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Welcome to our Latest News page. Here you will find press releases from UK Screen Alliance, Animation UK, our members, sponsors and associated industry partners. Check out who's winning awards, growing their business, taking on new staff and winning new commissions...

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31 January 2018

Success for Animation UK’s Campaign for Additional Money for Children's TV Programming

Animation UK’s campaign to secure additional money for children’s TV programming received a  boost following Culture Secretary Karen Bradley recently announced plans for a £60m Contestable Fund for Children’s TV content.

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17 January 2018

Recreating history for Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pan), is set during the crucial early days of Winston Churchill’s first term as Prime Minister. The film depicts the simultaneous action in the halls of power on both sides of the Channel, as Britain’s armed forces looked destined for defeat in May 1940.

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17 January 2018

Lupus Film Nominated for Five Awards at the British Animation Awards

London-based animation and film production company Lupus Films has had a strong start to the year with five nominations for its hand-drawn animated films Ethel & Ernest and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt at the 12th edition of the British Animation Awards (BAAs) 2018.  

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10 January 2018

Gorilla invests £1m in Cardiff Bay expansion

Welsh post house consolidates its facilities into a single building in £1m expansion.

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9 January 2018

Val Douglas joins Team Arteus!

Val Douglas has joined Arteus as Senior Editor.

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