7 Irish Projects Selected for Cartoon Forum 2024
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
1w ago
Annual animation pitchfest Cartoon Forum has announced its 2024 lineup of projects, with a total of 75 series/specials making the cut this year from 107 submissions. Kids & family content represents roughly three-quarters of the selection—nearly 63% of projects fall into the children’s category (which includes tweens and bridge audiences), followed by adult/teen content (23%), preschool (7%) and family (7%). And the total combined budget of all projects, which collectively represent 394 hours of content, is US$381 million (EUR€350.77 million). Nearly half of this year’s projects hail from ..read more
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Animation Ireland Launches Showreel for 2024!
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
3w ago
Ready just in time for the premier, stand alone, Animation Ireland Meitheal this Saturday, Animation Ireland has launched a brand new showreel for 2024! This showreel was crafted by the talented team at Gorilla Post Production. Cut to the beat of ‘Girl from Space’ by Moxie from their album The Dawn of Motion, the showreel features the following shows and films from our talented member studios: Algorithm, and maps and plans, Alt Animation, Boulder Media, Brown Bag Films, Cardel, Cartoon Saloon, Distillery Films, Enter Yes, elk.Studios, Flickerpix, Giant Animation, Igloo Animations, Ink an ..read more
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Animation Ireland presents: Animation Ireland Meitheal 2024
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
1M ago
A Day of Networking, Learning & Collaboration for Ireland’s Animation Industry Saturday May 25, 10.00am – 5.30pm Galway Bay Hotel, Galway, Ireland Register now for free at animationirelandmeitheal.ie Credit: Andrew Downes. Left to Right: Moe Honan, CEO Moetion Films & Chair of Animation Ireland Gary Timpson, MD Kavaleer Productions Lindsey Adams, Founder Daily Madness Productions Philippe Allesandri, Founder What’s Next Media & Chair of Animation Europe “We are delighted to announce the Animation Ireland Meitheal 2024 programme, our annual event which gathers together Ireland ..read more
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17TH ANNUAL WGI ZEBBIE AWARDS SUBMISSIONS OPEN THIS FRIDAY 3RD MAY
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
1M ago
The Writers’ Guild of Ireland are delighted to announce that the submission window for this year’s Zebbie Awards opens this Friday 3rd May, for scripts written by Irish writers, or writers living on the island of Ireland. If you have a script (ideally, one you’re happy with!) that was produced and first screened, staged, broadcast in Ireland (or was generally available to an Irish audience) in 2023 we’d love you to submit it for consideration. There are seven categories in the Zebbie Awards, recognising the best scripts across feature film, tv drama, continuing drama, theatre, short film, ani ..read more
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Call for projects for the Young Horizons Industry, international co-production forum for films and series for young audiences is now open
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
1M ago
The call for projects for the Young Horizons Industry forum is open until 19 April. We are waiting for submissions of full-length films and series projects for young audiences, at various stages of development and production. For the first time, we also invite creators to submit their completed films to the Young Horizons International Film Festival. The goal of the forum is simple: to help creators connect with potential partners. By bringing together projects and industry players, we are creating a space where you can exchange ideas and form partnerships. 20 projects, live-action, animated ..read more
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Fresh Film announce new industry partnerships with Animation Ireland, Screen Producers Ireland, and Bow Street Academy
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
3M ago
Picture: Alan Place Today, March 26, Fresh Film announced a number of exciting new film industry partnerships for Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year Awards (IYFTYs). Screen Producers Ireland, Animation Ireland, and Bow Street Academy join the Fresh Film community as prestigious awards partners, enhancing opportunities in filmmaking for young cinematic talent across Ireland and beyond. As the 28th edition of the Fresh International Film Festival approaches, running from April 15th to 21st at Omniplex Limerick, anticipation builds for the prestigious&nb ..read more
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Winners announced at RTÉjr Animation Dingle Awards 2024
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
3M ago
This year’s Animation Dingle Festival has once again proven to be a resounding success! From early last year, The Festival engaged the animation community, with over 700 registered animators answering the call and participating in the selection process, culminating in a weekend filled with creativity and inspiration in the beautiful setting of Dingle. Animation Dingle extend their gratitude to our partners, Screen Ireland and Enterprise Ireland, whose steadfast support and collaboration again, brought this 12th edition of the festival to life. Special recognition is due to main sponsors RTÉjr ..read more
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Animation Ireland leads 30 Irish delegates at The Special Focus – Ireland at ITFS & APD, Germany
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
3M ago
Animation Ireland is delighted to partner with the International Festival of Animated Film – Stuttgart (ITFS) in curating and producing The Special Focus: Ireland programme at the world-renowned animated film festival in Germany, this April 23 – 28. The Special Focus: Ireland is presented as part of Zeitgeist Irland 24, a yearlong season of Irish arts and culture in Germany, an initiative of Culture Ireland and the Irish Embassy in Germany. From world renowned homegrown studios to exceptional emerging talent, over thirty Irish delegates will join Animation Ireland at ITFS to present, contrib ..read more
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Animation Dingle Announces New Programme for the 12th Year of Festival
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
3M ago
Jam Media and Animation Dingle announce 12th year of festival in partnership with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland with a fantastic programme and line up of international contributors. Animation Dingle to host industry giants such as Nickelodeon, BBC, PIXAR, Netflix RTÉjr Animation Dingle Awards Disney to present the Young Animator of the Year award Over 11 Irish Colleges, 47 International colleges in attendance Bank of Ireland has joined as a new sponsor of the festival Animation Dingle, one of Europe’s premier animation festivals, returns for its highly anticipated 2024 edition, now in its 12th ..read more
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Belfast’s RENDR Festival Returns with Line-up of Award-Winning Animators
Animation Ireland
by superheroadmin
4M ago
Speakers from Pixar, Aardman, ILM and Sony among line-up Following the success of its debut last year, Belfast’s RENDR festival returns to the city next month with an extraordinary line-up of creative talent from the global animation industry. The two-day creativity and technology festival, supported by Northern Ireland Screen, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Studio Ulster, Ulster University, Ulster Screen Academy and Belfast City Council, takes place from 29 February – 1 March at Portview Trade Centre in East Belfast. Over 30 speakers will deliver keynote talks across two evenings alon ..read more
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