Bengaluru Gafx Conference

Bengaluru GAFX 2018, India’s premier event on Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (AVGC) will take place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on the 18th, 19th and 20th May 2018. The event (formerly called ABAI Fest & Summit) is organized by ABAI under the aegis of the Department of Innovation and Technology, Government of Karnataka.

GAFX 2018 was an absolute hit with the industry!
7:00 pm PDT 05/06/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

GAFX 2018 wrapped up by opening multiple facets to the aspiring animators, game developers and artists around the globe. With exciting sessions ongoing throughout the entire venue, many screenings made their way to the event as well. Students, artists, industry biggies and enthusiasts joined GAFX 2018 with great pleasure and took home with them a huge bag of knowledge and insights. It was the same venue as 2017, but this year the conference had surely upped its game with various new aspects added … Read More


GAFX 2018 wraps up with a promise to be grander next year
11:38 pm PDT 20/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

After two days of wonderful sessions, GAFX 2018 had a packed schedule for day three as well. Kalinga hall showcased how the AVGC industry in Banglore works with speakers from Technicolor India, Kranti Sarma, Cyrus Mistry, Sal Umerji and Vamsi Ayyagari. While another section of Lalit saw the curtain raiser with the incubation of AVGC Centre of Excellence (COE). The logo for the same was revealed at the do and the GoK and ABAI initiative showed some insights from the … Read More


GAFX 2018 witnessed how women in AVGC will leave no stone unturned
2:11 am PDT 20/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

With the increasing feminism and the overly active feminist creating roots everywhere, GAFX 2018 paved way to not feminism but the female power in the industry of AVGC. It was never just a domain of men and the women on the panel have proved it right with the work they have done and the output they have given over the years. Seated on the dais were Shiji Sunil, Vijayalakshmi, Sukanya Srinivas and Priyanka with moderator being Kranti Sarma. The session … Read More


Tremendous enthusiasm seen on day two of GAFX 2018
11:45 pm PDT 19/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The crowd went back home with loads of information and exciting ideas from the speakers on day one, only to allow themselves to grasp some more on day two. GAFX 2018’s day two was a hustling affair, with numerous sessions taking place at various locations in The Lalit Ashok. Students and professionals rushed from one hall to another to intake as much knowledge as possible. Day two began with an interesting session by Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Kevin Hudson wherein … Read More


GAFX 2018 raises its curtains
9:38 pm PDT 18/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The most awaited event for the AVGC industry commenced today with a huge response from students, professionals and industry’s big names. GAFX 2018 saw a traditional beginning with lightning of the lamp by the ABAI management team. With sessions and workshops around the entire campus of The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru, the enthusiasts managed to grasp as much knowledge as possible. Nickelodeon VP of CG productions, Dean Hoff kicked off the conference with interesting insights about the animation sector. Mentioning the … Read More


GAFX 2018 boasts of a polished speaker line-up
7:30 pm PDT 09/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As the mega conference of GAFX 2018 inches closer, a line up of speakers has been officially announced. From animation maestros to VFX veterans, the list is graced by notable names of the global and indigenous sphere. With the session details of the conference making its way out to the audience, it’s imperative to take note of the initial batch, as it looks to be extremely promising! Here is the initial list of speakers and topics:   ‘Shaping of The … Read More


Participate in Asia’s biggest Art-Animation-Tech competition at Bengaluru GAFX 2018
5:00 pm PDT 03/05/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2018, India’s animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) event, will take place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on the 18, 19 and 20 of May this year. The event (formerly called ABAI Fest and Summit) is organised by ABAI, will be backed by the department of innovation and technology of Government of Karnataka. The focus of the 2018 edition of GAFX is on creating more opportunities and helping the community in the AVGC sector to establish a stronger foothold. … Read More


AVGC B2B Summit returns for its second edition at Bengaluru GAFX 2018
7:00 pm PDT 25/04/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2018, India’s premier event on animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) is taking place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on the 18, 19 and 20 of May, 2018. The event (formerly called ABAI Fest & Summit) is organized by ABAI under the aegis of the Department of Innovation and Technology, Government of Karnataka. The main agenda for the 2018 edition of GAFX is focused on creating more opportunities and to help establish a strong foothold for the … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2018 registrations now open!
5:30 pm PDT 16/04/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2018, India’s premier event on animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) is taking place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on the 18, 19 and 20 May, 2018. The event (formerly called ABAI Fest & Summit) is organized by ABAI under the aegis of the Department of Innovation and Technology, Government of Karnataka. The main agenda for the 2018 edition of GAFX is focused on creating more opportunities and to help establish a strong foothold for the community in the AVGC sector. Keeping … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2018 returns!
5:30 pm PDT 09/04/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2018, India’s premier event on animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) will take place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru on the 18, 19 and 20 May 2018. The event (formerly called ABAI Fest & Summit) is organised by ABAI under the aegis of the Department of Innovation and Technology, Government of Karnataka. The Karnataka AVGC Policy 2.0 has charted a vision for growth and opportunity of the Digital Creative industries and aims to make Karnataka a key destination for … Read More