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International Festival of Animation, VFX & Games 16 - 22 May, 2022

Animex 2022

The Tees Valley's international festival of animation, visual effects and games returned with yet another stellar line-up of speakers from top studios across the world. Hosted by Teesside University for more than 20 years, there was something for everyone - from the seasoned pros, to career starters, and those who simply love animation, films and games.
Planning for Animex 2022 has begun!

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Previous Speakers - 2021

Here is some of our amazing speakers from Animex 2021, our 2022 line-up will be announced soon! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates

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Previous Sponsors - 2021

2022 sponsors will be announced shortly! If you would like to sponsor us, or for more information, please contact SCEDT-events@tees.ac.uk

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##RaiseTheGame diversity pledge logo

Tees Valley Combined Authority logo

Adobe logo

Animersion logo

Ambitious About Autism logo


Dr Amy Kavanagh: Navigating the World Differently logo

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Kucheza Gaming

Coconut Lizard logo

Code Coven logo

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Sumo Digital logo

Gaming The Mind logo

Creative Assembly logo

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Framestore logo

Lucid Games logo


Industrial Light and Magic logo

Insomniac Games logo

Deck 13 Interactive logo

SideFX logo

London Gaymers logo

Digital Schoolhouse logo


Making The Leap logo

UK Social Mobility Awards - SOMO's logo

Playtonic Games logo

Safe In Our World logo

Silent Games logo

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Zakia Abdulah logo

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Cartoon Saloon logo

DNEG logo

MPC Film logo

The Mill logo