Ireland Honors Four Animation Projects with Stamps

Guess it’s time to find an animation pen pal in Ireland! Ireland has issued a new set of four postage stamps honoring the nation’s most iconic animated projects. The honored ... Continue Reading →

Brown Bag Tops Inaugural Irish Animation Awards

Brown Bag Films was the big winner at the first Irish Animation Awards, presented this past weekend in Dingle, Ireland. Dingle has been home to the Dingle Film Festival and specifically ... Continue Reading →

Premiere Irish Animation Awards Set for March 13

The first ever Irish Animation Awards will be presented on Friday, March 13 at the Dingle Skelligs Hotel in Dingle, County Kerry. The inaugural awards from Animation Ireland aim to ... Continue Reading →
Cathal Gaffney

Cathal Gaffney Keynoting U.K.’s Manimation

MIDAS, Manchester’s inward investment agency, and the Children’s Media Conference have announced the speakers for animation and content creation conference Manimation, taking ... Continue Reading →

Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →

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 →
Neil Court

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →