Friday, July 24, 2009

PEGBAR!!!!!! Saturday 8th of August!!!!!!

Pegbar is holding another one of its amazing events! But this time round we’ve got a whole day of talks from industry professionals.

There will be talks about the animation industry, the games industry, moving image, running small studios and making features. And we’ll finish the night off with our networking event.

So Pegbar will take place on the 8th of August, in Filmbase, 11am to 5pm.

There will be a workshop on making comic books for young artists in Filmbase 11am – 1pm

And then in the evening our ‘it’s a pegbar affair’, will be taking place in Murrays Bar, on O’Connell St, 8pm til late! Where there will be loads of cool animations playing and an enjoyable place for everyone to network.

There will be a colouring competition, to which the winners take home loads of Pegbar goodies!

Tickets are as follows:

A whole day pass, including the talks, the evening event and some pegbar goodies are €20, there are only 70 places available and you can prebook the tickets through (discounts available for artists who submitted work for the show)

The comic book workshop, is free for young artists aged 12 - 17 and can be prebooked at there are only 12places available.

The evening networking event is five euro on the door and can be paid for on the day.(Artists who submitted work have free entry)

I cant wait for this!........Animation bliss!!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

an amazing weekend of ANIMATION!!!!!

Ok, so friday the 7th of August and Saturday the 8th is going to be a surge of animation.

Firstly the 7th has
RTÉ CO & Warner Bros. present "BUGS BUNNY ON BROADWAY"

7th of August, 8pm at the National Concert Hall

Watch cartoon superstars Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Wile E. Coyote, Road Runner and Daffy Duck cavort on the big screen to live orchestra!

Created and conducted by George Daugherty, this extraordinary big-screen and symphony orchestra concert has been a smash touring hit for the past 20 years, delighting almost two million people worldwide with its celebration of the Warner Bros. classic Looney Tunes. Now for the first time in Ireland watch animated jewels like What's Opera, Doc? and The Rabbit of Seville while enjoying the extraordinary scores of Carl Stalling, the most brilliant cartoon composer in the history of Hollywood.

With two evening performances and one matinee, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra offers you the chance to see the show that has won standing ovations at venues like The Hollywood Bowl, Sydney Opera House and Kremlin Palace, creating a devoted international audience of animation fans and classical music lovers who return over and over.

Read about the background of "Bugs Bunny on Broadway" and read an interview with creator and conductor George Daugherty.

Tickets: €25, €30, €35 (concessions €22, €27, €32)
Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children): €100/€120
Children's tickets at matinee €18
Booking: 01 417 0000 or online

and then on the 8th of August is PEGBAR!!! a full day of talks, a workshop for young artists and a networking til the sun comes up!

The full details of pegbar will be up tomorrow and emailed to everyone on our mailing list over the weekend! its gonna be HOT! excited thinking about it!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

doing a talk this saturday at 'ordinary people, extrodinary things' in filmbase

pegbar will be doing a lovely presentation and showcasing some peoples work this saturday, in filmbase at 'ordinary people, extrordinary things',

all the details are here

and thanks for Brendan of Crewger for sending us out the invite.

check out their site at

Thursday, July 2, 2009

the Galway Fleadh are having a special programme on Pixilation this year!!

The Pixilation programme is on at 7.20pm, the 12th july, Sunday, at the Town Hall.

The programme will include a selection of pixilation films throughout film history, from 'The Haunted Hotel',1907, to 'What Cassandra Saw' which was released this year plus lots of shorts from inbetween years from the likes of Norman McLaren and Jan Svankmajer.

It should be well worth checing out!