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Oli Hyatt has been Creative Director at Blue-Zoo for 12 years, helping it thrive through difficult times for the animation industry. His most recent show Olive the Ostrich is a huge hit on Nick Jr, and has been sold right around the world. He is the Director of Alphablocks Limited, the company behind CBeebies Phonics show ‘Alphablocks’, as well as being the chair of AnimationUK. He has been Broadcasts ‘Young Animator of the Year’ and the Guardians ‘Young Businessman of the Year’ and has received two BAFTA nominations for ‘Those Scurvy Rascals’ and ‘Stitch Up Showdown’. He also sits on the BAFTA children’s committee.
The Training Levy and Training Initiatives
This session will explore the voluntary Training Levy associated with the tax incentive, and Creative Skillset will outline their plans for further training on the application of the tax break, and explore the perceived industry needs for training in an interactive "chat-back".
The UK animated series tax break, how we got here, and where it can take us.