Wacom joins UK Screen Alliance as official supporter to drive creative innovation and technology in the Film, TV, animation, post and VFX industries

London (UK) and Düsseldorf (Germany) – 24 November 2023 – Wacom, the pioneer and leading innovator of digital pen technology, is excited to announce its official partnership with UK Screen Alliance and its partner organisation Animation UK, as an official supporter.

The UK Screen Alliance is an influential advocate of the industry representing over 170 companies across the UK in post-production, VFX, animation, TV and film studios and production services, with the aim to grow recognition and drive innovation for these sectors. This aligns seamlessly with Wacom’s commitment to empowering creative professionals to improve both artistic expression and production efficiency through technological advancement.

“Our partnership with the UK Screen Alliance underscores our commitment to the creative community and to provide professionals with the tools and support they need to push the boundaries of what is possible in film and VFX,” says Peter Sommer, Senior Vice President of Wacom’s Branded Business in EMEA. “We are looking forward to play an active role in the alliance, share the latest technology and gain insights necessary to develop even better tools to drive the future of storytelling.”

Neil Hatton, CEO of UK Screen Alliance, says, “As a key supplier to our sectors, we warmly welcome our new partnership with Wacom. We admire their ongoing commitment to encourage new talent into the industry and we look forward to working with them, as we call for universities to join UK Screen Alliance in our newly launched education branch.”

For more than 40 years, artists and designers around the globe are relying on Wacom technology to create amazing work. From storyboarding to post-production, world-renowned animators, game developers and 3D sculptors turn to Wacom pen tablets and displays to create the characters, creatures, special effects and worlds in the games and movies that fans adore. Wacom's sole focus is on developing solutions that help artists and studios make the world a more creative place.

For more information about Wacom and its range of digital pen solutions for creative professionals, visit


About Wacom
Wacom’s vision is to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies. This has made it the world’s leading manufacturer of interactive pen tablets and displays as well as of digital styli and solutions for saving and processing digital signatures. The advanced technology of Wacom’s intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and designs around the world and provides business and home users with their leading interface technology to express their personality. Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727) with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. For further information about the products of Wacom, see also

About UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK
UK Screen Alliance and Animation UK are the leading trade associations that represents Visual Effects (VFX), TV & Film Studios, Post-Production and Animation in the UK. They are the membership organisations for over 170 leading employers across these sectors and their primary purpose is advocacy for their member companies, representing their views to government and related screen sector bodies. Their aim is to enhance the business environment in the UK so that these sectors flourish and grow to achieve their full potential.

For more information about UK Screen Alliance, visit For more information about Animation UK, visit

For further information, please contact:
Wacom Europe GmbH
Jeroen van’t Hoofd, PR Manager EMEA

UK Screen Alliance/Animation UK
Audrey Lai, Communications and PR Coordinator