12 April 2021
EE British Academy Film Awards: All winners announced
All the winners of the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards have been announced in full.
9 April 2021
Sky Kids bolsters summer slate with original animation ‘Dodo’.
CAKE launch international sales drive at MIPTV, with the animated series 'Dodo', produced by Wildseed.
30 March 2021
Annecy announce 2021 selection
The Annecy Festival announces the first portion of the Official Selection in competition for the 2021 edition and the juries, with four UK productions nominated in the 'Commissioned Films in Competition' category.
23 March 2021
Salamandra.uk founder wins Best Business Women Award
The UK Best Business Women Awards have announced their winners for 2020, delayed due to Covid19, at an online gala final.
16 March 2021
93RD OSCARS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
The nominations in all 23 Oscar categories for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced today in a two-part live presentation online, hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas
Peppa Pig finds new home with animation studio Karrot
Original creators Astley Baker Davies to transition creative production duties to the award-winning British animation studio Karrot.
10 March 2021
Spotlight On… Factory Animation: At the Forefront of the Animation Revival
This month, UK Screen Alliance catches up with Alan Smart, Chief Operating Officer, of animation studio Factory. The interview delves into Factory's 10 years of impressive award-winning work, views on the impact of the pandemic on the landscape of 2D and 3D animation, and what they have lined up in future.
9 March 2021
Protecting EU employees in Post-Brexit world for UK post, VFX, and animation
Fragomen - the world's largest immigration law firm have provided UK Screen Alliance with a blog post of their advice and insight into the implications of a post-Brexit world for EU workers in the screen industries.
Nominations announced: EE British Academy Film Awards in 2021
BAFTA has announced the nominations for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards, with Mulan, Tenet, and The Midnight Sky among the special visual effects category nominees.
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.