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Bengaluru GAFX 2019

Bengaluru GAFX Conference is India’s most prominent & largest annual event for Games, Animation & Visual Effects Industry hosted by Government of Karnataka and organized by ABAI.
This event has been known as ABAI Fest & KAVGC Summit and this year it has been rechristened as Bengaluru GAFX Conference.

Salt Content CEO Angela Salt speaks candidly about her journey
4:00 pm PDT 24/07/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Awash with a variety of top-drawer mavericks and storytellers from a stunning multiplicity of artistic backgrounds, GAFX 2019 emerged as a leading juggernaut in the apotheosis of AVGC events. Not only did the summit play host to artists from national and regional perimeters but also flew down stalwarts from the west. Salt Content CEO Angela Salt spoke to Animation Xpress about her journey as an illustrator and a writer for kids’ animation such as Curious George, Abby Hatcher, A Street Cat … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019 set the benchmark for AVGC summits
7:00 pm PDT 25/06/2019 By Parth Kaushik

AVGC industry has been hitting an inflection point with the rapid progress tracked over a short space of time in the last number of years. Making my way to the premises of Hotel the Lalit Ashok at Bengaluru, I wondered what that summit really entails. From what I was reliably told, GAFX 2019 is pegged as the leading conference that cuts across every note of AVGC scale and I was there to behold that symphony. Touring the 3-day AVGC utopia This year, … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019 calls curtains, leaving students and attendees in anticipation of the next edition
1:00 pm PDT 24/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

GAFX 2019 packed a mix of well-curated and effective sessions by distinguished professionals and chieftains of AVGC sector. While Makuta co-founder and VFX veteran Pete Draper illustrated the importance of visual effects in today’s world with an enlightening session, it also served as an extension of his previous address. Grand Ballroom played host to a much-needed panel on the need for gender equality in creative arts. Payal Dani from Mill Film, Anugraha Pearly from Sun Network, Priya Krisnan from IMAX … Read More


Day two packs a savoury mix of VFX, gaming and animation presentations
5:00 am PDT 23/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

While day one had set the tone for what’s going to follow over the course of the GAFX weekend, the second day at Bengaluru Gafx 2019 saw a melange of electrifying presentations advanced by professionals hailing from some of the most reputed and pedigreed names in the media and entertainment space. Alternating between two session halls in order to attend the sessions suited to their sphere of interest, enthusiasts and students soaked in as much knowledge as possible. Branscome International … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX conference 2019’s day one amps up the AVGC quotient
9:00 pm PDT 21/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX conference 2019 opened with an enormous amount of promise and enthusiasm at the Lalit Ashok Hotel. Kicking off the event with a customary lamplighting ceremony, ABAI management team addressed a huge crowd comprising of AVGC industry’s top professionals, students and enthusiasts that had thronged the Kalinga 1 auditorium. Between interesting sessions simultaneously transpiring at the two big halls, outdoor creative exhibitions, educational workshops and art contests on full swing, India’s largest AVGC summit lived up to its famed … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019’s second list of speakers looks extremely promising
3:00 pm PDT 18/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The Bengaluru GAFX conference 2019, Asia’s leading animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) event is a just a few days shy of ushering a striking convergence of industry experts.  As a summit that witnesses a beeline of experts, studios, production houses, game developers from all over the world, the list only seems to expand with each passing day. The second roster of speakers includes some of the most eminent professionals from the AVGC sphere. DNEG VFX Supervisor Jaykar Arudra, NY … Read More


ABAI President and GAFX 2019 programming curator Biren Ghose discusses the significance of the upcoming summit
12:00 pm PDT 16/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Aswirl with the buzz and excitement around the Bengaluru GAFX 2019, the AVGC (Animation, VFX, Gaming and Comics) milieu can’t wait to jet it down at the city of Bengaluru to witness the superlative summit. Replete with requisite resources and offerings, Bengaluru GAFX 2019 is set to explore the artistry advanced by a variety of storytellers. In order to understand as to what really is at the heart of the summit, Animation Xpress interviewed ABAI President and the Curator of Programming for … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019’s offering ‘The Sketchbook’ invites experts to shed light on their craft
2:00 pm PDT 13/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

With each passing day, Bengaluru GAFX 2019’s expanding list of offerings sets the landscape abuzz. Their latest offering, The Sketchbook, a space that sees the intersection of some of the best talents in India shedding light on their wishes, formulas, recipes and confessions through sketches and a breadcrumb trail of their artistic evolution, is decked up to be an immensely stimulating event for the attendees and students alike. An ode to that god, much forgotten! Times when they presence matters the most. … Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019 to feature an array of screenings from their festival partners
7:00 pm PDT 08/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

GAFX 2019 is all set to feature some of the best works in the field of animation and VFX which will be presented by their festival partners Read More


Bengaluru GAFX 2019’s first list of speakers packs a mix of international, national and regional stalwarts
5:00 pm PDT 07/06/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2019 is right around the corner and if you are one of the enthusiasts reeling with excitement about what’s in store, we’ve got good news for you. The first list of speakers looks as promising as ever as GAFX is all set to play host to a diverse set of stalwarts from around the world. World Festival Premier of Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka by Green Gold founder and CEO Rajiv Chilaka and Golden Robot head of business … Read More


Asia’s most awaited event, the GAFX Conference 2019 is back, and this time it’s bigger, bolder and better! 
4:00 pm PDT 30/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Bengaluru GAFX 2019, India’s premier event on animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) is taking place at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru from 21 to 23 June 2019. Billed as Asia’s most prominent and largest annual event for games, animation and visual effects industry, the conference is organized by ABAI (a non-profit organisation committed to developing the games, animation and VFX industry in India) under the auspices of the Department of Innovation and Technology, Government of Karnataka. Bengaluru GAFX Conference is a … Read More