Adam Kavanagh recently won the Best Irish Short Animation category at the Blackrock Animation Festival for his short animation ‘Curruid’ – http://www.blackrockanimationfilmfestival.com/
Also shortlisted for the Blackrock Festival award were Don Carey for ‘Innisfree’, Stefanie Reville for ‘Cat Calls’ and Maureen Walshe for ‘The Sweet Life’.
The following ISA shorts have been selected for the New York International Childrens Film Festival: ‘Love Is Blind’ by Niall Byrne, ‘The Sweet Life’ by Maureen Walshe and ‘Curruid’ by Adam Kavanagh.
Finally, the short film ‘The Sweet Life’ by Maureen Walshe has been selected for the following international festivals:
“The Electric Lantern Festival” : Kent, England
“The International Short Festival of Uruguay” : Uruguay.
“The No Gloss Film Festival” : Leeds, England.
“WorldKids International Film Festival” : India.
“Golden Orchid International Animation Festival”: Pennsylvania, USA.
“Animae Caribe Festival” in Trinidad and Tobago.
“Cork Indie Festival” : Cork, Ireland.
“Waterford Film Festival” : Waterford, Ireland.
“International Animation Festival” : Syros Island, Greece.
“Womens Film Festival” in Colombia, South America.
“The Mosaic Film Experience Festival” Grand Rapids Michigan, USA.