VES-VFX Festival Hits Santa Monica in June

Visual Effects Society executive director Eric Roth has announced that the 2005 VEX-VFX Festival will be held June 24-26 at the newly restored Aero Theatre in Santa Monica this year.

The festival will include a cocktail party and silent auction featuring items of visual effects significance up for bid to raise money for the eight-year-old non-profit organization. There are also activities in the planning stage such as panels, special screening as well as other engaging events that celebrate visual effects. A full line-up announcement of the weekend’s festivities is expected by May 1.

The 2005 VES-VFX Festival is open to the public. For information about buying festival passes or individual events, contact the VES office at (310) 822-9181 or [email protected].