What we doWe are the collective voice for animation in the UK, to cement our position as a distinct part of the creative and screen industries, support our business value and celebrate our art and excellence in the UK and on the international stage
How we do itWhen the big decisions are made, the views of our members need to be taken into account. On their behalf, we proactively raise issues, drive the debate and lobby to influence the UK Government and other stakeholder organisations.
How we do itWhen making critical business decisions, you need to know all the facts. To assist our members, we constantly scan the horizon for opportunities and threats that arise. They receive early, pertinent, and verified information through working groups and newsletters, allowing them to make the right choices for their company’s future.
How we do itOur members help shape our advocacy activity to meet their needs and create change. They can share their opinions with a network of peers on the issues that really matter, via our working groups and councils.
See the list of our working groups
Advocacy and advantageAs well as being advocates for the animation sector, we provide benefits for our members such as exclusive business intelligence and access to export markets
Join us todayWe are independently funded through subscriptions, sponsorship and event revenue. Support from businesses like yours enables us to deliver and grow our ambitious programme of activities and advocacy. There is no better time than now to be part of a strong trade association that speaks up for your company.
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Who we interact withWe seek to influence UK Government, MPs and Peers, Government Departments, Opposition Spokespersons and Regional and Local Government, UK Public Sector Broadcasters and OFCOM
Who we interact withWe liaise with the Creative Industries Council, Creative Industries Federation, ScreenSkills, National and Regional Screen and Creative Agencies, British Film Institute and other creative sector trade organisations.
The board of directors provides our overall governance . Directors are nominated by the Animation and Facilities Councils
Animation UK Council
The Animation UK Council is elected by our animation members and decides our policies for the sector