Winner of Cartoon Producer of the Year

Irish animation company JAM Media has been announced as European Producer of the Year at Cartoon Forum in Toulouse this weekend. The Cartoon Tribute Awards recognize companies that have had a positive influence on the European animation industry over the last year.

JAM Media produces a range of shows that air around the world including the twice BAFTA nominated live action-animation mockumentary ROY which broadcasts in the UK, Ireland, Australia and Scandinavia and TILLY & FRIENDS which was adapted from a series of books by Polly Dunbar. Both series were produced with wwwelopment and production funding from Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board. JAM also produce PICME, a popular cartoon on PBS Kids Sprout in the US, Nickelodeon Junior worldwide and RTE and BABY JAKE a preschool series for CBeebies.