Irish Film Board

RTÉ & Irish Film Board pick up four comedy pilots

RTÉ and the Irish Film Board today announced the four projects that have progressed to the next stage in its new scripted comedy initiative. The partnership, which was set up to support new Irish comedy, will see these four become pilots which will air on RTÉ television, with one being selected to become a six-part series. Titles include, […]

RTÉ calls for half-hour scripted comedies

RTÉ and the Irish Film Board have formed a partnership to support new Irish scripted comedy projects with export potential. After the success of shows like The Young Offenders (pictured), RTÉ is calling for proposals for half-hour scripted comedies, which have the potential to be picked up by international distributors and broadcasters. Participation in this […]

Monster preps Fuzzyworld for Cartoon Forum

Ireland’s Monster Entertainment will launch a 39x7mins animated series at Cartoon Forum next month, the first time it has presented at the event. Fuzzyworld is the first of five projects Monster is developing with the support of slate funding from the EU’s MEDIA programme. Set on an alien planet known as Fuzzyworld, the show follows […]

Tricon launches kids and family division

Canada’s Tricon Films & Television has launched a new kids and family division following the acquisition of Kavaleer Productions’ new animated series Wildernuts. Tricon Kids & Family will focus on selling both acquired content and Tricon-produced projects. “The launch of Tricon Kids & Family is a natural next step as we expand our children’s content […]