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Virtual Talks Headline News

Tomm Moore Talks ‘WolfWalkers’ in Free INDAC Online Event

Set for January 18, the upcoming virtual discussion will feature a conversation with the director/producer of Cartoon Saloon and Apple TV+’s latest animated feature; submit questions via email to participate in the Q&A. 

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Lost Marble Acquires Moho 2D Animation Software

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 9:37am

Company founded by the software program’s original creator and Cartoon Saloon’s supervisor of Moho animation will continue developing the technology used on films like ‘Wolfwalkers’ and ‘The Breadwinner.’

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Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart Talk ‘Wolfwalkers’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 14, 2020 at 2:07pm

The directors of Cartoon Saloon’s stunning new animated feature discuss the film’s metaphorical look at Ireland’s wolves and folklore extinctions, tempering new ideas with old wisdom, and their ongoing love of hand-drawn 2D animation.

Books Headline News

‘The Art of WolfWalkers’ Behind-the-Scenes Book Available November 10

Showcasing the craft and skill behind the Apple Original Film, ‘WolfWalkers,’ Charles Solomon and James Baxter’s new book features an afterword by the movie’s director Tomm Moore and co-director Ross Stewart.

People Headline News

Cartoon Saloon’s Tomm Moore to Present ‘Wolfwalkers’ at View 2020

Award-winning director of Oscar nominated films ‘The Secret of Kells’ and ‘Song of the Sea’ will share an in-depth presentation of his latest folklore masterpiece, coming to Apple TV+ this fall.

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.

Short Films ANIMATIONWorld

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.   

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.

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.

Cartoon Saloon ANIMATIONWorld

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.

Animation Ireland Headline News

Animation Ireland Announces Galway Film Fleadh Premieres

The trade association member companies Pink Kong Studios and Cartoon Saloon will premiere animated short films ‘Departure’ and ‘Late Afternoon’ respectively at the 29th Annual Galway Film Fleadh.

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.

Home Entertainment Headline News

Shout! Factory Announces Blu-ray Release for Rémi Chayé’s ‘Long Way North’

Acclaimed animated feature from the award-winning creative minds behind ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘Song of the Sea’ and ‘The Secret of Kells’ available on disc and digital January 17th.

animated films Blogs

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.’

call for entries Headline News

2016 Shanghai TV and Film Festivals Now Accepting Animation Entries

Deadline for submissions to the Shanghai TV Festival is March 10, 2016; animated features can be submitted to the Shanghai International Film Festival through April 15.

CARTOON MOVIE Headline News

Cartoon Movie Unveils 2016 Tribute Nominees

France’s Rémi Chayé, Belgium’s JanBultheel, and German animation trio Michael Ekblad, Ted Sieger and Matthias Bruhn are nominated for Director of the Year at 2016 co-production forum for European animated features.

GKIDS Headline News

GKIDS to Present ‘Animated 8’ Retrospective Series

‘Boy and the World,’ ‘When Marnie Was There,’ ‘Song of the Sea,’ ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘A Cat in Paris,’ ‘Chico & Rita’ and ‘The Secret of Kells’ begin screening at the Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts Theater in Beverly Hills on Friday, Feb 12.

Smith Micro Software Headline News

Smith Micro Announces Anime Studio 11

Latest Anime Studio release streamlines animation production for studios and professionals with frame-by-frame design and raster-like characteristics with natural freehand drawing and painting for more life-like results.

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