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.
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.
Statement from Animation UK: Young Audiences Content Fund
In response to the decision by Government not to continue the Young Audiences Content Fund, Animation UK expresses disappointment and calls for a reversal of the decision and an urgent review of children’s content and investment options.
27 January 2022
A Productions acquired by Cyber Group
Animation producer/distributor, Cyber Group Studios, has acquired a majority ownership stake in UK animation house, A Productions.
17 January 2022
WarnerMedia Kids & Family Acquires Animated Series Dodo from CAKE for HBO Max
Based on Jack Bennett’s Award-winning Animated Short, the Relatable Comedy for Kids Explores the Awkward Middle School Years
14 January 2022
CAKE SECURES UK DEAL FOR TISH TASH
In August 2021, leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE announced a UK deal for 2D animated pre-school series Tish Tash.
13 January 2022
CAKE SIGNS NEW SEASON OF KIRI AND LOU WITH CBEEBIES
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE announced in June that CBeebies have pre-bought the latest season of Kiri and Lou following the series’ strong premiere on the channel last year.
11 January 2022
DNEG Deep Dive
Tune into the #DeepDive to be inspired and learn first-hand how a crew of talented artists, producers and technicians tackled the creative and technical challenges of making their first animated movie.
10 January 2022
Kidscreen Live Event Postponed until July 2022
Kidscreen Summit Virtual still taking place from March 7 to 11, providing industry connection opportunities in the interim.
6 January 2022
Tiger Aspect Kids Signs Up Top Children’s Book Series for Development Deal
Tiger Aspect Kids and Family, part of Banijay, announces it has secured a development deal for bestselling picture book series What the Ladybird Heard.
Riverdance: The Animated Adventure arrives on Netflix on January 14th
It’s official! Aniventure's first feature film Riverdance: The Animated Adventure is coming to Netflix on January 14th 2022!