Eoin Colfer, AKA The Creator, is celebrating his birthday today – the 14th of May! As fans, it’s our duty to litter his Twitter & Facebook with happy returns! Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, Ireland. He attained worldwide recognition in 2001, when the first Artemis Fowl book was published and became a New York Times Best Seller, as did ...Read More »
Prepare to embark on a thrilling journey in the near future because production has started for Artem...
It’s confirmed… we have our Artemis – and it’s young Ferdia Shaw from Kilken...
ILLEGAL, by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin & Giovanni Rigano is nominated for the Irish ChildrenR...
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Artemis Fowl & Eoin Colfer News
Ladies and gentlemen… here it is! Part 2 of our 10th Anniversary Interview with Eoin Colfer! Eoin talks about the Artemis Fowl movie, the graphic novels, a new adult graphic novel he’s working on called ‘ILLEGAL,’ as well as Imaginary Fred (his illustrated children’s book in collaboration with Oliver Jeffers). Not to be missed! If you missed part 1, you ...Read More »
As promised, we’re pleased to announce that part 1 of our 10th Anniversary Interview with Eoin Colfer is now live on YouTube! Eoin Colfer talks about his thoughts and feelings on ‘Artemis Fowl & The Last Guardian,’ the potential future of the ‘Artemis Fowl’ series, funny mispronunciations of his name, Doctor Who and more! Stayed tuned for part 2, which will be released tomorrow. ...Read More »
On this day 10 years ago, AFC was born. We began life as a small, pokey fan-site, made up of people who shared a huge love and respect for the ‘Artemis Fowl’ book series. I never would have imagined that 10 years on, we were the hive of the Artemis Fowl/Eoin Colfer fandom, generating sometimes hundreds-of-thousands of visits a month, ...Read More »
Eoin spoke with Neil Delamere on Irish radio station, Today FM recently. There was some mention of the long awaited Artemis Fowl movie and Eoin had a little news but couldn’t say too much! The movie hint starts about two-thirds through the interview, and apparently Eoin has recently had a meeting with a high-profile director in London… Listen to the ...Read More »
AFC’s birthday is fast-approaching, so get the 7th May 2015 in your diaries! If you’ve been keeping tabs on us this past few weeks, you’ll know that we’re accepting questions for our 10th Anniversary interviews with Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin & Giovanni Rigano! Well, we’ve already had over 50 submissions, and we’ll soon new to close submissions and start the ...Read More »
On the 7th of May, 2005, AFC started out life as ‘artemisfowlconfidential.bravehost.com,’ and quickly grew to be the most visited ‘Artemis Fowl’ site on the web. Well, as if in the blink of an eye… it’s nearly May 2015, and what a decade it has been. We have seen Artemis evolve, encountered new and exciting characters and villains, been introduced ...Read More »
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. In Bologna authors, illustrators, literary agents, licensors and licensees, packagers, distributors, printers, booksellers, and librarians meet to sell and buy copyright, find the very best of children’s publishing and multimediaproduction, generate and gather new contacts while strengthening professional relationships, discover new ...Read More »
(Says who? Says me, of course. KearaAdara, because I’m so qualified to judge these gadgets.) I’ve counted – not that difficult, really – and found that the Artemis Fowl series has exactly 4 characters who are officially considered geniuses. (Okay, Artemis, genii. Happy now?) Anyway. With that amount of intellect, the series naturally has many gadgets well ahead of our ...Read More »
The cover for Eoin Colfer’s collaboration with Oliver Jeffers has been revealed on Twitter. Here’s the PR from the announcement last year: IMAGINARY FRED is a unique take on the concept of imaginary friends. It’s the story of two little boys and their shared love of movies, music, and comic books. It is about how a little bit of electricity, ...Read More »
In proper Saint Patrick’s Day fashion, a YouTuber called ‘Cozinha 42‘ has published a great video on how to make Irish-themed ‘LEPrecon Sweets!’ The description has been translated below: We made a quick ‘delicinha’ to your party of St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun! Captain Holly Short approves! Ingredients: 100g white chocolate type coverage (so no need to season) 1 package of ...Read More »
Image by Annie B. Saint Patrick’s Day is once again upon us – and you know what that means! It’s time to don your green clothing, get a shamrock, and celebrate in style. On St Patrick’s Day it is customary to wear shamrocks and/or green clothing or accessories (the “wearing of the green”). St Patrick is said to have used ...Read More »
As you most probably know, we held a competition last month to win one of three signed copies of the ‘Artemis Fowl & The Opal Deception’ Graphic Novel. We’re excited to announce that the graphic novels have made the first leg of their journey from Eoin Colfer to Andrew Donkin, and will shortly be sent out to the respective winners! ...Read More »
What are #DomovoiButlerFacts? I hear you ask. Well… ‘Butler facts’ are outrageous facts about everyone’s favourite bodyguard: Domovoi Butler. Outrageous or not, we imagine most, if not all, of the ‘facts’ are true. Our personal favourites are: There is no theory of evolution, just a list of creatures Butler allows to live. and… When Butler sends in his taxes, he sends blank ...Read More »
#WorldBookDay has come and gone once again, bringing with it a huge celebration of everything ‘books.’ Kids across the UK & Ireland donned costumes, grabbed their current favourite book and celebrated in style. Eoin Colfer was exceptionally busy this year. As Laureate na nÓg, he took 5 storytellers and 300 schoolchildren on a magical steam train journey along the beautiful north Dublin coast as part ...Read More »