Christophe Hery, Senior Scientist at Pixar Animation Studios, curates the Lighting & Rendering track again for the 2018 edition of FMX. Aside from that, he will present Flow, Pixar’s in-house shading tool. André Mazzone (Industrial Light & Magic) will describe the current material modelling paradigm in use at ILM, the history behind it, and some glimpses into the future. Sam Assadian (Isotropix) will explain Clarisse iFX, a new 3D lookdev, lighting and rendering software. Professor Tamy Boubekeur and Davide Pesare (both Allegorithmic) will elaborate on the challenges one has to face when creating digital materials and substances. Prof. Wenzel Jakob (École Polytechnique Féderale de Lausanne) will talk about modelling, measuring and rendering the appearance of layered materials. Jan Jordan and Dr. Lutz Kettner (both NVIDIA) will discuss the basics of NVIDIA’s Material Definition Language. The track will be rounded off by a presentation given by Andrea Weidlich, Senior Researcher Rendering at Weta Digital.

FMX 2018 Press Release.