10 March 2020
Treasured Projects with Aardman’s Darren Dubicki
Director Darren Dubicki from Aardman Animations discusses some of his career highlights and recent successes with Little Black Book.
7 March 2020
New animated preschool show BUDDI to be brought to screens worldwide on Netflix
Created by Jason Jameson and executive producer Keith Chapman, working with Unanico Studios in association with Shanghai Motion Magic, GCI Film, FroG-Land Productions and Spider Eye Studios.
6 March 2020
BAA LAMB Award Nominees Announced
The British Animation Awards have announced the five finalists for the brand new category for the 2020 awards, recognising rising stars working in the animation industry.
4 March 2020
Spotlight On… Mackinnon and Saunders: Master craftspeople pulling the strings behind high-profile productions
In this month's Spotlight feature, UK Screen Alliance talks to Ian Mackinnon, co-founder of the widely-acclaimed Mackinnon and Saunders, specialists in Character design, puppet build and animation production for television, features and commercials.
2 March 2020
Acamar Signs Redan Publishing for New Monthly Bing Magazine
Acamar Films has announced they have signed Redan Publishing for a new monthly Bing Magazine, to follow the Kennedy one-shot magazine.
26 February 2020
Jellyfish Pictures Expands Northern Presence with New Studio in Sheffield
New studio opens following the ongoing development of Northern team having outgrown previous location after nine months.
24 February 2020
ACAMAR MAKE A SPLASH IN PARTNERSHIPS WITH GULLIVER’S LAND AND CBEEBIES LAND ALTON TOWERS
Acamar films signs new partnership with Gulliver's Land and renews Cbeebies Land Alton Towers partnership.
19 February 2020
SHAUN THE SHEEP RETURNS WITH A NEW SERIES ON NETFLIX
Aardman has announced that Shaun and the Flock will return for a brand new series causing more mayhem in 20 x 7’ new episodes, Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom.
UK Screen Alliance responds to new Points-based Immigration System
This morning (19/02/2020) the UK Government has published a policy statement on its proposed Point’s Based Immigration system for skilled workers to be introduced by January 1st 2021.
18 February 2020
Film, TV and cinema industries take action as major study reveals ‘mental health crisis’ in the workforce
Almost 87% of people in working in the UK’s film, TV and cinema industries have experienced a mental health problem, according to a major study commissioned.
17 February 2020
CINESITE LISTED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES HSBC INTERNATIONAL TRACK 200
The VFX & feature animation studio has been recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing companies in the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table.
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS
The Tiger Who Came to Tea, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Zog and The Snail and the Whale, vie for honours for Best Long Form.
13 February 2020
The Animated Women UK’s ‘Helen North Achieve Programme 2020’ Now Open for Entries
Following another successful programme in 2019, AWUK launches The Helen North Achieve Programme for a fourth year to continue to provide targeted career development to women across the VFX and animation industries.
12 February 2020
Kidscreen Awards 2020 – WINNERS
The winners for the 2020 Kidscreen Awards were announced last night at the Kidscreen Summit in Miami, Florida.
Creative industry tax reliefs in the UK boost Oscars® winners
One of the night’s biggest winners, 1917, benefitted from creative industry tax reliefs thanks to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
10 February 2020
CAKE ANNOUNCES GLOBAL DEAL NEW SERIES ON WEB PHENOMENON LUCAS THE SPIDER
Kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has secured a global deal on behalf of Fresh TV with Cartoon Network and Boomerang for the new long form CGI animated series Lucas the Spider.
6 February 2020
AARDMAN ANNOUNCES NEW SHAUN THE SHEEP SEASONAL SPECIAL FOR 2021
Aardman has today announced a Shaun the Sheep seasonal special, which will premiere on BBC One in the UK, and Netflix in the US, Latin America, Spain, CIS, and Greece in late 2021.
Lupus Films to help bring Brambly Hedge tales to TV
Film and television series animation company Lupus Films is joining forces with Rockpool Licensing to bring Brambly Hedge series to a new audience.
4 February 2020
LUPUS FILMS GO BACK TO SCHOOL TO PRODUCE ANIMATED FEATURE: MOLESWORTH THE MOVIE
Lupus films are set to work alongside Melusine Productions & Uli Meyer Studios to produce the new animated feature film, featuring the voice of Matt Lucas in the title role.