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ScreenSkills Responds to BFI Closure of Young Audiences Content Fund

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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Stampede Ventures and UTA Launch HappyNest

Former MGA Entertainment VP and executive producer Sadaf Cohen Muncy will helm new independent animation production company and creative incubator; company will guide IP development while enabling artists to maintain financial and creative control.

UK Funding for Animated Shorts Headline News

BFI Short Form Animation Fund Now Open for Project Submissions

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.

BFI Headline News

BFI Launches £57M Young Audiences Content Fund

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.

TAIS Headline News

TAIS Announces Residency Call for Proposals

Year Four of the Toronto Animated Image Society’s Artist in Residence program promises funding and resources for one Canadian artist and one international artist in support of the production of new animated work, with a deadline to apply by September 29, 2017.

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Willem Thijssen launches crowd funding campaign for his new film Ticking Away

The renowned Dutch producer/director Willem Thijssen has launched a crowd funding campaign for his new production, a film by director Michael Sewnarain called Ticking Away.  Willem won an Academy Award in 1987 for the animated short Een Griekse Tragedie and a Dutch newspaper has already written "Give a hand to a new Oscar candidate film".

See Willem's message, and follow the link to watch a teaser and find out how to become part of this exciting new project.