Saturday, August 29, 2009

Manga Madness!

JapanJourney are arranging Manga Tours in Tokyo. The 7 day trip includes a visit to the Ghibli Museum, a tour of a working anime studio, a stop off at a Manga Café as well as more traditional Japanese attractions such as temples and gardens. Plenty of time has been allocated for those wanting to shop at all of the wonderful locations such as Nakano Broadway and Akihabar.

The next tour is 18-25 March 2010.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

London International Film Festival

London International Film Festival

The official opening of the 2009 London International Film Festival is on Monday 31 August 6pm at the Renoir Cinema.

However tonight is party night for the festival goers at the Roxy, The Brothers McLeod join with animation and film night organisers Paperbag with DJs and musicians.

The Monday night even will be no-less special with a special preview of Mary and Max by Adam Elliot and the results of the POOP Golden Poo Awards.

Mary and Max by Adam Elliot

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Pegbar - Irish Animation Networking Event

Press Release

For anyone around Dublin, Ireland on the 8th of August

Pegbar is holding another one of its amazing events! But this time round we’ve got a whole day of talks from industry professionals.

There will be talks about the animation industry, the games industry, moving image, running small studios and making features. And we’ll finish the night off with our networking event.

So Pegbar will take place on the 8th of August, in Filmbase, 11am to 5pm.

There will be a workshop on making comic books for young artists in Filmbase 11am – 1pm

And then in the evening our ‘it’s a pegbar affair’, will be taking place in Murrays Bar, on O’Connell St, 8pm til late! Where there will be loads of cool animations playing and an enjoyable place for everyone to network.

There will be a colouring competition, to which the winners take home loads of Pegbar goodies!

Tickets are as follows:

A whole day pass, including the talks, the evening event and some pegbar goodies are €20, there are only 70 places available and you can prebook the tickets through (discounts available for artists who submitted work for the show)

The comic book workshop, is free for young artists aged 12 - 17 and can be prebooked at info@pegbar.iethere are only 12places available.

The evening networking event is five euro on the door and can be paid for on the day.(Artists who submitted work have free entry)