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Creative Tech Festival


20 Feb / 10am - 2pm / Basildon College


Participate in live workshops led by seasoned professionals in animation and games development. Gain hands-on experience, uncover industry secrets, and spark your interest in a future career in the dynamic world of technology!.

  • Use Raspberry Pi modules to explore the flexibility of low cost tech in creative applications
  • Produce your first 2D game
  • Meet animation students and view their work

Get ready for an exciting tech showcase in the heart of Basildon Town Centre! Join us for an event tailored to tech enthusiasts aged 12 to 25, featuring impressive work from our animation degree students. Dive into the digital universe with cutting-edge creations that push the boundaries of creativity.

South Essex College invites you to meet Dan Balls, Steve O’Shea and Petrit Shala from their IT and Games Development team for a hands-on four hours of: 

-    Using Raspberry Pi modules to explore the flexibility of low-cost tech in creative applications.
-    2D game production: Using popular 2D game engines to design sprites and code core gameplay and produce your first game.

Alongside this event the first, and second, year BA Animation students will be exhibiting a range of animated projects showcasing how our learners are being prepared for careers in the digital sector.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of an unforgettable evening filled with tech marvels and endless inspiration. Secure your spot now for a journey into the digital frontier! #TechInnovation #DigitalFuture #BasildonTechEvent


Tuesday 20th February

10am - 2pm


South Essex College
Market Square
SS14 1GB


About the organiser


South Essex Colleges Group is the largest provider of Further and Higher Education in Essex offering courses from Entry 3 to Level 6 (degree level). The Group has 3 Colleges, Basildon Colleges with 2 campuses in Basildon and one in Leigh-on-Sea, Thurrock College and Southend City College. The Group is also the Lead Provider for the South East Institute of Technology offering Higher Technical Qualifications at Level 4 and 5.