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Brown Bag Aims New Icehouse Imprint at Older Audience

Irish children’s animation studio Brown Bag Films is launching a new label called Icehouse that will make content for an older audience. “I grew up on a diet of comic books, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’ Debut Set on Disney XD

Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, a new animated comedy series is set to premiere on Disney XD with a special preview episode on Aug. 13 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and the series premiere on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Firefall’ Maker Red 5 Studios Expands to Ireland

Games maker Red 5 Studios is leaping the pond, establishing new European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. The office will create about 30 jobs and oversee the rollout in Europe of Red ... Continue Reading →
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Thunderbird, Flux, Telegael Team on ‘Wiki the Kiwi’

Vancouver’s Thunderbird Films is joining forces with New Zealand’s Flux Animation Studios and Ireland’s Telegael on a new CGI preschool series called Wiki The Kiwi. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Scores Big Deals for ‘Mike the Knight’

HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Distributes Morphs into Monster Entertainment

Dublin-based Monster Distributes is rebranding itself as Monster Entertainment, and plans to re-launch at MIPCOM with a broader focus on the business including animating its own content. The ... Continue Reading →
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Kavaleer Hires Commercial, Animation Vet Jackie Leonard

Ireland’s Kavaleer Productions has added veteran producer Jackie Leonard to build its commercial department and manage its animation productions. Leonard comes to Kavaleer with ... Continue Reading →
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Pegbar Hosts Dublin Animation Event April 15

Irish animation group Pegbar is holding its next event April 15 at the Science Gallery in Dublin. The event will feature a number of short talks from guest speakers including Norton ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Teases ‘Song of the Sea’ With Conceptual Trailer

A lot of people sat up and took notice of Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon last year after its animated feature Secret of Kells was nominated for an Oscar. The studio is now developing ... Continue Reading →
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Telegael Options ‘According to Humphrey’ Books For TV, Film

Irish animation studio Telegael has optioned Betty G. Birney’s popular children’s book series According to Humphrey for TV and film. The books are narrated by a classroom ... Continue Reading →