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Animation Day at the Galway Film Fleadh! with WIA and sponsored by Animation Ireland & Animation Skillnet

Women in Animation, Animation Ireland & Animation Skillnet join forces to host a meet-and-mingle brunch as part of the Galway Film Fleadh’s Animation Day. Come swap cards, share ideas, and make plans with your comrades in animation. Where? Black Gate Cultural Centre When? Sunday 15th July; 12pm – 1:30pm All are welcome Drinks and nibbles provided Sponsored by Animation Ireland and Animation... Read more...

Animation Ireland welcomes Government plan for animation and film industry

Animation Ireland have issued a statement welcoming the ‘Audio-visual Action Plan’, which was launched by Minister Josepha Madigan TD, Minister Heather Humphries TD and Minister Denis Naughten TD this morning (Wednesday 27th June) in Dublin. The plan focuses on making Ireland an international hub for film, television and animation production. Animation Ireland Industry Chairperson John Phelan said; ‘’Animation welcomes the... Read more...

Pink Kong Studios are shortlisted for the Bank Of Ireland Startup Awards

On the 26th May 2016 the fifth edition of the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards will be hosted in the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA Gallery), Ely Place. The competition recognises and rewards Irish startups for their success in business across 12 categories including digital, food and drink , retail and technology. This year we see one of Irelands rising animation... Read more...

Brewster the Rooster is Going Into Production!

We are delighted to announce that Salty Dog Pictures has completed financing on its new preschool series, Brewster the Rooster! The show will premiere on RTE Junior in 2017. We are also proud to have Monster Entertainment distributing the show worldwide. Brewster the Rooster was pitched at Cartoon Forum in 2015 and will have the distinct honour of going into... Read more...

Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner’ enters animation production

Cartoon Saloon, the Kilkenny based animation studio behind the Oscar nominated films ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’, have entered animation production on their latest feature film ‘The Breadwinner’. Based on the internationally acclaimed children’s novel by Deborah Ellis, ‘The Breadwinner’ tells the story of Parwana, a 12 year old girl growing up in Afghanistan in 2001.... Read more...

The Bridge Programme 2016 – Call For Applicants

      THE BRIDGE is an intensive 8 week programme that aims to take graduates and help to make them more “Industry Ready” by offering them the experience of the culture of business and the expectation of the delivery of outputs. The studios involved in the Bridge programme in previous years include Brown Bag Films, Havok, Riot Games, Jam Media, Piranhabar, Windmill... Read more...