Media Alert: Irish Animation Executives Converge in NYC and Join IIBN Animation Panel - Feb, 5, 2013

Discussions to Highlight Economic Growth of Irish Animation Sector Globally, New Developments between Irish and US Creative Companies and the Competitive International Entertainment Market. Sponsored by Irish International Business Network.
Doc McStuffins
Doc McStuffins
Jan. 28, 2013 - PRLog -- WHAT:
Millions of children every week watch animated programs produced in Ireland by award-winning Irish 2D and 3D animation studios. The Business of Animation is a special event that unites Irish leaders who are driving the animation and gaming sectors globally and creating profitable TV brands, films, and app's for screens around the world.


Cathal Gaffney, CEO, Brown Bag Films; Siobhán Ní Ghadhra, COO Telegael; Andrew Kavanagh, CEO, Kavaleer Productions; Barry O’Neill, CEO Story Toys; Paul Young, CEO, Cartoon Saloon to participate.  Collectively, they have been nominated for every major worldwide award, including Oscars, BAFTAs and International Emmys. Brown Bags Films’ Doc McStuffins on Disney Junior regularly rated #1 cable TV series in Kids 2-5.

Moderated by Emmy Award-winning media executive, Maura Kelly.  The event is sponsored by IIBN,  Irish International Business Network.

WHERE: The Irish Consulate of New York, 345 Park Avenue (17th floor)

WHEN: Tues. Feb. 5, 2013, at 6:30pm to 8:30pm


IIBN is a ‘not for profit’ organization whose membership is made up of successful Irish business professionals throughout the world. With chapters in London, Dublin, New York and soon Belfast, IIBN connects entrepreneurs globally.

Visuals:  Animated clips of shows/ games to be screened, panel discussion and lively networking.


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MEDIA CONTACT: Maura Kelly at

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Industry:Animation, Entertainment
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