About Animation Ireland

Animation Ireland is the trade association for the leading Irish animation studios working together to promote Ireland’s world class sector internationally. With millions of children watching animated programmes produced here, Ireland is a recognised leader for TV, Film, Games and Visual Effects.

The Irish animation industry has experienced substantial growth since 2010 and has emerged as a central component of Ireland’s digital and creative economy. Award winning Irish studios employ over 2,000 full time staff.

Ireland is one of the best places in Europe and the World to produce animation. Ireland has one of the best Tax Credits in Europe, with up to 32% tax credit available on eligible Irish expenditure. The Irish passion for storytelling and the arts has a created a culture perfectly suited for world class animation studios to thrive upon.

To become a member or to advertise for jobs you can contact us on support@animationireland.com

Animation Ireland is proud to manage

The National Talent Academy for Animation
The Animation, Innovation & Immersive Storytelling Development Fund
The Pathways Fund
The Irish Animation Awards

Animation Ireland Board

CEO: Ronan McCabe

Industry Chair: Moe Honan, Moetion Films

Louise Cornally, Brown Bag Films

Ian Hamilton, Elk Studios

Marc Jordan, Lighthouse Studios

Conor Harrington, Giant Animation 

Colm Tyrrell, Boulder Media

Mark Cumberton, Jam Media

Supported by: Delphine Coudray, Head of Operations

Róisín Chapman, Administrator

Animation Ireland trading as The Association of Animation Producers in Ireland is a company limited by guarantee.

The Association of Animation Producers in Ireland Ltd,
Suite 315, Guinness Enterprise Centre (GEC), Taylor’s Lane, The Liberties, Dublin 8, D08 YPP9

Co Reg number: 556477

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