Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The First Irish Animation Awards Take Place on March 13th

The animation industry in Ireland has been thriving the past couple of years, thanks to the success of studios such as Cartoon Saloon and Brown Bag Films. Animation Ireland has announced that this March 13th will see the first ever Irish Animation Awards to celebrate the very best in animation, VFX and games being made in the Emerald Isle. The ceremony will take place at the 2015 Dingle Film Festival at Dingle Skelligs Hotel.

Entries are now open online, and the categories include awards for Student Films as well as professional works. Two categories are also open to international entrants. The full list of Categories follows:

  • Best Animated Preschool Series
  • Kids Choice Award For Best Animated Series
  • Best Animated Short Film
  • Best Animated International Short Film
  • Best Writer for Preschool Animation
  • Best Writer for an Animated Series
  • Best VFX as part of an Animated TV Series or Film
  • Best Animation For Apps and Gaming
  • Best Design/Art Direction
  • Best Director of An Animated TV Series
  • Best Animation
  • Best Music/Sound Design
  • Best Student Film
  • Best International Student Film
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