31 January 2020
StoryFutures Academy Launches Skills for Immersive Experience Creation Report
First comprehensive report on immersive experience production reveals urgent need to develop UK’s talent pipeline.
MOVE summit is back to shake up the animation industry
Scotland’s premier animation festival returns to Edinburgh for a 4th year with stellar line up from Disney Animation, to Industrial Light and Magic.
29 January 2020
KIRI AND LOU TO LAUNCH IN THE UK
CAKE has announced the UK premiere of award-winning stop motion preschool series Kiri and Lou.
28 January 2020
UK’s award-winning Visual Effects industry to be impacted by visa proposals
UK Screen Alliance CEO Neil Hatton weighs in on the Migration Advisory Committee's newly released report on a points-based immigration system and salary thresholds, and how the booming VFX industry may be affected.
27 January 2020
Kong Studio Pluses Up the Tote with animated Visual Motif
Kong Studio creates playful and fluid animated spot to reflect the company's new brand identity.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea animation lesson plan launches in a primary school
Production company Lupus Films collaborated with the UK skills charity ScreenSkills to create the educational resource, based on Judith Kerr’s beloved story.
Annie Awards 2020 winners
The 47th Annie Awards announced their 2020 winners in California, Los Angeles, on the 25th of January.
23 January 2020
Salamandra CEO LISTED IN UK’S TOP 100 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
Animation studio Salamandra's CEO Christine Mackay is listed in the UK’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs
22 January 2020
BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS ANNOUNCE NEW CATEGORY FOR RISING STARS
The British Animation Awards (BAA) has announced a brand new category for the 2020 awards to recognise rising stars working in the animation industry.
17 January 2020
Annecy Modify capacity to fit 26% more seating
After an increase in participation in 2019 (12,300 badge-holders), Annecy have decided to improve access into the theatres to guarantee the best possible experience.
15 January 2020
AARDMAN CREATES FILM FOR GREENPEACE TO HIGHLIGHT GLOBAL OCEAN CRISIS
Aardman and Greenpeace have launched a powerful new animated film to highlight the plight of the world’s oceans.
14 January 2020
ACAMAR FILMS SET FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR WITH BING AND STRENGTHENED SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
The Camden-based independent production company reflects on a successful 2019; from a new series launch, to a number of new additions to the senior team.
13 January 2020
92ND OSCARS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards have been announced, the ceremony for which will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood.
9 January 2020
Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for 18th Annual VES Awards
ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL and THE LION KING Garner Most Feature Film Nominations.
7 January 2020
Nominations announced: EE British Academy Film Awards 2020
BAFTA has announced the nominations for the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards.
17 December 2019
92ND OSCARS SHORTLISTS ANNOUNCED
The 92nd Oscars® Shortlists in nine Awards have been announced, with categories 'Animated Short Film' and 'Visual Effects' among them.
16 December 2019
‘Return To Work’ Scheme for post & VFX returns for 3rd year in 2020
Participants will become part of the Equal Access Network and we will help facilitate further work opportunities and on-going support.
Cinesite announce new investment and financing of US$112m to enable the group to execute its five-year strategy
Cinesite announced today it has secured investment from Gryphion Capital Investments along with new banking facilities from Barclays and NatWest which amount to US$112m
12 December 2019
Jellyfish Pictures Expands Becoming World’s Largest ‘Virtual’ VFX and Animation Studio
The new studio in Brixton bolsters Jellyfish Pictures’ capacity to 350 increasing staff numbers by 40%.