Encapsulated as : "Animex at Teesside University once again brings together an exciting line-up of speakers from some of the world's top studios, giving you the chance to learn from the best." It consists "... of a unique blend of talks, workshops, networking events, exhibitions and screenings, Animex promotes an ethos of collaboration and sharing and prides itself on its warm friendly atmosphere."
The festival is split into two parts, Animation (22nd + 23rd May) & Video Games (25th + 26th May) and basically hosts some of the most talented individuals from the worlds biggest, best, relevant studios.
I think the website pretty much summarises what it's about. But it's such a great experience with such a wealth of knowledge on offer!