7 December 2023
Aspiring animators in West of England offered skills bootcamp with industry experts to ignite their careers
NextGen teams up with Aardman Animations and A Productions for ten-week course.
HaZimation announces expansion and hiring opportunities
The indie studio is expanding with an office opening in Belfast and is recruiting 3D generalists and shot animators.
CAKE’s Kiri and Lou picked up by Nickelodeon for new season
The latest season of the award-winning New Zealand stop-motion series is slated to air on the Nick Jr. channel in 2024.
5 December 2023
BFI publishes Skills Scoping Study for the UK’s Digital Content Production Sectors
The British Film Institute has published an in-depth study identifying the skills needed to support growth in rapidly evolving UK digital content production sectors.
Kidscreen unveils shortlist for 15th Annual Kidscreen Awards
The winners will be revealed on 5 February 2024 at a gala awards ceremony during Kidscreen Summit in San Diego.
4 December 2023
Festivus expands its brand with online animation recruitment and community hub FSTVS
In response to a rising demand in recruitment needs in the animation sector, Rob Doherty is expanding the FESTIVUS brand.
29 November 2023
Sky picks up Sesame’s Mister Zoink created by A Productions
The pre-school animation series The Musical World of Mister Zoink was created and produced by A Productions for Sesame.
28 November 2023
Acamar Films and HarperCollins Children’s Books renew partnership
The producer and distributor of multi award-winning Bing and its master publishing partner have renewed their publishing agreement.
27 November 2023
Bing’s Christmas and Other Stories set for widest-ever nationwide cinema release
Acamar Films partners with Showcase Cinemas, The Light and Vue Entertainment to bring the 59 minute cinema package to fans of the beloved show.
The Smeds and the Smoos wins International Emmy® award in Magic Light Pictures’ 20th anniversary year
The beloved animated film won the award for Best Kids Animation at the 51st International Emmy® Awards.
24 November 2023
Wacom joins UK Screen Alliance as official supporter to drive creative innovation and technology in the film, TV, animation, post and VFX industries
We are excited to announce our official partnership with Wacom, the pioneer and leading innovator of digital pen technology.
20 November 2023
Manchester Animation Festival 2023: Animation Nation Forum
From engaging panels to thrilling VR experiences, take a look back at the festival, as we recap this year's industry day, Animation Nation Forum.
17 November 2023
UK Screen Sectors unveil a new and transformative approach to skills development across the UK
The Screen Sectors’ Skills Task Force has published a raft of recommendations, including a new remit for a pan-sector strategic skills body.
15 November 2023
A Productions brings in Katie Barba for key development role
The Bristol animation studio brings in the experienced development executive to help grow its slate of iconic kids and family entertainment, by developing its own IP-driven content.
Jellyfish Pictures appoints new Animation Global Head of Production
The studio promotes Animation Executive Producer, Will Newis, to Animation Global Head of Production.
7 November 2023
Wild Child Animation appoints Joyce Miller as Consultant Advisor
The animation studio unveils development slate of new animated properties.
3 November 2023
An inside look at NHS Social Prescribers animated short with Rusty Monkey
The Nottingham-based creative agency teamed up with the NHS on a new animated short.
23 October 2023
MGA Entertainment, MGA Studios and CAKE sign multi-year agreement
The leading kids' entertainment specialist have signed a multi-year agreement for the distribution of a new children's television series, Armorsaurs.
16 October 2023
UK Screen Alliance celebrates two decades with 20th anniversary gala dinner
UK Screen Alliance would like to invite our members to celebrate twenty years with us!