1 June 2021
CAKE SIGNS NEW SEASON OF KIRI AND LOU WITH CBEEBIES
Following the series’ strong premiere on CBeebies last year, the children's TV channel has pre-bought the latest season of the popular stop-motion animated show.
ACAMAR FILMS ROLLS OUT BING APP TO MORE KEY TERRITORIES
Acamar Films, the independent creative studio headquartered in Camden, London freemiumapp, 'Bing: Watch, Play' is set to expand globally.
26 May 2021
New animation awards scheme launched to develop young UK animation talent
ACCESS: VFX has launched the Young Animator of the Year UK (YAY UK) club and awards to help discover, nurture and celebrate all the amazing young animators across the UK.
14 May 2021
Kong’s ‘Long Story Short’ Series starts with punchy ‘Two Ton Tony’ story
Kong Studio has developed its first original animated content series ‘Long Story Short’, on the story of heavyweight boxer ‘Two Ton’ Tony Galento.
13 May 2021
Tinmouse animation collaborate with Friends of the Earth on green jobs campaign
Animation studio Tinmouse collaborates with Friends of the Earth charity, donating a year's worth of animated content.
Spotlight on… Blue Zoo Animation Studio: A menagerie of creativity, excellence, and integrity
This month we catch up with Tom Box, Managing Director and one of the co-founders of Blue Zoo, the multi-award-winning studio and animators of beloved shows Numberblocks and The Adventures of Paddington, and one of the founding member-companies of Animation UK.
11 May 2021
Riverdance family film animated by Cinesite to premiere on Sky
Animated family film Riverdance: The Animated Adventure, based on the stage phenomenon featuring Bill Whelan’s Grammy award-winning music, debut on Sky Cinema on 28 May.
7 May 2021
CAKE AND BUREAU OF MAGIC’S PARTNERSHIP TAKES FLIGHT WITH ‘DOG BIRD & ME’
The independent entertainment company is partnering with the studio to develop the picture books created by Abram Makowka into a preschool series.
27 April 2021
Kong Studios ‘Rethink the Future’ in BBC Ideas animation
Animation studio Kong was commissioned by BBC Ideas to create an animated episode focused on the positive benefits of using wood in construction for a new iPlayer series ‘Rethink the Future’.
23 April 2021
£7 million Global Screen Fund launched to provide grants for Film & TV
The Independent film-focused fund aims to support a range of screen content including animation, documentary, television and interactive narrative games.
22 April 2021
Tinmouse shines a light on ‘Preventing Plastic Pollution’ in animation campaign for The Rivers Trust
Animation studio partners with organisations from across France and England, to raise awareness on reducing the impacts of plastic pollution in the marine environment.
19 April 2021
48th Annual Annie Award Winners Revealed
Pixar’s Soul scored seven top honours during the virtual 48th Annie Awards™, with Magic Light Pictures and Blue-Zoo Animation among the list of celebrated winners.
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.