animago awards in Munich on September 7 and 8

animagoIn today’s world, visual effects and digital editing are part of almost every film, advertisement, interactive production, computer game and virtual reality production. In fact, the work of digital artists is required in a wide variety of industries over and above film, games and advertising.

As a matter of  fact, digital production continues to play an increasingly key role in a number of other industries ranging from architecture and automobile manufacturing to medicine.

At the animago award & conference that runs on September 7-8, VFX experts from all over the world will gather in Munich for two full days to focus on 3D animation, stills, visual effects, visualizations and design.

More than 1,000 participants are expected to attend the events in the Gasteig Cultural Center in Munich.

The highlight of the two days will be the presentation of the animago awards on September 7. Chosen in a total of 11 categories from out of almost 1,000 submissions received from 58 countries, the 33 final nominees represent projects created in Canada, the U.S., China, Taiwan, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Spain, France and Germany.

Since the animago competition launched more than 20 years ago, an independent jury of experts drawn from the fields of film, development and post-production has viewed and judged over 22,000 works sent in by digital artists from over 80 different nations.

Sponsor partners for the award & conference this year include Autodesk, Avid, Black Magic Design, Chaos Group, Dell, Esri, Maxon Computer, NEC Display Solutions Europe, PNY Technologies, Quantum, Vogelsänger, and Wacom.