Popular program supporting creation of high-quality content for young audiences concludes its 3-year run on February 25; concerns include impact on training as well as industry wide talent shortages and workforce development.
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Filmograf and The Illuminated Film Company ink co-production deal on project about the fantastic journey of an orphaned Syrian brown bear; Iain Gardner will direct, drawing inspiration from Frédéric Back’s ‘The Man Who Planted Trees.’
Government-sponsored group identifies educational programs that promote diversity while producing ‘industry ready’ talent; Nottingham Trent University and Bournemouth University have been designated as having strong industry ties while featuring high-quality course content.
Applications now being accepted through August 16 for short form animation project financing; new partnership with The StoryFutures Academy supports two additional immersive projects in AR or VR.
New CGI comedy series about a housefly – a middle child of 453 – his little sister, and their ongoing misadventures is the flagship project for the government's Young Audiences Content Fund; show set to air Autumn 2022.
During an online panel, industry agencies, including Film London, Animation UK, BFI, and Screen Scotland, renewed their sector commitment while sharing business development, investment, and government support insights and strategies in the wake of COVID-19.
Guidance outlines employers legal and ethical responsibilities; new suite of The Film and TV Charity services provides immediate support for victims.
Version 2.0 sets parameters to safely manage client attendance in editing sessions while minimizing the risk of the Coronavirus transmission.
Lupus Film’s ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ was honored as best TV Special at the YouTube livestream of the official Annecy Awards.
Relief fund launches to provide urgently needed support for workers and freelancers hit by UK production closures.
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Bristol’s largest international film festival, coming September 24-29, reveals an extensive program of animation-related activities.
Led by Jackie Edwards, newly-announced YACF team includes John Knowles as Production Executive, Harriet Williams as Development Executive and Hesham Sabry as Business Affairs Executive.
Animated Britain Includes the earliest surviving British animated film and a celebration of female animators.
Stop-motion animated feature from the Oscar-winning creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep’ arrives in theaters on February 16th.
New trailer pits the Stone Age against the Bronze Age in the forthcoming stop-motion feature from the Oscar-winning creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep.’
Aardman and StudioCanal release the first full trailer from the forthcoming stop-motion feature from the creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep.’
Stuttgart International Animation Festival to host two retrospective screenings of the Portland, OR-based artist’s award-winning short films; British Film Institute to host a preview screening of her forthcoming abstract animated feature film, ‘North of Blue.’
Alongside the previously announced Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams, British comedy talents Timothy Spall, Richard Ayoade, Selina Griffiths, Johnny Vegas, Mark Williams, Gina Yashere, Simon Greenall and Richard Webber join the voice cast of director Nick Park’s new prehistoric comedy adventure.
Manchester Animation Festival has revealed its line-up of specials guests, masterclasses, workshops, screenings and panels for its return to Manchester on November 15-17, 2016.
Produced by Lupus Films, hand-drawn, feature-length adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel by writer and illustrator Raymond Briggs is due in U.K. cinemas on October 28th.
Academy Award-winning actor from ‘The Theory of Everything’ joins Nick Park’s new stop-motion animated prehistoric comedy adventure ‘Early Man’ as the voice of Dug.