Our comedy special Surviving Ireland has won a GOLD MEDAL for BEST WRITING at this year's New York Festivals Radio Awards. The show was also a Finalist in the category of Best Comedy Special.
Thanks again for everyone who helped make this happen, especially the performers Deirdre O'Kane, Barry Murphy and Stefanie Preissner. Huge thanks also to Liam O'Brien from Doc on One for sharing with us his immense storytelling wisdom, and Anne-Marie Power from Radio One for her continued support.
Congratulations to all the other winners from RTÉ; some incredible work produced and an awards haul to match!
Turnip & Duck is an award-winning, Dublin-based production company producing a variety of work across TV, radio and digital platforms. Bringing together the producing and writing talents of Colm Tobin and Aidan O'Donovan, the company was established in 2016 to develop and produce original IP, with a particular focus on animation and off-kilter comedy for kids.
As well as our own projects, Turnip & Duck offers services to the wider animation and production sector in Ireland and beyond. Our expertise is in comedy writing, producing and VO directing but we love all sorts of collaborations! Give us a shout!
An elite group of eight year olds are chosen to attend the most high-flying school in the known universe - Brain Freeze High! Floating high above the clouds in a state of the art scientific research centre and led by world renowned, harebrained scientist Professor McCork and his crack team of experts, Brain Freeze High’s mission to educate Earth's next generation of super scientists may be bold and ambitious, but their methods are not always logical… Can the rookie students handle the daily challenges that come their way as they attempt to earn their scientific stripes and graduate with flying colours!?
Brain Freeze High is a mixed media project (puppets & 2D animation) co-produced with our friends at Kite Entertainment, and developed with support from Creative Europe Media. See the project presented in full at this year's Cartoon Forum!
Introducing children under 7 to the fundamental principals of computer coding, through the problem-solving antics of a cheerful, task-oriented young robot named Zoot.
Zoot & Friends is being developed with Adam Kavanagh and Gareth Lyons, as part of RTÉ’s Animated Shorts Scheme 2017.
We're in the early stages of developing a wildlife based comedy sketch show for young Irish audiences, alongside our long-time collaborator and all-round visual genius, Ian Benjamin Kenny.
We're also working with the talented folk at Treehouse Republic, and co-developing a very exciting new STEM-based show aimed at young viewers (and hopefully the new generation of scientists)!
On the service end we've also been busy working with the guys at Studio POWWOW on their stunning series ShipAntics.
Award-winning science-based children's series produced for CBBC & RTÉ, and distributed worldwide by Aardman Distribution. Dr. Knowles & Professor McCork answer big scientifc questions, while Colin the Floor Manager and Ms. Hucklebuck keep the show on the road.
6 time nominee at the Irish Animation Awards, and winner of the 2015 Kids Choice Award for Best Animated Series.
Holly & Declan are a young couple addicted to technology, and in particular their smartphones. Colm Tobin follows them to a digital detox centre on the island of Carnananánachán where they undergo a bizarre, back-to-basics detox programme that tests their relationship to its limit.
GOLD MEDAL winner for BEST WRITING at this year's New York Festivals - World's Best Radio Programs. Also nominated for Best Comedy Special.