Posted on Jul 31, 2018
BOULDER MEDIA – SPONSORING INTERNSHIP PRIZE AT DUBLIN ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL!
Dublin Animation Film Festival are delighted to announce that Boulder Media, one of Dublin’s largest animation studios is sponsoring a three-month paid internship for a student or graduate who is submitting a short film to Dublin Animation Film Festival.
This paid internship is part of Boulder Media’s campaign to nurture new talent in the animation industry.
Download the application form here.
Robert Cullen, the Founder and Creative Director of Boulder Media had this to say: “I was delighted when my short film ‘F...
Posted on Jul 25, 2018
One of the great perks about organising a film festival is watching the films that have been submitted. When one of the Irish films on our shortlist goes on to win, not only at our festival, but scores of other festivals, it makes our day!
An Island from 2D animation Irish indie company andmapsandplans had its premiere at Galway Fleadh in 2017 and has been screened at numerous other festivals most notably Clemont Ferrand. It picked up the award for best Irish short film at DAFF 2017. It is going to be screened at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in the UK on 7-11 November – if you are plann...
Posted on Jul 23, 2018
"Forget it. There isn’t a demand for an animation film festival in this country." I don’t blame the person for giving me that piece of advice. In 2010, very few people were optimistic about anything working out in Ireland. My own interest in animation began while I was queuing to sign on at the Dún Laoghaire Social Welfare Office. Reading the posters on the wall was one way of dealing with the boredom and fear. It was the small A4 notice offering a course in digital skills that suddenly made my heart jump. It offered a short module in stop-motion animation! I did get accepted on to the course....