International Women's Day Panel

7th March 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

International Women’s Day

#BalanceforBetter #IWD2019

Animated Women UK | ACCESS:VFX | Animation UK

According to recent diversity statistics from UK Screen and Animation UK the VFX (27% female) and Animation industries (40% female) still have a long way to go to reach gender balance.

The night before International Women’s Day 2019 Animated Women UK, ACCESS:VFX and Animation UK are hosting a panel at The Mill to discuss these statistics and the challenges faced trying to address them with the aim of formulating a plan for change.

Doors will open at 18:00 and the panel chaired by Alana Foster will be held from 6.45 - 8pm. 

With thanks to The Mill for hosting us.

Confirmed pannelists:


Simon Hughes - Creative Director / VFX Supervisor, Union
Noreen Connolly - MD of Beam


Tom Box - Co-founder, Blue Zoo
Natalie Llewellyn - Head of Development, Jellyfish
Ross Urien - Creative Director, The Mill


Helen Piercy - AWUK Board Education Advisor / Animation Lecturer at University of Norwich
Andrew Brassington - Head of Strategic Projects, Escape Studios

Ticket information

Animated Women UK

Venue details

2nd Floor, The Mill, 11-14 Windmill Street, London, W1T 2JG

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