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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.
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, 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.
From Spiderman to Hulk, Superman to Captain America, comic book heroes have kept fans devoted for generations.
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!
22/02/12 Animex Awards – shortlisted films
The shortlisted films for the Animex Awards have been announced:
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.
A university hailed the role of its Computing graduates as the finale of the record-breaking Harry Potter film franchise clinched a prestigious BAFTA.
Teesside University graduate Dan Zelcs has worked on some of film’s biggest franchises including Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia.
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.
03/02/12 Animex.net to screen Annie's live
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
03/11/11 Animex bonus for Teesside alumni
Alumni of Teesside University are now able to purchase Animex passes at the student/unwaged rate.
31/10/11 Awards deadline extended!
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.
24/10/11 Animex just got bigger and better
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.
09/09/11 Animex awards back with a bang!
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.
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.
A selection of films from the 2011 Animex Awards are now available for viewing
11/02/11 Talent shines at Animex extravaganza
A dazzling array of animation and computer games talent descended on the University for the twelfth Animex international festival of animation and computer games.
02/02/11 onedotzero – robotica at Animex 2011
A new programme from onedotzero, based on our mechanical friends of the future, comes to Animex 2011.
A dazzling array of animation and computer games talent is to appear at our twelfth Animex international festival.
05/01/11 Animex Awards Update
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.
19/11/10 Stormtroopers to invade Animex 2011
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.
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.
11/10/10 Tickets now on sale for Animex 2011
On 7 February 2011, the curtains raises for the 12th Animex international festival of animation and computer games.
02/07/10 Animex Awards 2011
The Animex Awards 2011 is now open for entries.
20/04/10 Awards’ DVD collection
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.
19/04/10 Eresha dreams of glittering prizes
Vivid dreams provided the inspiration for a short animated film by Teesside University computing graduate Eresha Sale.
16/03/10 Animex 2010 - Our most exciting year
Another successful year comes to an end for Animex with everybody involved talking about Animex 2010 being the most exciting ever.
26/02/10 Animex audience awards 2010
Animex - it's not over yet - now you can take part in this year's audience awards.
15/02/10 Kung Fu Mark gets animated
American Director Mark Osborne flew from Los Angeles to Middlesbrough to speak at the eleventh Animex Festival.
11/02/10 The winning world of Animex
A cosmopolitan winning line-up proves the global popularity of our annual Animex awards.
11/02/10 Up close and personal at Animex
Getting up close and personal with some of the top professionals in the animation and computer gaming world is one of the highlights of Animex.
10/02/10 Animex is for kids, too!
The future animators of Teesside got some first-hand tips for their potential future careers from organisers of the Animex Festival.
Two programmes from the Punto Y Raya Festival (Barcelona, Spain) are showing at Cineworld as part of Animex Screen.
Tickets for Friday’s screening of 'The Princess and the Frog' go on sale at the Cineworld Box office from 6.00pm today (Monday).
08/02/10 Free Animex screenings start
This evening sees the first of our FREE screenings of short films as part of the Monday line up of ANIMEX 2010.
03/02/10 Animex brochure now online
The long awaited Animex festival brochure is now online. For the lucky ones with tickets you can start planning how best to spend your time at this year’s events. A fabulous array of talks, presentations and as usual some top industry tips and behind the scene insights are on offer.
Animator Andrew Schmidt, who worked on the Oscar nominated movie Up will be appearing here this week as part of our Animex Festival.
02/02/10 ScMART exhibition
ScMART is an exhibition of photography, drawing, painting, sculpture and animation produced by staff at Teesside University's School of Computing.
29/01/10 Live feed pass tickets now available
As usual Animex tickets have sold out well in advance of the festival, so we're organised the Animex Live Feed Pass for those of you who were unable to get tickets. This is a great opportunity to observe all of the talks taking place during Animex Game and Animex Talk via a link from the main festival venue into a room close by.
Join us at Cineworld on Friday 12 February for Disney’s latest must-see release – and be in with a chance to win some Princess and the Frog goodies. The fun begins from 6.00pm with competitions and goodie bags up for grabs before the special screening at around 7.00pm.
Middlesbrough is again set to become an animated town, when we host Animex, the annual international festival of animation and computer games.
Animex, our international festival of animation and computer games is, for the first time, reaching out to the business community in a special one-day event in Newcastle.
21/12/09 Animex keynote speaker announced
Animation industry consultant Max Howard, who has collaborated on films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and The Lion King, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the 2010 Animex Festival.
18/12/09 Animex Workshops announced
There’s a great line up of workshops confirmed for Animex 2010.
18/12/09 Animex Passes - now pay online
Our new booking system means you can now buy your Animex Pass online.
14/12/09 Animex Awards Shortlist
Animex is pleased to announce we've selected a shortlist of entries for screening in next year's festival. As usual we had a great set of films to choose from - thank you to everyone who submitted films. Congratulations to all the shortlisted entrants.
A film showcasing animated dinosaurs created by Middlesbrough primary school children at our Animex festival is to be used by an international palaeontology society.
16/11/09 First Animex speaker announced
Animex is gearing up for the 2010 festival and the first speaker has been announced.
Animex screen once again warmly welcomes the British Animation Awards to the festival line up for 2010.
05/11/09 Book your Animex tickets now
You can now book your Animex tickets for Animex 2010.
26/10/09 Another judge announced for Animex
David Sproxton the co-founder of Aardman has announced he is to be a judge in the Animex Awards this year.
12/10/09 Dates for Animex 2010 released
The dates for the Animex Festival 2010 have been released so block out your diary now for your favourite events.
Three top judges in the industry have been announced for this year's Animex Awards.
29/09/09 Animex Awards deadline extended
To coincide with the launch of the new Animex site the Animex Awards deadline has been extended to 01 November.
21/09/09 Our new Animex logo
To celebrate the tenth anniversary of our international festival of animation and games a competition was launched to design a new logo.
A former Animex Awards prize winner has joined forces with celebrated film-maker Tim Burton to release his first feature film.
Organisers of the Animex Awards at Teesside University are welcoming work from animation students across the globe.
- 04/03/13 Animex award part of 'big three' alongside Oscar and Bafta
- 30/01/13 Great Dane returns to Teesside to inspire fellow gamers
- 17/01/13 Animex returns with a decade of game success to celebrate
- 03/01/13 Comic creators added to Animex festival line-up