May 2nd, 2017

The eagerly anticipated annual event, FMX, the biggest International conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia, kicked off today in Stuttgart, Germany.

The four day conference unites key industry talent leaders with students and professionals alike for a series of inspirational talks, workshops, demos and masterclasses, all focused on VFX craft, skills and the latest cutting edge technology.

The Mill is excited to be running a talent stand in the Recruiting Hub as well as a number of artists partaking in talks, panels and workshops, as outlined below.

Today, Mill EVP Al Thompson, alongside Vince Baertsoen, will take to the stage, exploring The Mill and Epic Games’ latest innovations, including The Mill BLACKBIRD®, Mill Cyclops™ and the new iteration of Epic’s Unreal Engine. 

On Thursday, Mill 3D Artist Ash Tilley will take the audience behind the scenes of the delightful ‘Netto ‘Easter Surprise’ with Mill 3D Artist Amann Akram also taking part in a workshop exploring the hardware tool Arnold and its practical uses.

Finally, on the closing day of the conference Mill Art Director Will MacNeil will be hosting the Maxon Workshop. 

We hope all those attending have a great four days and be sure to check out The Mill stand and talks!

Check out the full list of events here.