Teesside Preps for Animex

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It’s not too late to book your flight to catch the U.K.’s largest animation festival, Animex, as it returns to Teesside this February 18 to 22. In addition to talks, master classes, workshops, screenings and the exhibtion, the 14th annual Animex will introduce the new Animex Comics program to the mix.

This year’s guest speakers will include Blade creator Marv Wolfman, Disney layout supervisor Rob Dressel and artist/designer Bay Raitt, who built the facial animation system for Gollum in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

“We are very proud to announce the line-up for Animex 2013, once again attracting some of the biggest names in the industry to the university,” says Gabrielle Kent, Animex director.“The arrival of Animex Comics will bring even more appeal to the festival and we are thrilled to be able to celebrate ten years of Animex Game: it’s set to be the biggest Animex yet.”

More information and tickets available at animex.tees.ac.uk.

Animex 2013

Animex 2013