Animex

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION, VFX & GAMES

11 - 15 November 2024

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Animex

Animex is an international festival of animation, games and VFX, hosted every year for the past 25 years by Teesside University.

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended Animex 2023, and a special thank you to our sponsors and guest speakers who made last year’s event possible.

Animex 2023 was our biggest event so far but 2024 is going to be even bigger. Our team are busy making plans for Animex 2024 with some exciting news for collaboration with our international partners and the Tees Valley Combined Authority.

Be sure to follow our social media @AnimexFestival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates about tickets, speakers from games and film studios; workshops and other Animex goodies.


Animex Events

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Animex Game

Games talks from industry speakers.

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Animex AVFX

AVFX talks from industry speakers.

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Animex Portfolio Reviews

Get some pointers from industry professionals.

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Animex Marketplace

Meet your favourite studios, discover a new one and try out new games and tech.

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Animex Pro Workshops

Come and learn from industry professionals.

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Unreal Engine Education Mixer

Hear the latest news from Epic Games education development manager, James Butcher.

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Game Bridge x Animex

Network with industry and expand your network.

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Animex Exhibition

An exhibition featuring artwork from a range of artists, animators and illustrators.

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AVFX Lounge

Network with AVFX speakers and industry.

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Animexperience

A fun workshop discovering the secrets of animation.

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Animex Online Workshop

An opportunity for schools to learn more about the world of games.

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Animex Screen

Animex Screen showcases amazing work by talented student animators from around the world.

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Speakers 2023

Ubisoft

Fern Griffiths will be speaking about level design at Animex Game

Industrial Light & Magic

Andrew Whitehurst will be speaking about Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny at Animex AVFX

Freelance

Curtis Jobling will be talking about breaking into animation at Animex AVFX

Cartoon Saloon

Jeremy Purcell will be talking about Puffin Rock at Animex AVFX

California State University, San Bernardino

Stuart Sumida will be discussing the importance of biological sciences at Animex AVFX

Freelance

Curtis Jobling will be talking about breaking into animation at Animex AVFX

Ubisoft

Fern Griffiths will be speaking about level design at Animex Game

TT Games

Ruthie Nielsen will be speaking about bringing LEGO to life at Animex Game

Behaviour Interactive

Anna Olsson will be speaking at Animex Game

Lucy Kyriakidou will be talking about character design at Animex Marketplace

Sponsors 2023

Creative Assembly
Rockstar Games
Wacom
Epic Games
Toon Boom
Behaviour Interactive
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LightField London