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Apple TV+ Drops Teaser Trailer for Tomm Moore’s ‘Wolfwalkers’

With all the stylized 2D artistry you’d expect, the latest feature from the twice Oscar-nominated ‘Song of the Sea’ and ‘The Secret of Kells’ director tells of a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves.

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.

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.  

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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.

Netflix Headline News

Netflix Unveils Robust Slate of Animated Event Programming

Six all-new animated feature films and series -- including projects from Jorge Gutierrez, Craig McCracken and Nora Twomey -- join previously announced production slate.

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.   

VIEW Conference Blogs

VIEW Conference 2018: History You’re Happy to See Repeat Itself

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4:47pm

Sharing new stories with old friends, while sharing old stories with new friends, makes this annual celebration of the best in animation, VFX and visual storytelling one of my year’s most enjoyable events. 

VIEW Conference Headline News

VIEW Adds WIA Panel, ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Presentations

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 8, 2018 at 1:02pm

October 22-26 conference additions also include WETA technology and Glenn Entis game financing talks.

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Troy Saliba to Present VFX of ‘Venom’ at VIEW Conference 2018

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:04am

The veteran animation director, along with DFX supervisor Aharon Bourland, will detail DNEG’s work on Marvel and Sony’s upcoming superhero-adventure film at next month’s Turin event. 

VIEW Conference Headline News

Final VIEW Conference 2018 Program Announced

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:53am

Dennis Muren, Hans Zimmer, Mireille Soria and other top creative innovators from animation, VFX and games to present at 5-day event.

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.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

All in the Details: Bringing the Story World Sequences of ‘The Breadwinner’ to Life

Cartoon Saloon’s Jeremy Purcell and Guru Studio’s Sanatan Suryavanshi & Sheldon Lisoy detail the complex compositing process behind the meticulously designed story-within-a-story sequences of the Oscar-nominated animated feature.

Annie Awards Headline News

Presenters, Streaming Info Set for 45th Annie Awards

Animation notables, plus all three Winsor McCay Award winners, will be in attendance at the annual event -- dedicated this year to the late June Foray.

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.

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