The State of Irish Animation in 2013

Sunday, March 17, 2013

The Animation Anomaly’s annual assessment of the Irish Animation industry. How will it do this year and what challenges does it face?

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Ireland: Animation Nation

Sunday, February 10, 2013

This past Tuesday, I had the pleasure of attending an evening organised by the Irish International Business Network and Animation Ireland at the Irish consulate in New York…

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On The Topic of the Aul Sins of Piracy

Monday, July 30, 2012

  Via: All Movie Photo Brown Bag Films CEO Cathal Gaffney recently published a piece in the Irish Independent with the terribly misleading title of “Giving Up Yer…

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Some Superb Secret of Kells Expression Sheets

Friday, July 27, 2012

Coming via the Art of Animation tumblelog are some wonderful expression sheets from the Secret of Kells. Much the same as the Kim Possible ones I posted a…

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Even More Irish-Themed Annecy Films!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

So I feel like a bit of a doofus for missing this last week when I posted the Matches short, but thanks to great animation website On Animation…

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The Annecy Siren Film: Matches

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The 2012 Annecy Film Festival is currently under way and the focus this year is on Irish animation. My twitter feed is currently jammed with tweets from folks…

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More Animation From My Youth: The Plondsters

Thursday, April 26, 2012


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Let’s Talk Tax Credits

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

OK, taxes, boring I know, but it’s a pressing matter for animators in the UK. It’s also a topic that’s come up from time to time over here…

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The State of Irish Animation in 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012

First of all, a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all. Remember, Guinness is Irish; corned beef and cabbage is not. Irish animation has been on a roll…

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Giant Creative Starts Setting Out the Goods

Saturday, January 21, 2012

About a month ago I featured a short film by new Irish animation outfit Giant Creative, well since then, they’ve rolled out a whole slate of shorts. They’re…

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Sometimes the Mainstream Media Pays Attention to The Animation World

Saturday, December 3, 2011

As spotted on Irish state broadcaster, RTE’s weekly news quiz today:

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