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AnimfxNZ 2009

Registration open for New Zealand conference.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – October 12, 2009 – AnimfxNZ, the world’s leading conference for digital animation, effects, animation and games today announced that registration has opened for this year’s conference. A Two-day pass for the event is NZ $590 + GST (Includes the Friday conference & four Saturday workshops) and a One-day pass for the Friday conference is NZ $350. The conference will also feature half- and full-day Master Classes priced at NZ $175 and NZ $350 respectively.

Under the theme, “Connecting Digital Entertainment,” the conference is bringing together leaders from the four major creative digital mediums to share ideas and further the creation of digital entertainment. AnimfxNZ will take place November 5th-7th, in Wellington New Zealand and present a line-up of keynotes and master classes that feature some of the brightest minds in digital media today.

“AnimfxNZ is becoming even more focused on bringing knowledge and skills to the digital media community, and the addition of Master Classes further this direction,” said Jos Ruffell, Chairman of the New Zealand Games, Animation and Visual Effects Trust (NZGAV), the organizing body behind Animfx. “Leveraging the success of last year’s event, we will have more discussion of the trends in the creative industries and how the different vertical segments exist in the digital ecosystem.”

The first announced speakers for AnimfxNZ 2009 include Trevor Brymer, Jeffrey Conrad, Paul Debevec, Sean Kauppinen, Tim Murphy, Jeffrey A Okun, Joseph Olin, Luke Reid, Andy Satterthwaite, Sander Schwartz, Jim Simmons, Andrew Smith, John Stevenson, Rita Street, and Sebastian Sylwan.

About AnimfxNZ

AnimfxNZ was founded in 2006, to provide a global platform for the creative content community to exchange ideas across the various disciplines of digital media. Since its inception, the conference has presented leading speakers on the topics of animation, digital entertainment, digital effects and games, and has served as the crossroads of collaboration for creative media convergence. The 2009 conference is focused on the current and future states of creative digital content creation, worldwide. For more information, please visit:




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North America

Sean Kauppinen

International Digital Entertainment Agency


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