Tales from Dún Draíochta
Deposits
James
Auntie Cupcake
HOLT
Fantasy Ireland
Unicorns
King Pawn
Grandma’s Wild Garden (TV show)
The Continuing Adventures of Barrington Scarcliff

Tales from Dún Draíochta (TV series)

Looking for tales of Talking Goats, Giants, Changelings, Fairy Folk, Flying Chariots, Warriors, and a smart as a whip Salmon? Welcome to Dun Draíochta.

Details

Tales from Dun Draíoct is a 10 X 11 minute animated series full of old Irish lore, modern, madcap adventures and plenty of craic for the entire family. In every story a character from the town of Dun Draíocht encounters a mythical, magical being and winds up on a wild, hilarious adventure, always ending up with a problem solved and a lesson learnt. Sure, isn’t that what Old Irish Tales are all about in the first place?

Director: Trevor Courtney

Writers: Ciaran Morrison & Mick O’Hara, Marina Carr, Trevor Courtney and Danny Stack

Deposits

Deposits concerns the connection of all the the ‘Disappeared’, who are the remains of those murdered by the Provisional Irish Republican Army and those killed centuries earlier by the British Redcoats. In common they are buried without trace, but are connected by hopes for discovery. ”

Details

Directed by Trevor Courtney, Written by Adrienne Michel-Long, Produced by Michael Algar, Narrated by John Kavanagh and Composed by Paul Dowling – production at Igloo Animations 2017.

James

‘James’ is an animated drama serial in 13 quarter hour episodes about 14 year old James McMahon’s journey towards self‐discovery.

Details (in development)

At the developmentally difficult age of 14 James is forced to deal with huge upheavals in his life; his Grandmother’s terminal illness and death, the break‐up of his parent’s marriage, his self-induced expulsion from the prestigious St Jerome’s Secondary School, his loneliness, and his sexuality.

Auntie Cupcake

Auntie Cupcake is a children’s TV show that encourages kids to get involved in baking at home, with the help of Auntie Cupcake.

Details

This show’s initial trailer and clips were produced at Igloo Animations. Auntie Cupcake was created by Emma O’ Driscoll from Prize Pig Productions. http://prizepigproductions.tv/

Pauline McGlynn is the voice of Auntie Cupcake.

 

 

HOLT

HOLT is a 26 X 11 Minute Fantasy Comedy Adventure series for 6 to 11’s.

Logline: Three mismatched teens from planet Krill, shipwrecked in a dangerous world, must help save the universe from the Ckrook if they’re ever to return home.

Synopsis:

On their way home from a school excursion, Blaize, Umba and Metric, three teenage classmates from the planet Krill who have never previously spoken to each other and are polar opposites in personality, shape and form, are suddenly knocked off course by an electric pulse that’s travelling through the universe. They become shipwrecked on the long-forgotten, ancient prison planet of Taos, a threatening world of monsters, magic and secrets, hidden in the universe’s Red Zone.

Here, they’re greeted by Ginne – a magical, reflective prism. By shaking hands with Umba, Ginne learns that the teens are not a threat but merely lost and good natured so she decides to become their guide. To aid them in their defense against the planet’s dark forces, Ginne empowers them with the ability to work together by assembling themselves and combining into one unit – HOLT, a super being who has the wisdom and power of all their planet, parents and ancestors. Holt can fight off most monsters, but he can only sustain his form for a few minutes at a time.

After Blaize, Umba and Metric overhear a strange being’s secret message, it becomes clear that the universe is now under attack from an evil, ancient race known as the Ckrook. The teens must now not only survive planet Taos, but also gain allies to fight the Ckrook and help save the universe if they are ever to safely return to Krill, their home.

FANTASY IRELAND (TV show)

Fantasy Ireland is a 13 X 11 minute Irish animated comedy series set in a fantastical, dysfunctional version of Dublin City where the humorous and the bizarre are part of everyday life.

Details

Three Private Investigators – TONY, a neurotic skeptical, JAY, a gruff, slightly deluded straight shooter and CIARAN, a thick-skinned, shifty, opportunistic fella from the country constantly find themselves defending Ireland from a megalomaniac priest, Fr Murphy, who is obsessed with finding enough gold to last him a lifetime. The stories focus on abstract versions of modern Ireland mixed with fragments of Irish myth combined with hilarious off-the-cuff Irish male banter. Written by: Mick O’Hara & Ciaran Morrison & Directed/Created by: Trevor Courtney

Unicorns (film)

This was a test animation for a feature film that had animated sequences in it.

Details

This clip was animated & designed by Trevor Courtney and Hermann Karlsson.

King Pawn (short film)

King Pawn is a metaphor for the struggle of the individual in a repressed society. The story follows the growing awareness of one Pawn and his inability to exist in his surroundings.

Details

King Pawn won the Dom Kino Award (House of Cinema) for best cinematic film and was screened at the Galway, LA Shorts, Potugese and Darklight film festivals. It was written and directed by Trevor Courtney.

Grandma’s Wild Garden (TV show)

Grandma’s Wild Garden is a 13 X 5 minute TV series for 4 – 6 year olds. Every day Dan and Nuala go to their grandma’s house after school and stay until their parents come home from work. At the beginning of each programme, Grandma asks them to see which of their wild friends is in the garden today.

Details

Grandma’s Wild Garden brings garden wildlife into focus through the eyes of twins Dan and Nuala on their daily visits to Grandma’s extraordinary house at the centre of her wild garden. The audience, along with Dan and Nuala, spend a few seconds spotting the wildlife characters, which are highlighted as they are spotted, before the scene shifts to the house where they settle for Grandma to tell them the story. One of Grandma’s pictures will be the opening frame of the story.

For more please go here: https://iglooanimations.com/grandmaswildgarden/

The Continuing Adventures of Barrington Scarcliff

13 x 24 minute episodes of gloriously sick animated comedies for anyone over 15 with a twisted sense of humour. This is a co-production in development with Red-Moodle and written by Johnny Morss.

Details

The series chronicles the exploits of Barrington Scarcliff, notorious lech, wretch and coward, as he blunders and cons his way through a fictional fantasy world.

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