Brown Bag Films is currently looking to hire an Audio Assistant to work in our post team on exciting animation projects over the coming months.
Since its inception in 2005, The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition has emphasised good writing as the backbone of the audiovisual sector and provided many writers with an opportunity to get their foot in the door of the industry.
The Writers’ Guild of Ireland has announced the nominees for the ZeBBie Awards 2016
The Writers’ Guild of Ireland has announced the nominees for the ZeBBie Awards 2016 which include a number of Irish Film Board funded projects. Members of the Guild are now voting for the ‘Best Script’ in each category and voting will close on Friday 22nd April. The winner in each category will be announced at the ZeBBie Awards on Wednesday 25th May at The Sugar Club in Dublin, which will be hosted by Senator David Norris.
A Coat Made Dark and Geist Selected for Animafest Zagreb
Two Irish short animations A Coat Made Dark and Geist have been selected for the Grand Competition in the 26th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb which will take place in June.
Congratulations to the Irish animated series Puffin Rock
Congratulations to the Irish animated series Puffin Rock, which has won two prizes at the Kidscreen Awards.
Nominated in the Programming – Preschool category, Puffin Rock won the award for Best Animated Series and Best New Series. Coming from Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, Derry-based Dog Ears and Penguin Books, Puffin Rock joined other winners on the night including Sesame Street and Horrible Histories.
‘A Coat Made Dark
The Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival is now in full swing, with the Irish animated short A Coat Made Dark screening in official selection. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has a stand at the event, which is located at Irish Stand #9 at the Short Film Market, Clermont Ferrand.
The deadline for the Irish Film Board short animation scheme Frameworks, now in its 21st edition, has been announced. Applications will be accepted until 1pm Friday, 11th March 2016.
Documentary Last Hijack
Last Hijack, the new release from filmmakers Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting (A Scanner Darkly, Waking Life) will open in Dublin’s IFI on January 8th 2016.
Success for ‘Song of the Sea’ and ‘The Lobster’
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/ the Irish Film Board-supported films picked up three awards at the European Film Awards, which took place on Saturday evening. Song of the Sea and The Lobster each took home awards from the ceremony, which took place in Berlin.
ANNOUNCES GUEST SPEAKERS
Dublin Animation Film Festival is an annual event designed to celebrate both national and international animators and is five years old this year.