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...

Irish Animation in the News

Recruits animated about film work – Robert Cullen & @BoulderMediaLtdin the @thetimesIEhttps://t.co/OhoE61zVFo — Animation Ireland (@animationirel) June 11, 2017 €100m Irish animation industry sketches out a bright futurehttps://t.co/mvs6yDRAyZ — Animation Ireland (@animationirel) June 6, 2017   Friday first look: In tomorrow's magazine Oscar-nominated animator @nora877 of @CartoonSaloon tells us about her new passion project pic.twitter.com/TulfWoTZL0 — Weekend Magazine (@IndoWeekend) June... 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...

Admin Support for Animation Ireland & Animation Skillnet

Animation Ireland & Animation Skillnet are looking for full time admin support. The successful candidate will work closely with both organisations to achieve the objectives for the benefit of members & the wider industry. The ideal candidate Excellent organisational and planning skills Enthusiastic self starter Strong oral and written communication skills Good data entry, data collection, analysis and management skills... 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...

Paul Young presents at Creative Ireland Media Production Workshop

Friday the 5th of May at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, a Media Production Workshop with representatives from the film, broadcast and animation industry will be hosted by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD. Part of the Creative Ireland Programme, over 150 representatives from across the film and media production sector, including the Irish Film... 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 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...

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...

Monster Ent sells Ink & Light’s ‘Harry & Bip’ to Disney & SRC

Disney has picked up newly completed animation series ‘Harry & Bip’ from distributor Monster Entertainment for its CEMEA channels. Monster Entertainment has only very recently picked up distribution rights for the newly completed animated series and has also sold it to SRC for French-speaking Canada. ‘Harry & Bip’ is a new non-verbal CGI comedy series about two energetic young penguins who are all about... Read more...