Simon Payne

Simon Payne

Simon Payne Principal Technical Animator - Creative Assembly (Sega) Simon Payne has over 20 years’ experience in both VFX and Games industries. Simon brings together lead level experience in multiple disciplines, to the benefit of his primary specialisation in the...
Jon Park & Grant White

Jon Park & Grant White

Jon Park & Grant White White Rabbit (Collective) Jon and Grant are award-winning VFX supervisors and directors, each with over 20 years of VFX and CGI experience. With a background in commercials, Jon who has been nominated for an Emmy this year for his work at...
Lukas Koelz

Lukas Koelz

Lukas Koelz Senior Lighting Artist - Playground Games Lukas Koelz is a Senior Lighting Artist for Playground Games, a Xbox Game Studio and one of the UK’s most pre-eminent AAA developers. He originally started his career as an environment artist and worked on Horizon...
Benjamin Ratcliffe

Benjamin Ratcliffe

Benjamin Ratcliffe Film & TV Solutions Engineer - Unity Ben is a Film & TV Solutions Engineer for Unity Technologies with 20 years experience in CG Feature Animation, Television Animation, and VFX working across the globe in North America, Asia, and Europe for a...
Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK

Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK

Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK Entry to this event is not included in BFX One Day and Festival Tickets. Please purchase tickets separately, £5pp BUY NOW Not to be missed, Animated Women UK brings you Keyframes for Success, a panel celebrating the women...
Chris Marsh & Oliver Powell

Chris Marsh & Oliver Powell

Chris Marsh and Oliver Powell Lead Animator and Principal Programmer - Frontier Developments Chris Marsh – Lead Animator Chris Marsh is a graduate in Digital Character Animation from Teeside University and a Lead Animator for Frontier specialising in bringing...
Hector Macleod

Hector Macleod

Hector Macleod Chief Executive Officer - Glassworks Founded in 1996 by chief executive officer Hector Macleod, Glassworks was launched as a state-of-the-art post-production facility supplying high-end digital animation and visual effects expertise for the production...
Charlie Miller

Charlie Miller

Charlie Miller Director - Funko Animation Studios Charlie works as a Director at Funko Animation Studios in Bath. Within his role he is responsible for the creation of original IP for the studio, directing, storytelling, managing a brilliant small team of artists, and...
James Digby Jones

James Digby Jones

James Digby Jones Executive Creative Director - Saddington Baynes In his role as Executive Creative Director, James is the driving force behind production at Saddington Baynes, and has been part of the studio for over 20 years. James’ work revolves around creating...
Bart Yates

Bart Yates

Bart Yates Founder - Blinkink Born and bred in Brisbane, Bart started out in the music industry, working for Warner Music Australia. He also managed a death metal band called Sakkuth on the side. He moved to London in 1999 and secured his first role in advertising as...
Kareem Ettouney

Kareem Ettouney

Kareem Ettouney Art Director and Co-Founder - Media Molecule Kareem Ettouney is the Art Director and a Co-Founder of Media Molecule, the band of creative minds behind the hugely successful and innovative LittleBigPlanet game franchise. The studio is currently working...
Christian Bense

Christian Bense

Christian Bense Electronic Arts - Criterion Christian Bense has been in the industry for 12 years, working at studios like Streamline Studios, Lionhead, EA Frostbite and currently EA Criterion. Starting out as an environment artist, he has had a hand in env. art,...
Stuart Bayley

Stuart Bayley

Stuart Bayley Art Director - RealtimeUK Responsible for all visual aspects of RealtimeUK’s games and TV outputs; Stu Bailey has employed his artistic eye at the studio for eight diligent years and has a lot to show for his time as RealtimeUK’s Art...
Spider Man Into the Spider Verse – Film Screening

Spider Man Into the Spider Verse – Film Screening

Spider Man Into the Spider Verse - Film Screening Entry to this event is included in BFX One Day and Festival Tickets. Alternatively, you can purchase individual film screening tickets for just £5pp. BUY NOW Spider Man Into the Spider Verse – Film Screening...