The Animation sector is currently underserved in terms of national data sources. We intend to work with the BFI to research and produce the first Animation Sector Mapping Study.
Following our campaign for public funds for this first rung on the creative ladder, the BFI have been consulting on a new animated shorts fund.
We are founding partners in Access:VFX, a global collective of VFX/animation studios that strive to increase inclusion in our sector. Access:VFX provides mentoring, schools outreach, careers information and opportunity for under-represented groups.
17 March 2020
UK Screen Alliance in partnership with Animation UK are working to support businesses in our represented sectors in the screen industry affected by COVID-19 coronavirus.
19 February 2020
The UK Government has published policy statements on its proposed Point’s Based Immigration system for skilled workers to be introduced by January 1st 2021. Last updated August 1st 2020
UK Screen's Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Fund, known as the ALT Fund, has at least £150,000 available for apprenticeship training in small and medium sized visual effects, post-production and animation companies.
The supply of home-grown skills is an area in which UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK members have made considerable efforts in recent years, such as schools outreach, careers advice, apprenticeships, and engagement with FE and HE.