New Documentary on Irish Animation Industry: Animation, Inc. Ireland’s Creative Industry

We're thrilled to be featured in the upcoming documentary 'Animation, Inc. Ireland's Creative Industry', directed by Darren Williams!

The documentary charts the remarkable journey of animators that went from honing their craft in the American, UK and Canadian led colleges and studios of Ireland in the 1980's/90's, to leaders in education and of studios in those same countries today.

A story of how these artists and business leaders, through passion and creativity, nurtured young satellite studios in Ireland, that have now grown to become recognized contenders and equals with the heaviest names on the world stage. Leaving everyone wondering and watching to see what they will do next.

The feature-length documentary offers a look at the Irish animation industry and the influence Irish animators have had globally. Charting the growth of the industry, set in motion many years ago with the arrival of Murakami/Wolf and Sullivan Bluth studios. 

Featuring interviews with former Disney animators, Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, Seamus Malone, Aardman Animation, DreamWorks Animations’ Dean DeBlois, Irish Studios Cartoon Saloon, Brown Bag Films, Giant Animation, Barley Films, and many more.

Animation, Inc. contains original studio tours, rare archive footage, and exclusive discussions with Academy Award winning studios and animators.

Check out the trailer and stay posted for updates on release!



Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Digital Media Coordinator and designated photographer.

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