BFX Core

3 October - 6 October 2017

As always BFX will have a fantastic line-up of speakers from across the globe and we’re excited to be bringing you our best festival ever with more top studios joining the list weekly! BFX CORE is a unique three day programme aimed at students, professionals and hobbyists and consists of presentations, screenings, workshops and a careers hub.

We are working tirelessly to bring you an amazing line up so check here for regular updates. If you’re a studio looking to get involved in this year’s festival, download our form.


With Audience would of around 1000 people per day, BFX has always been able to attract some of the best studios, vendors and speakers from all areas of the VFX, Animation and Computer Games industries. Our confirmed speakers will be announced soon – however over the past four years are presentations have included speakers from:

Framestore, Pixar, Disney Animation Studios, Iloura VFX, Double Negative, MPC, Animal Logic, Aardman, Frontier Developments, Playground Games, Creative Assembly, Blue Zoo, The Chaos Group, The Foundry, Eric Shaw, ILM, Dreamworks, SideFX, Solid Angle, Epic Games, Sony, Microsoft, Random 42, Blue Sky, Rhythm and Hues, Escape Studios, Karrot Entertainment, Dave McKean, Cinesite, Paul Campion, Sumo Digital, Foundry 42/Cloud Imperium Games and The Mill to name a few.

Want to Work in VFX, Animation or Computer Games?

This is the day for you!

The world’s best studios will be in the Purbeck Lounge waiting for you to come and say hello. Previous recruiters include MPC, ILM, Framestore, Animal Logic, Illumination Mac Guff, Frontier Developments, Method, Playground Games, Creative Assembly, Taylor James, The Mill, The Third Floor, Mikros, Jellyfish Pictures, Cinesite and Aardman to name a few.

Network with your future employers and find out what it takes to get ahead in this creative industry and land your dream job.

Entry to the BFX Careers Hub is included within a BFX Core pass – day tickets to this event are sold separately.

Check out this year’s schedule

Coming Soon.

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Early Bird Tickets and Group Discounts

Available now.

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