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fmx/talents




10:00-11:00
Friday May 05
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 3
Christian Schiller/animoto GmbH, Oliver Stannius/animoto GmbH, Sven Bergmann/Centroid Animation GmbH, Ben Murray/Centroid Animation, Thomas Harbers/Greenpost, Johannes Nguyen-Nhu/Greenpost, Timm Osterhold/FIFTYEIGHT 3D, Siham Faddoul/FIFTYEIGHT 3D, Dawn Rivera-Ernster/Disney Animation



animoto is a production facility founded in 2003, providing 2D and 3D animation services for adverts, TV shows and feature film productions. After successfully finishing work on the feature "Asterix and the Vikings" (release date in Germany: 11.05.2006) and a 2D special for KIKA "Elvis und der Mann im roten Mantel" (Elvis and the Man in the Red Coat) we are currently working on the 3D feature "The Ugly Duckling & Me", the daily TV - Show "ClipCharts" and adverts on a regular basis.



Christian Schiller
Managing Director
animoto GmbH


animoto is a production facility founded in 2003, providing 2D and 3D animation services for adverts, TV shows and feature film productions. After successfully finishing work on the feature "Asterix and the Vikings" (release date in Germany: 11.05.2006) and a 2D special for KIKA "Elvis und der Mann im roten Mantel" (Elvis and the Man in the Red Coat) we are currently working on the 3D feature "The Ugly Duckling & Me", the daily TV - Show "ClipCharts" and adverts on a regular basis.


Oliver Stannius
Technical Director & Partner
animoto GmbH


Primarily based at Halliford Studios in Shepperton, Middlesex, Centroid Motion Capture Ltd, today known as "The Centroid 3D Group", is about to celebrate its 10th birthday. The Centroid 3D group exist in England, Serbia, Sweden, USA and Germany specialising in all aspects of 3D animation production for the games, television and film industry. Its current objective is to provide a complete turnkey animation service for the games industry. Additional is a total real time animation solution, capable of producing universally affordable 3D animation in time for deadlines that currently seem impossible to meet.
At the beginning of 2006 Centroid Animation GmbH opened a new motion capture studio in the centre of Berlin to complement its animation facility founded in 2004.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Sven Bergmann
Studio Manager
Centroid Animation GmbH


Primarily based at Halliford Studios in Shepperton, Middlesex, Centroid Motion Capture Ltd, today known as "The Centroid 3D Group", is about to celebrate its 10th birthday. The Centroid 3D group exist in England, Serbia, Sweden, USA and Germany specialising in all aspects of 3D animation production for the games, television and film industry. Its current objective is to provide a complete turnkey animation service for the games industry. Additional is a total real time animation solution, capable of producing universally affordable 3D animation in time for deadlines that currently seem impossible to meet.
At the beginning of 2006 Centroid Animation GmbH opened a new motion capture studio in the centre of Berlin to complement its animation facility founded in 2004.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Ben Murray
Technical Director/ Motion Capture Supervisor
Centroid Animation


Greenpost - Our vision is cultural exchange. Sharing knowledge. Building bridges. Growing together. Our personal and professional backgrounds allow us to be a reliable partner and a bridge between Asia and Europe. We wish to learn from each other, to respect the differences and understand what we have in common.
Our aim is to support upcoming film markets with expertise and technology. To share skills and know-how. To benefit from each other. With open minds and hearts.
We build bridges between technologies, markets and people. Greenpost brings film and video together while keeping the best of each format. We optimize workflows between Germany and Vietnam. Business is about trust. It´s about people. Knowing both markets and their special requirements, Greenpost connects European and Southeastasian companies in the field of cinema, video and broadcasting. We bridge the distance. To help everybody grow in the process.
In the end we believe in the power of ideas and strong storytelling. There is a wealth of stories and talent to be discovered. Greenpost will foster this richness. This is our vision. Just greenpost it!




Thomas Harbers
Visual Effects Supervisor
Greenpost


Greenpost - Our vision is cultural exchange. Sharing knowledge. Building bridges. Growing together. Our personal and professional backgrounds allow us to be a reliable partner and a bridge between Asia and Europe. We wish to learn from each other, to respect the differences and understand what we have in common.
Our aim is to support upcoming film markets with expertise and technology. To share skills and know-how. To benefit from each other. With open minds and hearts.
We build bridges between technologies, markets and people. Greenpost brings film and video together while keeping the best of each format. We optimize workflows between Germany and Vietnam. Business is about trust. It´s about people. Knowing both markets and their special requirements, Greenpost connects European and Southeastasian companies in the field of cinema, video and broadcasting. We bridge the distance. To help everybody grow in the process.
In the end we believe in the power of ideas and strong storytelling. There is a wealth of stories and talent to be discovered. Greenpost will foster this richness. This is our vision. Just greenpost it!




Johannes Nguyen-Nhu
Managing Director
Greenpost


FIFTYEIGHT was founded in 1998 by Timm Osterhold, Max Zimmermann, and Marc Eckart. In 1999 Siham Faddoul was hired as project manager and she was appointed fourth CEO in 2001. FIFTYEIGHT specialises in 3D animation, special effects and development of original content. Character development and 3D character animation are of special interest. In the work of FIFTYEIGHT, talent and technical capability are combined with the skill to bring extraordinary ideas into animations and films and provide them with an elaborate unique look, no matter whether an idea is to be developed and produced or an existing story board is to be brought to life by the team of 58. Among the many award-winning works which were realised by FIFTYEIGHT since its founding are various projects and a list of well-known clients. FIFTYEIGHT's archive boasts of projects from character modelling and animation of various brand characters (Mr. Proper, Pépito) to commercials for Nike and Renault, to image trailers for Olympus and Toyota, installations at IAA and EXPO and numerous music videos.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Timm Osterhold
Managing Director
FIFTYEIGHT 3D


FIFTYEIGHT was founded in 1998 by Timm Osterhold, Max Zimmermann, and Marc Eckart. In 1999 Siham Faddoul was hired as project manager and she was appointed fourth CEO in 2001. FIFTYEIGHT specialises in 3D animation, special effects and development of original content. Character development and 3D character animation are of special interest. In the work of FIFTYEIGHT, talent and technical capability are combined with the skill to bring extraordinary ideas into animations and films and provide them with an elaborate unique look, no matter whether an idea is to be developed and produced or an existing story board is to be brought to life by the team of 58. Among the many award-winning works which were realised by FIFTYEIGHT since its founding are various projects and a list of well-known clients. FIFTYEIGHT's archive boasts of projects from character modelling and animation of various brand characters (Mr. Proper, Pépito) to commercials for Nike and Renault, to image trailers for Olympus and Toyota, installations at IAA and EXPO and numerous music videos.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Siham Faddoul
Managing Director
FIFTYEIGHT 3D


Disney Animation combines the very best in artistry and storytelling with cutting-edge technology to bring wonderful new characters to the big screen for audiences around the world. Constantly challenged to create innovative new technologies for animated features, theme park productions and special projects for the Walt Disney Studios, Disney Animation is home to some of the most talented artists working in the film industry today.


Dawn Rivera-Ernster
Director, Animation Resources
Disney Animation



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