What we doWe are the voice for over 170 companies across the UK in Post Production, VFX, Animation, TV & Film Studios and Production Services. Together, we provide the collective clout that individual businesses cannot achieve alone.
How we do itWhen the big decisions are made, the views of companies in our sector need to be taken into account. On their behalf, we proactively raise issues, drive the debate and lobby to influence the UK Government and other stakeholder organisations.
How we do itWhen making critical business decisions, you need to know all the facts. To assist our members, we constantly scan the horizon for opportunities and threats that arise. They will receive early, pertinent, and verified information through working groups and newsletters, allowing them to make the right choices for their company’s future.
How we do itOur members help shape our advocacy activity to meet their needs and create change. They share their opinions with a network of peers on the issues that really matter, via our working groups and councils.
See our list of working groups
Competitive AdvantageAs well as advocacy, we give our members competitive advantage through access to exclusive information and data, promotion and discounted business benefits
How we are fundedWe are independently funded by company membership subscriptions, sponsorship and event revenue. Support from businesses like yours enables us to deliver and grow this ambitious programme of activities and advocacy. There is no better time than now to be part of a strong trade association that speaks up for your company.
Support our work on your behalf by joining us today
Who We Interact WithWe seek to influence UK Government, MPs and Peers, Government Departments, Opposition Spokespersons and Regional and Local Government, UK Public Sector Broadcasters and OFCOM
Who We Interact WithWe liaise with the Creative Industries Council, Creative Industries Federation, ScreenSkills, National and Regional Screen and Creative Agencies, British Film Institute, British Film Commission, and other creative sector trade organisations.
Who We Interact WithWe meet with our members regularly in our working groups, which provide forums for discussion of burning issues and a springboard for our advocacy,
See our list of working groups.
The board of directors provides our overall governance . Directors are nominated by the Animation and Facilities Councils
Animation UK Council
The Animation UK Council is elected by our animation members and decides our policies for the sector