29 October 2019
CREATIVE INDUSTRIES PUBLISH NEW MANIFESTO
A consortium of industry bodies representing key stakeholders and employers in the creative industries have issued a 10-point manifesto outlining statements of intent.
24 October 2019
BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS ANNOUNCE CATEGORIES FOR 2020
The British Animation Awards (a.k.a. the BAAs), has announced the categories for its 2020 awards. One of UK animation’s landmark events, this will be the 13th awards to be held since their introduction in 1996.
18 October 2019
1st Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards winners named
Last night in London the inaugural Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards were held, revealing the talented winners from across TV production and broadcast in VFX, VR, Post Production and more.
14 October 2019
shots Awards Europe 2019 shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 2019 Europe shots Awards has been announced, with a plethora of talented companies and individuals shortlisted for this year's Euro-centric award show.
10 October 2019
CAKE TO LAUNCH NETFLIX ORIGINAL LEGEND QUEST AT MIPCOM
At MIPCOM this year, leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, has announced it will be bringing new Netflix Original Legend Quest.
7 October 2019
CAKE AND DREAMCHASER ANNOUNCE NEW WOOZLE & PIP ANIMATED SERIES
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE and Amsterdam-based The Dreamchaser Company have teamed up to develop a brand new Woozle & Pip animated series.
5 October 2019
Animation Industry Experts on ‘HOW TO TELL A TIMELESS STORY’ at BLE
Animation industry representatives from Animation UK members Aardman Animations, Blue-Zoo, Magic Light Pictures, and Acamar Films, joined the panel at Brand Licensing Europe for an insightful discussion on storytelling.
4 October 2019
AARDMAN REBOOTS TIMMY TIME FOR RETURN TO CBEEBIES
The popular pre-school series is to be refreshed for a new generation of fans.
3 October 2019
CAKE celebrate autism with key international partnerships for ‘Pablo’
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, has signed a number of deals for ground-breaking pre-school animated series Pablo.
2 October 2019
ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 25th Edition of the Film Festival Hosted the Awards Ceremony at Colston Hall in Bristol.
25 September 2019
Creative Industries Federation and Creative England join forces
Today a public statement has been released on the merging of the Creative Industries Federation and Creative England to become a part of the same UK-wide organisation.
24 September 2019
CAKE BRINGS CBEEBIES’ BIGGLETON TO CANNES
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, has announced the international launch of CBeebies’ hit series Biggleton at MIPCOM.
Young Audience Content Fund Exceeding Targets
Animation UK Executive Chair Kate O'Connor gives an update on the fund in relation to submissions from the animation sector.
19 September 2019
SEAN CLARKE APPOINTED AS MD OF AARDMAN
Aardman announced today the successor to David Sproxton, who is stepping back from the MD role after 43 years at the helm of the studio.
16 September 2019
Axis Studios unveil the animation behind Magic in Gathering’s new viral trailer
The hugely popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering goes viral with cinematic trailer developed in partnership with Axis Studios.
14 September 2019
CAKE, LA CABANE AND THURISTAR TO LAUNCH MUSH-MUSH & THE MUSHABLES AT MIPCOM
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE, France’s La Cabane and Belgium’s Thuristar have announced the launch of CGI series Mush-Mush & the Mushables, set to launch with two new episodes at MIPCOM.
13 September 2019
Acamar Films partner with CBeebies on new series of Bing
Acamar Films has signed a significant new content deal with the BBC for a new series of their award-winning pre-school property, Bing.
11 September 2019
Why Delay Graduate visas? We need them now
UK Screen Alliance welcomes Government announcement to reinstate post-study work visas, but questions why it can't be introduced sooner for international students currently studying in the UK.
10 September 2019
CAKE ROLLS OUT TOTAL DRAMARAMA ACROSS THE GLOBE
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced that Total Dramarama, the prequel to the original Total Drama series, will roll out in multiple territories this year.