UK@Annecy 2013

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“UK Animation – Open for Business”

Information Session & Networking

Download the UK@Annecy information pack here

Friday 14th June 2013
10 am – 1.30 pm

Venue: Imperial Palace Hotel, Annecy


UKTI has funded CMC to organise the UK presence at the world’s biggest animation festival and its associated animation market – MIFA.   With the support of Creative Skillset, we are staging a networking and information morning, designed to inform the international community about the new UK animation tax incentive, and provide opportunities for making business contacts at MIFA.  The session will feature expert guidance on qualification for, and the operation of, the new UK tax break.

Speakers will include:

  • Ken Anderson – Red Kite Animation
  • Genevieve Dexter – Serious Lunch
  • Marc Dhrami – Gaumont Alphanim
  • Jackie Edwards, CBeebies (BBC)
  • Gina Fegan – UK Trade and Investment
  • Oli Hyatt – Blue Zoo and UK Animation Campaign
  • Anna Mansi – BFI Certification
  • Moses Nyachae – Saffrey Champness
  • Kate O’Connor – Creative Skillset
  • Mike Watts – Novel Entertainment and PACT Council

A full programme and speaker list is available here 

The event is free, but only open to registered delegates of MIFA.  The CMC and UKTI have negotiated an advantageous rate of €365 for UK-based delegates.  You will receive information on how to access this special discount once you sign up for the session.

Annecy (11 – 15 June 2013) is a Film and TV Festival, but also a Conference, the MIFA market and a new talent incubator programme.   It’s packed with creative and business inspiration, and it’s the place to meet clients and partners.  The interest generated by the new tax break (already in evidence at Kidscreen and MIP earlier this year) makes it well worth a visit in 2013.