The VFX Festival EDU

The VFX Festival EDU will take place on Monday, 16 March 2020. It’s an event for school and college students who would love to learn about the world of VFX, Games, Animation and motion graphics during inspiring talks and meetings with industry professionals.


Monday, 16 March

09.00 - Doors Open and check in

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10.00 - 10.15 Welcome Talk | Dr. Ian Palmer, Dean / Director at Escape Studios

10.15 - 11.00 Talk to be added | Union VFX

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11.15 - 12.00  Fortnite World Cup Tournament: Real Time in VFX | Eolan Power, AR Director and Georg Engebakken: AR Technical Director at NVIZ

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13.00 - 13.45 The Making of Jericho | Sarah Andrews- Director, Studio Assistant at Escape Studios; Matthew Wight- Producer/2D Compositor, Roto/Paint Artist at Framestore; Aaron Hopwood- Assistant Director/Lead Animator, freelance VFX animator Piraveen Satkunam- 3D Modelling Lead, MA student at Escape Studios

Q&A hosted by Alex Williams, Head of Animation at Escape Studios

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14.00 - 15.00 Panel Discussion:  Careers in VFX, Games and Animation hosted by Access: VFX

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15.15 - 16.00 His Dark Materials: Animating the daemons | Marion Strunck, Lead Animator at Framestore

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* Programme is subject to change


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Monday, 16 March 2020

How to find us

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Purcell Room
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road

Upon arrival at the Southbank Centre, please make your way to Purcell Room.