The VFX Festival The Future

O​n 6 June 2019 The VFX Festival ​The Future will open doors for professionals and students looking for knowledge about changes taking place in the creative industries and how these elements are diversifying and changing to adapt to the future. 


*Programme is subject to change.

09:30  Doors Open / Check in

10:30 - 11:15  Technology - Beyond The Hype | Jay Short, Inition

It is said that we will experience more change in the next ten years than in the previous 200. We are living in a time of unrivalled innovation. However we need to proceed with caution and understand where true value lies and how much of the talk is either hype or irrelevant to our industries.

11:30 - 12:15  A look Inside the Lab: the Weird and Wonderful World of Unexpected Results | Sander van der Vegte, MediaMonks

The beauty of research is stumbling upon unexpected results — and seeing where they can lead you. Head of R&D and innovation group MediaMonks Labs, Sander van der Vegte in his talk opens the doors to the lab to show which cutting-edge technologies will change the creative industries, and how emerging technologies can add value to a wide variety of industries.

13:15 - 14:00  Immersive interactive experiences and trends in VR | Guest Speaker TBC, Framestore (Immersive Team)

Framestore VR Studio combines highly immersive interactive experiences with Oscar-winning visuals. The studio is uniquely placed as the first and most awarded Virtual Reality studio in the world, bringing Hollywood calibre visuals to the theatre of immersion.

14:15 - 15:15  The future of skills and technology | Panel Discussion

Our guest speakers will focus their discussion on the future of skills and technology in VFX, Animation, Games and Immersive Media. 


The details


6 June 2019


How to find us

By Tube

Holborn Station - Central or Piccadilly (then a short 3 mins walk)

By Bus

1, 8, 9, 25, 38, 55, 59, 68, 91, 98, 168, 171, 188, 242, 243, 521, X68


190 High Holborn