BFX Festival back in Bournemouth

Posted on Monday, September 28 2015

BFX banner 2015BFX Festival 2015 is taking place at the BIC with some of the biggest names from the VFX, animation and gaming world.

At the heart of the festival is BFX Core, for anyone with an interest in VFX, animation or gaming. A host of presentations will take place from international studios such as Double Negative, Iloura, Pixar and more.

For the first time ever BFX will be welcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios, all the way from California, we expect a presentation on their latest work which could include Frozen, Wreck It Ralph and the smash hit, Big Hero 6. There’s also Aardman, the company behind Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep.

Frontier the team who created Elite: Dangerous, has built a uniquely diverse track record comprising of games series’. Find out from Frontier’s Chief Operating Officer David Walsh what it took to create this spectacular new multi-player instalment.

Running throughout the festival is the Walt Disney Animation Studios “Big Hero 6″ Concept Art Exhibition, to see the beginnings of the films ideas and design, a unique opportunity to see the journey from paper to screen.

The Workshops for BFX 2015 are set to be the biggest and best to date, from using Zbrush to acting for animation, there’s a host of different themes to get involved in. You will be tutored by some the best creative minds in the industry today!

Some of the workshops are free to the general public; others are included in the price of a Festival ticket, whilst some need to be purchased as a separate ticketed event. Workshops will take place on the 26 – 27 September 2015 and 3 – 4 October 2015.

Throughout the week there are a number of evening film screenings such as Interstellar and Mad Max:Fury Road for only £3. As a one off special event, film maker, Paul Campion is screening two of his films and presenting, The Devil’s Rock – Shooting a low budget horror film in 15 days, it’s completely free.

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