8 July 2022
ANIMATION UK Supports new Pitching Competition led by C21 and funded by the BFI Global Screen Fund
Animation UK is delighted to support a new Digital pitch designed by C21 and to announce that entries are now open.
30 June 2022
Animation UK at the Heart of the Children’s Media Conference 2022
Three Children’s Media Conference sessions, three topics, lots of experts and Animation UK is at the heart of the annual event to debate the big issues of today.
An Annecy success story with a collaborative effort behind it
With Annecy 2022 well and truly behind us now, it’s time to review, reflect and optimistically look ahead to next year’s festival.
28 June 2022
LUPUS FILMS APPOINTS ABIGAIL ADDISON AS NEW TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER
Multi award-winning, London-based animation studio Lupus Films has appointed experienced Animation Producer Abigail Addison in the newly -created role of Training and Development Producer. Effective immediately, the role will cover recruitment, skills training, course development and diversity monitoring.
23 June 2022
New report gives first clear picture of the economic value of Scotland’s screen sector
Today, Thursday 23 June 2022, Screen Scotland publishes the first comprehensive study of its kind evidencing the value of Scotland’s film and TV industries to the country’s employment and economic prosperity.
10 May 2022
Conference program, speakers and attendance all tracking well for 2022’s postponed Kidscreen Summit
With just 10 weeks to go until this year’s event takes place live in Miami, all planning and preparation is on track.
9 May 2022
Ireland, UK and NI join forces as Animation Ireland membership is now open to Northern Ireland studios
Animation Ireland, Animation UK and Northern Ireland Screen have today agreed a deal that will open membership to studios based in Northern Ireland. The studios will be able to be members of both Animation Ireland and Animation UK, the trade associations representing studios in Ireland and the UK respectively.
21 April 2022
SALAMANDRA.UK CEO JOINS GOLD ANIMATION JURY FOR CREATIVE CIRCLE 2022
Christine MacKay, CEO and founder of multi-award-winning animation studios, salamandra.uk, was selected as a judge on the Creative Circle 2022 Animation Gold Jury.
Aniventure & The Imaginarium Announce Partnership to Make Animal Farm
The animated feature, based on GEORGE ORWELL’S iconic book, is in production at Cinesite
1 April 2022
FARSIDE FEATURES AND STRANGE MATTER MEDIA LTD PARTNER TO CREATE NEW SLATE OF ANIMATED SHOWS
21 March 2022
BFI Present a Major Two-Month Anime Season from 28th March – 31st May 2022
The BFI has announced full details of a hotly anticipated two-month season dedicated to ANIME, running at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX from 28 March – 31 May.
18 March 2022
Salamandra.uk Among 30 Companies Selected for a 4 Day Week Pilot Launched in the UK
The programme has been inundated with expressions of interest, and as of March 2022, Salamandra.uk is one of 30 organisations across several industries selected to partake in the trial.
9 March 2022
A Spotlight On… Lupus Films: 20 Years of Enchantment
This month, we interviewed Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding, founders of Lupus Films. To celebrate the company's 20th anniversary, we spoke about where it all began, what makes Lupus Films special and what the future holds for the team.
2 March 2022
Jellyfish Pictures set to grow with investment from KCP
Private Equity house, Key Capital Partners (KCP) , has completed a minority investment into Jellyfish Pictures.
15 February 2022
Kong Does Billy Connolly
Kong Studio animates comedy legend Billy Connolly, and his unusual life tales. ‘Billy Connolly Does…’ will air on UKTV’s Gold channel on 24th February 2022.
10 February 2022
Aardman Receives Oscar Nomination
Aardman Animation's stop motion musical short Robin Robin has been nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the Oscars®.
31 January 2022
A Spotlight On… DNEG: Real Time Technology, Upcoming Projects and Going Public
This month we interviewed Chris Burn, General Manager at DNEG. We discussed advancements in technology, how they adapted during the pandemic and find out more about DNEG becoming a publicly traded company.