News & Events

Nine Irish Projects set for Cartoon Forum 2017

Cartoon Forum 2017 line up has been announced. There will be 9 Irish projects pitched at the unique event in Toulouse, where animation producers can find cross-border partners and speed up financial arrangements. The Irish studios pitching are Cartoon Saloon, Giant Animation, Ink & Light, Jam Media , Kavaleer, Kite Entertainment & Turnip and Duck, Wiggleywoo, Piranha Bar & Dream Logic Studios. Ireland is second only to France for... Read more...

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...

European Animation Awards

The Inaugural European Animation Awards – the ‘Emiles’ – are happening this December 8th in Lille, France. If you are based in Ireland (or indeed any European country) and are involved creatively in the animation industry then you should enter! Keep up to date with the awards on www.animationawards.eu. Find out more about the awards from Peter Lord in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikbmn8OuqzI 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...

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Cartoon Business – Belfast

Seminar on New Emerging Business Models in Animation. Cartoon Business is a top-level seminar focusing on the new generation models of financing and revenues brought about by the changes in the production and distribution markets. How to take advantage of new financial opportunities and how to secure stronger partnerships with digital platforms? Based on case studies and experts’ advice, Cartoon... 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...