Brown Bag Films announces production of animated holiday special ‘Angela’s Christmas’

  Based on the popular children’s story from Pulitzer Prize winning author FRANK McCOURT. Oscar Nominated Ruth Negga and Lucy O’Connell set to star. Dublin, Ireland – June 13, 2017 – Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is pleased to announce that it is in production on the animated holiday special, ANGELA’S CHRISTMAS. The half... Read more...

Boulder Media announce second Dublin studio space

“We are expanding significantly, hiring additional crew and starting new, exciting projects”, said Robert Cullen, creative director, Boulder Media. Boulder Media, with HWBC, today announced that it is opening a second studio space in Dublin at 2-4 Claremont Road, fronting onto Sandymount Green in Dublin 4. Boulder will also continue operating at its current location on Hawkins Street. Boulder was... Read more...

Nickelodeon International acquires seasons 3 & 4 of ‘The Day Henry Met’

Nickelodeon International has purchased the international broadcast rights to the upcoming seasons of the series of ‘The Day Henry Met’, in addition to renewing its existing rights to the first and second. Last year these were brought across markets on six continents by Nickelodeon International including the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia, Israel,... Read more...

Boulder Media Hits the Big Time – and the Silver Screen!

Boulder Media – which currently employs a crew of 170 – is delighted to be ramping up its hiring significantly to support its growing production pipeline. To house the expanded team, Boulder will be relocating to a larger studio space in the summer in Sandymount, Dublin 4. The Studio’s expansion will support a growing slate of entertainment around Hasbro brands... 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...

3 Irish Features pitched at Cartoon Movie

Cartoon Movie took place last week in Bordeaux, France. Three projects from Ireland were pitched at the 2 day pitching event intended to create a synergy between producers, investors and distributors of feature-length animation films. Meet the projects Wolfwalkers – Cartoon Saloon Directors – Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart Synopsis : In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves... Read more...

Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner’ enters animation production

Cartoon Saloon, the Kilkenny based animation studio behind the Oscar nominated films ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’, have entered animation production on their latest feature film ‘The Breadwinner’. Based on the internationally acclaimed children’s novel by Deborah Ellis, ‘The Breadwinner’ tells the story of Parwana, a 12 year old girl growing up in Afghanistan in 2001.... Read more...