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Amazon Greenlights Five Kids’ Pilots

Following the debuts of its first three original kids’ shows, Amazon Studios has announced it has greenlit three animated pilots for preschoolers and kids 6-11. The newcomers ... Continue Reading →
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Court Joins Brown Bag Board

Brown Bag Films has appointed Decode Entertainment co-founder Neil Court to its board of directors. Court has been advising the company on original-program development and production ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Initiative The Bridge Calls for Participants

Last year, the Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) proposed an initiative to address the skills gap in the local Games, Animation and VFX industries between what education ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag’s ‘Anya’ Arrives to Help Russian Children

Irish studio Brown Bag Films has launched a new four-minute animated short, titled Anya, which charts 20 years in the life of a Russian orphan in order to highlight the work done by ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Short ‘The Robin’ Takes Wing

U.K.-based indie animator Tom Sanders and co-director/writer William Long have completed a charming new animated short, available on Vimeo now, called The Robin. The film, which was ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Academy Reveals Animation Shortlist

The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced its shortlist of nominees in the Animation, Short Film and Feature Documentary categories (but we only care about the first two, ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar’s ‘Bing Bunny’ To Make MIPTV Debut

U.K. indie Acamar Films has announced it will be partnering with leading Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films and London-based Tandem Films to co-produce a new animated series based ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Teams Up with Ocean Exploration & Research

Silvergate’s hit animated preschool series Octonauts is exploring opportunities with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Picks Up Second Season of ‘Peter Rabbit’

Nickelodeon and indie company Silvergate Media have announced the greenlight of a second season (26 episodes, two half-hour specials) of the hit animated preschool series Peter Rabbit. ... Continue Reading →
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Brown Bag Sends Love to Russia with ‘Anya’

Oscar-nominated Irish studio Brown Bag Films has teamed up with the To Russia With Love charity to create an animated short film to raise awareness of the group’s work with abandoned ... Continue Reading →