After working with some of the top companies in the US, Kerry animator John Rice was happy to set up a festival in his native county, writes Esther McCarthy.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2019
The firm has signed the deal with Canadian firm, DHX Media. Its subsidiary, the WildBrain network already features other third party toy brands including Fireman Sam, Curious George, Shopkins and Ben 10.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
‘The Incredibles 2’ has received rave reviews - and audiences are just as enamoured with the animated short screened before it.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
The true story of a daring stray dog who followed his Irish-American owner to war would not have made it to the big screen without significant financial input from investors in Cork.
Mon, 06 Aug, 2018
YouTuber DoodleChaos has been creating Line Rider videos to some of the most famous classical music tracks and the results are almost hypnotic.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
The 90's babies amongst us will remember too well growing up with our most loved animated show, Rugrats.
Wed, 09 May, 2018
They’ve been nominated for an Oscar, but before they head for LA, the people behind Cartoon Saloon will celebrate Ireland’s booming animation industry at a festival this weekend. Esther McCarthy reports.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2018
The creator of a YouTube cartoon sensation has admitted to toying with the idea of doing some comic sketches of new US President Donald Trump.
Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
The Co Kilkenny-based animation company behind the Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea film saw its profits nearly double last year to €234,067.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
Everyone’s favourite cartoon family has reached a milestone in the history of American television.
Mon, 17 Oct, 2016
A company which makes animated films is to create 71 new jobs in Dublin.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Pixar is a studio loved by most having made countless films which are adored by kids and adults alike.
Sun, 10 Jan, 2016
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
Animation Song of the Sea has been named Best Irish Film of the year at this evening's IFTA awards in Dublin.
Sun, 24 May, 2015
Classic ostriches, always burying their heads in the sand.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
Disney have a place in the hearts of almost every man, woman and child who have ever sat down and watched one of their animated movies.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
Martin's Life is back. Yay!!
Fri, 15 May, 2015
The strangest things bring happiness. And a lot of the time, they come out of nowhere. Take, for example, my immense love for animation.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
An Post has gone super hi-tech to celebrate an Irish success story with the release today of a four-stamp set celebrating the Irish animation industry.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Last night at the Oscars, Feast won the title for best animated short film. And at just six minutes long, it’s really worth your time.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2015
Filmmaker Eoin Duffy's award-winning short film 'The Missing Scarf', narrated by none other than Star Trek legend George Takei, is an absolute gem – and it's available online for free.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
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