RESOURCES FOR ANIMATORS AND STUDENTS
CONNECT...

VIRTUAL CREATIVE 

GET-TOGETHERS

Via Voluntary Arts

A daily online get-together for anyone involved in arts, culture and creativity so we can connect and help each other

STANDING OUT WHILE STAYING IN

Via Access VFX

Animation and VFX industry leaders discuss how you can best prepare yourself for job hunting when you can't get to an VFX/animation festival to speak to the studios in person.

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Via The Dots

Missing creative events? Creative network The Dots have listings of virtual creative events you can be part of, and lots of them are free!

VIRTUAL CREATIVE MORNINGS EVENTS

Via Creative Mornings

Join Creative Mornings events around the World! 

ONLINE CREATIVE NETWORKING

Via What Next? Cardiff

What Next? Cardiff is a weekly Wednesday morning meetup for people involved in the arts. The meetings have gone online and are open for anyone to join.

SKWIGLY - CHATTY TUESDAYS

Via Skwigly

Join Skwigly every Tuesday at 7pm for animation chat! 

LEARN...

FUNDAMENTALS OF ANIMATION ONLINE

Via Aaron Blaise

Master animator Aaron Blaise (“The Lion King”, “Brother Bear”, “Mulan”) is offering his online course on the key principles of animation FREE for a limited time!

FREE ONLINE CREATIVE COURSES

Via Skillshare

Tons of online courses in animation and all sorts of other creative disciplines. New members get 2 months free.

SUPPORT...

ONLINE TRAINING AND MORE FOR THE SCREEN INDUSTRY

Via ScreenSkills

ScreenSkills, the industry-body for the UK’s screen industries, is developing a wealth of online training for those working in or entering the screen sector.

SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE IN THE FILM + TV SECTOR

Via Film + TV Charity

Wellbeing support and financial advice for those in the film and TV sector, including a 24/7 helpline and support grants for those in need. 

GET YOUR VOICE HEARD

Via Arts Council Wales

and Ffilm Cymru Wales

Ffilm Cymru Wales and Arts Council Wales are collecting stories from across the sector and lobbying on our behalf. Email coronavirus@arts.wales or coronavirus@ffilmcymruwales.com to them know how you've been affected.

BUSINESS IMPACT SURVEY

Via FOR Cardiff

Are you a freelancer or do you run a creative business? FOR Cardiff have started a Covid-19 Business Impact Survey to help them lobby government on our behalf.