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Leading the way in Animation: Management Development Seminar for Animation Studios

Animation Ireland in partnership with Animation Skillnet, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and Screen Skills Ireland are hosting a half day seminar on Leading the way in Animation: a Management Development Seminar for Animation Studios .  This seminar will give practical advice and share first hand experience from well known Irish and UK animation studios (Blue Zoo, JAM Media, Pink... Read more...

Frameworks, Screen Ireland/RTÉ’s animated short film scheme, undergoes major changes for 2020

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland have announced that applications are now open for Frameworks, the RTÉ co-funded scheme for animated short films. The structure of the scheme has undergone a number of key changes for 2020, following consultation with the industry. Up to four Frameworks projects will be selected to go into production: Up to two projects which will deliver an animated... Read more...

Kavaleer Productions, Cloudco Entertainment and Watchnext Media announce the launch of their New Animated Kids Comedy – Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese!

Cloudco Entertainment,  Watchnext Media and Kavaleer Productions  are excited to announce the launch of their animated kids sitcom – Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese™.  Produced by Watchnext Media and Kavaleer studios in France and in Ireland. The series was ordered by the BBC for CBBC in the UK, commissioned by the French television network, Gulli and pre-bought by RTÉ with additional funding secured... Read more...

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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...

Animation Ireland are recruiting for the position of Chief Executive (part-time)

Animation Ireland the trade association for the leading Irish animation studios working together to promote Ireland’s world class sector internationally is now recruiting for the position of Chief Executive. This is a part-time position.   Reporting to the Animation Ireland Board, the Chief Executive has overall responsibility for the leadership of the organisation and the delivery of its strategic plan.  The... 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...