The UK's Animex animation festival has announced that it will host veteran voice actor Nancy Cartwright and WETA's special effects expert Jason Schieffler as the special guests for its 2003 event. Animex 2003 will be held January 28 31, 2003 in Middlesbrough, UK. Organized by the University of Teesside, in collaboration with Middlesbrough Council, Animex is now in its fourth year. Over the course of the four day event, Animex organizers will present special animation screenings and workshops, along with Animex Talk!, an industry conference that will host leading animators, producers and directors. Previous guests at Animex Talk! have included Phil Tippett, Ray Harryhausen, Bob Godfrey and Michael Dudok De Wit. For more information about Animex, visit www.animex.net.