13 February 2018
Introducing AnimDojo: the online animation gym
UK animation powerhouse Blue Zoo launches innovative new training program designed to prepare animators for a role in the industry and close the skills shortage gap.
8 February 2018
Royal Television Society Launches Annual Undergraduate Bursary Programme for 2018
The Royal Television Society (RTS) - Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, and an educational charity whose purpose is to promote the art and science of television – has launched its Undergraduate Bursary schemes for 2018, once again investing over £75,000 to support UK students from lower income backgrounds.
7 February 2018
Brollyman presents music for Blue-Zoo’s ‘Lynx & Birds’
Blue-Zoo spent the last few months of 2017 been beavering away making a festive animation. From creating immensely furry CG creatures to recording a 40-piece orchestra - it's certainly something to be proud of.
6 February 2018
Animation UK: Funding for more short content, the missing rung on the ladder
From day one, Animation UK has picked up the baton and worked with key partners to promote the need for funds to support development and production of short animated films and content.
Animation UK: We Need to talk about Skills…
Always part of our mission, shaping skills has become one of increasing concern; issues surrounding mobility of labour has brought this into sharp relief.
Animation UK: Celebrate and Advocate…
If 2018 wasn’t already shaping up to be the year of animation, ‘Anim-18’ will celebrate the genre in the UK and provide a reminder of what our fantastic, iconic and world-beating sector has to offer.
Ask not what Animation UK can do for you
As we move into our second year we will be re-examining governance in the light of our expanding membership and looking at how we can build our reach and get more people involved.
Animation UK: Brexit
It almost goes without saying, that plans and decisions regarding Brexit over the next year will critically impact on our sector.
5 February 2018
Animation UK: A Year On
Animation UK was launched at a reception at 10 Downing Street in December 2016. The first Animation UK Council in its new guise met in January 2017 and since then, it’s been quite a year.
1 February 2018
RTS Futures’ TV Careers Fair Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever
The Royal Television Society’s hugely popular event, the RTS Futures TV Careers Fair, will return in 2018 and will this year be in partnership with Edinburgh International Television Festival Talent Schemes, National Film And Television School, and Sky One.
31 January 2018
Success for Animation UK’s Campaign for Additional Money for Children’s TV Programming
Animation UK’s campaign to secure additional money for children’s TV programming received a boost following Culture Secretary Karen Bradley recently announced plans for a £60m Contestable Fund for Children’s TV content.
23 January 2018
Blue Zoo nominated for a double at British Animation Awards
Blue-Zoo's animated short has been nominated in two categories at the BAAs.
17 January 2018
Lupus Film Nominated for Five Awards at the British Animation Awards
London-based animation and film production company Lupus Films has had a strong start to the year with five nominations for its hand-drawn animated films Ethel & Ernest and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at the 12th edition of the British Animation Awards (BAAs) 2018.