13 September 2022
Peppa Pig Introduces First Same-Sex Couple
Peppa Pig has added a lesbian couple to its cast of characters for the first time in the show's 18 year history.
CAKE TO LAUNCH ARCANA STUDIOS’ MY BROTHER THE MONSTER AT MIPCOM
CAKE has announced it has partnered with Arcana Studios on animated family-friendly comedy series My Brother The Monster.
1 September 2022
CAKE PARTNERS WITH FEMALE-LED STUDIO KUKUA ON YOUTUBE HIT SUPER SEMA
CAKE has announced its partnership with London-Nairobi-based female-led studio, Kukua on Super Sema, the world’s first-to-launch African animated kids’ superhero franchise.
22 August 2022
DUNDEE/ETON ANIMATION STUDIOS, SALAMANDRA.UK HAS IMMERSIVE FILM SELECTED FOR THE 2022 VENICE FILM FESTIVAL
Visual marketing animation studios, salamandra.uk, partnered with content production company, Electric Skies, to create Kindred, an animated Virtual Reality (VR) story of family and belonging.
8 August 2022
CAKE, DCM PICTURES AND BOULDER MEDIA BRING AMELIA FANG TO THE SCREEN
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced its partnership with DCM Pictures and Boulder Media on 2D adventure comedy series Amelia Fang aimed at 6-9 year olds.
2 August 2022
Cinesite partners with Squeeze, acquiring a majority stake
The partnership with the studio behind ‘Cracké and Marvel Studios ‘What If?’ will further strengthen Cinesite’s foothold in the international animation marketplace.
28 July 2022
NETFLIX ANNOUNCES FESTIVE ANIMATED FEATURE SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL COMING IN DECEMBER
The Timeless Films production features re-imagined songs from the late two-time Academy Award and Grammy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse
25 July 2022
Cinesite acquires Montreal studio L’Atelier Animation
The studio behind ‘Leap’ and ‘Fireheart’ will further strengthen Cinesite’s foothold in the international animation marketplace
20 July 2022
Animation UK members A Productions and Magic Light Pictures win Kidscreen Awards
Congratulations to our members, A Productions and Magic Light Pictures, for being amongst the 2022 Kidscreen Award Winners in Miami!
12 July 2022
Animation UK at The Children’s Media Conference 2022
Taking a look back at The Children's Media Conference 2022 and our plans going forward.
8 July 2022
ANIMATION UK Supports new Pitching Competition led by C21 and funded by the BFI Global Screen Fund
Animation UK is delighted to support a new Digital pitch designed by C21 and to announce that entries are now open.
30 June 2022
Animation UK at the Heart of the Children’s Media Conference 2022
Three Children’s Media Conference sessions, three topics, lots of experts and Animation UK is at the heart of the annual event to debate the big issues of today.
An Annecy success story with a collaborative effort behind it
With Annecy 2022 well and truly behind us now, it’s time to review, reflect and optimistically look ahead to next year’s festival.
28 June 2022
LUPUS FILMS APPOINTS ABIGAIL ADDISON AS NEW TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER
Multi award-winning, London-based animation studio Lupus Films has appointed experienced Animation Producer Abigail Addison in the newly -created role of Training and Development Producer. Effective immediately, the role will cover recruitment, skills training, course development and diversity monitoring.
23 June 2022
New report gives first clear picture of the economic value of Scotland’s screen sector
Today, Thursday 23 June 2022, Screen Scotland publishes the first comprehensive study of its kind evidencing the value of Scotland’s film and TV industries to the country’s employment and economic prosperity.
10 May 2022
Conference program, speakers and attendance all tracking well for 2022’s postponed Kidscreen Summit
With just 10 weeks to go until this year’s event takes place live in Miami, all planning and preparation is on track.
9 May 2022
Ireland, UK and NI join forces as Animation Ireland membership is now open to Northern Ireland studios
Animation Ireland, Animation UK and Northern Ireland Screen have today agreed a deal that will open membership to studios based in Northern Ireland. The studios will be able to be members of both Animation Ireland and Animation UK, the trade associations representing studios in Ireland and the UK respectively.
21 April 2022
SALAMANDRA.UK CEO JOINS GOLD ANIMATION JURY FOR CREATIVE CIRCLE 2022
Christine MacKay, CEO and founder of multi-award-winning animation studios, salamandra.uk, was selected as a judge on the Creative Circle 2022 Animation Gold Jury.