Recruiting Event


The Recruiting Event brings graduates and freelancers together with representatives from national and international Animation Houses, Effect Service Providers and Game Developers.
As well as professionals applying for jobs, promising talents from the best European schools will also be present.

We have companies with us such as Acony Games, A. Film, animoto, BFC Berliner Film Companie, CA Scanline, Centroid Animation, Disney Animation, Double Negative Visual Effects, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Elektrofilm, FIFTYEIGHT 3D, Framestore CFC, Greenpost, Liga_01, Locomotion, Mackevision, Metricminds, Optix Digital Pictures , Phenomic, PICTORION das werk, Pixion+, Pixomondo, QuadrigaFX, Related Designs, RTT AG, tvt Postproduction, Unexpected, Yager Development

At the Recruiting Panels, companies give an insight into their work concerning current projects and advertise job openings. At the Recruiting Desk, applicants can speak directly with the HR people and show their show reels.
Recruiting sessions will be held by communication experts such as Peter Plantec, Shelley Page und Pamela Thompson offering graduates and freelancers invaluable knowledge about career opportunities and career planning.

































Thursday May 04



Bertha-Benz-Saal

10:00-11:00
Thursday May 04
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 1
Philip Weiss/metricminds GmbH , Jörg Beigang/metricminds GmbH , Karsten Kiilerich/A. Film A/S, J. Chad Hammes/BFC Berliner Film Companie Productions GmbH, Shelley Page/DreamWorks Feature Animation
11:00-12:00
Thursday May 04
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 2
Amy Smith/Framestore CFC, Marius Mohnssen/CA Scanline Production GmbH, Garry Runke/QUADRIGA|FX, Matthias Haase/QUADRIGA|FX, Armin Pohl/Mackevision Medien Design GmbH, Robert Roither/RTT AG, Wojtek Gawinek/RTT AG
12:00-13:00
Thursday May 04
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Finding the job you want in Computer Animation and Visual FX
Peter Plantec, Contributing Editor of STUDIO/monthly Magazine and studio daily in New York and Digital Eye Columnist at VFX World in Hollywood, www.ordinarymagic.com
13:00-14:00
Thursday May 04
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
DreamWorks Animation Recruiting Session
Shelley Page, European Representative, DreamWorks Feature Animation, www.dreamworksanimation.com


Friday May 05

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
11:00-12:00
Friday May 05
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 4
Anna Roullier/Double Negative Visual Effects, Vic Rodgers/Double Negative, Wolf Bosse/PICTORION das werk GmbH, Sven Pannicke/tvt. Postproduction, Pablo Bach/LIGA_01 GmbH, Steffen Hacker/unexpected gmbh , Alexander Kiesl/unexpected gmbh , Chris Vulpi/Locomotion Digital Facilities, Dusan Strugar/Locomotion
12:00-14:00
Friday May 05
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Resumes and Demo Reels--If Yours Aren't Working, Neither are You!
Pamela Thompson, Recruiter/Hiring Strategist/Career Coach



Studio B

14:00-19:00
Friday May 05
Studio B
Recruiting Event
Disney Animation Portfolio Workshop
Dawn Rivera-Ernster/Disney Animation, Tanja Knoblich/Disney Animation, Kyle Odermat/Disney Animation, Karen deJong/Disney Animation


Saturday May 06



Bertha-Benz-Saal

10:00-11:00
Saturday May 06
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 5
Uwe Beneke/YAGER Development GmbH, John Mamais/ACONY Games, Zoran Arizanovic /ACONY Games, Burkhard Ratheiser/Related Designs Software GmbH, Sven Liebich/Phenomic Game Development GmbH , N N/Electronic Arts
11:00-12:00
Saturday May 06
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 6
Natascha Pfeiffer/Elektrofilm Postproduction Facilities GmbH, Amit Gupta/Pixion +, Vinod P. Vijay/Pixion +, Rainer Gombos/Pixomondo Images, Andreas Pohl/Optix Digital Pictures GmbH
12:00-13:00
Saturday May 06
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Self-marketing
Dan Sarto/Animation World Network Inc., Sven Liebich/Phenomic Game Development GmbH , Timm Osterhold/FIFTYEIGHT 3D, Shelley Page/DreamWorks Feature Animation, Dawn Rivera-Ernster/Disney Animation, Pamela Thompson/