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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 →
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Co-Pro Trio Forms for ‘Bottersnikes’

Cake in the U.K., and Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice in Australia have kicked off a new co-production project for Seven Network Australia, CBBC and Netflix. Bottersnikes & ... Continue Reading →
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Alice Webb Named BBC Children’s Director

Alice Webb, currently COO of BBC England, has been appointed the new director of BBC Children’s. She will take charge of the department now based in Salford — a move which ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Studio Rebrands

U.K.-based animation studio Factory (formerly Factory Transmedia) has unveiled its new rebrand and website, which is rolling out across all of the company’s platforms. The update ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Fry, Richard Osman Join ‘Danger Mouse’ Cast

Comedian, actor and presenter Stephen Fry and Pointless star Richard Osman will be lending their vocal talents to the eagerly awaited new animated iteration of Danger Mouse, coming ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Jam Media to Double Workforce

Dublin-based animation firm Jam Media, which earlier this year expanded into Northern Ireland, has announced plans to double its workforce from 40 to 80 in 2015. This news follows Jam’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumball’ Earns Pair of Children’s BAFTA Noms

The Amazing World of Gumball earned two nominations in this year’s BAFTA Children’s Awards, leading all animated contenders. The Cartoon Network Europe-produced show was ... Continue Reading →
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Alexander Armstrong Is New Voice of ‘Danger Mouse’

CBBC has announced that English actor, comedian and game show host Alexander Armstrong will lend his talents to the network’s reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, set to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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PGS, OuiDO! Team up for ‘Smiley’ Series

Iconic logo character Smiley, the originator of the now ubiquitous emoticon, is gearing up for its TV debut. International brand manager PGS Entertainment and animation house OuiDO! ... Continue Reading →