Animex Industry Covid and creativity: the future of working models in the games and animation industry


Industry Panel Discussion

30 September | 10.00am - 12.00pm

For industry and educators only

Join us live for a lively and insightful panel discussion with experts from the games and animation industry as we discuss the rapid shift in working practices due to Covid-19 and how the industry may never be the same again.

We are delighted to announce that we will have Dr Jo Twist OBE, CEO of UKIE joining us as chair, alongside global giants Industrial Light & Magic and Creative Assembly, panellists from the North East’s leading games and animation companies, Tees Valley and Middlesbrough Mayors, plus many more! Take a look at the full panel list below.

Taking place online and completely free to attend, this jam-packed two hour session will discuss several topics including; the benefits and drawbacks to working remotely; the implications for the games and animation sector; the future of the industry and the role that the University has to play.

Panellists will include representatives from • Creative Assembly • Industrial Light & Magic • Double 11 • Animmersion • Sock Monkey • Radical Forge • Cardboard Sword • Department of International Trade • Ben Houchen (Tees Valley Mayor) • Andy Preston (Mayor of Middlesbrough)

For industry and educators only.

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