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Pulse College talks Training, Animation & Partnership with Griffith College
17 Feb 2017 | We catch up with Marketing Manager Ray Lonergan and Head of Animation David Williams on the latest animation news from the leading Dublin college. 
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Brown Bag Films Wins Best Pre-School Animated Series At 2017 Kid Screen Awards
16 Feb 2017 | ‘Doc Mc Stuffins’ the children’s animation produced by Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films in Dublin. Won an award for Best Animated Series, in the pre-school programming category at the 2017 Kid Screen Awards. 
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Monster’s New Series ‘Harry & Bip’ Picked Up By Disney
15 Feb 2017 | Monster Entertainment has picked up distribution of the newly completed animation series ‘Harry & Bip’, and has already sold it to Disney for all of Central Europe, Middle East and Africa and to SRC for French-speaking Canada. 
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‘Puffin Rock’ Acquired By More International Networks
08 Feb 2017 | It has been announced that the animated pre-school series ‘Puffin Rock’ narrated by Irish comic actor Chris O’Dowd (‘Moone Boy’, ‘Bridesmaids’) has been acquired from Paris-based distributor Superights by several more international broadcasters. 
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‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ honoured at VES Awards
08 Feb 2017 | The Visual Effects Society Awards honoured fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ for the acclaimed ninth episode of its sixth season, ‘Battle of the Bastards’, as well as animated feature film ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ voiced by NI talent Art Parkinson. 
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Lighthouse Studios to be launched by Cartoon Saloon & Mercury Filmworks
07 Feb 2017 | The joint venture which will focus on 2D animation will create one hundred and forty jobs in Kilkenny between here and 2020 is supported by the IDA and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. 
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Telegael’s Co-Pro Animation ‘Wissper’ Commissioned By Channel 5 for Season 2
30 Jan 2017 | The UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned a second series of ‘‘Wissper’ a CGI children’s animated comedy drama for 4-7 year olds about animals and their environments. Co-produced by Telegael (Ireland), Absolutely Cuckoo (UK), Discreet Art Productions (India) and M4E (Germany). 
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Calling All Animation Filmmakers: Frameworks Short Film Scheme Is Now Accepting Applications
25 Jan 2017 | Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is now accepting applications for Frameworks; a scheme for the making of animated short films. 
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Big Motive Create a ‘Step into the Story’ Experience with New Children’s Project
19 Jan 2017 | ‘Tara’s Locket’ is a short virtual reality story adventure for 5-7 year olds available on iOS and Android. A new project from product design and innovation studio Big Motive, it was inspired by the landscapes, stories and folklore of Ireland’s dramatic Atlantic coast. 
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NFS/IADT Open Day Saturday 14th January
13 Jan 2017 | If you're interested in studying at the National Film School, find out more at their Open Day in January. 
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Animated Series ‘Becca’s Bunch’ from JAM Media acquired by ABC KIDS, Australia
12 Jan 2017 | The new series from the Dublin-based production, distribution and licensing company is currently in production and merges live action, puppetry, 2D and CG animation. 
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Art Parkinson on 'Kubo and the Two Strings'
06 Jan 2017 | Ahead of the Golden Globes this Sunday, we caught up briefly with Art Parkinson, the young Donegal actor who’s voice is featured on the Globe nominated ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’. 
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Hot Drop Films and Baboon Animation announce Creative Alliance
04 Jan 2017 | Irish-based Hot Drop Films and New York’s Baboon Animation have announced a transatlantic creative alliance, enabling the development companies to share each other’s credits and experience. 
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Boulder Media – The Year that was 2016
22 Dec 2016 | It’s been a great year for Boulder Media, with the company increasing its workforce by over 30% in 2016 and embarking on a number of exciting new productions. 
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Brown Bag Films: Unwrapping 2016
20 Dec 2016 | It’s been a year of excitement and expansion for Irish animation, with home-grown content receiving international applause and the companies behind them stepping up to their global counterparts. 
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Irish-Finnish Children’s Co-Production, ‘Harry and Bip’, on RTÉ 2
16 Dec 2016 | ‘Harry and Bip’ is an Irish-Finnish co-production, produced by Ink and Light and Muste ja Valo with support from Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, RTÉ and the Finnish Film Foundation. Monster Entertainment is the Distributor. 
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“Delivering your show is only half the journey”- Gerard O’Rourke talks Animation with IFTN
13 Dec 2016 | A full day seminar held by Creative Europe Desk & Screen Training Ireland aimed at animation producers who wanted to learn more about what it takes to turn their projects into household names was recently held in The Morrison Hotel, Dublin. 
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TV3 Call Out For New Programming Ideas
07 Dec 2016 | TV3 is currently seeking submissions across the independent production sector for round 28 of the BAI Sound & Vision Fund. 
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'Puffin Rock' Receives 3 Annie Award Nominations
07 Dec 2016 | The animated pre-school series narrated by Chris O’Dowd, has received nominations for the 44th Annual Annie Awards in LA. 
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Irish Nominees for the 22nd Critics Choice Awards
02 Dec 2016 | The annual awards ceremony hosted by T.J. Miller will broadcast live on A&E from Santa Monica on Sunday, December 11th. 
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