BFX Festival

Posted on Thursday, September 11 2014






The BFX Festival is a celebration of British talent and creativity in animation, computer games and visual effects. It returns to Bournemouth this summer and tickets are now on sale.

The Festival is open for all those wanting to learn more about this exciting industry where BU has built an international reputation for excellence.

It takes place from Wednesday 24 to Sunday 28 September 2014 and is organised by the International VFX Hub; a collaboration between the award-winning National Centre for Computer Animation at BU and the Faculty of Media and Performance at the Arts University Bournemouth.

The Festival will play host to industry experts from around the world and the unique programme includes presentations, workshops, a career hub and public cinema screenings. A number of free family activities are also on offer on the 27 and 28 September, including children’s animation workshops in the Bourne Lounge of the BIC from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

New for 2014 is the BFX Academic Conference, “Digital Convergences”, which examines the visual effects industry, looking at the technologies used within different genres of moving image. Keynote speakers include experts Professor Lev Manovich and Professor Sean Cubitt.

To find out more and to buy tickets visit