FITC Amsterdam 2014
DesignDevInspire
  • 2014-02-24 00:00:00 2014-02-25 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2014 Amsterdam FITC
  • Amsterdam

Presentations

Apps for the Multi-Device World
We live in a multi-device world of phones, tablets, TVs, in-car navs, smart watches….And there is one thing all these devices have in common: HTML5. In this session Lee Boonstra,… Read more…
Inspire Web Dev
Lee Boonstra
Technical Trainer, Sencha
Let’s Create Real-Time Graphics in Real-Time with UNO
Simo has spent the last year and a half playing with Outracks Technologies’ new programming language UNO, and before that he spent over a decade with Flash to code graphics.… Read more…
Creative Code
Simo Santavirta
simppa.fi
5 Biggest Failures
Anton and Irene will candidly explain the 5 biggest failures and f*ck ups in their careers and evaluate why it went so horribly wrong.

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Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Irene Pereyra
Co-Founder, Anton & Irene
Anton Repponen
Co-Founder, Anton & Irene
A Journey
Join this young designer as he discusses his own work and journey, both the ups and downs. A young and ambitious artist, just trying to find his way in the industry… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Rik Oostenbroek
artist, designer and art director, rikoostenbroek.com
Adobe Apps for Web Designers in 2014
We all have our habits, our routines and our rituals to create. Web designers need to constantly adapt their creative process to embrace new web trends, such as Responsive Web… Read more…
Inspire Web Dev
Michaël Chaize
Creative Cloud Evangelist, Adobe
All Text Tricks in the Book, with JavaScript and Canvas
Sakri has put together a collection of what can be done with text on the HTML5 Canvas using JavaScript. Drawing from nearly 15 years of coding visual effects, the bag… Read more…
Web Dev
Sakri Rosenstrom
devstate.net
Artism
UNIT9 presents its journey to creating Artism, an independent interactive dance project in collaboration with London based dance company Exzeb.   https://vimeo.com/84028661 Read more…
Web Dev Creative Code
Sophie Langohr
Dimitris Doukas
Head of Engineering, UNIT9
Away3D with Typescript and WebGL
As the native web standard WebGL matures, more people are looking to native web tools for creating accelerated 3D content in the browser. Away3D Typescript is a new library from… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Rob Bateman
Backyard Brains: Bringing the Body’s Electrical Signals Out of the Body
Have you ever wondered how the electrical impulses of neurons and muscles work? Backyard Brains can help you understand! They have invented simple, portable electronics and microscopes to allow anyone to… Read more…
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Timothy Marzullo
Cofounder, Backyard Brains
Be a Snortvart
We are who we were as kids. I think it’s that simple. The key is being brave and listening to that inner kid that’s had all the answers all along.… Read more…
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Sara Blake
Illustrator and Designer, ZSO
Behind the Code
In this talk Gwen will take you through some of his latest creative coding experiments. He will take you behind the code of FWA Award winning Chrome Experiments like Code::Brush… Read more…
Web Dev
Gwen Vanhee
Creative Developer, Little Miss Robot
Big Redesigns, Tough Clients and a Lot of Work!
Irene Pereyra, User Experience Director and Anton Repponen, Creative Director, will walk-through an in-depth ‘behind the scenes’ of the redesign of Wacom.com and challenges in other large redesigns in a chronological manner: from… Read more…
Inspire Business
Irene Pereyra
Co-Founder, Anton & Irene
Anton Repponen
Co-Founder, Anton & Irene
Breaking the Frame
For the last few years, Neil has been using creative coding and electronics to bring digital creations into the physical world. This session looks at the creative process behind some… Read more…
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Neil Mendoza
Maker of Stuff, neilmendoza.com
Closing the Circle: 8 Bit to 64 and Back
Curiosity is a gift… and a curse; it’s the tool that makes you break your toys in order to understand how they work (or at least used to). Ubi de… Read more…
Inspire Creative Code
Ubi de Feo
Very Curious Human Being / Future Tailor, ubidefeo.com
Come Take a Journey Through Time and Space
Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage with Munkowitz as he guides you through an hour of intense graphic stimulation. Together you will intimately unravel a design career treated… Read more…
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GMUNK
Design Director, gmunk.com
Controlling Hardware with Your Browser
The web is maturing; we are no longer satisfied by pages that just load information on request. Cue WebSockets – a new protocol, supported by HTML5, allows us to create… Read more…
Web Dev Creative Code
Ralph Kok
Senior Developer & Technical Director, Random Studio
Cross Media Storytelling
A peek into the birth, lifespan, conflict and death of storytelling through the technology and art spectrum. Read more…
Inspire
Geoffrey Lillemon
Designer, geoffreylillemon.com
CSS Pre-Processors: Sass, Less & Stylus
Sit in on an in-depth comparison of the top three CSS pre-processors: Stylus, Less & Sass. This session is subdivided into beginner, intermediate and advanced topics that build on top of… Read more…
Web Dev
Bermon Painter
User Experience Designer, bermonpainter.com
Data Visualization and Game Design in WebGL and HTML5
In this session Michael Chang, veteran of Google Data Arts Team and lead developer at Puny Human, shares his development process for 100,000 Stars in WebGL, his experiences crossing paths… Read more…
Web Dev
Michael Chang
Creative Technologist, mflux
Developing Interactive 3D Experiences in HTML5
Modern web browsers are capable of producing some amazing audiovisual candy, through new capabilities like HTML5, fast JavaScript, WebGL and Web Audio API. In this session, Carlos talks in detail… Read more…
Web Dev
Carlos Ulloa
Co-founder, HelloEnjoy
Do It with Everyone
This is an invitation to discover a mode of creative exploration where ownership, authorship and even personal identity start to collapse. What happens when your artwork is built on tools… Read more…
Inspire
Kyle McDonald
kylemcdonald.net
Facilitating Business & Design Collaborations
As “Design Thinking” moves beyond buzzword and into practice, business people are looking to be part of the creative process. But in the traditional relationship, the only creativity the client… Read more…
Business
Susan LK Gorbet
Partner, Gorbet Design, Inc
Fairy Tale Interaction
Storytelling is integral to the development of interactive technologies.  To this end, Eric Brockmeyer’s work has focused on the creation of new interactive sensors, haptic devices, and displays which parallel… Read more…
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Eric Brockmeyer
Research Associate, Disney Research
Finding Dragons
Dragons have become a rare commodity these days.  Unlike in the early days where maps where mostly about drawing elaborate coastlines between large white spots and occasionally inviting eager explorers… Read more…
Inspire
Mario Klingemann
Creative Coder and Visualist, Quasimondo
Finest HTML5 Canvas and WebGL Workshop
Frank Reitberger and Sakri Rosenstrom have cherry picked the key programming techniques that have been essential to them during their combined 30 years of programming experience. In this workshop, they will share all the nifty… Read more…
Workshop
Frank Reitberger
Creative Coder, prinzipiell.com
Sakri Rosenstrom
devstate.net
Forms of Inquiry
It is surprising how an industry reliant on original ideas, innovation and authenticity often develops dynamics that work precisely against these qualities. In five years of FIELD’s adventurous practice, the… Read more…
Inspire
FIELD
FIELD
From Plight to Delight
The lessons Richard learned over the years running the digital company Influxis, and why the best things come when you don’t give up. An Influxis Voodoo lounge presentation.
Only… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Richard Blakely
CEO, Influxis
From the Physical to the Digital and Back Again
Through my own work and work done with others, there’s a constant theme of translation between the digital and physical worlds: how do things change when they’re being changed from… Read more…
Inspire Creative Code
Mike Pelletier
Technical Director, Random Studio
FUN-DERCATS, HO!
Let Gavin Strange bend your ear to excitedly persuade you to say ‘yes’ to everything, irrelevant of whether you have the skills or not –  he did and now has… Read more…
Inspire
Gavin Strange
Senior Designer, JamFactory
Graphics for the Masses
Graphics acceleration in virtually all devices today opens up an unprecedented playground (and market) for new ideas and concepts. This talk takes an in-depth look at what different platforms are… Read more…
Web Dev
Anders Lassen
CEO, Outracks Technologies
HelloRun: A Hypnotic 3D Runner Music Game
HelloRun is an HTML5 game created by HelloEnjoy designed to take advantage of the latest technologies in modern web browsers. Designed to be fast paced and unforgiving, it tests the… Read more…
Inspire Web Dev
Carlos Ulloa
Co-founder, HelloEnjoy
HTML5… ehhrrr… JavaScript… a.k.a. the New Jack of All Trades Device?!
In this session, Frank – coming from the ‘ancient Flash scene’ – will talk about his recent HTML5 works and tasks nowadays: developing very complex but easily and natural navigable… Read more…
Web Dev
Frank Reitberger
Creative Coder, prinzipiell.com
In Conversation
Join GMUNK and special guests for an hour of unscripted, off-the-cuff conversation about design, creativity and inspiration. An Influxis Voodoo lounge presentation.
Only at FITC. Free drinks. 30 minute… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
GMUNK
Design Director, gmunk.com
GMUNK
Design Director, gmunk.com
Geoffrey Lillemon
Designer, geoffreylillemon.com
Sougwen Chung
Interdisciplinary Artist, sougwen.com
Neil Mendoza
Maker of Stuff, neilmendoza.com
jQuery to JavaScript: Growing Beyond the DOM
Sooner or later, we all have, or will have to join a “completed” project only to find jQuery soup: functions within functions nested inside AJAX callbacks. It sucks. How did… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Rich Gilbank
Developer, Shopify
Let ’em Explore
Interactive experiences that sustain user interest and imagination For the last couple of years, Stefan Wagner has been working in the field of interactive exhibits, including installations and software that… Read more…
Inspire
Stefan Wagner
interaction designer, andsynchrony
Liberating Web Apps From the Server
Servers have long provided a healthy and happy environment for web apps.  But times have changed, and as much as the server may like to, it can’t protect our web… Read more…
Web Dev
Alex Gyoshev
JavaScript Developer, Telerik
Make Something Ugly: An Experimental Creative Process
Some of the most successful and prolific designers are those who implement experimentation and exploration into their design process. It is these designers that end up innovating and making the most memorable… Read more…
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Myron Campbell
Designer, notsosimpleton.com
Making it Planes and Simple
Actionscript frameworks like Away3D and Starling help us to take advantage of GPU acceleration with Stage3D. Have you always wanted to know more on how to combine those frameworks together? In… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Marlu Groen
Lead Developer, Code d'Azur
Making Products Happen
Many creative people are inspired by the innovative tech vibe in Silicon Valley and New York. We all read the success stories of entrepreneurs that had to move to NY… Read more…
Inspire Business
Thomas Joos
Managing Partner, Little Miss Robot
Meet MILL+
Mill+ is the Design and Content creation arm of The Mill. A collection of Designers, Art Directors, Animators and VFX artists who are defining new ways of working with clients.… Read more…
Inspire
Carl Addy
Design Creative Director, Mill+
Modular Front-End Development with Sass & Compass Workshop
Discover the benefits of using Sass, a CSS pre-processor, along with Compass to help streamline front-end development, collaborate with other developers, and overall to help you enjoy writing CSS. The… Read more…
Web Dev Workshop
Bermon Painter
User Experience Designer, bermonpainter.com
New Forms
Kim Pimmel is a bit obsessed with cinematic storytelling through new forms of analog visual effects. Whether using familiar materials in novel ways, or thinking up new techniques entirely, he wants the… Read more…
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Kim Pimmel
UX designer, Microsoft
Node.js: The What, The How and The When
During this presentation Richard will provide an introduction to node.js: what it is and examples that display the power of this relatively new platform, especially with regard to high performance applications. Read more…
Web Dev
Richard Nieuwenhuis
Technical Director, MediaMonks
Oh Sh*t! It’s Good In Government
Greg Hoyna Kozakiewicz, Head of Design and User Insight at the Scottish Government was a free-agent forever; he never thought he’d go Public Sector. But now that he has, he… Read more…
Business
Greg Hoyna
Creative Director, Pencil Rebel
Printing Happiness: 3D Printing Toys
Fresh from designing, building & running the Kidsco #PrintHappiness 3D Toy Popup, Biffer invites you to join him in a technical tear-down of the entire project. This talk will cover… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
James Rowley
Creative Technologist, AMV BBDO
Process, Poetics and Performance
How can established techniques in art making and composition find a new voice in the current cultural, technological and creative landscape? Sougwen Chung shares her approach and reflects on her… Read more…
Inspire
Sougwen Chung
Interdisciplinary Artist, sougwen.com
Recent Advertising Work
Daito will explain the process, from planning to implementation, while introducing the technical background and trends from some of his work from 2013. Read more…
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Daito Manabe
daito.ws
The Art of FITC Amsterdam
Join Sara Blake of ZSO, creator of the FITC Amsterdam creative and Jason White of Leviathan, creator of the FITC title sequence, for conversation and insight into the creative process behind… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Sara Blake
Illustrator and Designer, ZSO
Jason White
Executive Creative Director, Leviathan
The Business Case for Open Source Hardware
Manufacturing and selling hardware is a proven business practice but proprietary is the default setting. However, there are distinct advantages to open sourcing hardware destined for sale and distribution. This… Read more…
Business
Christopher Clark
Director of Information Technology, SparkFun
The Challenge of Interactive Furniture
What if responsive experience design and contemporary furniture got together to create something magical?  Beyond mere functionality, subtle and satisfying interactive behaviour is beginning to make its way into our… Read more…
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Matt Gorbet
Partner, Gorbet Design, Inc.
The Digital Publishing Opportunity for Creative Agencies
When creatives hear “digital publishing”, they think “press & magazines”. Indeed, all major magazines are using digital publishing technologies to distribute their magazines on tablet devices. Today, creative agencies use… Read more…
Business
Michaël Chaize
Creative Cloud Evangelist, Adobe
The Future of Experiential Media and Projection Mapping
Leviathan Executive Creative Director, Jason White, reveals his studio’s unique formula for creating new transformative visual experiences and explores the challenges that inevitably arise during the creative and production processes,… Read more…
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Jason White
Executive Creative Director, Leviathan
The Other Singularity: Design for the Next Pattern of Computing
After 30-some-odd years, the smartphone has become the peak operating efficiency of the personal pattern of computing, but in many ways, falls short.  Yet that tiny little device offers us… Read more…
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Jared Ficklin
Chief Creative Technologist, argodesign
The Robot Soul
Robots have been capturing people’s imaginations for more than 100 years. Yet Robots show their affinity to people almost solely in films. In real life they are built by military… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Jan De Coster
Director, Jandecoster.com
The Science Fiction Master Story Arc
How it is that a couple of well placed movies could change the history of film and create a new view on art that saves both Hollywood and the collective… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Jared Ficklin
Chief Creative Technologist, argodesign
The Seven Years Post-Mortem
How do you develop a game with no cash, no skills and no connections? Seven years of the best and worst moments will be compressed into this 30 minute post-mortem.… Read more…
Influxis Voodoo Lounge
Michael Chang
Creative Technologist, mflux
The Sum Is Greater Than The Parts
Different tools bring in different capabilities and workflows; when you combine them you can get to an extra gear and build great things easier and faster. The journey that starts… Read more…
Web Dev
Mihai Corlan
Adobe Senior Web Evangelist, Adobe
Visualising Music with Real-Time Graphics and the Making of the APEXvj
We are fascinated by the beauty of a view and become enchanted by music. These two art forms tune our brains differently but with equal impressiveness. Listening to moving music causes… Read more…
Creative Code
Simo Santavirta
simppa.fi
We’re Talented: We Need to Help #teachtheweb
Many of us in the tech industry work on holidays. We don’t do it for our careers or jobs or bosses, we do it for our families: we clear caches, reinstall… Read more…
Inspire Business
Laura Hilliger
Training & Curriculum Lead, Mozilla Foundation
You, Me and My Computer
Can we use technology to help us be more human? To smile more, to touch and to listen to each other? What if a computer could understand and make decisions… Read more…
Inspire
Lauren McCarthy
Designer, Artist and Programmer, lauren-mccarthy.com