New Animation Studio fo Kilkenny Creating 140 Jobs

Still from Star of the Sea by Cartoon Saloon

Great new out of Kilkenny today: Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board welcomes the news that award-winning Irish animation company, Cartoon Saloon and Canadian firm Mercury Filmworks will launch Lighthouse Studios—a new venture, focused on 2-D animation, that will create 140 jobs in Kilkenny over the next three years. Supported by the IDA and … Read more New Animation Studio fo Kilkenny Creating 140 Jobs

#GE11 Guest Post: Some notes on producing animated Cutbacks!

This is a guest post by DT Finn, who’s doing some brilliant stopmotion satire on his YouTube channel. I asked him to explain a little about the process of making the clips. I started Cutbacks almost two years ago, furious at what was happening with Lisbon and with Mister Cowen’s government. The stopmotion characters are … Read more #GE11 Guest Post: Some notes on producing animated Cutbacks!