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Awards Headline News

Emile Awards to Honor Clare Kitson with 2018 Lotte Reiniger Lifetime Achievement Award

Expanded two-day event including talks, master classes, workshops, exhibitions and screenings, runs December 7 & 8 in Lille, France.

Visual Effects Headline News

Outpost VFX Appoints Maurizio Giglioli Head of CG

Visual effects veteran has worked for some of the world’s biggest studios on major feature films including ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Star Trek.’

2D Events

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival is Coming September 25 – 30, 2018

Begins: September 25, 2018

Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival celebrates the creativity, diversity and the impact of short film by connecting industry with audiences.

Licensing Headline News

Factory Acquires Rollo Rights, Launches Licensing Division

BAFTA-winning animation studio based in Manchester acquires licensing outfit Rollo Rights with a catalog including David McKee’s classic ‘Mr Benn,’ Rupert Fawcett’s ‘Off The Leash,’ ‘King Rollo,’ and ‘Towser.’

CAKE Headline News

‘Olobob Top’ to Launch on CBeebies

The new animated series, created by Steve Smith and Leigh Hodgkinson, with voice work by Stephen Mangan ('Episodes,' 'Postman Pat'), will launch on BBC television network CBeebies on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 9:25 and 1:25 weekdays.

Bento Box Headline News

Sutikki Announces Licensees for New BBC Series ‘Moon and Me’

The kids and family division of Bento Box Entertainment announces lead partners including Redan, Immediate Media, Danilo, Jumbo Games, Amscan, Blueprint Collections and Paper Projects.

Axis Studios Headline News

Axis Group Unites Brands Under Axis Studios

The new global identity unites U.K. brands Axis Animation, Flaunt Productions and axisVFX under one banner, accompanies company growth and is being celebrated with a limited-edition art book showing the behind-the-scenes work that goes into ‘delivering the unexpected.’

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.

Annecy Headline News

Animation UK Flies Flag for British Animation at Annecy

The delegation of 15 producers from Animation UK is attending Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2017 as a collective group for the first time, to fly the flag for British animation with support from the UK Department for International Trade.

call for entries Headline News

Encounters Festival Announces VR Storytelling Track & Competition

New VRgins program offers £1,000 prize for virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video projects; deadline for submissions is May 23, 2017.

Bento Box Entertainment Headline News

Bento Box’s Sutikki Expands Internationally with New U.K. Office

Prominent industry executive Stephen Gould to lead first European office for Bento Box Entertainment’s new kids and family division.

Cloth Cat Animation Studio Headline News

Cardiff’s Cloth Cat To Produce Chinese Animated Series

Series based on the popular Chinese character Luo Bao Bei will be a co-production between Cloth Cat Animation and the Beijing-based DaYe Transmedia Group’s Magic Mall.

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