12 September 2023
2024 BAAs open for entry with new Best International Animated Series category
The British Animation Awards will return on 7 March 2024 with a new major award category.
6 September 2023
CAKE to distribute Squeeze’s new Cracké Family Scramble series
The leading kids’ entertainment specialist has announced its partnership with Squeeze Productions on their latest offering from the Cracké franchise.
Animated UK Meets Europe unveils Cartoon Forum projects
Five new projects in development from UK creative voices will be pitched at this year's pitching and co-production forum for animated TV projects in Toulouse, France.
5 September 2023
Jellyfish Pictures hires new Creative Director of Animation
Archie Donato joins the leading global animation and VFX studio's Animation Features team.
4 September 2023
Get Animated ‘The Business of Animation’ conference announces commissioners panel line-up
The conference will take place on 2 October at the Wellcome Collection Museum in London.
1 August 2023
BFI launches new UK Global Screen Fund Data Hub
The online platform will provide the UK independent screen sector with international data and insights.
28 July 2023
HaZimation unveils Moontopia, a new Fortnite sci-fi adventure
The game was crafted using the innovative Unreal Fortnite Editor (UEFN), coupled with the power of Unreal Engine 5.1 and Cinema 4D.
27 July 2023
Film and TV Charity appoints Marcus Ryder MBE as new CEO
Marcus Ryder MBE has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer and Claire Tavernier has been appointed as the new Chair of Trustees.
Get Animated announces first ‘Business of Animation’ conference and speakers
Animation UK will speak at the first conference on 2 October at the Wellcome Collection Museum in London.
25 July 2023
The Children’s Media Conference 2023: Powering up the future of kids’ content
From engaging panels to entertaining receptions, take a look back at the conference as we recap some of this year's highlights.
19 July 2023
UK Government extends animation rebate uplift to include animated films as well as TV programmes
In the draft legislation for its upcoming Finance Bill, the UK Government announced that the new enhanced animation expenditure credit will be extended to include animated theatrical release films and TV programmes.
17 July 2023
DIGIC and Axis Studios announce two-project animated feature co-development partnership
The studios will jointly develop and produce Worlds Apart into a four-quadrant animated feature film in their first collaboration.
12 July 2023
Young Animator of the Year UK competition launches for summer 2023
The successful competition is now open for aspiring young animators to submit their work to be judged by industry experts.
A Productions begins work on new Pip and Posy TV off-shoot
Pip and Posy Let’s Learn is produced by Magic Light Pictures, with animation services provided by A Productions.
7 July 2023
Lupus Films teams up with The JGA Group to launch unique training scheme
Five participants from the scheme have been taken on to work on the major Channel 4 animated TV Special, Mog’s Christmas.
3 July 2023
Manchester Animation Festival becomes an Academy Award® qualifying festival
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has designated MAF as an Academy Award® qualifying festival on the Short Films Qualifying Festival List.
21 June 2023
Ambitious plans to grow the economy and boost UK creative industries by £50B
New plans to maximise the potential of the UK creative industries and grow the economy were set out by the government on 13 June.
Axis Studios to produce new animated horror series, Gods And Monsters
Axis Studios, Jason Lust and Ranger 7 Films will produce the animated horror series Gods and Monsters Chapter One: The Death of Victor Frankenstein.
19 June 2023
Michael Rose receives the OBE in King’s Birthday Honours List
The co-founder of Magic Light Pictures has been awarded the OBE for ‘services to animation’.