8 March 2021
CAKE ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Ed Galton to take on CEO role as part of restructure of senior team as Tom van Waveren steps down after 15 years.
26 February 2021
DNEG Feature Animation bolsters senior creative team with two new appointments
Animation studio appoints Archie Donato as VFX Supervisor and Ted Ty as Global Head of Character Animation.
23 February 2021
DNEG to develop first animated adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”
New adaptation to be helmed by Academy Award winner William Joyce, with writer Brian Selznick and DNEG Feature Animation.
17 February 2021
CAKE and Fresh TV to Bring Back Animated Reality Series, Total Drama Island for Cartoon Network and HBO Max
The leading kids’ entertainment specialist and award-winning Canadian producer announced two new seasons of the hit animated reality show.
15 February 2021
AARDMAN GREENLIGHTS NEW CGI SERIES, LLOYD OF THE FLIES, FOR CITV
Aardman has greenlit a brand-new comedy series for 7- to 11-year-olds called Lloyd of the Flies.
10 February 2021
New national standards to ensure UK is leading in world-class virtual production
Screenskills to develop UK virtual production training standards, with help of industry representatives from UK Research and Innovation, Epic Games, Ntropic, Sky Studios and UK Screen Alliance.
5 February 2021
BFI OFFICIAL 2020 STATISTICS REVEAL £2.84bn film and HETV production UK spend after months of suspended production
Figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit display the industry's significant economic recovery despite the impact of the pandemic.
3 February 2021
CAKE SIGNS DEAL WITH RAI FOR PABLO
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, has signed a deal with Italian public broadcaster Rai for the first season of ground-breaking pre-school animated series Pablo.
7 January 2021
VFX SUPERVISOR ARTEMIS OIKONOMOPOULOU JOINS CINESITE LONDON
Visual effects and On-Set supervisor with 20 years’ experience brings her creative vision to the studio where she started her career
CAKE TO DISTRIBUTE NEW RAGDOLL SERIES B.O.T. AND THE BEASTIES
The kid's entertainment and animation specialist is working with Ragdoll Productions to distribute the new preschool 2D animated series.
15 December 2020
Applications open for free Nuke Compositing course with Victor Perez
Nuke Compositing for Film Professionals taught by award-winning senior VFX artist Victor Perez (The Dark Knight Rises; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; Lés Miserables) delivered by DV Talent, supported by The Foundry, and funded by ScreenSkills Film Skills Fund.
10 December 2020
ACCESS:VFX connects over 1000 mentors and mentees through its e-mentoring scheme
The global, industry-led and non-profit coalition comprised of over 50 leading companies in the VFX, animation and games industries have worked together remotely to develop skills and job prospects.
8 December 2020
ACAMAR APPOINTS new CHIEF CONTENT & AUDIENCES OFFICER with ‘BING’ set FOR GLOBAL EXPANSION
Independent production company Acamar Films, has appointed Jodie Morris as new Chief Content & Audiences Officer, as pre-school series Bing is poised for major global expansion.
2 December 2020
Salamandra.uk: 20 Awards in 2020
Accolades Galore For Female Led Animation Studios, Salamandra.uk, an SME on the rise.
30 November 2020
MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES REVEAL ZOG AND THE FLYING DOCTORS CHRISTMAS IDENTS FOR BBC ONE
Magic Light Pictures are providing festive family treats to BBC audiences from the animated world of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, in idents running up to the premiere of Zog and the Flying Doctors.
16 November 2020
Axis Creates In-Game Cinematics for Sony’s PlayStation 5 Launch Title: Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Multi-award-winning animation and visual effects company - reveals the collaborative workflow behind the in-game cinematics for Sony Interactive Entertainment & Sumo Digital’s new Playstation 5 launch title game Sackboy: A Big Adventure.
12 November 2020
Axis Create Visual Spectacle for latest Music Video from K/DA
Teamed with Riot Games, Axis Studios created the music video for virtual girl group K/DA's latest single, "MORE", which premiered live on the League of Legends' channel on YouTube.
9 November 2020
Kong Studio release sing-along parody ‘A Little Love’
With the nail-biting outcome of the US Election, UK entering lockdown and impending Brexit - Kong Studio released a heart-warming singalong parody to spread a ‘little’ bit of positivity.
6 November 2020
NEW BFI SHORT FORM ANIMATION FUND AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
The BFI invest over £900,000 in funding awards for the Short Form Animation Fund to back bold and ambitious animation filmmaking.