British Animation Studios of the 20th Century

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Aaargh! Animation Ltd
(1994-) Producers: Deiniol Morris & Michael Mort
Aardman Animations
(1972-) Producers: Peter Lord & David Sproxton
Adlets Ltd
(1922?-32) Producer: ?
A for Animation Ltd
(1985-2000) Producer: Mark Taylor
Alpha Trading Company
(1901-15) Producer: Arthur Melbourne-Cooper
Analysis Films Ltd
(1939-47) Producer: Anson Dyer
Anglia Films Ltd
(1935-38) Producer: Anson Dyer
Anglia Films (Continental) Ltd
(1937-8) Producer: Anson Dyer
Animads Film Publicity
(1924?-1930?) Director: Arthur Melbourne-Cooper
Animated Productions Ltd
see British Animated Productions Ltd
Animation City Ltd
(1979-93) Directors: Phil Austin, Derek Hayes
Animation Partnership Ltd
(1983-2013) Producer: Carl Gover
Animation Services Ltd
(1976-2001) Producer: Charlie Pithers
Animation (Stroud) Ltd
(195-2013) Producer: John Halas
Animus Productions
(1978-98) Producer: Tony White
Anson Dyer Productions Ltd
(1937-8) Producer: Anson Dyer
Anson Dyer Studios Ltd
(1939-47) Producer: Anson Dyer

B

Bamforth & Company Ltd
(animated films 1914-5) Animation: Douglas Tempest
Barker Motion Photography Ltd
(1909-18) Animator: F Gandolphi
Basic Films Ltd
(1945-74) Animation Director: Cynthia Whitby
Be Animation Ltd
(1991-) Producer: Adrian Edwards
Bermuda Shorts Ltd
(1989-) Producer: Trevor Murphy
Bevanfield Films Ltd
(1981-2000) Director: Timothy Forder
Bill Melendez Productions Ltd
(1969-94) Producer: Steven C. Melendez
Biographic Cartoons Ltd
(1955-) Producers: Bob Godfrey, Keith Learner, Jeff Hale, Vera Linnecar, Nancy Hanna
BM Animation Ltd
(1970-1991) Producer: Barry Merritt
Bob Godfrey Films Ltd
(1961-2006) Producer: Bob Godfrey
Bob Godfrey’s Movie Emporium
(1971-80) Producer: Bob Godfrey
Brian Stevens Animated Films Ltd
(1964-2002) Producer: Brian Stevens
British Animated Films Ltd
(1936-39) Producer: Henry J. Elwis
British Animated Productions Ltd
(1946-53) Producer: George Moreno Jr
British Publicity Talking Films Ltd
(1929-36) Producer: T A Charlesworth
Broda, Jenkins & Co
(1917-21) Cartoonist: "Tom Titt" (Jan Rosciszewski)
Bubis & Grieve
(19??-19??) Producers: Ann Bubis and Margaret Grieve

C

Canning Factory, The
(1983-) Producer: Kate Canning
Cartoon and Diagram Films Ltd
see Diagram Films Ltd
Cartoon Film Company Ltd
(1914-18) Producer: J.A. Clozenberg
Cartoon Films Ltd
see Revelation Films Ltd
Cartwn Cymru Cyf
(1988-) Producer: Naomi Jones
Collingwood O'Hare Entertainment Ltd
(1988-2010) Producer: Tony Collingwood
Comedy Cartoon Sound Films Ltd
(1930-?) Producer: ?
Cosgrove Hall Films Ltd
(1976-93) Producers: Mark Hall, Brian Cosgrove
Cosgrove Hall Productions Ltd
(1993-2009) Producers: Mark Hall, Brian Cosgrove
Crown Film Unit
(1940-52) Producers: Alberto Cavalcanti, Ian Dalrymple, J B Holmes, Basil Wright
Crystal Films
(1911) producer: Stuart Kinder(?)
Cucumber Studios
(1977-86) Producers: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton

D

Dennis Connelly Ltd
(1934-36) Producer: Dennis Connelly
Diagram Films Ltd
(1938-55) Producer: Bruce Woolff
Digby Turpin Films Limited
(1960?-74) Producer/Director: Digby Turpin
Dragon Productions Limited
(1973-95) Producer: Oscar Grillo; Directors: Oscar Grillo, Sergio Simonetti
Dufay-Chromex Limited
(1943-51) Colour film manufacturers who financed productions to promote their product

E

Ealing Animation Ltd
(1984-) Producer: Richard Randolph
Edric Radage Productions Ltd
(1955-63) Producer: Eddie Radage
Elwis (production unit)
(1944) Producer: Henry J. Elwis

F

Favourite Films Ltd
(1914-23) Producer: ?
Filmfair Ltd
(1967-96) Producer: Graham Clutterbuck
Flicks Films Ltd
(1972-2006) Producer: Terry Ward
Fredric Film Productions Ltd
(1969-83) Producer: Fred Thompson

G

Gaumont-British Animation Ltd
(1945-50) Producer: David Hand
G Moreno Film Productions Ltd
(195?-73) Producer: George Moreno Jr
Grand Slamm Children's Films Ltd
(1995-) Producers: Ginger Gibbons, Geoff Dunbar, Mike Stuart
Grand Slamm Partnership Ltd
(1985-98) Producer: Ginger Gibbons
Group Two Animation Ltd
(1957-72) Producers: Geoff Collins, David Livesey

H

Halas and Batchelor Animation Ltd
(1940-91) Producer: John Halas
Helen Wiggins Films Ltd
(1948-1974) Producer: Helen Wiggins
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Hibbert Ralph Animation Ltd
(1982-) Producers: Jerry Hibbert, Graham Ralph
Hibbert Ralph Entertainment Ltd
(1988-2009) Producers: Jerry Hibbert, Graham Ralph
>H Luscombe Toms & Co Ltd
(1922-29) Producer: H Luscombe Toms
Honeycomb Animation Enterprises Ltd
(1994-) Producers: Sarah & Simon Bor
Hot Animation Ltd
(1997-2012) Producer: Jackie Cockle

I

Ice Pics
(1989-) Producer: Mike Davies
Illuminated Film Company Ltd
(1993-) Producer: Iain Harveyr
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J

K

Kine Komedy Kartoons (series)
(1916-20) Producer: Frank Zeitlin
Kineto Ltd
(1907-27?) Producer: Charles Urban
King Rollo Films Ltd
(1992-) Producer: Leo Nielsen
Kincartoons
see Kinsella & Morgan Film Company
Kinsella & Morgan Film Company
(1917-19) Producers: E P Kinsella. Horace Morgan
Konnick Studios Ltd
(1979-) Producers: Quay Brothers

L

Larkins Studio Ltd, The
(1947-84) Creative Director: Peter Sachs
London Film Productions Ltd
(1935) Producer: Alexander Korda
Loose Moose Productions Ltd
(1994-) Producer: Glenn Holberton
Luscombe
see H Luscombe Toms & Co Ltd

M

Maddocks Cartoon Productions Ltd
(1984-2005) Producer: Peter Maddocks
Moo Movies Productions Ltd
(1982-92) Director: Ian Moo Young
Moon and Parrot Productions
(1982-86) Directors: Keith Graham, Simon Holden
Moreno Cartoons Ltd
(1959?-69) Producer: George Moreno Jr

N

National Interest Picture Productions Ltd
(1936-1978) Producer: A.E.C. Hopkins
New Era Films Ltd
(1922-53?) Managing Director: Gordon Craig; Producer: W A Ward
Nicholas Cartoon Films Ltd
(1955-92) Producer: Nick Spargo

O

Orchid Productions Ltd
(1980-2001) Animation Director: Julian Kronfli

P

Passion Pictures Ltd
(1987-) Producer: Andrew Ruhemann
Pearce Studios
Picasso Pictures Ltd
(1994-) Producers: Jane Bolton & Dominic Buttimore
Pinschewer Films Ltd
(1938-57) Producer: Julius Pinschewer
Pizazz Pictures Ltd
(1989-) Producers: Mario Cavalli, Pam Dennis, Eric Goldberg
Publicity Films Ltd
(1919-1950?) Producer: Edward W Beckett
Publicity Pictures Ltd
(1926-1936) Producer: A.E.C. Hopkins

Q

R

Red Kite Animation Ltd
(1997-) Producer: Ken Anderson
Richard Purdom Productions Ltd
(19) Producer: Richard Purdom
Richard Taylor Cartoon Films
(19) Producer Richard Taylor
Richard Williams Animation Ltd
(1973-93) Producer: Richard Williams
Francis Rodker Animation Ltd
(19??-??) Producer: Francis Rodker

S

Shell Film Unit
(1934-) Head of Animation: Francis Rodker
Sherbet Animation Ltd
(1996-) Producer: Jonathan Bairstow, Director: Jonathan Hodgson
Signal Films Ltd
(1947-51) Producers: Robert Leffingwell, Gerald Holdsworth
Simonetti Productions Ltd
(1980-99) Producer: Sergio Simonetti
Siriol Animation Ltd
(1982-) Producer: Dave Edwards
Smallfilms Ltd
(1959-) Producers: Peter Firmin, Oliver Postgate
Snowden Fine Productions Ltd
(199?-) Producers: David Fine, Alison Snowden
Speedy Cartoons Ltd
(1985-98) Producer: Paul Vester
Stewart-Hardy Films Ltd
(1956-87) Producers: John Stewart, Ken Hardy
Stokes Cartoons Ltd
(1960-2000?) Producer: Jack Stokes
Stop Frame Animations Ltd
(1971-5) Producers: Brian Cosgrove, Mark Hall
Stop Frame Films Ltd
(1974-5) Producers: Brian Cosgrove, Mark Hall
Studio AKA Ltd
see Pizazz Pictures Ltd
Super-Ads Ltd
(1929-31) Producer: A Goodman

T

Telemagination Ltd
(1983-2011) Producer: Elphin Lloyd-Jones
Telebug Enterprises Ltd
see Telemagination Ltd
Tony Collingwood Productions Ltd
see Collingwood O'Hare Entertainment Ltd
Tony Cuthbert Cartoons Ltd
(1976-92) Producer: Tony Cuthbert
Tressograph Ltd
(1914-14) Producer: Henry Tress
Triffic Films Ltd
(1989-2009) Producer: Tim Searle
TV Cartoons Ltd
(1957-) Producer: George Dunning
TVC London Ltd
(1957-) see TV Cartoons Ltd

U

Uli Meyer Animation Ltd
(1994-2014) Producer: Uli Meyer

V

W

Wardour Motion Pictures Ltd
(1977-93) Producer: Mick Sutton
W M Larkins & Co Ltd
(1940-65?) see Larkins Studio Ltd, The
Woodland Animations Ltd
(1975-2001) Producer: Ivor Wood
World Wide Animation Ltd
(1955-) Director: Ric Wylam
Wyatt-Cattaneo Ltd
(1965-94) Producers: Ron Wyatt, Tony Cattaneo, Richard Ollive

X

Y

Z

Z Animation Ltd
(1983-90) Producer: Jeff Goldner

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