The VFX Festival

Save the date! The VFX Festival returns Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Hosted by Escape Studios, The VFX Festival brings together the creative community, allowing emerging talent to explore the best of the screen industries and providing opportunities for professionals to share and expand their knowledge.

The festival features insights into award-winning productions, inspiring expert-led presentations and careers advice, as well as the latest trends, technology and innovation.

In previous years, the festival has been hybrid, hosted at Escape Studios' central London campus for a limited number of attendees and streamed live online to provide access for a global audience. Keep an eye on this page to find out where you can watch the next VFX Festival!

EDU is tailored to school and college students (under 18 years old), who are excited to learn about the world of visual effects, animation, games and motion graphics. This part of the festival is filled with inspiring sessions and top tips from industry professionals about how your future actions can lead you to the exciting world of creative industries.

Emerging Talent is for students currently studying within higher or further education, recent graduates looking to kick-start a career, and professionals wanting to learn more about the industry. The festival is filled with inspiring talks, presentations, panel discussions, careers and recruitment opportunities.

This part of the festival includes late afternoon and evening talks, presentations and hands-on workshops. It is dedicated to industry professionals looking for knowledge-building and networking opportunities; and young professionals looking to progress their career in the screen industry.

Open to all, a networking event hosted in the late afternoon. A perfect opportunity to meet like-minded industry professionals and recruiters to hear about job opportunities and learn about the future of the industry.

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