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Annecy 2019 Headline News

Mifa Announces Big Expansion and Special Slate of Events

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:07pm

Upcoming market during Annecy is set to break all previous attendance and size records with over 700 exhibitors inside a bigger exhibition platform, VR area, Buyer’s Club and new conference room.  

Awards Headline News

Paper Panther Productions Scoops Top Prizes at 2019 Irish Animation Awards

Nora Twomey, the Oscar-nominated director of Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ presented with the prestigious Murakami Award.

Guru Studio Headline News

FIRST LOOK: ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Returns to Netflix with Special Valentine’s Day Episode

‘True: Happy Hearts Day’ the first release in a lineup of new content which includes all new episodes, seasonal specials, a 44-minute movie and a mix of comedic shorts and musical content rolling out on the service throughout 2019 and 2020.

Short Films Headline News

New Making-of Video Goes Behind the Scenes of Louise Bagnall’s ‘Late Afternoon’

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

Short Films Headline News

WATCH: Louise Bagnall’s Oscar-Shortlisted ‘Late Afternoon’ Now Available Online

Oscar-shortlisted short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly explore the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

Awards Headline News

‘The Breadwinner’ and ‘The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe’ Take Home Emile Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 10, 2018 at 4:48pm

Director Nora Twomey and co-directors Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg among animation artists honored at second annual ceremony in Lille, France.  

Awards Headline News

Nominees Announced for 2018 Emile Awards

‘Another Day of Life,’ ‘Captain Morten and the Spider Queen,’ ‘Funan,’ ‘Teheran Tabu’ and ‘The Breadwinner’ receive Emile Award nominations for best direction in a feature film.

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State of Mind: Exploring Memory in Louise Bagnall’s ‘Late Afternoon’

Oscar-qualified short film produced by Cartoon Saloon uses hand-drawn digital animation to poignantly depict the internal landscape of a woman with memory loss.

Awards Headline News

Nora Twomey Honored with Inaugural VIEW Visionary Award

‘The Breadwinner’ director and Cartoon Saloon co-founder is recognized for her exemplary work as an artist, animator and visual storyteller.   

Awards Headline News

Four Animated Features Nominated for European Film Awards

Platige Image’s ‘Another Day of Life,’ Aardman feature ‘Early Man,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ and Luxembourg-France co-production ‘White Fang’ to compete at the 31st European Film Awards.

Technology Headline News

Apple Reportedly in Talks for Cartoon Saloon Feature

Deal with the Ireland-based studio that made Oscar-nominated ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘Song of the Sea’ and ‘The Breadwinner’ would be the tech company’s first for a feature film.

Annecy ANIMATIONWorld

Annecy 2018: Political, Social and Family Issues Stand Out in a Strong Line-Up of Feature Films

From Belle Époque Paris to biblical Egypt, the films in this year’s feature competition offer a bracing diversity of styles, themes and cultures.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Does Independent Animation Have a Chance with the Motion Picture Academy?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:24pm

Great animated shorts and feature films produced in Europe may garner nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, but nary a win.

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