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Escape Studios, part of Pearson College London, is thrilled to introduce the 6th Annual VFX Festival, which celebrates the best in VFX, Games, Animation and Motion Graphics, in London. The three-day event, will run from 6th - 8th February 2018, in association with arts and cultural venue, Rich Mix. The VFX Festival 2018 remains dedicated to inspiring the next generation of filmmakers, gamers and animators, to ensure the continued growth of the Creative Industries in the UK. The first line-up for The VFX Festival 2018, includes a wealth of all-star industry leading studios. Top visual effects (VFX) companies, who have worked on some the biggest blockbusters over the past year, will be in attendance. Headliner Framestore, will be presenting on the VFX for a 'top-secret' project offering a 'behind the scenes' look for the first time ever; it's not to be missed! Renowned games studio Creative Assembly will also be headlining, promising insight into how they craft some of the most addictive gaming experiences. Multiple Academy Award winning VFX studio, Double Negative will once again be sharing behind-the-scenes insights into their incredible work. MPC's VFX team lead who worked alongside Director Ridley Scott will be taking us through the anatomy of an alien, from their work on Alien: Covenant. Exploring the creation of the movies terrifying creatures, alien environments, vehicles and complex FX simulation work. World-leading visual effects and animation facility Cinesite and awarding winning VFX studios MPC Advertising will also be hosting exclusive talks. Multi-BAFTA award winning animation studio Blue Zoo, will be showcasing the studio's latest short film "Mamoon", created using projected CG animation onto miniature polystyrene sets. Award-winning, REWIND, will again be showcasing how they harness immersive technologies, such as VR. Games studios including Climax Studios will be presenting on new and never seen, up and coming projects. Alongside Fire Without Smoke's director & VFX Supervisor Hugo Guerra, who will be presenting on the making of the "The Walking Dead March to War", "Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" and "Heroes Arena" reveal trailers.

Venue Details & Map

Rich Mix

35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA
+44 (0)20 7613 7498
Public transport:
Shoreditch High Street Station - Exit the station, turn out on to Bethnal Green Road. Turn right and cross over the road. Rich Mix is located a short distance along the road.

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