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Dazzling display of creativity at Teesside University


16 May 2017
An awe-inspiring collection of talent from all over the world will converge on Teesside University this month (May) for a creative festival showcasing an amazing array of work.

 

Industry experts share behind the scenes insight at international festival


04 May 2017
Experts who have worked on best-selling computer games and hit animated films will share their experiences with enthusiasts and industry professionals from across the globe at this year’s Animex Festival.

 

Disney animators join industry experts at Animex


19 January 2016
Disney animation experts and creators of the World of Warcraft games are coming to Animex to talk about their work.

 

Animex Awards 2016 – Call for Entries


10 August 2015
Nigel The Necromancer Animex Awards 2016 – part of the Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games– are now open for entries.

 

Animex festival named as one of the best events in the world


08 July 2015
Gabrielle Kent. Teesside University’s annual Animex festival has been listed as one of the world’s top events by an influential international magazine.

 

Gabrielle goes from games design to seeing her first novel in print


26 May 2015
A childhood dream to write a book has finally become a reality for Teesside University academic Gabrielle Kent.

 

Disney animator shares secrets of his success


13 February 2015
Zach Parrish Disney animator Zach Parrish talked about having the 'best job in the world' during a visit to Teesside University for the annual Animex international festival of animation and computer games.

 

Animex awards winners announced


13 February 2015
The Animex Awards winning and commended animations were announced and screened on Tuesday 11 February at Cineworld.

 

Animex to focus on inclusivity and independent games development


20 January 2015
Zach Parrish, who was Head of Animation on Disney’s upcoming release Big Hero Six. A star line-up of some of the biggest names in animation and computer games will visit Teesside University in February for the annual Animex Festival.

 

Gaming graduates on top of the world


22 December 2014
Two Teesside graduates have been named among the world’s leading young games developers.

 

Animex goes global with new event in Malaysia


20 August 2014
Teesside University's annual international festival of animation and computer games is going truly global with a major new event in Malaysia.

 

International writer comes to Teesside University to talk about her career in comics


07 February 2014
Gail Simone. An internationally recognised comics writer who has worked on famous titles such as Wonder Woman and Batman is travelling to Teesside University to talk about her remarkable career.

 

Children bring cartoon characters to life on campus


03 February 2014
St Alphonsus pupils Ellis Crosby, Carla Gardener, Alicia Yates-Richardson and Bethany Brown Children discovered how animated movies and characters from their favourite cartoons and computer games are created at a special Teesside University event.

 

Award-winning graduate returns to give insight into gaming industry


03 February 2014
Shaun Spalding A Teesside University graduate who has found success in the video games industry is returning to share his experiences at this year’s Animex festival.

 

Line-up announced for Animex Festival 2014


17 January 2014
Animex, the international festival of animation and computer games, is returning to Teesside University with another star line-up which features some of the industry’s leading names.

 

Teesside academic among influential women in the games industry


18 March 2013
Teesside University academic Gabrielle Kent has been named as one of the top 100 women in the games industry by an influential gaming publication.

 

Animex award part of 'big three' alongside Oscar and Bafta


04 March 2013
A regular visitor to Teesside University’s annual festival of animation and computer games is celebrating triple success after scooping an Animex award to go alongside a recent Oscar and Bafta.

 

Great Dane returns to Teesside to inspire fellow gamers


30 January 2013
Janus Kirkegaard. A Danish graduate who launched a successful career in the games industry after completing a degree at Teesside University is returning to the region to speak at the annual Animex festival.

 

Animex returns with a decade of game success to celebrate


17 January 2013
Animex, the international festival of animation and computer games, is returning to Teesside with yet another star line-up featuring some of the industry’s leading names.

 

Comic creators added to Animex festival line-up


03 January 2013
Marv Wolfman will be a guest speaker at Animex Comics. From Spiderman to Hulk, Superman to Captain America, comic book heroes have kept fans devoted for generations.

 

Celebrating Animex Game’s 10th birthday with new events at Animex 2013


09 November 2012
The fourteenth year of the UK's biggest festival of animation, visual effects and computer games promises to be the biggest and best yet and will introduce a full day of comics talks, and an Expo!

 

Animex Awards – shortlisted films


22 February 2012
The shortlisted films for the Animex Awards have been announced:

 

Industry experts hail Animex’s worldwide appeal


13 February 2012
Teesside University honorary graduate Dr Max Howard, former president of the Exodus Film Group. Some of the biggest names in animation and computer games have hailed the Animex festival as a resounding success which boosts Teesside’s reputation all over the world.

 

University joins the Potter BAFTA celebrations


13 February 2012
Teesside Computing graduate Dan Zelcs, who worked on the final Harry Potter film. A university hailed the role of its Computing graduates as the finale of the record-breaking Harry Potter film franchise clinched a prestigious BAFTA.

 

Degree at Teesside opens up a whole new world for Dan


06 February 2012
Teesside University graduate Dan Zelcs. Teesside University graduate Dan Zelcs has worked on some of film’s biggest franchises including Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia.

 

Games: The Future of Fiction - Interview with Karen Traviss


03 February 2012
Lead writer on hit Xbox title Gears of War 3, Karen Traviss, will be a guest speaker at this year’s Animex Festival, held at Teesside University from 6-10 February, 2012.

 

Animex.net to screen Annie's live


03 February 2012
Animex has joined forces with the organisers of the Annie's, animation's equivalent of the Oscars, to give you the chance to watch the entire ceremony live and direct from Los Angeles in the USA.

 

Childhood obsession leads to dream career for Animex’s Karen Prell


23 January 2012
Karen Prell with Wheatley, the exuberantly delusional sphere from the award-winning video game Portal 2. From working as a puppeteer on Fraggle Rock to animating characters for the award-winning video game Portal 2, Karen Prell has had a long and distinguished career in animation and puppetry.

 

Animex workshop and masterclass passes now on sale


20 January 2012
Passes for Animex workshops and masterclasses are now available via the Animex web site. Tickets are very limited, so be quick to avoid missing out!

 

Animex passes almost sold out, but prices frozen again!


19 January 2012
If you want to be part of Animex 2012, you need to act quickly. Despite almost doubling capacity this year, passes for Animex Talk and Animex Game are almost gone.

 

Leading lights in animation and computer games to shine at Teesside


12 January 2012
At the Opera by Juan Pablo Zaramella. They have worked on classics such as The Lion King and Toy Story 2 – now some of the biggest names in animation and computer games will be welcomed to Teesside University for the 13th annual Animex festival.

 

Early booking rate frozen for one more week


06 January 2012
With only a few weeks remaining until Animex 2012 begins, organisers have decided to freeze the early booking rate for one more week to allow the few remaining seats to go to those who have not yet had chance to book a place at the UK's biggest and best festival of animation and computer games.

 

Nyle is transformed into an animated canine


05 January 2012
Mel Robson and her guide dog Nyle. You’ve heard of Scooby Doo and Bolt, now the University presents Nyle – the latest dog to work in the movies who is contributing to Animex – the University’s annual international festival of animation and computer games.

 

Animex bonus for Teesside alumni


03 November 2011
Alumni of Teesside University are now able to purchase Animex passes at the student/unwaged rate.

 

Awards deadline extended!


31 October 2011
The organisers of the Animex Awards have extended the deadline for submissions to allow even more students to get their work in front of this year’s Animex Jury.

 

Animex just got bigger and better


24 October 2011
Animex 2012 promises to be the biggest and best in the event’s history. The thirteenth year of the UK's biggest festival of animation, visual effects and computer games just got even bigger.

 

Animex awards back with a bang!


09 September 2011
The Animex Awards have been refreshed and revitalised for 2012. If you are a student who has completed a film as part of your course, the organisers of the biggest animation festival in the UK would love to see your work.

 

Another truly amazing week from Animex


15 March 2011
Animex 2011 came to a close on Friday February 11 after an amazing insight into the work of Eric Goldberg from the man himself – capping another fantastic week, the Disney veteran left the arena to a standing ovation.

 

Animex Audience Awards now open for viewing


22 February 2011
A selection of films from the 2011 Animex Awards are now available for viewing

 

Talent shines at Animex extravaganza


11 February 2011
A dazzling array of animation and computer games talent descended on the University for the twelfth Animex international festival of animation and computer games.

 

onedotzero – robotica at Animex 2011


02 February 2011
A new programme from onedotzero, based on our mechanical friends of the future, comes to Animex 2011.

 

Animation and computer games talent shines on Teesside


26 January 2011
Eric Goldberg - animator and director. A dazzling array of animation and computer games talent is to appear at our twelfth Animex international festival.

 

Animex Awards Update


05 January 2011

 

Teesside graduate lands job with Pixar


16 December 2010
Teesside University School of Computing graduate Phil Shoebottom won’t be experiencing the UK’s harsh winter, as he has clinched a top job in sunny San Francisco.

 

Stormtroopers to invade Animex 2011


19 November 2010
Star Wars Imperial Costuming Group During Animex week, members of the Star Wars Imperial Costuming Group, 99th Garrison, will be surprising audiences and giving fans of the Star Wars movies and games a chance to have their picture taken with their favourite heroes and villains.

 

First speaker confirmed for Animex 2011


11 October 2010
Prolific animation writer Eric Shaw is revisiting Animex in 2011. He talks about why he feels the festival is an important reason to return to the North East of England.

 

Tickets now on sale for Animex 2011


11 October 2010
On 7 February 2011, the curtains raises for the 12th Animex international festival of animation and computer games.

 

Animex Awards 2011


02 July 2010
The Animex Awards 2011 is now open for entries.

 

Awards’ DVD collection


20 April 2010
As part of our ongoing commitment to recognise and reward student games and animation content from around the world the Animex Awards is proud to bring to you some of the entry highlights on DVD.

 

Eresha dreams of glittering prizes


19 April 2010
Teesside University computing graduate Eresha Sale is a winner in the Animex awards. Vivid dreams provided the inspiration for a short animated film by Teesside University computing graduate Eresha Sale.

 

Animex 2010 - Our most exciting year


16 March 2010
Another successful year comes to an end for Animex with everybody involved talking about Animex 2010 being the most exciting ever.

 

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