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Women in Animation present Happy Hour Hustle + Creative Cookout!

Women in Animation Ireland are partnering with Animation Ireland, Animation Skillnet and Screen Skills Ireland to present the Happy Hour Hustle + Summer Creative Cookout! When ? Friday 16th August 2019 Happy Hour Hustle: 5pm – 6:30pm. Creative Cookout: 6.30pm – late Where? DTwo, 60 Harcourt Street, Dublin How? Register via this link  All details of the event are in... Read more...

Animation Ireland welcomes new Film Regulations to support further development in the audio visual sector and the extension of 481 to 2024

Animation Ireland are pleased to welcome the new Film Regulations to support further development in the audio visual sector alongside the extension of the Section 481 tax incentive from 2020, to 2024. The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD and the Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD today welcomed new film... Read more...

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ESTONIAN FOCUS AT THE GALWAY FILM FLEADH & FAIR

ESTONIAN FOCUS AT THE GALWAY FILM FLEADH & FAIR Presented by the Galway Film Fleadh and Fair in association with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, the Estonian Film Institute and Animation Ireland EVENT: Estonia/Ireland Focus panel, with a spotlight on animation (case studies: Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, The Overcoat, Love) on Fri 12th July, 3.30 – 5.00pm Guests will include, Moe Honan (moderator) Producer & Founder of... Read more...

Directors In Animation: Aidan McAteer’s Deadly cartoons

RTÉ Culture presents a new series of in-depth interviews with acclaimed Irish animators, created in association with Screen Directors Guild Of Ireland.  Aidan McAteer is an award-winning director, animator, and writer. He’s best known for animating high profile TV shows such as Peppa Pig, My Little Pony, Ben and Holly and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.  Aidan directed on the comedy action BBC series Danger Mouse, the Emmy nominated Oddbods and... Read more...

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The 31st Galway Film Fleadh 2019

The Galway Film Fleadh is a six day international film event held every July. We welcome a mad diversity of filmmaking from all around the world, all generations and cultural backgrounds. There are no red carpets at the Galway Film Fleadh, we bring luminaries of the craft and everyday cinephiles together within an intimate environment to celebrate our shared passion... Read more...

Directors In Animation: Bronagh O’Hanlon’s spark of inspiration

RTÉ Culture presents a new series of in-depth interviews with acclaimed Irish animators, created in association with Screen Directors Guild Of Ireland.  Bronagh O’Hanlon is a director, creator, and character designer at Brown Bag Films. She is currently working as the creator and Series Director of the popular TV show, Sadie Sparks, a co-production for the Disney Channel. Bronagh’s credits include Sadie Sparks (2018-2019), Doc McStuffins (2012-2017), Henry... Read more...

Irish Animation Talent to Join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Animation Ireland would like to extended a huge congratulations to Louise Bagnall (Late Afternoon), Nuria González Blanco (Late Afternoon), Gerry Shirren (Song of the Sea) on their invitations to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in their branches of animation and short films. The invitations demonstrate the continued success for Irish talent, as three Irish invitees received... Read more...

Global Ambition: Introducing Irish Animation to GAFX Benglaru

Irish Animation and storytelling was on full show at Bengaluru’s GAFX Conference 2019 (21st -23rd June) . The three day conference is India’s most prominent and largest annual event for Games, Animation & Visual Effects Industry hosted by Government of Karnataka and organized by ABAI. Alongside delegates from Australia, USA, UK and Italy, Sheila de Courcy (IRL), Creative Specialist &... Read more...

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Focus on Ireland at the Children’s Media Conference

Focus on Ireland Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 14:00 – 15:00 HUBS Common Room Ireland is globally recognised for the creation and production of world-class content for children. Would you like to work with us? Ireland provides the whole package, both creatively and financially. Find out how co-producing with Irish companies, hiring Irish studios for service work, or utilising Irish creatives... Read more...

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China Ireland International Film Festival 24th – 29th June

China Ireland International Film Festival Film, as a tool for dream building, is the best way to promote cross-cultural understanding. On the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Irish diplomatic relations, the first China Ireland International Film Festival (CIIFF) will be held in Dublin, Ireland. This film festival, with films as the carrier, driven by “One Belt, One Road” initiative,... Read more...