The Animation section of this website is a useful resource containing the latest news, helpful articles to assist your search for service providers and contact details for Animation companies.
Whether you are looking for a local Animation Production Company to produce a video for your business or a Producer looking for Animation talent to help produce a major production you will find the information listed here.
The main categories include sub categories in computer graphics, animation equipment and software like Adobe and Autodesk, Animation Studios, Animation Production Companies, motion graphics,digital animation, augmented reality, computer game animation and animators.
For someone interested in entering this sector you can find information on courses available in Universities. The future is bright , reflecting on the success of animation in the box office, the UK can take advantage of this and there are now the resources available to do this and there are also opportunities available outside of film, like commercials, corporate videos and explainer videos . Most companies now realise the importance of video to promote themselves, often an animated video is the easiest and most cost effective method.
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Explainer Videos: Putting Fun Into Function?  Long gone are the days when people read lengthy blocks of text scattered with the odd diagram whilst trying to find out about the latest product or service that they are considering paying for.

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Animated Characters Bring Marketing To Life
How 'hiring' an animated character can bring your marketing message to life. As part of our ongoing animation work for a range of clients who prefer a distinctive animated character to tell their story, it's a good moment to discuss the reasons why having this kind of thing to promote a product or concept can be a real benefit to your marking message.
Why Your Marketing Mix Will Benefit From Animation – Every Time
Online video is currently hot, hot property. The online community are looking to web-based video to educate, entertain, and inform. With many organisations adding well-crafted animated videos to the front-end of their sites to grab audience attention online video is definitely the next big marketing frontier.
Using Animation As An Online Strategy
Why you should be using animation as part of your online strategy... A considered and crafted animation can pay dividends in your overall communications strategy. A great animated video can expand on a potentially tricky or complex subject matter (like how your product or business works), and can make it easier to understand quickly, and to buy into.
Industry Developments By White Wabbit
There are two distinct veins to animation and they rarely cross one another and have only a little use for one another's technology.
Animation: Should It Cost The Earth?
It is a common misconception that high quality animation requires a substantial budget and is confined to the realms of large brands and marketing agencies with their big campaigns! Adele John is the lead animator at Big Paw Animation in Southampton and has noticed that over the last decade the cost of producing an animated corporate video has been driven down by advances in hardware and softwa
Engaging Online Audiences Through Animation
As demand for visual content increases and more of us jump aboard the video train, animation is attracting quite the following from those looking to separate themselves from the competition with creative and compelling content that engages and retains their audience's attention, writes Timothy Foxx Neal, Yudle Animation.
NFTS: A Driving Force For UK Animation
First opening its doors in 1971 as the National Film School (NFS), it was a joint effort by the industry and government to create an institution where talent could be educated and trained for the British Film Industry. Today, it is the only film school in the UK with its own film and television studios, and post-production facilities to rival those of professional companies.
Animated Advertising: Is It Worth It?
Is an animated explainer film really worth producing? As an industry professional creating animated explainers, promos and corporates I'm here to tell you it's certainly worth considering, writes Tom Sanders, Head of Production and Animation Director, Tinmouse Animation. Having a video on your site, that is animated or not, can be 12 times more effective than text.
Animation Experts Take On Factual Television: Bringing Gaming CGI To TV Documentary
Leading animation studio RealtimeUK have embarked on major documentary series project for Sky Channel Yesterday. The Manchester-based company have joined forces with production company Impossible Factual and Canadian outfit Saloon Media to create the ambitious series 'Mummies Alive'.