effects: Largest international conference for VFX & Animation industries

effects America 19 is scheduled on 4th and 5th June at Montreal, Canada.


effects is one of the very well known international event for global VFX & Animation industries. Various 3D Animation and Visual Effects studios / post production houses gather at this community for sharing knowledge, learning latest updates and new features of softwares and hardwares, networking, job prospects and many more. The latest edition is effects America 19.

Check out in detail what effects is all about. The Virtual Assist thanks Damla Bulut, Sales Manager at Connection Events who made this interview possible.

Please let us know in detail regarding what is effects.

Effects is the largest international conference for the VFX & Animation industries on the North American East Coast. It is a two day conference to gather the VFX and Animation community. Effects America brings together 1,600 participants from the Visual Effects and 3D Animation industry for 2 days of sessions, business meetings, training and networking in Montreal, Canada.

Connect with 2D/3D artists, supervisors, business developers, producers from Canada, the USA, Europe and the rest of the world, who all gather in June 2019 on the Canadian East-coast for effects America 19.

Whose or which organization’s brainchild is effects?

Effects is organized by Connection Events which is the organizer of different events in the gaming industry as well the VFX and Animation industry.

What is the vision and philosophy behind incepting effects?

Gathering the community of the VFX & Animation industries.

How effects help VFX and Animation artists, freelancers, studios, entrepreneurs and many others?

Effects has 5 powerful points which is designed to help all member of the VFX and Animation community.

An expo zone: Showcase your products/services

Top quality sessions: Benchmark with your peers, keep up to date with industry news/developments. Strengthen your knowledge by learning new practices and new approaches using the latest technologies available

A business lounge: For qualified meetings with potential partners and clients

Networking: Grow your business network, catch up with existing contacts and cement relationships while having a ton of fun in great venues around Montréal

Job fair: Recruit the best talent for your company

How can I be speaker at effects? What qualifications / credentials are must?

Effects America 19, the 5th edition, gathering the VFX and Animation community, is looking for speakers to present sessions, panels and masterclasses at the event that will take place in Montreal on June 4-5, 2019 at the Marché Bonsecours.

We’re looking for passionate people willing to share their knowledge, experience, and vision on the visual effects and animation industries.

Time limit to apply in effects America 19: 20th February 2019

All speakers will get a pass with access to all VIP events, the Premium Lounge and networking events.

Please follow the link to submit: https://www.effects-events.com/en/call-for-speakers/

What are special features in latest edition of effects America 19?

More content, more participant, more business!

What can I expect at effects America 19?

  • 2 days of celebration and gathering of the VFX & Animation industry
  • 1 expo zone with 70 exhibitors and sponsors, mainly VFX and Animation studios as well as services & tools providers
  • 4 session rooms with a schedule of 40 sessions, presented by the biggest names from the industry
  • 4 masterclasses to strengthen your knowledge and skills
  • 1 premium lounge for your business meetings
  • 1 online matchmaking system, “Let’s Meet”, to get in touch with new partners and optimize your agenda
  • VIP parties and multiple networking opportunities

You always lineup best industry stalwarts in keynote, master classes, panels and others. How do you maintain such benchmark consistently?

We are always looking for the quality content and good relationship with all participants and the decision makers of the industry. During session of effects MTL 2016, making of FAN movie was showcased by Red Chillies VFX studio.

There are other festivals and events as well for VFX and Animation industries like SIGGRAPH, FMX, MIPCOM, NAB and more. How effects is different from its peers?

Effects combine the business and the conferences in the same event. The participants can use our meeting application Let’s Meet to reach other participants easily to develop their business and find some partnerships.

How the partners get benefit?

They get more visibility, find new partners and employee and do new businesses.

Let us know how we can buy tickets. Are there any offers to avail?

To get your ticket please go to our website: https://www.effects-events.com/en/box-office/

To become an exhibitor: https://www.effects-events.com/en/exhibit/

For all other questions: sales@connection-events.com

For more information please have a look at our presentation here: http://ltm.effectsmtl.com/uploads/marketing//effects19/effects_america_19.pdf

Check out the official effects MTL 18 recap video.

For any question related to exhibiting or sponsoring, feel free to contact Damla Bulut at dbulut@connection-events.com. Our best wishes to Damla and entire team of Connection Events for successful execution of effects America 19.


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