Next Stuttgart Animation Meetup on October 24, 2023
The next Stuttgart Animation Meetup will take place on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, from 19:30 CET at Flora & Fauna (U-Bahn Mineralbäder). Let’s talk, drink and connect the regional industry!
The Meetup is open to everyone – whether student, senior artist, newcomer or animation fan! Here, everyone can chat about the industry, connect with each other, and whoever wants can scribble cartoons and characters with the others.
Julia, Michael and Kris are looking forward to seeing you!
September 23, 2023
Unreal Megameetup Stuttgart #5 on September 28 at b.Rex
Our HEROES from b.Rex invite to their fifth Unreal MegameetupStuttgart. This time you can try out numerous exhibits and present your own projects on the Open Stage. Additionally, networking will be in the foreground, as always. A short guest presentation will be given by Kaleidoscube, who will talk about their project “A Juggler’s Tale” (winner of the German Computer Game Award and the Epic MegaGrants).
Food (also vegetarian) and drinks will be provided by b.rex. Entertainment will be provided by their pinball and retro arcade machines. Weather permitting, the event will be held outside in the backyard and they will have a barbecue!
The Unreal Megameetup Stuttgart #5 will take place on September 28, 2023, 17:45 to 19:45 CET, at b.Rex, Reinsburgstraße 96/1, 70197 Stuttgart-West.
“THE CREÄTIVE HOUSE” presents creative diversity and encourages networking
From January 12 to February 17, 2023, the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart (where FMX is also held every year) will become THE CREÄTIVE HOUSE – a hotspot for Baden-Württemberg’s cultural and creative industries. A total of 22 cultural and creative companies selected in a statewide competition will showcase their projects and works in an exhibition, accompanied by a diverse and free-of-charge supporting program.
Organized by the Ministry of Economics, Labor and Tourism and conducted in close cooperation with MFG Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg, the pop-up project focuses on cross-industry networking and exchange. Within the framework of the project, cultural professionals and creative companies from Baden-Württemberg will meet actors from business, science and politics. Individual program contributions will include insights into the work of creative professionals and future-oriented corporate design, presentations of serious games and animation and film techniques, and presentations and discussions of current trends and topics in the field of artificial intelligence and the media.
The vernissage on January 12 will be followed by Best Practice Talks, Open Stages, Salons for AI and Animation, expert contributions and much more.Click here for the complete program.
And of course, the AMCRS and its HEROES can’t be missing! On January 26, the CREÄTIVE HOUSE is themed All about Animation.
15:00 CET: Dominique Schuchmann, The M.A.R.K. 13–Group: “Hitchhikers Guide to Animation, VFX, Motion Graphics and beyond“. Animation and VFX for beginners and experts – lecture and film examples.
15:30 CET: Martin Fischer and Nico Dörle, a.o.Overtoon Studios: “Einfach erklärt und wirksam platziert – 2D Animation als Chance in der Digitalisierung” – film examples
17:30 CET: Welcome by Stefanie Larson (Director AMCRS) and State Secretary Dr. Patrick Rapp
17:35 CET: Lecture by Heiko Burkardsmaier, Head of VFX Accenture Song / Stuttgart: “Einfluss von visuellen Effekten (vfx) auf die industrielle Produktion von computergenerated content“.
17:45 CET: Lecture by Maximilian Schmierer, Managing Director ofb.Rex / Stuttgart, “fresenius medical care – XENIOS heart & lung app“.
18:00 CET: Lecture by Prof. Thomas Hundt, founder and managing director of jangled nerves / Stuttgart, “an icon electrified – Weltpremiere VW ID.Buzz“
19:30 CET: Based on selected artistic biographies, Prof. Andreas Hykade, head of the Animation Directing department at the Animationsinstitut of the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, will show the connection between artistic development during studies and economic success in professional life. The approximately one-hour lecture will be illustrated by film examples. Afterwards there will be the opportunity for exchange. Registration is requested – Click here.
The next Stuttgart Animation Meetup will take place on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 19:30 CET – ATTENTION – this time exceptionally at Schlampazius (Bus Wagenburgstr. / U Ostendplatz, Stuttgart – Ost). A table has been reserved inside, please contact Julia Thonig at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 5 if you wish to attend.
The Stammtisch is open to everyone – whether student, senior artist or newcomer. Here everyone can talk shop, connect, chat and whoever wants can scribble funny cartoons and characters with the others.