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Animation Dingle 2020!

Animation Dingle commits to delivering the very best in Animation from Ireland and around the globe to our Animation Dingle Festival annually; delivering through conference, workshops, screenings and awards and in the spirit of sharing and supporting.  In 2019, guests from Pixar, Amazon, Apple, Disney, Dreamworks, Netflix, NBC Universal, Nickelodeon,  joined with the BBC, RTÉ, and a wealth of industry... Read more...

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KIDSCREEN SUMMIT 2020!

Kidscreen Summit  is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2019, the conference welcomed more than 2,000 attendees from 50-plus countries. Top executives attend Kidscreen Summit to take advantage of the year’s best business networking, and to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry. Kidscreen’s premier annual event, which has quickly grown into... Read more...

ACE: SELECTED PRODUCERS ANNOUNCED FOR 1ST ANIMATION SPECIAL

ACE Producers is pleased to announce the sixteen producers that have been selected for the first edition of the ACE Animation Special that will take place during Animation Dingle in Ireland this coming March. The selected participants are all producers who want to diversify their activities to include, and/or deepen their knowledge of, developing and producing long form/feature film animation... Read more...

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8TH SILK ROAD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 21ST-25TH JANUARY 2020

The Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) is held annually in Dublin, Ireland. This year it will take place around the Chinese Lunar New Year! *Tickets available online www.silkroadfilmfestival.com  (*All screenings at Brooks Cinema, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City Hugh Lane are FREE, tickets available online and at door subject to availability) #SRIFF20    Read more...

8TH SILK ROAD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 21ST-25TH JANUARY 2020

The Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) is held annually in Dublin, Ireland. This year it will take place around the Chinese Lunar New Year. Founded in 2012, the SRIFF is fast becoming an international acclaimed film festival. Past guests have included world renowned filmmakers such as Director Béla Tarr (The Turin Horse, Satantango), Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro (Reds, The Last... Read more...

Animation Ireland welcomes SIX new studios in 2019!

Over the past 12 months, Animation Ireland welcomed six new studios to the association bringing a total of a thirty companies to its growing membership. The six vibrant animation studios- Cardel Entertainment, Distillery Films, Maverick Films, Studio Meala, Studio 9 and Trickshot Films are all working in array of unique styles, with numerous accolades to their name and exciting projects... Read more...

Cardel is in production on a new short animation, ‘Pussy on the Riviera’

Cardel Entertainment is in production on a new short animation with Director Daniel Stankler called Pussy on the Riviera. The film is a feminist, comedic reinterpretation of the 60s mystery / jewellery heist genre, inspired by the Pink Panther movies and Agathie Christie’s Death on the Nile. But rather than jewels, the cat burglar is stealing expensive pets. While on... Read more...

Distillery Films: Sullivan Sails to Markets

Distillery Films have launched financing for new series Sullivan Sails, developed with support from Screen Ireland. Sullivan Sails is an animated series for children aged 3 to 5. It encourages a love of adventure, exploration and imagination in young audiences, while introducing them to incredible facts about geography, the environment, and international cultures. Sullivan is fascinated by maps, and aspires to grow... Read more...

Creating Madness with Daily Madness

Creating Madness continues to grow from strength to strength since their launch in April this year. Alongside Daily Madness’s ongoing development slate, Shannon George and Kristina Yee have continued to provide Story Editing and Script writing services for development and production projects throughout Europe. Shannon and Kristina have just submitted their second commissioned script for Italian producer Enanimation, and with... Read more...

Another Service Work project broadcast for Daily Madness

Following on from the launch of Critters TV in October 2019, Daily Madness are delighted to see their second service work TV series broadcast in December 2019 on RTEjr.  Hired by Ink & Light, Daily Madness provided design and animation services for 27 episodes of new TV series ‘Ollie’. Ollie is produced by Lunanime, Ink and Light and Storyline and distributed... Read more...