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.
23 February 2021
DNEG to develop first animated adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”
New adaptation to be helmed by Academy Award winner William Joyce, with writer Brian Selznick and DNEG Feature Animation.
22 February 2021
Freefolk’s VFX and Grade bring beastly snacks to life for McCoys
Soho based post production and visual effects studio Freefolk create deliciously vibrant visuals for 'Don't deny the beast', the latest campaign for McCoy's crisps.
18 February 2021
Artem provide high-flying props and VFX elements for thriller Horizon Line
The SFX company created large scenic props and transformed the Artem backlot for their biggest backlot shoot to date.
Post production Studio Cheat unveils fresh rebrand and new global roster
The London post production studio Cheat has revealed their new rebrand, and addition of remote global roster.
17 February 2021
CAKE and Fresh TV to Bring Back Animated Reality Series, Total Drama Island for Cartoon Network and HBO Max
The leading kids’ entertainment specialist and award-winning Canadian producer announced two new seasons of the hit animated reality show.
16 February 2021
One of Us reveal intimate details of VFX work on ‘Bridgerton’
The award-winning visual effects studio provided work for the TV series adaptation of Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels, created by Chris Van Dusen.
DNEG AND XR ENTERTAINMENT STUDIO DIMENSION ANNOUNCE VIRTUAL PRODUCTION PARTNERSHIP
Deal gives filmmakers access to revolutionary volumetric production studios and industry-leading virtual content creation for feature film, episodic and animation projects.
Escape Studios, ScreenSkills and Epic Games partner to help retrain UK film and High-end TV production
The UK screen industry skills and training bodies are working with Epic Games to create a series of free online workshops for freelancers and furloughed film and HETV workers.
15 February 2021
OUTPOST SECURE PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT, APPOINTS NEW CHAIR ROBIN SHENFIELD
Visual effects studio Outpost VFX has secured a multi-million-pound investment from funds managed by YFM Equity Partners (YFM), and appointed Robin Shenfield as new Chair of the board.
AARDMAN GREENLIGHTS NEW CGI SERIES, LLOYD OF THE FLIES, FOR CITV
Aardman has greenlit a brand-new comedy series for 7- to 11-year-olds called Lloyd of the Flies.
12 February 2021
Multi-million-pound redevelopment for the historic Twickenham Film Studios
The Studios, operated by TIME+SPACE Studios, have announced a £15 million development transformation to expand for the next generation of film makers and creatives.
11 February 2021
Framestore bolsters technology team with real-time appointments
Grant Bolton and Alberto Aguado join the engine team as Lead Technical Director and Principal Engineer, becoming key players in Framestore’s latest innovative real-time projects.
10 February 2021
New national standards to ensure UK is leading in world-class virtual production
Screenskills to develop UK virtual production training standards, with help of industry representatives from UK Research and Innovation, Epic Games, Ntropic, Sky Studios and UK Screen Alliance.
6 February 2021
COFFEE & TV LEADS THE WAY FOR THE VISUAL CONTENT INDUSTRY WITH B CORPTM CERTIFICATION
The independent visual content studio has announced the company has achieved Certified B Corporation® status.
5 February 2021
BFI OFFICIAL 2020 STATISTICS REVEAL £2.84bn film and HETV production UK spend after months of suspended production
Figures published by the BFI’s Research and Statistics Unit display the industry's significant economic recovery despite the impact of the pandemic.