The Secret of Kells

Animation Ireland Calls for Greater Government Support

Animation Ireland, the representative body for the Irish animation industry, today launched its Pre-Budget Submission, a document of five key recommendations intended to garner government ... Continue Reading →
Boy and the World

GKIDS Indie Animation Features Head to Netflix

GKIDS has lead the charge over the last decade in bringing international animation stateside, garnering nine Oscar-nominated entries in its catalogue. This month they’ve made ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

GKIDS Teases ‘The Breadwinner’ Coming This Fall

GKIDS has unveiled the first teaser trailer for The Breadwinner — the third theatrical feature from Oscar nominated studio Cartoon Saloon, directed by Nora Twomey (co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney XD’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Web Companion Features Beautiful Animation Marvel’s Rocket & Groot is prettying up YouTube with stylized CG courtesy of Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →
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Dingle Dates Irish Animation Awards 2017

The second Irish Animation Awards — celebrating outstanding talent in Ireland’s animation, VFX and gaming industries — will take place Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Heads to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

New York-based animation distributor GKIDS announces that CEO/Founder Eric Beckman and SVP of Distribution David Jesteadt will executive produce — along with Angelina Jolie Pitt ... Continue Reading →
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Shanghai TV & Film Fests Call for Animated Entries

Organizers of the 30th annual Shanghai TV Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival have opened submissions for animated TV series, specials and films to compete in these prestigious ... Continue Reading →