What we doWe are the voice for over 100 companies in our sector. We provide the collective clout that individual businesses cannot achieve alone
How we do itWe proactively raise issues, drive the debate and lobby to influence Government and its agencies and other organisations making decisions that affect our members
How we do itWe constantly scan the horizon for opportunities and threats that arise for our members and then seek to influence the outcome to their advantage
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
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.
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
Our History2004 – Founded with seed funding from DTI/UK Film Council. Originally called UK Post with membership from VFX houses and post production companies.
Our History2006 - Expanded our remit to include studios, location services and hire companies. Changed our name to UK Screen Association.
Our History2014 - Successfully campaigned to reduce the threshold for Film and High End TV tax reliefs allowing more post and VFX-only projects to qualify
Our History2016 – Joined in partnership with Animation UK to become the UK Screen Alliance
Our AffiliationsMembership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries
Our affiliationsPursuing inclusion, diversity and opportunity within the VFX, Animation and Games industries.
Our affiliationsWe have joined in partnership with Animation UK