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  • London International Animation Festival 2016 award winners announced

    London International Animation Festival 2016 award winners announced

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF) returned to the Barbican last week for ten days of animation screenings, special events, talks and forums, screen talks. Having presented over 200 of the best new, archive and retrospective animated shorts and features …

  • UK Animation Industry Celebrated at 10 Downing Street

    UK Animation Industry Celebrated at 10 Downing Street

    Animation UK and the newly formed UK Screen Alliance, joined Aardman to celebrate their 40 years of excellence and success as part of a wider Animation success story, at a reception hosted by the Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP at …

  • Bob Godfrey’s GREAT to be remastered and released

    Bob Godfrey’s GREAT to be remastered and released

    The Bob Godfrey Collection has today announced the forthcoming release of Bob Godfrey’s Oscar-winning animated short GREAT which will be made available on Blu- Ray/DVD and Digital HD download. This marks the first time that the film has been released …

  • ‘The Art of Aardman’ Book Review

    ‘The Art of Aardman’ Book Review

    This year marked the official 40th anniversary for UK based animation studio Aardman Animations. The world renowned company who came from humble origins have made some of the most highly regarded and beloved animated films of all time – but …

  • Disney directors Ron Clements and John Musker talk Moana

    Disney directors Ron Clements and John Musker talk Moana

    Disney’s Moana sees animation legends Ron Clements and John Musker return to the role they find themselves most comfortable in, joint directing a Disney animated feature. When Disney looked at it’s bleakest in the early 1980’s Clements and Musker directed …

  • Kidscreen Awards Shortlist Revealed

    Kidscreen Awards Shortlist Revealed

    Kidscreen, host of the global kids television industry’s leading awards for excellence, is delighted to announce the shortlisted entries that will be continuing in the competition through a final round of judging.

    The nominees in the Programming Categories are:

    PRESCHOOL…

  • Animated Women UK Launch ‘The Achieve Programme’

    Animated Women UK Launch ‘The Achieve Programme’

    Animated Women UK [AWUK] have launched their first ever programme focussed on helping women in animation and VFX achieve their potential.

    55% of females working in animation and vfx in the UK feel that they have or will experience career …

  • WIN Double Pass for LIAF Opening Gala 2016

    WIN Double Pass for LIAF Opening Gala 2016

    The London International Animation Festival (LIAF16) is the UK’s largest and most eclectic animation festival and it returns for a 13th year to 4 venues across London from this Friday December 2-11 – with a whopping 10-day celebratory feast of …

  • Podcast: Ann Marie Fleming (‘Window Horses’)

    Podcast: Ann Marie Fleming (‘Window Horses’)

    For our sixty-second episode of the Skwigly Animation Podcast we meet award-winning filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming, whose body of work includes the animated biography The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam (2003) and the adaptation of Bernice Eisenstein’s I Was …

  • The 44th Annie Awards – Nominees Announced

    The 44th Annie Awards – Nominees Announced

    The nominations for the 2017 Annie Awards, “ASIFA-Hollywood’s most glamorous event”, have this week been announced. Described as “animation’s highest honour” and now entering its 44th edition, the awards focus on the best that mainstream animation has offered up in …

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