Who the hell do we think we are?
Double Z Creative is Ciarán Morrison and Mick O’Hara. With over thirty years in television we have written, produced and performed comedy-based programming for all the major broadcasters and have a car boot full of awards to prove it.
We have a range of expertise from creating and performing original characters such as Zig and Zag to writing in all fields; television series, feature films, children’s animation, documentaries, live entertainment shows, books, commercials, theatre shows and of course No.1 chart hits…our track record is second to none!
Recent writing credits include Danger Mouse for CBBC, 101 Dalmatian Street for Disney, Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy for Discovery Family, Little Roy for CBBC/ Sprout (U.S), Oddbods for ITV/ Disney, Zig and Zag for CBBC/RTÉ , Claude for Disney Jr along with several development projects for some the biggest names in European animation.
We are also in demand for animation project development. Our clients include: Brown Bag, Cartoon Saloon, Beano Studios, Red & Blue Productions, Igloo Animations, Moetion Pictures/ ANT films and CHF Entertainment.
In 2019 we were nominated for two writing awards in the Irish Animation Awards:
- Best Writer for Animated Series – Space Chickens in Space (Disney XD)
- Best Writer for Pre-School Animation – Claude (Disney Jr)
- The series Space Chickens in Space (Disney XD) WON the Kids Choice Award.
Our 101 Dalmatian Street episode ‘Walkies on the Wild Side’ which was nominated to represent the series in the 'TV and Commissioned Films' category at Annecy 2019.
101 Dalmatian Street
Disney Channel/ Disney Jr
Passion Pictures Animation
Writers on a brand new (11mins x 52) action adventure animated series for the International market. Based on a famous Disney heritage brand 101 Dalmatians, the series is set in a big old-fashioned house at number 101 Dalmatian Street where a huge family of 101 dogs live all by themselves, without a human owner, setting up the biggest, messiest and furriest family comedy you could ever imagine. We've written seven episodes so far and started writing on Season 2.
Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy
Discovery Family / TinyPop TV
Writers on Season 1 and Season 2 (11min x 104) of this action-packed animated series for the International market. This series is the latest addition to the hugely successful Transformers universe. We've written 18 episodes including the Season 1 double episode finale and a Season 2 double episode special.
Writers on the series based on the hugely successful childrens book series Claude by Alex T Smith. The (11min x 52) episodes will be broadcast on Disney Jr EMEA in 2017 to 2018. We've written twelve episodes and two (x 2min) shorts.
Space Chickens in Space
Disney XD EMEA/ Channel 9 Australia
Writers on this (11min x 52) crazy absurdist sci-fi comedy series. Designed and directed by Tommy and Markus Vad Flaaten. We wrote 6 episodes, including the double season finale. It's all about three chickens who are mistakenly enrolled in an elite intergalactic military academy. It's hilarious!
Fremantle/ Boulder Media
We wrote one script (11mins) for the new Danger Mouse series. We were asked to write more and obviously would have loved to, but we had to concentrate on the Zig and Zag animated series, which got the green light whilst writing on DM. Danger Mouse is currently broadcast on CBBC in the U.K, Netflix (U.S.A) and pretty much everywhere else!
One Animation/ Hot Drop Films
Writers on the hugely popular Oddbods - Season 2 (60 x 7min). The non-dialogue based show is produced by Singapore based animation company One Animation and is broadcast all over the world on a number of channels including ITV, the Disney channel in Asia, Boomerang and CANAL +.
Zig and Zag
Double Z Enterprises/ Flickerpix/ JAM Media
We had multiple roles on the Zig and Zag animated series; Creators, Head Writers, Show Runners, voice talent and Voice Directors.
The animated sitcom (26 x 11 min) series for 7-9 year-olds is broadcast on CBBC and RTE.
Kiva Can Do
Nickelodeon / RTE
Writers of fifteen episodes (of the 52 x 11min series) for this charming S.T.E.M based pre-school animation series, broadcast on RTE and Nickelodeon.