New Freelancers Guide Launched for Irish Screen Sector

Animation Ireland, Animation Skillnet, Screen Ireland and Screen Skillnet have today launched an online Freelancer’s Guide – www.freelancersguide.ie.  The Freelancer’s Guide was created to support freelancers across the Irish animation and screen industries. The site functions as a manual and directory, offering guidance in the areas of personal development, business, and marketing. The website was developed with the support of... Read more...

Silly Sundays: A new Cartoon Saloon TV Series with WarnerMedia Kids & Family

In November it was announced that WarnerMedia Kids & Family has greenlit Silly Sundays from Cartoon Saloon for its new Cartoonito preschool block on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. Created by Oscar®-nominated producer Nuria González Blanco (Late Afternoon), the endearing animated series follows cousins Sonia, Hugo and Mel on fun, unexpected adventures at their family get-togethers. Silly Sundays will debut... Read more...

Telegael: JG and the BC Kids feature film

Telegael (Ireland), Elijah Rock Productions (USA), Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment (USA) and Toonz Entertainment Group are in production on JG and the BC Kids, an animated feature film created by Janet Hubert (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air). Hubert is also a co-producer of the feature.  Telegael’s design team are creating the character and background designs, animation is being carried out... Read more...

Cartoon Saloon: The Secret of Kells’ Pangur Bán inspired Kilkenny art trail

Pangur Bán, the mischievous cat from Cartoon Saloon’s first feature film, The Secret of Kells, was the inspiration for a new art trail in Kilkenny. The Kilkenny Catwalk 2021 is a trail of 21 wonderful Kilkenny Cat sculptures which have been decorated by some of our most talented artists, mainly local, for public display in and around Kilkenny City in... Read more...