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Exploring the UK Animation Sector

Join UKBAA, Creative England and Animation UK for an exclusive investor round table exploring the explosive opportunities for investing in innovating animation businesses.

The UK animation sector has a global reputation for creative and technical excellence, boasting an estimated value of £1.6bn. With an impressive history of creative and commercial success, the animation sector is driven by emerging technologies and brilliant storytelling, and notably, is one of the strongest screen-based sectors in the UK.

This is the second instalment of a series of round tables delivered through Creative Enterprise Evolve. A programme led by Creative England in partnership with the BFI and UKBAA to build a connected ecosystem of investors for the UK’s innovative media and entertainment sectors. For this instalment, Evolve have partnered with Animation UK to explore the investment opportunities in the thriving animation sector.

From the investors backing successful animation founders, to the leaders paving the way in the industry – this round table will unpick the animation sector, pinpoint what a scaling business looks like and highlight the investment opportunities driving growth in the sector.

The Panel


Liz Brion
Partner, Grant Thornton


Miles Bullough
Co-founder & Managing Director, Wildseed Studios


Oli Hyatt MBE
Creative Director, Blue-Zoo Animation


Kate O’Connor
Executive Chair, Animation UK Council


Mehjabeen Patrick
CFO/COO, Creative England


Jenny Tooth OBE
Chief Executive, UKBAA

Alix Wiseman
SVP, Distributions & Acquisitions, 9 Story

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Date and time
08 December 2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
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