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Where Creative Convergence Begins

Registration now open for November's event in New Zealand.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – September 17, 2008 – AnimfxNZ, the world’s leading conference for digital animation, effects, animation and games today announced that registration has opened for this year’s conference. Early bird pricing is NZ $675 until October 14th, after which the price goes to NZ $790.

Under the theme, “Where Creative Convergence Begins,” 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 14-16th, in Wellington New Zealand and present a line-up of keynotes and panels that feature the brightest minds in digital media today.

“We've already had an amazing amount of international interest surrounding AnimfxNZ,” said Jos Ruffell, Chairman of the New Zealand Games, Animation and Visual Effects Trust (NZGAV), the organizing body behind Animfx. “We’re encouraging those interested in attending to register soon, as the amount of space is extremely limited and spots are going fast. As we announce the keynotes and additional speakers in the coming weeks, the conference is going to sell out fast.”

The first announced speakers for AnimfxNZ 2008 include Barrie Osborne, Carolyn Soper, Howard Postley, Jeff Okun and Habib Zargarpour.

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 2008 conference is organized under the theme, “Where Creative Convergence Begins,” and is focused on the current and future states of creative digital content creation, worldwide.



Sean Kauppinen

International Digital Entertainment Agency


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