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Italic Pig

Kevin Beimers

CEO / Creative Director

Italic Pig

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Italic Pig is a kickass entertainment company located just outside of Belfast.

Our talented and attractive team develops sarcastically-epic properties for the video game and animation scenes, such as ‘Paleo Pines’, ‘The Infinite Hotel’, ‘Schrödinger’s Cat’, and ‘Quest Quest: The Quest for Quests’.

We’ve won three Big Indie Pitches, a Worldwide Indie Award, two Future Screens grants, three Creative Europe awards, and have been nominated for Best Script by the Writers’ Guilds of both Great Britain and Ireland. Last year, Italic Pig was one of two recipients of Northern Ireland Screen’s Creative Animation Scheme, awarded to create ‘Colour’, a short about diversity.

This is our first time attending Kidscreen, pitching a collection of quirky & clever new properties:

‘Ham & Laika’ (8+) – Madcap odd-couple animation series about the first American chimpanzee and the first Russian dog marooned together in space. For clever 8-12 year olds and their NASA-era parents.

‘Growth Spurt’ (6+) – Gert, the shortest girl in class, attempts to rise above her stature… one enormous body part at a time. Dexter’s Laboratory, Derry Girls and George’s Marvelous Medicine wrapped into a tiny package with an oversized bow.

‘Mona Lisa’ (12+) – Set in the year 1499, Mona Lisa is an epic Renaissance romp about art thievery, scientific revolution, the Vatican and the destruction of the planet. Think Dan Brown meets Terry Pratchett with a twist of steampunk.

…and please ask me about ‘Sam & Guzman’ (17+).