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Schoolism LIVE Dublin 2019

Schoolism Live –Dublin 2019, in collaboration with Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland, will take place on the 9th and 10th November 2019 in the Paccar Theatre at the Science Gallery –https://dublin.sciencegallery.com/ The Schedule is as follows: DAY 1: Saturday November 9th CHARACTER DESIGN 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Daniel Arriaga FROM COMIC BOOK TO ANIMATION 1:00 pm – 3:00... Read more...

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Overview of European Marketplace for Animation | Creative Europe and Animation Ireland

Animation Ireland are partnering with Creative Europe for Marketing and Distribution in the Animation Marketplace with JUSTINE BANNISTER. This event is organised in partnership with Creative Europe Media Desk Ireland. Where? CAMDEN COURT HOTEL, Camden St Lr, D2. When? Thursday 7th November 9.30am – 1pm SIGN UP HERE Justine is an independent children’s media consultant with 25 years’ experience accrued most... Read more...

Animation Ireland partner with Creative Europe for event: Overview of European Marketplace for Animation | Thurs 7th November

We are delighted to partner with Creative Europe and inviteJUSTINE BANNISTER to Ireland to give a presentation on Marketing and Distribution in the Animation Marketplace.  This event is organised in partnership with Creative Europe- Media Desk Ireland.Where? CAMDEN COURT HOTEL, Camden St Lr, D2.When? Thursday 7th November 9.30am – 1pm SIGN UP HERE Justine is an independent children’s media consultant with 25 years’... Read more...

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MIP COM 14- 17 October 2019

MIPCOM – The World’s Entertainment Content Market 14-17 October 2019, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France From blockbuster programming to groundbreaking partnerships, every October, the global media and entertainment industry converges in Cannes to turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business. Read more...

Irish animator wins top global award as Irish animation studios make global industry pitch

The leading lights of the Irish animation industry have descended on Cannes in southern France this weekend to represent Ireland and pitch for international business at the ‘MIPJunior’ conference. The two-day event is an annual gathering of 1,600 of the world’s most important buyers, commissioners, producers, development executives and distributors from the global children’s television industry. There was a special... Read more...

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MIP Junior 12-13 October 2019

MIPJunior – The World’s Leading Kids Entertainment Industry Event 12-13 October 2019, JW Marriott, Cannes, France MIPJunior gathers the most influential buyers, commissioners, producers, development executives and distributors from the global Kids TV industry. Two targeted days of networking, pitching, matchmaking, conferences and content discovery through the world’s largest Screenings Library of Kids content. MIPJunior is the perfect destination for... Read more...

ANIMATION, VFX & GAMES GRADUATE TRAINEESHIP 2019-2020 Call for Applications

Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Skillnet are currently seeking applicants for the next iteration of the hugely successful graduate Traineeship Programme for Animation, VFX and Games, which is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Animation Ireland. In 2018-19, 15 trainees took part in the programme and were placed in a studio for 6 months. The studios that took... Read more...

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD Announces Increase of €1 million to Screen Ireland Budget for 2020

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, the national development agency for the film, television and animation industry, welcomes a funding increase of €1 million announced by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan, bringing the agency’s annual capital budget to €17.2 million for 2020. Commenting on the budget announcement Fis Éireann/Screen Ireland Chair Dr. Annie Doona said, “We welcome the Government’s consistent... Read more...

ACE ANIMATION SPECIAL

The ACE Animation Special is a hands-on workshop for experienced producers who want to diversify their activities to include, and/or deepen their knowledge of, developing and producing long form/feature film animation production for an international audience (cinema, broadcast or streaming). In close collaboration with Screen Skills Ireland and Animation Dingle and support from other key Irish partners – Screen Ireland,... Read more...

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Kilkenny Animated 2019!

Kilkenny Animated is a brand new festival of visual storytelling, incorporating cartoons, animation and illustration in a series of exhibitions, talks, performances, workshops and experiences that celebrate the creativity and craft of the visual image. The festival is hosted by twice-Academy Award® nominated animation studio, Cartoon Saloon and is set against and inspired by the backdrop of Kilkenny’s medieval streets... Read more...