This is the press release for a feature documentary I am currently directing about the Animation industry in Ireland and Irish animators!
All the best,
'Darren Williams - Director.'
" 'Animation, Inc. Ireland’s Creative Industry' is a feature length documentary about the Irish Animation Industry and the extraordinary influence Irish Animators have had worldwide.
An unprecedented look into the past, present and future of the Irish Animation Industry, covering the Education, Business and Creativity of a fascinating art form, this in-depth and accessible documentary will not only interest fans of Animation and Art but will also provide people who know little or nothing about the incredible story behind Animation in Ireland, with the perfect gateway into that world.
The documentary is being produced by Dublin based production house,
Bruin Motion Pictures and features legendary former Disney animators, Don Bluth and Gary Goldman (An American Tail, Land Before Time), Seamus Malone, Aardman Animation (Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep), DreamWorks Animations' Dean DeBlois (How to Train Your Dragon, Lilo & Stitch), Irish Studios Cartoon Saloon (Song of the Sea, Secret of Kells), Brown Bag Films (Doc McStuffins) Giant Animation, Barley Films, and many more.
Animation, Inc. contains original studio tours, rare and never-seen-before archive footage, exterior footage from inspiring worldwide/Irish landscapes and exclusive discussions with Academy Award winning studios and animators.
The production has already shot on location in Bristol, UK. Stuttgart, Germany. New York & Arizona, USA and across the majority of counties within the Republic of Ireland, with more to come before the end of production, giving an idea of the global scope of the influence from Animation in Ireland.
With the current success of Animation in Ireland and with the hidden history of the industry here the timing has never been better for people to learn about Ireland's creative industry.
Keep up to date on the production at bruinpictures.com or at