EXPERT / Gerry Shirren/ Cartoon Saloon


Gerry Shirren

Managing Director
Cartoon Saloon




Gerry, a veteran of the animation industry, joined Cartoon Saloon in 2012 as Managing Director having known the company and its founders since its start up in 1999, and as Managing Director, he oversees and develops the business and commercial interests of the company in a way that complements the creative nature of the studio and the ambitions of the founders. Acting as Executive Producer on the studio film and TV series, Gerry overseas project and studio financing, licensing and distribution as well as the strategic development of what is now the Cartoon Saloon group of companies. Prior to Cartoon Saloon, he headed media and animation companies in Ireland, China and the US.