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JAM Media: Mistletoe and Stubbs launches on RTE Shorts Yule Love series

JAM Media: Right in time for Christmas we have completed our 2 minute animated short for RTE’s Christmas shorts – Yule Love series. The collection of yuletide themed shorts launched on 14 December on RTÉ2 and RTÉjr and will be repeated all over Christmas.  Mistletoe and Stubbs revolves around a reliable, old cake decoration called Stubbs and his dreams of... Read more...

Irish Animation Awards 2021 Launched!

Animation Ireland, the representative body for animation studios in Ireland, has today Friday 18th December announced the launch of the Irish Animation Awards 2021. Due to Covid-19, the 2021 ceremony will be an online event and will take place on Friday, 21st May. The Irish Animation Awards is a biennial ceremony showcasing and celebrating the best of the world-class creative... Read more...

Top Ten Finish for 9 Story and Brown Bag in Kidscreen Hot50 – Duo Voted #5 in Production

The votes are in and the Kidscreen Hot50 results are HERE! Brown Bag Films are delighted to share that 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films made TOP TEN once again, coming in fifth place in the Production category. PRODUCTION1. Sinking Ship Entertainment2. Fred Rogers Productions3. JAM Media4. Guru Studio5. 9 Story Media Group/Brown Bag Films6. Sesame Workshop7. DreamWorks... Read more...

Cardel Produces Fischia il Vento/The Wind Whistles

A hand drawn short film written and directed by Alessandro Dordoni, animated by Natasza Cetner based on the memoirs of Alessandro’s grandfather Lino Dordoni.  April 16th, 1945. The end of the War is approaching, but the small Partisan outpost located near the enemy line has to overcome their last major obstacle; resist the surprise attack of 450 SS soldiers.  This... Read more...

Kidscreen Hot 50 – JAM ranked top 3 production company

JAM Media: “We are delighted to announce that JAM Media were voted (by our industry peers) as the 3rd ‘Hottest’ production company for 2020. Now in its seventh year, Kidscreen’s Hot 50 rankings are determined by industry voting that’s open to its 16,500-plus print and digital subscribers. We are extremely honoured to be part of this prestigious list. Thank you... Read more...

Bing Wins PRIX ROYAL Paris Animation Award for Best Animation!

Brown Bag Films are delighted to share that Bing, our co-production with Acamar Films, has won the PRIX ROYAL Paris Animation Award for Best Animation (Meilleure Animation – Finaliste) for its ’Nicky’ episode. A huge congrats to all the Bing Team! Sula’s cousin Nicky is visiting, something Bing is a little unsure about. Sula and Bing start making ‘rippy pictures’, and while... Read more...

Treehouse Republic Q4 update!

Treehouse Republic’s Hungry Bear Tales airs on RTEJr in December. Starting production March 2020, Hungry Bear Tales kicked off the week of the first lockdown, combined with their first venture into using Autodesk Maya for animation, Treehouse Republic’s pipeline was tested to the extreme. Through quickly setting up remotely and the expertise of their amazing staff, they delivered on time... Read more...

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...