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We recently had the chance to chat with the very talented and prolific New York-based animation writer Allan Neuwirth, whose many credits include The Octonauts, Jelly Jamm, Arthur, Martha Speaks, Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies, Speed Racer: The Next Generation, Cyberchase, Jungle Junction, Between the Lions, Courage the Cowardly Dog and [...]
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, computer games and sci-fi. Now I want to bring some of these ideas to the screen and share what [...]
Brown Bag Films’ co-founder Darragh O’Connell announced the launch of a new animated feature called Deep, about a post-apocalyptic undersea adventure, at the Annecy Festival on Friday. The pic, which will be directed by Shane Acker (9) and written by J. Barton Mitchell, will explore new gaming technologies to deliver [...]
The organizers of this year’s edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival (June 4-9) have announced that there will be a special focus on Irish animation at the event this year. Among the many shorts and TV highlights are The Depository by Andrew Kavanagh, Butterfly by Glenn Marshall, The Polish [...]
Disney Junior’s multinational project Doc McStuffins offers young viewers a charming heroine who helps cure stuffed animals. It looks like Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Timmy Time and the rest of the cool animated shows on Disney Junior are getting a great new addition to the [...]
Octonauts, the hit animated U.K. preschool show, finds a new home across the pond on Disney Junior this month. Sometimes you can tell a lot by the imaginative names of the recurring characters on a show. How can you resist a toon that offers names like Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant [...]
Irish animation company Brown Bag has teamed up with Australian company Sticky Pictures and Kyla May productions to produce a new animated teen comedy series titled Dream Factory. The show follows the adventures of apprentice-dream maker Tommy Winks in the Dream Factory, a magical dream-making studio in the clouds. As an [...]
Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition of excellence. To the casual observer of the TV animation scene in the U.K., the climate may seem quite healthy. With beautifully produced series [...]
Chairman of U.K. property house Chorion Waheed Alli has resigned after the business failed to renegotiate banking deals to fix its significant debt burden, reports The Guardian. William Astor, the deputy chairman of the company is also leaving the company, which holds the rights to Noddy, Mr. Men and the [...]