FITC Amsterdam 2016

2016-02-22 00:00:00 2016-02-24 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2016 Now in its 9th year, FITC Amsterdam 2016 returns to host the groundbreaking design and tech event on the future of innovation, design and all the cool shit in between. Amsterdam FITC Amsterdam

3D Printing
New for FITC Amsterdam 2016, we’ve added ‘The HUB’, an interactive hands-on room Ever wondered to give a try to 3D printing and discover all the potential of it? 3D Hubs, the… Read more…
3D Printing The HUB
Adapt or Die
FutureDeluxe is an experimental creative studio driven by research, technology and the pursuit of new aesthetics and techniques. As a studio, 30% of their time is spent exploring different disciplines and developing new… Read more…
Film Inspire VFX
Adobe Animate CC: Animation Redefined
Flash Professional has been used to create stunning experiences for over two decades.  Now renamed as Adobe Animate CC, it comes with an expanded support for publishing natively to new… Read more…
Animation Design Web Dev
Ajay Shukla
Beautiful Is Easy
A pretty picture is great, but not enough.
 Something that has meaning and actual purpose is much stronger and has the potential of being iconic or even timeless. 
As a… Read more…
Film Inspire Storytelling
Filipe Carvalho
Random Thought Pattern
Building Bridges
Building interactive experiences often involves hacking together different pieces and get them to talk to each other. These days, we’re getting flooded with new devices and frameworks, each with their… Read more…
Creative Code Hardware Web Dev
Wouter Verweirder
Building Tools for the Next Web
Google Web Designer, building a tool for the next web. Get a glimpse on the thinking process behind Google’s new software for creative coding.  Embark on a journey through the… Read more…
Inspire UX/UI Web Dev
Nicola Bortignon
Building Worlds, Crafting Universes
Films and games present us with meticulously crafted worlds that entertain, inspire and challenge our ideas of what’s possible. But what is it about these imagined worlds that make us… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling UX/UI
David Sheldon-Hicks
Territory Studio
Craft as the Key to VR Immersion
In VR, the user experience depends on the quality of production now more than ever before. Pasi will go over why this is the case and touch on the craft of… Read more…
Film Inspire VR
Pasi Helin
Create with Pride™
David Ronhel of HKI™ will talk about some of his best work and the values that guide HKI™crafting digital experiences. He will also share his different sources of inspiration and the creative process… Read more…
Film Inspire Web Dev
David Ronhel
Creating a Smile Worthy World
In the past years, Doruk and Sander worked on several interactive experience projects. Game experiences in fairs, fun projects for stage shows, retail installations for shops… Most of them started… Read more…
Creative Code Inspire VR
Creating Beautiful CSS Animations
Animations on the web have a storied history and no consistent approach. Using CSS animations is still considered an experimental technology but much can be created already. In this talk,… Read more…
Beginner Front-End JavaScript
Rami Sayar
Cut a Tree to Grow a Forest
Soren Kierkegaard once wrote, “Life can only be understood backwards, but must be lived forwards.” This inspiring thought helped LEMZ, the agency behind the acclaimed ‘Sweetie’ campaign, to define a clear mission… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling Work Better
Remco Marinus
Design Things With Love or Don´t Design Them at All
A designer is ultimately responsible for the experience of his audience as well as to the world at large. A great experience is not only beneficial for the brand you… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Marcus Ivarsson
North Kingdom
Digital Relationship Therapy
Daniël will talk about frustrated customers, brands with separation anxiety and how design can help.
In today’s world, brands are defined by their user experience. Smooth talk and coupons… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Daniël Sytsma
Jessica will dissect her attempts to mash-up biology, architecture, computer science and fashion. From futuristic dresses generated from body scans and made entirely by robots to algorithmic studies of mutant… Read more…
3D Printing Creative Code Inspire
Jessica Rosenkrantz
Nervous System
Everything is a Work in Progress
This session is a fast ride of words and images, infused with just the right amount of humorous life [fail] stories seasoned with inspirational observations. Don’t expect PSD or CSS tips.… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Radim Malinic
Brand Nu®
From Agency Drones To Design Studio Powerhouse
Nearly every designer after a few years of working for an agency, begins to think about starting his or her own studio. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a fancy… Read more…
Business Inspire Storytelling
Hardware Hackers in Advertising: Tales of Woe and Wonder
Known as the guy who keeps setting his desk on fire, Navid combines product design, engineering and code to build ‘things’ for global brands. Behind the spit and polish of… Read more…
Hardware Storytelling
Navid Gornall
Ogilvy & Mather
I Wonder You
Koos and Carsten are offering you a trip down the mind-bending rabbit hole of their recent creative collaboration. Koos will introduce his design method of “associative morphology”, where whatever one… Read more…
Creative Code Inspire VFX
Koos Breen
Koos Breen
Keeping Up the Good Work
What is your best work? Good chance that it’s self initiated. No client or agency gnawing at your intentions of pure creating. A passion project. Mischa’s biggest passion project to date – Sundays… Read more…
Film Inspire VFX
Mischa Rozema
Let’s Get Physical
Transitioning from running a digital business, to a physical one – Naomi will share the challenges (warts, finances, and all) of being a creative, striving to make a real change.… Read more…
Business Inspire Storytelling
Naomi Atkinson
Whosit & Whatsit
Light Studies
In this hyper-focused throw down, we’ll explore both GMUNK’s personal and client projects using a variety of different light forms, including LED arrays, LED walls and large-scale LED installations, video… Read more…
Creative Code Film Inspire
Masters of the Universe
We are born creative people. As children we are taught to foster and cultivate our creativity through drawing, painting and craft. To have fun with what we create, and to… Read more…
Design Inspire
James White
Prolific Minded
Ash will be discussing his goals as a creative person.  How he dreams big and puts forth optimism, hard work, and focus to obtain his goals.  He will break down how he started to teach himself how… Read more…
Film Inspire
Ash Thorp
Reinventor of Normal
The search for ideas and how to be more creative.  Dominic is on a constant creative journey to discover innovative ideas and possibilities through all sorts of techniques he uses to get his brain… Read more…
Hardware Inspire Storytelling
Dominic Wilcox
Robotic Dresses and Biomimicry
Fashion becomes interactive and technology has never before been as close to the skin – what kind of possibilities does this open up? Anouk Wipprecht is a FashionTech designer who works interdisciplinary… Read more…
3D Printing Inspire Wearables
Anouk Wipprecht
Supporting Humans
Thisisarobot is an imagination studio that supports humans. Thisisarobot will give an insight in what they love to do: developing character based IP in a multi-platform world by combining analogue… Read more…
Gaming Inspire Storytelling
Tall Tales From A Large Man
Using scientific proof and state-of-the-art multimedia techniques, Aaron James Draplin of the Draplin Design Co. delivers a suckerpunch of a talk that aims to provide bonafide proof of work, the… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling
Aaron James Draplin
Draplin Design Co
The Future Of Data Visualization
Data visualization has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Many tools nowadays include some kind of data visualization which gives you insight in usage, the best possible way… Read more…
DataViz Inspire UX/UI
Gert Franke
The Future of TV – Viceland
VICELAND is VICE’s own 24-hour TV network of original VICE content to be launched in early 2016. Executive Creative Director of VICE in Amsterdam, Rens Verweij will deliver an inspiring… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling
Rens Verweij
The Giddiest Kipper
Gavin Strange takes great pride in being the giddiest kipper he can possibly be. A Senior designer for Bristol’s Aardman Animations by day and pixel plonker for his own personal… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Gavin Strange
Aardman / Jamfactory
The Loop
The Loop is a one way portal about procedural design methodology, perfection and functional thinking. Objective Be.     Read more…
Design Inspire
The Notion of Digital Empathy
During his studies at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London, Yifei Chai has been exploring the Human – Machine interface from an empathetic point of view – what it… Read more…
Creative Code Inspire VR
Yifei Chai
There is No Objective
There is no overview. Target Audience Anybody Five things audience members will learn How to make a rap video How to work on Christmas Day How to make the Queen… Read more…
Mr Bingo
Mr Bingo
They Vandalized Our Work
A talk by tokyoplastic including but not limited to:
Reasons why you should do exactly what you want all the time. The horror and the beauty of the pitching… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling
Sam Lanyon Jones
Thinking Big & Being Small
Can you stay small and also have it all? We think so, as do a growing number of studios and creative freelancers across the world. Join us on a Jamhot… Read more…
Business Inspire Storytelling
Graeme McGowan
VR Experience
New to FITC Amsterdam 2016, we’ve added ‘The HUB’ – an interactive hands-on room Come by and check out today’s cutting edge VR technologies and projects. The Hub experience is brought to you by… Read more…
Why Beauty Matters
Throughout most of the 20th and the 21st century beauty has gotten a bad reputation. Most respectable designers claim not to be interested in it; the contemporary art world has… Read more…
Stefan Sagmeister
Sagmeister Inc
Why Would You Can’t
The thing that most often holds us back isn’t a temporary creative block, lack of opportunity or lazy collaborators. We’ve seen the enemy, and it is us. Kim Alpert, award winning… Read more…
Inspire Storytelling
Kim Alpert
Make Amazing Inc
Workshop – How to Touch Someone’s Heart with Design
This workshop is SOLD OUT • This workshop requires a separate ticket and will be held on Sunday Feb 21 from 11am to 5pm Join us for a full-day workshop with Stefan… Read more…
Design Inspire Workshop
Stefan Sagmeister
Sagmeister Inc
Workshop – Logo Tips, Tricks, Triumphs, Turds, Threats and Tales from the DDC
• This workshop is limited to 40 guests.
• This workshop requires a separate ticket and will be held on Sunday Feb 21 from 14:00 to 17:00
• This… Read more…
Design Workshop
Aaron James Draplin
Draplin Design Co