Wacom joins UK Screen Alliance as official supporter to drive creative innovation and technology in the film, TV, animation, post and VFX industries

Industry News  |  24 November 2023

Wacom, the pioneer and leading innovator of digital pen technology, is excited to announce its official partnership with UK Screen Alliance and its partner organisation Animation UK, as an official supporter.

The UK Screen Alliance is an influential advocate of the industry representing over 170 companies across the UK in post-production, VFX, animation, TV and film studios and production services, with the aim to grow recognition and drive innovation for these sectors. This aligns seamlessly with Wacom’s commitment to empowering creative professionals to improve both artistic expression and production efficiency through technological advancement.

Our partnership with the UK Screen Alliance underscores our commitment to the creative community and to provide professionals with the tools and support they need to push the boundaries of what is possible in film and VFX. We are looking forward to play an active role in the alliance, share the latest technology and gain insights necessary to develop even better tools to drive the future of storytelling.

Peter Sommer, Senior Vice President of Wacom’s Branded Business in EMEA

As a key supplier to our sectors, we warmly welcome our new partnership with Wacom. We admire their ongoing commitment to encourage new talent into the industry and we look forward to working with them, as we call for universities to join UK Screen Alliance in our newly launched education branch.

Neil Hatton, CEO of UK Screen Alliance

For more than 40 years, artists and designers around the globe are relying on Wacom technology to create amazing work. From storyboarding to post-production, world-renowned animators, game developers and 3D sculptors turn to Wacom pen tablets and displays to create the characters, creatures, special effects and worlds in the games and movies that fans adore. Wacom’s sole focus is on developing solutions that help artists and studios make the world a more creative place.

For more information about Wacom and its range of digital pen solutions for creative professionals, visit wacom.com.