The Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games

Animex is the largest festival dedicated to animation and computer games in the UK and is open to all, whether student, professional or enthusiast.

Founded in 2000, the festival takes place annually over a week in February and attracts some of the biggest names in games, animation and VFX to deliver talks, workshops and demos as well as providing opportunities for audience and speakers to network in a social setting.

Animex is included in the top 25 can't-miss events compiled by Animation Magazine . Made up of the projects that animation audiences expect to define the industry's future, the inclusion of Animex highlights its exceptional calibre.

Unanimous praise for Animex

Screenings, an expo, exhibitions and community events run throughout a week already packed with talks by some of the best in the business. Studios that visit regularly include Valve, Naughty Dog, Epic, FreeStyleGames, Pixar, Dreamworks and Double Negative, to name but a few.

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Contact Animex

For conference help and advice:
Angela Ackerley School of Computing
Teesside University
Middlesbrough, Tees Valley
T: 01642 342653 E:

Visit the Animex website