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Education Headline News

Teen Animators Get an Online Club with YAY UK

AccessVFX and ScreenSkills launch Young Animator of the Year club and award program for aspiring young animators ages 13-18; teens will complete hands-on challenges set by UK animation studios with chance to compete for prizes.

markets Headline News

Hybrid Mifa 2021 Revealed: Connect Online or In-Person

Industry leading market’s new, flexible format encourages attendee participation from anywhere; extensive program line-up includes pitches, on-line targeted meetings, and career recruitment; Annecy 2021 runs June 14-19.

VR shorts Headline News

Blue Zoo Creates ‘The Beast’ in Quill VR

New VR short, made in collaboration with Oculus and Facebook Reality Labs, uses a groundbreaking app; artists were able to create and hand-animate in three dimensions while immersed in the VR experience.

Awards Headline News

‘The Great Malaise’ Named Best Short at the Manchester Animation Festival

Top winners at yesterday’s virtual awards ceremony also included ‘Pearl Diver’ for Best Student Short, and ‘Biplane Model Kit’ for Best Commissioned Film.

Business Headline News

Award-Winning Blue Zoo Animation Studio Turns 20

Founded in 2000 by Tom Box, Oli Hyatt, and Adam Shaw, the animation studio is now 300+ strong; Hyatt was instrumental in helping create Animation UK in 2008, a collective that incentivizes and bolsters the fast-growing UK animation industry.

FMX 2020 Headline News

BAFTA and Annie Award-Winning Sergio Pablos to Present ‘Klaus’ at FMX 2020

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 3, 2020 at 2:35pm

Writer-director will present his Oscar-nominated film, Netflix’s first original animated feature; ‘Mulm,’ the first 2020 conference trailer, is released. 

Music Videos Headline News

WATCH: Blue Zoo Releases Quirky New Christmas Short ‘Let’s Not Go Away’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, December 6, 2019 at 1:42pm

First-time director Katie Gascoyne’s 2D animated music video of the Scouting Girls’ new Christmas single is a funny, offbeat Gingerbread “Man” lament.

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‘Need it Yesterday’ Halloween Animation Challenge: Hot as Hell!

By Dan Edgley | Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:06am

In the first of a new ‘quick and dirty’ animation production spotlight series, Ritzy Animation’s Dan Edgley and Charlie Batho allow their team a mere 32 hours to produce something deliciously sinister.

Business Headline News

U.K. Animation Studio Blue Zoo Secures $92M Chinese Investment

Multimillion pound investment from Chinese investor CU Animation Company to facilitate the launch of joint venture Lanzu, with six new projects slated for production over the next five years.

Manchester Animation Festival Headline News

Manchester Animation Festival Announces Nominees for New Industry Excellence Awards

New Industry Excellence Awards designed by stop-motion puppetry specialists Mackinnon and Saunders will be awarded at the festival running November 15-17. 

Mipcom Headline News

Aardman Rights Taking Blue-Zoo’s ‘Digby Dragon’ to MIPCOM 2016

Aardman Rights and Brand Development team seeking international broadcast partners for CG-animated preschool series produced by Fizzy Productions and airing on Nick Jr. in the U.K.

Animation Festival Headline News

Manchester Animation Festival Announces 2016 Program

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.

Visual Effects Headline News

Escape Studios Sets 2016 Dates for The VFX Festival

Now in its fourth year, The VFX Festival 2016 will be held February 23-25 at Cineworld at the O2 Centre in London.

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