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City of Roses @ Boston Irish Film Festival

15 March

It’s been a great weekend for our latest short film, City of Roses, which picked up the Director’s Choice Award at the Boston Irish Film Festival. I was in attendance to pick up the award sponsored by KerryGold Liquer and participated in a Q & A with the audience after the screening. In addition to the […]

Kavaleer launch ‘Dougie Noir’ at Cartoon Forum.

22 September

Last Thursday 17th September, we were proud and delighted to launch our latest show, ‘Dougie Noir’ a 52 x 11 boy skewed action-comedy series for 6-11s featuring the world’s first consulting circus detective! Kavaleer’s creative helmsmen Andrew Kavanagh and Gary Timpson presented the concept before a room of 195 friends, colleagues and clients, making it […]

‘Hasan Everywhere’ now available with Aesthetica Magazine.

06 December

Having picked up Best Animation at last month’s Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York, ‘Hasan Everywhere’ has been included on a DVD of winning films with the magazine’s December issue. If you are in Ireland, you can get your copy at the venues listed below. Arklow – Easons Thurles, Co. Wicklow Armagh – Macari, P.O. […]

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Elmo Loves ABCs

07 April

Well, it’s been quite a week…and the fulfillment of a cherished childhood dream for us Kavaleers. But after seven months production we are proud to announce our first Sesame Street App, produced with those coding geniuses over at Marino Elmo Loves ABCs* helps little ones with their first steps in literacy and has the added bonus of […]

The Man Who Would be Prez…

06 April

Kavaleer were honoured with a highly entertaining visit by presidential candidate Senator David Norris this morning. David made a point of speaking to all the animators individually, even dishing out the odd hug (lucky Bianca) along the way!     David was presented with an impromptu caricature by Andrew and a copy of ‘Hasan Everywhere’ for his […]

From Intern to Employee – The Kavaleer Experience

11 August

Here at Kavaleer we really believe that interning has replaced the traditional job interview, and have many employees that first joined us as interns. After the recent Irish Times article (below) we thought we’d post a wee interview with John McAleer and Shane Reidy, two former interns and now full time Kavaleer staff members about […]

Bridie on the Film Board Shorts Channel

20 July

 The ubiquitous Bridie Gaffney has made another unscheduled appearance, this time on the Irish Film Board’s Shorts Channel! Featuring the late Gerry Ryan, find out more about Bridie’s ill-fated honeymoon on the Isle of Man (and how much her husband resembles Sean Connery) by clicking here. Medication errors can happen anywhere, but mistakes in dispensing medications injure […]

The Real Apprentice

30 June

Kavaleer are delighted to be taking on recent ISA graduate and award-winning filmmaker Bruno Palma for a two-week internship as part of the Best In Show inititaive. Check out Kate Holmquist’s article and interview with Kavaleer’s own Gary Timpson in today’s Irish Times! Medication errors can happen anywhere, but mistakes in dispensing medications injure thousands […]

Picnic with Short Movies

22 June

Just a quick note to say ‘Hasan Everywhere’ will be screening at 7pm this coming thursday as part of the Picnic with Short Movies taking place in the Mad Art Studio & Gallery , 56 Lower Gardiner St, Dublin 1. Admission is 5 euro and there are lots of great animated shorts showing on the […]

Kavaleer and Pegbar Digitize the Nation!

21 May

As part of the Irish Internet Association’s ‘Digitize the Nation’ week, Kavaleer and Pegbar teamed up to give the local kids at St Audoens primary school an introduction to the animation process. Using Kavaleer’s ‘Garth & Bev’ show as a template, the kids had a go at drawing the characters and even got to digitize […]