MAF Market (U)

  • MAF Market

MAF Market brings together animation studios and companies to showcase their work and meet the festival delegates. The stalls are set and ready for you to meet-up, share and network.

Studios and companies attending the MAF Marketplace will be:

Brown Bag Films

Brown Bag Films is a twice Oscar nominated animation studio who are excited to celebrate 25 years as a studio in 2019! If you’d like to hear more about our projects, our teams and what it looks like to work in our studios, visit Roisin McIntosh and Carolina Custoias on our recruitment stand on the 15th of November. Some of our crew will be on hand to have a chat & give advice on working in a studio & a career in animation.

University of Salford

If you want to work in the animation and media industry, visit the University of Salford stand on Thursday 15 November to find out how our courses can give you a head start. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in animation and related creative fields, and our team will be on hand to talk you through the options and share examples of student work and success stories.

Blue Zoo Animation

Our studio has a worldwide reputation for expertly crafting characterful animation. We pride ourselves on creating work that everyone involved with is immensely proud of, in a studio that cultivates friendship, creativity and opportunity in a positive and highly collaborative environment. We are expanding our studio and on the search for super keen and highly creative artists, so please do swing by our stand for a chat!

Animation Toolkit

Animation Toolkit specialises in the development and manufacture of stop-motion animation technology, kits and parts. They are suppliers to professional filmmakers and production companies, educators, students and enthusiasts across the globe.  Using new technologies, Animation Toolkit is in a permanent state of development regularly introducing new methods, solutions and products to the art form.  

BFI Talent Network

Want to learn about BFI NETWORK’s funding for new animators?

Connect with BFI NETWORK Talent Executives Alice Ramsey (Film Hub North), Alex Jackson (Film Hub Midlands) and Alice Cabanas (Film Hub South West) who will be on hand all day Thursday 15 November to discuss their short film production and early feature development animation funding opportunities, answer your questions and hear your film pitches!

No booking required, just drop by their stand.

Toon Boom

Come and find out why the best animators and studios in the world use Toon Boom software.

Representatives from Toon Boom Animation will be available all day to show how Toon Boom can empower your creativity, maximise production efficiency, demo the latest version of Harmony and Storyboard Pro, and connect you to a global network of artists and studios who use our animation tools to produce features, TV Shows, games, advertisements and much more.

Demos throughout the day. Come and say hello!


Date & Time: Thu, 15 Nov - 10:00
Approx. Runtime: 480 mins
Venue: Event Space