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Irish delegation voyage to World Animation Summit in Los Angeles

An Irish animation delegation led by Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland and Enterprise Ireland will attend the World Animation Summit in Los Angeles this week to showcase the work of Irish creative talent, strengthen relationships and increase collaboration between the animation industry in Ireland and Los Angeles. As part of the visit, the Irish delegation will have high-level meetings with major international... Read more...

“My Father’s Dragon” has its world premiere at BFI London Film Festival.

Cartoon Saloon’s latest feature film My Father’s Dragon, directed by Academy Award®-nominated Nora Twomey premiered on October 8th at The BFI London Film Festival. Nora was joined in London by the two lead actors Jacob Tremblay and Gaten Matarazzo. The film is inspired by the Newbery-honored children’s book from author Ruth Stiles Gannett. Struggling to cope after a move to... Read more...

Next Generation Storytelling – 10 High-Concept Projects Announced for Animation Innovation and Immersive Development Fund

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland in partnership with Animation Ireland are delighted to announce, with the support of Immersive Technologies Skillnet, the 10 animation and interactive company recipients of this year’s Animation Innovation and Immersive Development Fund for 2022. The €350,000 fund continues Screen Ireland’s ambition to highlight Ireland as a centre of excellence in animation, in diversifying the scale and breadth... Read more...

Six new MEDIA Calls for 2023 are now open!

On 20th October, Creative Europe MEDIA published six calls for proposals to support the film and audiovisual industry for 2023. More funding opportunities will be announced in the coming months.  With a total budget of over €180 million for 2023, the MEDIA strand of Creative Europe will continue promoting cross-border cooperation to scale up audiovisual productions and to enhance the competitiveness of European audiovisual industry... Read more...

Call For Applications – Science On Screen Commission

The Science on Screen programme in partnership with the National Talent Academy for Animation is delighted to offer new opportunities to collaborate with CÚRAM* researchers on a series of short animations. This is a paid commission. Project Overview  The objective is to create a series of easy to understand, short animations that present scientific concepts currently being explored through research... Read more...