From Fast Cars to Animated Rap Stars
Pink Kong Studios CEO- Niamh Herrity gives insights into the journey of Pink Kong Studios, what the future looks like and the animation space in Ireland.
Niamh Herrity is CEO and award-winning Producer at Pink Kong Studios Dublin. Recipient of Female Entrepreneur of the year 2015, IBYE finalist 2016 and Dublin City Entrepreneur of the year 2017 – Niamh’s Business background has enabled her to push the studio to new heights.
Since Niamh co-founded Pink Kong in 2014, she has produced award winning content for the Studio including a BAFTA winning Game “Virginia” (2016) and IFTA nominated “Departure” (2017) funded by the IFB & RTÉ.
Niamh produced Ireland’s first original animated Virtual Reality short narrative “AURORA” (2018) which premiered as the main centrepiece for Audi Dublin International Film Festival “Immersive Stories” conference. Co- creator and producer of ‘Urban Tails’ TV series premiered on RTÉjr in September 2019.
Niamh also plays an active role within Ireland’s animation community holding seats on both the board of Animation Ireland, Irish Animation Awards, Women in Animation Ireland and is the Irish Ambassador for the European Animation Awards.
Award winning Pink Kong Studios creates branded entertainment for TV, VR, Film, Games and Advertising Houses.