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Latest news on the animago AWARD & CONFERENCE: speakers, lectures, exhibitors, the award and much more.

30. August 2017

Champagne bottles will be popping on the evening of 7th September 2017 at Munich’s Gasteig Centre. That’s when we’ll be joining with our sponsor, Quantum, to announce the winner of the animago AWARD in the “Best Visualization” category.

30. August 2017

For all VFX and CG enthusiasts, this year’s animago on 7th and 8th September 2017 at the Gasteig Centre in Munich is a must-attend event. You have to be there! Why? Well, while the Oscars are for actors, we’re more interested in honouring the artists who facilitate those great acting performances with their indispensable behind-the-scenes CG and VFX work. Here are ten more reasons why a visit to the animago is absolutely worth it.

29. August 2017

MedienNetzwerk Bayern (Bavarian Media Network) is a business development initiative designed to foster the media industry in Bavaria. Stefan Sutor, head of the MedienNetzwerk, gave us an interview about their planned actions at the animago event and answered us some questions about the cg industry in Munich and Bayern,

21. August 2017

The 2017 animago Exhibition will feature a number of activities in virtual space, including a VR sculpting competition and a virtual animago image gallery. There’s even a cherry on top: the best 3D sculptor can win an Oculus Rift and controller!

21. August 2017

The 2017 animago AWARD nominees in the category “Jury’s Prize” are the short films “In a Heartbeat”, “Overrun” and “The Passenger”. Plus, this year’s animago is once again enjoying amazing support from Avid. We’re looking forward to announcing the winner of this category together with Avid on 7 September 2017 at the Gasteig in Munich.

21. August 2017

Jane Bordeaux is a Tel Aviv-based acoustic folk-country trio that sings in Hebrew. For the band’s song “Ma’agalim”, animation directors Uri Lotan and Yoav Shtibelman created a charming music video that they lovingly animated in 3D to perfectly fit the lyrics of the song.

18. August 2017

Use a Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 to give the “Münchner Kindl” a brand-new look at the Wacom Sketch Battle. We can’t wait to see Munich’s “new” coat of arms!

13. August 2017

This year’s animago CONFERENCE on 7th and 8th September promises to deliver a vibrant and jam-packed programme of speakers and presentations. There will be lectures addressing all different software and pipeline preferences.

11. August 2017

A thirsty hero, a vicious monster, a Nordic landscape and tips on how to open a beer in the most epic way possible; these are the ingredients in a witty commercial called “Face the Darkness” made by students at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Seeing as the ad wasn’t actually commissioned by the beer company, the student team was free to design their spot at will. And, thanks to its extremely funny narrative and effective technical execution, the film was able to outdo its competitors in the category “Best Advertising Production” in the year 2016.