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#IrishAnimation in the spotlight at Animaze 2016

#IrishAnimation in the spotlight at Animaze 2016

Irish animation is set for the spotlight at the upcoming Animaze: Montreal International Animation Film Festival, which takes place August 18th to 21st

#Industry: Irish Film Board announces successful applicants for Frameworks funding

#Industry: Irish Film Board announces successful applicants for Frameworks funding

The Irish Film Board has announced the successful applicants for the most recent round of Frameworks funding

#Industry: Transformers-makers Hasbro has acquired Irish animation company Boulder Media

#Industry: Transformers-makers Hasbro has acquired Irish animation company Boulder Media

Massive news for the Irish Animation industry as US toy-giant Hasbro acquires the multi-award winning Dublin-based animation studio Boulder Media

#IrishAnimation: Second to None completes post and heads for the Fleadh

#IrishAnimation: Second to None completes post and heads for the Fleadh

Post production has ended on Vincent Gallagher’s stop-motion animation Second To None, in preparation for the Galway Film Fleadh

#Fleadh2016: Three Frameworks shorts to premiere as part of Animation programme at Galway Film Fleadh

#Fleadh2016: Three Frameworks shorts to premiere as part of Animation programme at Galway Film Fleadh

The 28th Galway Film Fleadh will play host to the world premiere of three animated shorts produced under the Irish Film Board’s Frameworks scheme

#Training: Animation Masterclass with Jason Ryan, July 27th

#Training: Animation Masterclass with Jason Ryan, July 27th

Screen Training Ireland and Animation Skillnet will host an animation masterclass with animation director Jason Ryan in Dublin on July 27th

Cillian Murphy And Alfred Molina to voice Irish/Estonian co-production The Overcoat

Cillian Murphy And Alfred Molina to voice Irish/Estonian co-production The Overcoat

Giant Animation has announced the commencement of production on The Overcoat, a 26 minute animated film featuring the voice talents of Cillian Murphy and Alfred Molina

#IrishAbroad: 8 animated series part of Spotlight on Ireland at 2016 Cartoon Forum

#IrishAbroad: 8 animated series part of Spotlight on Ireland at 2016 Cartoon Forum

8 Irish animated series to feature as part of Spotlight on Ireland at 2016 Cartoon Forum in France

#Training: Developing IP for an Animation TV Series, April 29th

#Training: Developing IP for an Animation TV Series, April 29th

Animation Skillnet and Animation Ireland to host Developing IP for an Animation TV Series and Submitting/Pitching your TV Series at Cartoon Forum

#Awards: Bing from Brown Bag Films wins International Emmy® Kids Award

#Awards: Bing from Brown Bag Films wins International Emmy® Kids Award

Dublin-based animation studio Brown Bag Films’ Bing won the Kids: Preschool award at the 4th International Emmy® Kids Awards

#Training: Cork to host Inside Cartoon Saloon animation training event

#Training: Cork to host Inside Cartoon Saloon animation training event

Inside Cartoon Saloon, a one-day animation training event, is set to take place April 21st in the River Lee Hotel, Cork City

#IrishAnimation: Maurice Joyce’s Violet continues its successful international run

#IrishAnimation: Maurice Joyce’s Violet continues its successful international run

Irish animated short film Violet is set to feature at the Tribeca Film Festival (April 13 – 24), following its appearances at multipe other film festival home and abroad

The Animation Dingle World Tour Programme heads for Toronto

The Animation Dingle World Tour Programme heads for Toronto

The Animation Dingle ‘World Tour Programme’ keeps on travelling! Dingle International Film Festival will make a presentation of Ireland’s top animators at the Toronto Irish Film Festival

Irish Abroad: Dingle IFF goes out to animate Santa Barbara

Irish Abroad: Dingle IFF goes out to animate Santa Barbara

Dingle International Film Festival will make a presentation of Ireland’s top animators at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

A Coat Made Dark to play the Sundance Film Festival

A Coat Made Dark to play the Sundance Film Festival

Animated short A Coat Made Dark directed and written by Jack O’Shea has been selected for the world renowned Sundance Film Festival

A Coat Made Dark to play  Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

A Coat Made Dark to play Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

The animated short A Coat Made Dark directed and written by Jack O’Shea has been selected for Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in February

Irish Animation Puffin Rock nominated for two Kidscreen Awards

Irish Animation Puffin Rock nominated for two Kidscreen Awards

Irish animated series Puffin Rock has been nominated for two awards at the seventh-annual Kidscreen Awards

Submissions open for Animation Dingle 2016

Submissions open for Animation Dingle 2016

Animation Dingle is now accepting submissions from both professionals and students. This is open to all forms of animation and there will be a competition for students works

Festival: An Ode To Love wins Best Animated Film at Rome International Film Festival

Festival: An Ode To Love wins Best Animated Film at Rome International Film Festival

Brown Bag Films’ short film An Ode to Love has won the Sylvia Award for Best Animation at the Rome International Film Festival, in Georgia, USA

New Irish animation service Whirligig.tv launched by Windmill Lane Pictures

New Irish animation service Whirligig.tv launched by Windmill Lane Pictures

Windmill Lane Pictures has launched a new service, Whirligig.tv, which is targeted predominantly at international advertising agencies looking for animation talent

Irish Animation: Stars turn out for launch of Boulder Media’s Dangerous Mouse

Irish Animation: Stars turn out for launch of Boulder Media’s Dangerous Mouse

A host of stars stepped into the world of international espionage today to celebrate the launch of the brand new animated comedy adventures of the world’s greatest secret agent Danger Mouse, from…

Must Watch: Irish Animation Promo

Must Watch: Irish Animation Promo

The Irish Film Board and Animation Ireland have released a new video highlighting the best in Irish animation

Awards: Alan Holly’s Coda nominated for Cartoon d’Or

Awards: Alan Holly’s Coda nominated for Cartoon d’Or

Alan Holly’s Irish animated short film Coda has been nominated for the prestigious Cartoon d’Or award

Industry: 9 Story Media Group acquires Brown Bag Films

Industry: 9 Story Media Group acquires Brown Bag Films

Leading Irish animation house Brown Bag Films has announced that it has been acquired by Canadian children’s and family content provider 9 Story Media Group