Animation studios quick on the draw

Two young firms sign major new deals

4th June, 2017
Graham Holbrook, Stephen Fagan Dale Robinson and Kevin McBride of Treehouse Republic Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Irish animation industry is continuing to grow, with two young studios here recently signing major deals.

Treehouse Republic has optioned the second season of children’s show Ballybraddan from veteran studio Geronimo Productions (previously Monster Animation).

After receiving €500,000 in funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Treehouse Republic, which was set up in 2010, is close to securing its €2 million budget for the show.

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