Animex

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION, VFX & GAMES

6 - 10 November 2023

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Animex 2023

We’re looking forward to welcoming you all to Animex 2023, on 6 - 10 November.

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 2023 is free for our School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies students.

Check out our speakers and sponsors from our 2022 event below.

Speakers 2022

Freelance

Tina Nawrocki will be speaking at Animex AVFX about The Art of the Walk Cycle.

Valve

Christine Phelan will be speaking at Animex Game about Half-Life: Alyx.

SloClap

Kevin Roger will be speaking at Animex Game about his work on Sifu.

Supermassive Games

Tom Heaton will be speaking at Animex Game about narrative design in The Dark Pictures Anthology.

SloClap

Paul-Emile Boucher is speaking at Animex Game about his work on Sifu.

Framestore

Christian Manz will be speaking at Animex AVFX about his work on the Fantastic Beasts series.

Creative Assembly

Naomi Biro will be speaking at Animex Pro about creating Total War: WARHAMMER III characters.

Untold Studios

Suvi Jokiniemi will be speaking at Animex AVFX about Untold Studio's SuperBowl ad "Push It".

NextGen Skills Academy

Phil Attfield will be speaking at Animex Pro about company culture with Amy Smith.

Ubisoft Leamington

Aleksandra will be speaking at Animex Pro about technical art and UI design!

SloClap

Maxime Blondeel will be speaking at Animex Game about his work on Sifu.

Ukie

Dom will be chairing the Animex Game Development in the North East panel!

Sponsors 2022

Double Eleven
Wacom
Ubisoft
ukie
Raise the Game
Tees Valley Combined Authority
Base Camp
Quantic Animation
Middlesbrough Town Hall
Animated Women UK
Untold Studios
NEVRlabs
SloClap
Beryl Productions International
Playground Games
Bomper Studio
White Paper Games
Supermassive Games
DNEG Animation
Blue Zoo
Many Cats Studios
NextGen Skills Academy
Witch Beam
Valve
Gearbox Software
Creative Assembly
Framestore
ILM
The Mill
FMX 2022
Sumo Digital