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First Business of Animation conference dated for October

Get Animated Conferences has confirmed the date for its first Business of Animation conference – taking place on 2 October at the Wellcome Collection Museum, London from 11am to 5pm.

The inaugural event is targeted at senior executives from animation studios, commissioning, finance and distribution, L&M and retail.

Confirmed panellists to date include AnimationUK, The Department for Business and Trade, Aardman, Cloth Cat, Character.com, Bulldog Licensing, Retail Monster, Reemsborko, Light Boat Media, Jellyfish Pictures and Cantilever Media.

There are 70 tickets available for set of panels with the deadline for early bird rate ending on 31 August.

There are plans for Get Animated to become a CPD accredited educational series programme – with its focus on educating the production workforce of the animation industry in the UK solely on the aspects of how the business works and not the creative and technical side of the industry.

Seminars and panels throughout 2024 in Birmingham and London will cover trademarks, copyright, contract law, employment, raising finance, ideas on commercial potential through development, L&M, product development of merchandise and how IPs become commercial hits – right through to what it takes to become entrepreneurial and run independent studios.

Get Animated UK will help students of animation and those already in junior and senior production roles understand the business side of animation.

“Those who know me see that I straddle both the creative side of animation to the commercial and branding side of the industry,” commented Ryan Beaird, ceo at Get Animated and Brands Retail conferences. “The global animation industry is going through massive changes, and international competition is huge – so we want the UK animation industry workforce to have a better understanding of the business from the ground up.

“This will create more entrepreneurs, more UK created IP that stays British and diversify our creation and output of UK IP such as adult animation, anime and digital animated short-form content.”

Tickets and registration for the first conference can be bought at www.GetAnimated.uk.

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