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ANIMATION IRELAND & SCREEN IRELAND, Animation Concept & Creative Innovation Development Fund

Supporting New and Innovative IP Development, Technology and Business Growth As part of a further Stimulus Support Package made available for Animation, Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann in collaboration with Animation Ireland has allocated €400,000 in funding that will be invested in new innovative, high concept development and business growth opportunities within the Animation sector. The agencies are committed in... Read more...

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The Irish Animation Awards 2021

This is Animation Ireland’s fourth awards ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the Irish Animation, VFX and gaming industries. The awards will take place online on Friday the 21st of May. This year, we have decided to host a digital awards ceremony to keep our staff, partners and nominees safe. Although, yes, we will... Read more...

Cardel produces a new advert for Dogs Trust UK directed by Cardel director Katarina Lundquist

A Christmas Tale tells the story of a puppy, illegally imported into the country, and his mum, left behind to continue the breeding cycle. Sadly, for thousands of dogs, it’s a true story. Cardel  When Cardel was approached by Dogs Trust we already firmly believed in animal rights and knew this was something we felt a sense of responsibility for... Read more...

Cardel’s animated Christmas film ‘Günter Falls In Love’ Directed by Josephine Lohoar Self airs over the Christmas season on RTÉjr, RTÉ2 & RTÉ Player

Cardel, the Offaly based production company completed a festive stop motion animation which will be broadcast on RTÉjr and RTÉ2 over Christmas.  Günter’ Falls in Love’ tells the tale of a pudgy family pug who falls madly in love with an inanimate object one Christmas day. The film is directed by BAFTA nominated Josephine Lohoar Self with original music composed... Read more...

Angela’s Christmas Wish screening on RTÉ on Christmas Day!

ADD SOME EXTRA CHRISTMAS CHEER TO YOUR DECEMBER! Angela’s Christmas Wish will be screening on RTÉ this Christmas! The 45-minute sequel to the Emmy® nominated special Angela’s Christmas will be broadcast on RTÉ One at 5.15 pm on Christmas Day, as part of RTÉ’s festive lineup. It will also receive a second broadcast on Stephen’s Day at 1:25 pm! Make sure to... Read more...

Kavaleer Productions are in production with Circle Square!

Kavaleer Productions are delighted to announce the commencement of production of “Circle Square,” a 40 x 7’ preschool show commissioned by Milkshake! Channel 5 created by The Brothers McLeod.   Circle Square is a preschool animated comedy about a community of friends and neighbours depicting charming stories that emotionally reflect the everyday experience of children and families. Circle Square is... Read more...

Pink Kong Studios Brings Urban Tails ‘The Big Christmas Song’ to spread that festive cheer

Monday 14th December on RTÉ2 and RTÉjr launched ‘Shorts Yule Love’. The series includes Pink Kong Studios musical number, ‘Urban Tails: The Big Christmas Song’. Which is an awesome animated musical set in the universe of “Urban Tails” the RTEjr pre-school series. The main message of “The Big Christmas Song” is not the presents we receive or the oh-so tasty... Read more...

Christmas Critters, Children’s Podcasts, and Two New Animation IPs from TURNIP & DUCK

TURNIP & DUCK is delighted to launch their new Critters TV short, TINY’S SANTA LIST this December, as part of RTÉjr’s Shorts Yule Love scheme. The 2-minute short follows the Christmas build-up of one very excited little owl and his giddy parents, as they tune in to watch some festive Christmas TV. Tiny’s Santa List TXs on RTÉjr on 14th... Read more...

Boulder Media celebrate their 20th year in 2020

Despite it not being the ideal year for celebrations they still managed to mark the occasion with zoom parties and quizzes, an anniversary art blog and other events for crew. There were also commemorative boulders commissioned for Boulders longest serving trio, Robert Cullen, Paul O’Flanagan and Gillian Comerford who have been with the company since the start. Boulder have put... Read more...