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...

Brown Bag Films: News roundup!

Ridley Jones Season TWO Now on Netflix! It’s Ridley to the rescue with Season 2 of Ridley Jones now streaming on Netflix!  Treacherous ancient tombs, falling boulders and snowy blizzards won’t stop Ridley and the Eye Team from their rescue missions! If someone’s in trouble Ridley and the Eye Team swing into action to save the day! Ridley Jones follows six-year-old Ridley... Read more...

Introduction to Writing for Children’s Animation In Ireland

Free online event for new entrants from all backgrounds to learn about writing for children’s animation Animation Ireland is delighted to support the Introduction to Writing for Children’s Animation In Ireland event, organised by Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Cartoon Saloon, Brown Bag Films and 9 Story Media Group. The event is co-funded through the BAI Sectoral Learning and Development Fund. ... Read more...

Animation Ireland welcomes Government plan for animation and film industry

Animation Ireland have issued a statement welcoming the ‘Audio-visual Action Plan’, which was launched by Minister Josepha Madigan TD, Minister Heather Humphries TD and Minister Denis Naughten TD this morning (Wednesday 27th June) in Dublin. The plan focuses on making Ireland an international hub for film, television and animation production. Animation Ireland Industry Chairperson John Phelan said; ‘’Animation welcomes the... Read more...

Pink Kong Studios are shortlisted for the Bank Of Ireland Startup Awards

On the 26th May 2016 the fifth edition of the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards will be hosted in the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA Gallery), Ely Place. The competition recognises and rewards Irish startups for their success in business across 12 categories including digital, food and drink , retail and technology. This year we see one of Irelands rising animation... Read more...