Irish Animation Award Winners 2017

  The second biennial Irish Animation Awards, held in Dingle last weekend.The packed room in The Skellig Hotel, Dingle included representatives from Amazon Prime, Disney, the BBC and Netflix as well as representatives of the many animation studios in Ireland. Other winners included Boulder Media’s Go Jetters for Best Visual Effects (VFX) as part of an Animated TV Series of Film, Vincent... Read more...

Irish Animation Awards – Nominations

Animation Ireland are delighted to announce the nominees for the second Irish Animation Awards. The awards, sponsored by RTÉ Jr, The Irish Film Board & Philip Lee, will take place in Dingle on Saturday March 25th. The Irish Animation Awards was created to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the Irish Animation, VFX and gaming industries.... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum: Pink Kong ‘Urban Tails’

Pink Kong Studios will pitch ‘Urban Tails’ on Friday the 16th at 3pm. Target Audience: 6- 8 years Series: 52 x 2 mins The Animal Music Artists ooze attitude as their videos play in the Urban Tails Music Chart show. Filled with funny character-driven content the series is energetic, unpredictable and upbeat, presenting the viewers with an unique take on Urban Wildlife.... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Igloo Films ‘Peek Zoo’

Igloo Films will pitch Peek Zoo on Friday the 16th at 12.00pm in the Blue Room.  Target Audience: Pre-school 4-5 Series: 26 x 6 mins The series follows the hilarious adventures of zookeeper Mr. Peek, and his two children, Jimmy and Violet, as they look after the loud and colourful animals of Peek Zoo. Igloo Films is a Dublin based studio... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum – Treehouse Republic ‘I’ve Got a Time Travelling Monkey on My Back’

  Treehouse Republic will pitch ‘I’ve got a Time Travelling Monkey on my Back’  on Thursday the 15th at 16.00 in the Pink Room. Target Audience: 7- 12 years focusing on the 8-9 age group Series: 26 x 11 mins I’ve Got a Time Travelling monkey on My Back is a retro, futuristic,  comedy adventure through time. Burt and Archie travel through... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Giant Animation ‘Creepers’

Giant Animation will be pitching Creepers on Thursday the 15th at 12pm in the Pink Room. Target Audience: 8+ years Series: 13 x 22 mins “Creepers” follows the exploits of three lifelong friends on their journey to investigate and document the eeriest mysteries of their city. Unlike most young kids, these three best friends spent most of their childhood creeping around graveyards... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Kavaleer Productions ‘Alva and the Trolls’

Kavaleer will pitch  ‘Alva and the Trolls’ Thursday the 15th at 9.45am in the Pink Room. Target Audience: 4-6 years Series: 52 x 11mins ‘With imaginary friends like these, who needs enemies?’ Being five means sometimes it feels like everyone around you is speaking a foreign language. That’s how it feels most days for Alva. Her big sister Pearl only... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Keg Kartoonz ‘Zombabies’

  Keg Kartoonz will pitch ‘Zombabies’ on Wednesday the 14th at 3.30 in the Pink Room. Target Audience: 6- 9 years old Series: 26 x 12 mins An aristocratic family who have lived on a vast estate for generations have fallen on hard times and have been forced to sell off much of their land. Their old mansion has been... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Jam Media ‘Snoozeville’

Jam Media will pitch ‘Snoozeville’ on Wednesday 14th at 12.15 in the Blue Room. Target Audience: 6-9 years This comedic, nonsensical series follows three best friends ­ Kip is a goofy, carefree ten­year­old who with his buddies, Pillow and Digi, just wants to… Live the Dream. Pillow is a laid back memory foam pillow, who always provides laughter, not to mention luxurious comfort and support.  Digi, on the other hand, is an easily wound up alarm clock, who is a stickler for time and gets frustrated by the ever changing rules of the world. These likely... Read more...

Spotlight on Ireland at Cartoon Forum- Salty Dog Pictures ‘The Mooneys’

Salty Dog Pictures will pitch The Mooneys (6 x 25min series) on Wednesday at 11am in the Pink Room. Target Audience: Prime Time Family It’s the year 2090 and the world’s fossil fuels have run dry. The earth is plagued by war, mass migrations and the lack of a good prime time animated series; but all is not lost. Scientists... Read more...