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Animex 2016

9 February 2016 - 14 February 2016

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The Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games, is a week long programme of events that present animations in every style and technique to showcase the art of animation. The festival features an international competition for animations created by students, which has become one of the largest of its kind, this year it received over 1,200 entries from more than 80 countries.

All Animex Awards programmes will be screened throughout the week in our events space. From visual effects to stop-motion, from experimental drawing and abstract animation to classical animation narratives to CGI character animation in 3D, Animex Awards aims to celebrate the talents and achievements in student animation from around the globe.

Visitors at the screenings get a chance to vote for their favourite animation to win the Animex Audience Award.

Alongside the Animex Awards screenings, we will also be showing Best of Punto y Raya Abstract Animation, Best of Animation – 25 years of Filmakademie and the UK Premiere of The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead. As well as displaying pre-production artwork by Art Director Amos Sussigan, and Background Artist Stephanie Dominguez from the animated musical short Aria for a Cow by Disney animator Dan Lund.

To find out more information visit the Animex website here.

Events schedule:

Tuesday 9 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Programme 1

1.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 2

3.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 3


Wednesday 10 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Programme 4

1.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 5

3.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 6


Thursday 11 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Programme 7

1.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 8

3.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 9

5.15pm   Animex Awards Event drinks reception

5.45pm   Animex Awards winners announced & winners reel screening


Friday 12 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Winners Reel

1.00pm   Animex Screen: Best of Punto Y Raya Abstract Animation

3.00pm  Animex Awards Programme 3


Saturday 13 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Programme 1

1.00pm   Animex Screen Best of Animation 25 Years of Filmakademie

3.00pm  Animex Screen Feature: The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead (UK Premiere)


Sunday 14 February 

10.30am Animex Awards Programme 2

1.00pm   Animex Awards Programme 4

3.00pm   Animex Awards Winners Reel



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