Tag Archives: Animation

New Course: Animating with Cel Action Training

30 August

This week Kavaleer Productions kicked off its second ‘Animating with Cel Action Training’ course in association with Animation Skillnet. Our first training course took place in June and was led by Joris Van Hulsen, and our current training is being led by Christian Chessell. Both trainers have extensive experience working on multiple children’s television shows […]

Deadly Success for Kavaleer!

21 August

Kavaleer is thrilled to be a part of this year’s Frameworks short film scheme. Deadly, was written by Aidan McAteer, and tells the story of Grimm, a working stiff who doesn’t care about his dead-end job, until he meets a little old lady called Bridie and both of their “lives” change forever. The film will […]

Wildernuts sailing along!

15 August
Kavaleer's Wildernuts Crew

With the first five episodes now delivered, our talented, hard-working crew was able to take a break and pose for a picture with the other  Wildernuts “crew”.  The show is looking fantastic – thank you everyone for all your hard work!

Irish Animation in the spotlight at Annecy

15 June

Andrew and I have recently returned from another fantastic animation festival at Annecy. This year was particularly special as Ireland was the spotlight country for the festival. Animation Ireland, The Irish Film Board and SDGI did a great job of promoting and putting together Irish events, retrospectives, exhibitions and of course parties! Also a shout […]

Villainy Alive & Well at Kavaleer

27 July

Kavaleer animation director, Aidan McAteer’s brilliant short The Gentleman’s Guide to Villainy continues its run of success picking up second prize in the James Horgan Award for Best Animation at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. The humourous short is a 1920s silent movie style guide to becoming the perfect villain! The film won the DepicT! […]

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 […]