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# animation
Top animators from Netflix, Amazon and Disney heading to Dingle to find future talent
This is the sixth year of the animation festival in Dingle.
# Kilkenny
Inside the Irish animation studio that could be in line for an Oscar
The Kilkenny-based animation studio have previously been nominated for The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea.
# early man
'We think of ourselves as a bit separate to Hollywood': The secrets behind the Wallace & Gromit creators' new movie
We talk to the director of Early Man about how they make things work.
# cartoon saloon
This Irish Oscar-nominated animation company is bringing 140 new jobs to Kilkenny
Another 60 jobs were announced at tech company Red Hat in Waterford.
# the breadwinner
Angelina Jolie wants Irish animation to give 'strong message about empowerment'
The film tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who dresses up as a boy in order to work and provide for her family in Afghanistan.
# so much emotion
14 ways The Land Before Time emotionally destroyed you as a kid
# on screen
US toy giant buys Dublin animation studio behind Danger Mouse
Hasbro, which owns Monopoly and Nerf, has snapped up Boulder Media.
# Dream Jobs
Fancy working with Henry Hugglemonster and Doc McStuffins?
Now could be your chance.
# Star Power
Will this guy appear in cinemas again? Nintendo is certainly working on it
Nintendo is looking at making its own films, and will likely focus on animation instead of live-action.
# phi phi
This drag queen is showcasing some amazing 90s cartoon looks on Instagram
These are amazing.
# ringing in change
Here is what the new 'People's Angelus' will look like
Alongside new professional films members of the public have made a contribution.
# behind the animations
Walt Disney acted out Snow White and all its characters on stage to inspire his team to make the movie
In 1934 Walt Disney told his team they were making a full-length animated feature film of the Grimm brothers’ fairy tale. That night he channeled the voice of each character, from the wicked queen to the seven dwarves.
# culture night guide
No plans for Culture Night? Here is what's happening in the SOUTH
It’s Culture Night tomorrow and there’s plenty of events to choose from.
# brown bag films
50 new jobs at award-winning 'Give Up Yer Aul Sins' animation studio
Brown Bag Films is being acquired by a major North American studio.
# martin's life
Hilarious Cork animation about Irish parents to be screened at US festivals
Macauley Culkit.
# game of throws
Hilarious Cork animation Martin's Life to be screened at US festivals
Macauley Culkit.
# the breadwinner
Angelina Jolie to produce Irish animation
The Hollywood star will be working with Cartoon Saloon.
# Fair play
Here's why animation fans are being told to go to Dingle
There’s some top stuff happening there.
# whaaaaat
Sminky Shorts is back with this hilarious 'tornado' video
Meet the Cork ostriches.
# brother mike coehn
This guy animated his friend's 30-year-old recording of his nagging parents
Simply charming.
# special delivery
Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.
# Henry Hugglemonster
How an Irish woman's sketch became a Disney hit
Henry Hugglemonster has been broadcast in 150 countries.
# Red Carpet
Here's what it looks like when you get an Oscars invite in the post
Doop de doo, just another… OH.
# je suis charlie
Here's The Simpsons' tribute to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack
Maggie is Charlie.
# when me da was young
Dotey little animation of a short story told by a Dublin kid
When me da was young.
# in sync
This animation made entirely on iPhones and iPads is awe-inspiring
Just imagine how long this took to make.
# Irish Film
Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?
More films? More film stars?
# going ape
Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert
No, there isn’t an invasion of giant apes.
# Impressive
Believe it or not, this is not actually a real person
Stop technology, we’re in too deep.
# tripping balls
Everyone's talking about this unbelievably trippy Simpsons couch gag
“The Simpsons opening just f***ed my brain”.
# it's a girl's world
Pixar finally has a lead female character who ISN'T a princess
Meet 11-year-old Reilly.
# Swish swoo
Irish based animation company bring home three Emmy Awards
Brown Bag Films has been recognised for its work on the Peter Rabbit animation.
# He's the greatest
Crumbs! Irish animation company to remake Danger Mouse
The legendary cartoon mouse will return to children’s TV in 2015, with Dublin animators behind the project.
# Cartoon
Ronaldo, Rooney and Neymar take on a team of clones in Nike's cool animation
This could be the best World Cup 2014 ad yet.
# demented reality
Artist turns the real world into a cartoon universe in cool stop motion video
And we want to live in this world.
The Danish government made this totally NSFW election video... and then axed it
Many viewers were offended by the promotional clip.
# brown bag films
Animation secrets: You won't believe how long it takes to create a nine-second clip*
*Unless you’re an animator, and if so, we salute your hard work.
# Anfield Wrap
Liverpool's Premier League highlights as you've never seen them before
This is our new favourite thing.
# let it gooo
WATCH: Bizarre video of incredibly hard Marines emoting along to Let It Go
It’s moving. Well, it’s actually kind of more weird than moving.
# bag it up
Peter Rabbit cartoon wins trio of Emmys for Brown Bag Films
The Irish animation outfit strikes gold at daytime Emmy awards.