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Oscars Headline News

Nominees for the 90th Oscars Announced

Studio entries ‘Boss Baby,’ ‘Coco’ and ‘Ferdinand’ face off against indies ‘The Breadwinner’ and ‘Loving Vincent’ for the Best Animated Feature Oscar.

Awards Headline News

Nominations for 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards Announced

DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Boss Baby,’ Cartoon Saloon’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ Pixar’s ‘Coco,’ Blue Sky’s ‘Ferdinand’ and BreakThru Entertainment’s ‘Loving Vincent’ garner nominations for best animated feature.

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An Emotional Tale that Dazzles: Nora Twomey’s ‘The Breadwinner’

Third animated feature from the studio behind ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’ eschews intricate curlicues for a broad simplicity and delicate color palette paired with complex stop-motion effects.

Manchester Animation Festival Headline News

Manchester Animation Festival Announces Program Highlights

Technical director Mark Mullery to present behind-the-scenes masterclass on making ‘The Breadwinner’ during a packed three-day event.

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Conference to Spotlight ‘The Breadwinner’

The technical director of the upcoming Cartoon Saloon feature will shine a light on the making of the highly anticipated film.

Puffin Rock Headline News

‘Puffin Rock’ Migrates to Milkshake!

The award-winning animated pre-school series co-produced by Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House and Dog Ears, licensed by Hoho Rights and narrated by actor Chris O’Dowd, will launch this month on Channel 5’s Milkshake! as part of the refresh of the popular pre-school block.

Irish Animation Awards Headline News

‘Song of the Sea’ wins Best Irish Feature Film at Irish Animation Awards

Other winners included Boulder Media’s ‘Go Jetters’ for Best Visual Effects as part of an Animated TV Series or Film, Vincent Gallagher’s ‘Second to None’ for Best Animated Short Film, and ‘Danger Mouse’ for Best Music/Sound Design.

Festivals Headline News

Ireland’s Animation Dingle Festival Kicks off March 24

Speakers at Animation Dingle’s fifth edition include ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ director Dean DeBlois, Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, former Nickelodeon exec Russel Hicks, Brown Bag Films’ Bronagh O’Hanlon and Darragh O'Connell, Lupus Films’ Camilla Deakin, Amazon Studios’ Tara Sorensen, and more.

GKIDS ANIMATIONWorld

Setting the Bar: GKIDS Aims High with a Passion for Indie Animated Feature Distribution

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 3:03pm

GKIDS execs Eric Beckman and Dave Jesteadt continue feeding independent animated gems to a growing North American appetite.

Cartoon Saloon Headline News

Mercury Filmworks and Cartoon Saloon Launch Lighthouse Studios

New full-service animation studio based in Kilkenny focused on the development of animated children’s and family television entertainment to create 140 jobs over the next three years.

Cartoon Saloon Headline News

Superights Announces New Sales for Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Puffin Rock’

Preschool co-production from Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears and Penguin Random House traveling to Australia, Denmark, Scotland, Israel, Taiwan, South Korea and more.

Cartoon Saloon Headline News

Cartoon Saloon Optimizes 2D Animation Pipeline with Thinkbox Software’s Deadline

Irish animation studio delivers 2D animation projects like Netflix series ‘Puffin Rock’ and forthcoming feature ‘The Breadwinner’ using Thinkbox Software’s render management tool.

Events Headline News

Early Bird Rate for 2016 World Animation and VFX Summit Ends July 15

Summit featuring top talent from leading studios like DreamWorks Animation, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Google, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Reel FX, LAIKA, Atomic Cartoons and Cartoon Saloon runs October 31 - November 2 in Marina del Rey, CA.

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Which Are the 50 Best Animated Films of the 21st Century Thus Far?

List of 50 best animated features of the 21st century include Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ Sylvain Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist,’ Isao Takahata’s ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya,’ and Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava’s ‘Ratatouille.’

Films Headline News

Guru Studio Joins Production on ‘The Breadwinner’

Toronto-based animation studio joins international co-production partners Aircraft Pictures, Ireland's Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg's Melusine Productions in association with Angelina Jolie Pitt’s Jolie Pas Productions.

Cartoon Saloon Headline News

Animated Feature Film ‘The Breadwinner’ Now in Production

Canada’s Aircraft Pictures, Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions begin key animation on the 2D-animated feature based on the internationally acclaimed young adult novel by Deborah Ellis.

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