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.
10 December 2020
ACCESS:VFX connects over 1000 mentors and mentees through its e-mentoring scheme
The global, industry-led and non-profit coalition comprised of over 50 leading companies in the VFX, animation and games industries have worked together remotely to develop skills and job prospects.
8 December 2020
ACAMAR APPOINTS new CHIEF CONTENT & AUDIENCES OFFICER with ‘BING’ set FOR GLOBAL EXPANSION
Independent production company Acamar Films, has appointed Jodie Morris as new Chief Content & Audiences Officer, as pre-school series Bing is poised for major global expansion.
2 December 2020
Salamandra.uk: 20 Awards in 2020
Accolades Galore For Female Led Animation Studios, Salamandra.uk, an SME on the rise.
30 November 2020
MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES REVEAL ZOG AND THE FLYING DOCTORS CHRISTMAS IDENTS FOR BBC ONE
Magic Light Pictures are providing festive family treats to BBC audiences from the animated world of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, in idents running up to the premiere of Zog and the Flying Doctors.
16 November 2020
Axis Creates In-Game Cinematics for Sony’s PlayStation 5 Launch Title: Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Multi-award-winning animation and visual effects company - reveals the collaborative workflow behind the in-game cinematics for Sony Interactive Entertainment & Sumo Digital’s new Playstation 5 launch title game Sackboy: A Big Adventure.
12 November 2020
Axis Create Visual Spectacle for latest Music Video from K/DA
Teamed with Riot Games, Axis Studios created the music video for virtual girl group K/DA's latest single, "MORE", which premiered live on the League of Legends' channel on YouTube.
9 November 2020
Kong Studio release sing-along parody ‘A Little Love’
With the nail-biting outcome of the US Election, UK entering lockdown and impending Brexit - Kong Studio released a heart-warming singalong parody to spread a ‘little’ bit of positivity.
6 November 2020
NEW BFI SHORT FORM ANIMATION FUND AWARDEES ANNOUNCED
The BFI invest over £900,000 in funding awards for the Short Form Animation Fund to back bold and ambitious animation filmmaking.
4 November 2020
RTS ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR THE CRAFT & DESIGN AWARDS 2020
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has shortlisted the nominations for its 2020 Craft & Design Awards, supported by Netflix.
Spotlight On…A Productions: Strengthened leadership, and Sincere authenticity from storyboard to screen
This month, we talk to Mark Taylor, Co-Director of Bristol-based A Productions, the animation studio internationally recognised for producing high quality, award winning, creative, and innovative work.
29 October 2020
Blue Zoo short animation champions body hair & self-love in female directorial debut
Leg hair and Lycra: New short by award-winning Blue Zoo animation studio celebrates the act of self-love and finding your inner champion.
28 October 2020
AARDMAN’S ‘THE EPIC ADVENTURES OF MORPH’ TO DEBUT ON SKY KIDS
Aardman announce brand new stop-frame animated comedy series The Epic Adventures of Morph, to debut on Sky Kids in November.
27 October 2020
Jellyfish Strengthen Leadership Team Promoting Bristowe and Tanner to Managing Director and Director of Operations
New roles supported by new Head of Infrastructure, and HR Manager, to benefit roster of high-profile projects and company’s rapid global growth.
26 October 2020
2020 CREATIVE CATEGORY NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR HPA AWARDS
Outstanding Work Recognized in Colour Grading, Editing, Visual Effects and Sound.