Bournemouth’s Visual Effects, Animation and Games Festival

2 October - 8 October 2017 Book your ticket now

Welcome to BFX 2017

Returning to Bournemouth in 2017 for its 5th year, BFX has been designed to celebrate and promote the visual effects, computer games and animation industry, inspire the next wave of talent and share the latest practices and knowledge found in today’s Digital Economy. BFX will have a fantastic line-up of speakers, screenings, workshops, masterclasses and family activities, with content from across the globe.

BFX Core

A unique programme of presentations, workshops, tech demos, public screenings and family events, BFX CORE gives you unprecedented insight behind the screens of the creation of some of your favourite films, television series, commercials, games and software.

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Family weekend

BFX Family Weekend offers a range of activities, including screenings, talks and animation workshops, to inspire the next wave of talent.

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Get tutored by some of the best creative minds in the industry at one of our Workshops. Some are free to all, others included in your Festival tickets, whilst some will need a to be purchased as a separate ticketed event.

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BFX brings the best in games and films back to Bournemouth for 2017

Bournemouth’s visual effects, animation and gaming Festival is back, running between 3-8 October 2017. The BFX Festival, a festival bringing the best of the visual effects, animation and gaming worlds to the South Coast, is returning for its fifth year. Running at the...
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BFX Competition 2016 winners announced

The BFX Competition, a contest where UK animation and visual effects students compete to make a short film for charity, has announced the winning teams who this year created their animated films for the charities Create and Refuge. Organised by Bournemouth University...
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BFX Festival draws to a close

The 2016 BFX Festival came to an end following over a week of workshops, film screenings, industry insights and behind-the-scenes highlights from some of the best movies and games of 2016. The Festival, in its fourth year, celebrates the best in animation, visual...
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Film Screenings

Your chance to see one of this year’s blockbusters films in the evening, followed by a Q&A with one of the film creators. Full details coming soon.

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Art Exhibition

BFX are delighted to once again be hosting an exhibition of concept art from some of the greatest animation and film projects of recent months. Previous years have displayed work from Zootopia, Moana, Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent, Frozen, Paperman, Star Wars -The Force Awakens, Star Wars - Rogue One, Prometheus and World War Z.

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