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Ireland aims to become global centre of excellence for film – Varadkar says in LA

Taoiseach opens new consulate during visit to US city and holds meetings with range of TV and film companies Ireland aims to become a global centre of excellence for the film and TV industry, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said, as he continued his two-day visit to Los Angeles. Addressing a gathering of senior Irish and international film executives and actors... Read more...

Telegael wins Animation Investor Award at 2019 European Cartoon Forum

The Irish based animation and live action studio Telegael was awarded one of three Cartoon Tribute awards at the 2019 Cartoon Forum held in Toulouse, France this week. The aim of the Cartoon Tributes is to reward outstanding achievements, companies or personalities that have had a positive and dynamic influence on the TV animation industry over the last year. 1,000... Read more...

Monster sells raft of Irish programming

Monster Entertainment has recently made a raft of sales for Irish-produced animation.  The Day Henry Met…?, award-winning animation produced by Wiggleywoo Ltd, has been sold to RTÉ in Ireland, RAI Cinema in Italy, San Marino, Vatican City, Monaco, Malta and Italian speaking Switzerland, and Eesti Rahvusringhääling in Estonia for Free TV, IDIPPER in France, and TF1 Video in France, DROM,... Read more...

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30th CARTOON FORUM!

CARTOON FORUM 2019 Pitching & co-pro event – TV series 16 – 19 Sep 19 Toulouse (France) Cartoon Forum is a pitching & co-pro forum for animated TV projects. For 3 days, producers have the opportunity to pitch their project in front of 1000 broadcasters, investors and other potential partners from 40 countries. Since its creation in 1990, 782 series found financing, representing... Read more...

Brown Bag Workshop at Culture Night Dublin 2019

Culture Night 2019 is coming up on Friday, September 20th! And once again, you’ll find a fantastic line-up of events, as venues and public spaces across Ireland open their doors to host a program of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. This year the Brown Bag Films Dublin studio will be taking part in the fun... Read more...

Creating Madness: Daily Madness launch their new script writing and development team

In April 2019, Daily Madness launched their script-writing and development team, ‘Creating Madness’.  This Script-Editing/Head-Writing dream team is a new partnership by Shannon George and Kristina Yee. From America, but now Dublin-based, this dynamic duo have a second-to-none credit list to their names, and have worked on a number of productions for global clients such as Disney XD, Universal Pictures,... Read more...

Daily Madness are heading to Cartoon Forum!

Lindsey Adams and Shannon George, Founder and Creative Director, respectively, of Daily Madness Productions, will be heading to Cartoon Forum in September to present the company’s first in-house developed project, Pins and Nettles, to investors and buyers throughout Europe.  Pins and Nettles is a preschool series aimed at 2-4 year olds that follows the adventures of two hedgehogs who happen... Read more...

Animation Skillnet Autumn update

Animation Skillnet had a great summer of networking, learning, and upskilling! Straight back from a busy Annecy International Animated Film Festival, we launched into two intense and successful weeks of Bootcamps with recent graduates in June: the 2D Animation Graduates – Next Step Bootcamp and 3D Animation Graduates – Next Step Bootcamp offered 24 participants targeted workshops with Animation professionals... Read more...

Urban Tails TV Series Launches this September!

This September we see Pink Kong Studios new show ‘Urban Tails’ being unleashed.  A 26 x 2min episode series that will have young people tuning in. ‘Urban Tails’ airs on the 30th September on RTÉjr. ‘Urban Tails’ is the ultimate Music Show starring Awesome Animals from YOUR city. Each episode is a brand-new music video filled with funny factual character... Read more...