The Irish Animation Awards are delighted to announce the nominees for the second Irish Animation Awards.
The awards, sponsored by RTÉ Jr, The Irish Film Board & Philip Lee, will take place in Dingle on Saturday March 25th.
The Irish Animation Awards was created to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the Irish Animation, VFX and gaming.
Thank our judges for generously giving their time & helping us in our mission to celebrate the talent in the Irish Animation industry.
We would like to thank our judges for generously giving their time & helping us in our mission to celebrate the talent in the Irish Animation industry
We would like to thank everyone that entered. There was a significant increase in entries since the first Irish Animation Awards reflecting the substantial growth in the industry.
Congratulations & Best of Luck to all the nominees.
Best Animated Preschool Series (up to 6 years)
‘Lily’s Driftwood Bay’ – Production Team
‘Little Roy’ – JAM Media Production team
‘Puffin Rock’ – Maurice Joyce: Director
Kid’s Choice Award For Best Animated Series
‘Danger Mouse’ – Peter Lewis
‘Roy’ – JAM Media Production team
‘Wander over Yonder’ – Peter Lewis: Producer, Gillian Comerford: Director, Pete Slattery: Animation Director
Best Animated Short Film
‘City of Roses’ – Andrew Kavanagh: Director
‘Geist’ – Alex Sherwood: Director, Ben Harper: Director, Sean Mullen: Director
‘Second to None’ – Vincent Gallagher
Best Writer for Preschool Animation (up to 6 years)
‘Doc McStuffins: Welcome to McStuffinsville’ – Chris Nee, Kent Redeker
‘Octonauts: The Great Swamp Search’ – Stephanie Simpson
‘Puffin Rock: The First Snow’ – Davey Moore, Sara Daddy
Best Writer for an Animated Series
‘Brain Freeze: (DNA): Is Every Human Being Unique?’ – Colm Tobin & Aidan O’Donovan
‘Roy: Karma Chameleon’ – Dave Rice
‘Roy: ROY 2.0’ – Mark Hodkinson
Best VFX as part of Animated TV Series or Film
‘Brain Freeze’ – Ian Benjamin Kenny
‘Go Jetters’ – Rob Fletcher, Mario Bortas, Rodrigo Rocha
‘Wander Over Yonder’ – Peter Lewis: Producer, Gillian Comerford: Director, Deirdre Behan: FX Lead
Best Animation for Apps and Gaming
‘Her Majesty’s SPIFFING’ – Production Team, William Barr & Alan Martin
‘The Little Acre’ – Pewter Games Production Team
‘Little Roy’s Wonder Doodler’ – Niall Mooney: Director, Will Wivell: Animator, Travis McNulty: Animator
Best Design and Art Direction
‘Bernard Dunne’s Mythical Heroes’ – Ian Benjamin Kenny
‘Octonauts’ – Stephen O’Connor‘
‘Puffin Rock’ – Lily Bernard, Stefano Scapolan
Best Director of an Animated TV Series
‘Danger Mouse’ – Rob Cullen
‘Lily’s Driftwood Bay’ – Tim Harper, Colin Williams
‘Little Roy’ – Alan Shannon
‘Puffin Rock’ – Animation Team
‘The Day Henry Met a Camera’ – Gilly: Director, Susan Broe: Producer, Andrew Dawson: Animation Director
‘Two by Two – Oops! The Ark Has Gone’ – Moetion Films Animation Team
Best Music and Sound Design
‘Brain Freeze’ – Stephen Kelly. Steve Lych & Giles Packham.
‘Danger Mouse’ – Dominic Lawrence: Supervising Sound Editor & Dubbing Mixer, Sol O’Carroll: Sound Editor, Andy Kirwan: Sound Editor
‘Go Jetters’ – Carl Cullen: Supervising Sound Editor & Dubbing Mixer, Edward Costello: Sound Editor
Best Irish Feature Film or Special
‘Song of the Sea’ – Tomm Moore
‘Two by Two – Oops! The Ark Has Gone’ – Moetion Films Team
‘Wander over Yonder: My Fair Hatey’ – Producer: Peter Lewis, Director: Gillian Comerford, Animation Director: Pete Slattery/Stephen McGann
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