7 April 2021
CHEAT enhance colourist team with promotion of Karol Cybulski
Karol Cybulski has been promoted from Junior Colourist to Colourist at the acclaimed studio, with a growing portfolio of grading high profile commercials as well as long-form narrative.
6 April 2021
BlueBolt Promote Tracy McCreary to Managing Director
BlueBolt announces the internal promotion of Tracy McCreary from Executive Producer to Managing Director.
5 April 2021
Freefolk’s playful VFX For Aldi’s Easter Campaign
Freefolk put their award-winning VFX and post-production expertise to playful use for Aldi’s latest Easter campaign ‘I Like it Like That’, for McCann Manchester, directed by music video directing legend Vaughan Arnell, through Merman.
1 April 2021
Electric Theatre Collective Appoints Jon Purton as Managing Director
Electric Theatre Collective has announced that Jon Purton has been promoted to managing director.
30 March 2021
Annecy announce 2021 selection
The Annecy Festival announces the first portion of the Official Selection in competition for the 2021 edition and the juries, with four UK productions nominated in the 'Commissioned Films in Competition' category.
Cinelab London and On Set Tech Join Forces
The two companies have been collaborating closely for a number of years and in addition to sharing secure premises at Cinelab London’s Slough laboratory.
DNEG appoints Roy C. Anthony as Global Head of Research
Visual effects and animation company DNEG has appointed digital technology innovator and real-time workflow expert Roy C. Anthony as Global Head of Research.
23 March 2021
Salamandra.uk founder wins Best Business Women Award
The UK Best Business Women Awards have announced their winners for 2020, delayed due to Covid19, at an online gala final.
Freefolk equip Toolstation with impeccable VFX for latest Ad spot
Award-winning post production and visual effects studio Freefolk VFX show that nothing is ‘unexpected’ at Toolstation.
16 March 2021
93RD OSCARS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
The nominations in all 23 Oscar categories for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced today in a two-part live presentation online, hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas
10 March 2021
Spotlight On… Factory Animation: At the Forefront of the Animation Revival
This month, UK Screen Alliance catches up with Alan Smart, Chief Operating Officer, of animation studio Factory. The interview delves into Factory's 10 years of impressive award-winning work, views on the impact of the pandemic on the landscape of 2D and 3D animation, and what they have lined up in future.
9 March 2021
Twickenham Film Studios hire new Director of Technology & Engineering
Twickenham Film Studios expansion continues with the hire of Tomasz Witkowski as the new Director of Technology & Engineering.
Protecting EU employees in Post-Brexit world for UK post, VFX, and animation
Fragomen - the world's largest immigration law firm have provided UK Screen Alliance with a blog post of their advice and insight into the implications of a post-Brexit world for EU workers in the screen industries.
Nominations announced: EE British Academy Film Awards in 2021
BAFTA has announced the nominations for the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards, with Mulan, Tenet, and The Midnight Sky among the special visual effects category nominees.
8 March 2021
CAKE ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES
Ed Galton to take on CEO role as part of restructure of senior team as Tom van Waveren steps down after 15 years.
COFFEE & TV PROMOTES LEONIE MORETON TO MANAGING DIRECTOR
Leonie Moreton’s promotion follows Coffee & TV’s recent announcement about four new artists joining the studio’s Animation Director roster and the VFX, CGI, and Motion Design departments.
3 March 2021
Vine FX Expands During Pandemic To Offer Innovative VFX for AMC’s ‘Soulmates’
The Cambridge based studio delivered 500 shots for the anthology series despite the imposition of lockdown restrictions.
26 February 2021
DNEG Feature Animation bolsters senior creative team with two new appointments
Animation studio appoints Archie Donato as VFX Supervisor and Ted Ty as Global Head of Character Animation.
25 February 2021
COFFEE & TV WELCOMES RAFT OF NEW TALENT
The independent visual content studio specialising in creative VFX, animation, design and colour grading, has added new VFX supervisor, CG supervisor, Senior Artist, and Lead Houdini Artist to their team.
24 February 2021
Spotlight On… Cheat Studios: Cutting no corners on enhanced capability and client satisfaction
This month UK Screen Alliance talks to Toby Tomkins, Director and founder of the expanding London based post production studio, covering their bolstered remote working capabilities and changing business models in the UK VFX industry.