7 May 2021
CAKE AND BUREAU OF MAGIC’S PARTNERSHIP TAKES FLIGHT WITH ‘DOG BIRD & ME’
The independent entertainment company is partnering with the studio to develop the picture books created by Abram Makowka into a preschool series.
5 May 2021
Twickenham Film Studios launch slick Rebrand
With a heritage of over 100 years TFS, operated by TIME + SPACE Studios, has revealed its new rebrand to signal a new era for the business.
3 May 2021
Envy provide intrepid post for ‘Extreme Iceland’
Acclaimed post-production company ENVY provided work on Extreme Iceland, produced by Insight TV, documenting explorer Mike Wilson's search to experience the ultimate extreme sports adventure, with his sights set on the perfect destination: Iceland.
30 April 2021
Union help uncover the true story of the Sutton Hoo excavation in The Dig
Union’s team delivered invisible effects to help tell the story of the most famous archaeological dig in modern British history – the discovery of the Anglo-Saxon burial ship at Sutton Hoo in 1939.
28 April 2021
Bluebolt creates Seamless VFX for The Irregulars
BlueBolt announces their involvement in the new Drama Republic supernatural crime series, The Irregulars, streaming on Netflix from March 26.
BAFTA Television Nominations Announced
The Virgin Media BAFTA ceremony takes place on Sunday 6 June on BBC One and BBC One HD, with the British Academy Television Craft Awards to be streamed online on 24th May.
27 April 2021
Kong Studios ‘Rethink the Future’ in BBC Ideas animation
Animation studio Kong was commissioned by BBC Ideas to create an animated episode focused on the positive benefits of using wood in construction for a new iPlayer series ‘Rethink the Future’.
26 April 2021
DNEG take home sixth Oscar win with ‘TENET’
On 26 April 2021, the 93rd Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles and saw a plethora of film industry talent awarded for their excellence in front of and behind the camera, including VFX company DNEG receiving their sixth Academy Award in the last seven years for visual effects leader.
23 April 2021
£7 million Global Screen Fund launched to provide grants for Film & TV
The Independent film-focused fund aims to support a range of screen content including animation, documentary, television and interactive narrative games.
Spotlight On…Outpost VFX: Revitalised and ready to expand minds and locations
This month, UK Screen Alliance interview Duncan McWilliam, Founder and CEO of Outpost VFX, an internationally renowned effects studio born in Bournemouth, working across high-end TV and Film offering the ‘full gamut’ of services from concept art to on-set supervision.
22 April 2021
Tinmouse shines a light on ‘Preventing Plastic Pollution’ in animation campaign for The Rivers Trust
Animation studio partners with organisations from across France and England, to raise awareness on reducing the impacts of plastic pollution in the marine environment.
20 April 2021
SFS ‘HERE FOR YOU’ initiative boosts SCOTTISH SCREEN INDUSTRY
A Scotland-based crew shot, edited, and released a film with an entirely donated creative and technical crew, for ‘HERE FOR YOU' initiative led by SFS, supported by Film Producer Iain Smith.
ARTEM’S SPACE SIMULATOR CAPSULE TAKES FLIGHT FOR RAMADAN VIEWERS
The SFX and special-makes company deliver fast-turnaround large scale ‘Hop Drop’ prop and on-set effects for a popular celebrity prank show.
19 April 2021
Digital Orchard Celebrate 10 years with sustainability pledge
Digital Orchard is celebrating 10 Years by creating a new environmentally and socially responsible home for film & digital production, training and talent support in a beautiful countryside setting.
48th Annual Annie Award Winners Revealed
Pixar’s Soul scored seven top honours during the virtual 48th Annie Awards™, with Magic Light Pictures and Blue-Zoo Animation among the list of celebrated winners.
14 April 2021
Moonraker resurrect the ‘Valley of the Kings’ with drone visuals for new Discovery+ doc
The Bristol-based VFX studio brought to life a new level of detail in drone footage for the Discovery Plus documentary on Egyptian History.
13 April 2021
COFFEE & TV EXPAND CREATIVE STUDIO WITH APPOINTMENT OF LISA GREEN AND DAN KEEFE
The independent studio specialising in VFX, animation, design and colour grading has announced two new appointments, signalling further expansion in the company.
12 April 2021
DNEG WINS ‘SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS’ BAFTA FOR WORK ON ‘TENET’
Over the weekend, the DNEG team were awarded the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects, for their work on Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’.
EE British Academy Film Awards: All winners announced
All the winners of the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards have been announced in full.