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Aircraft, Cartoon Saloon Partner on ‘The Breadwinner’

Aircraft Pictures and Cartoon Saloon have teamed up to co-produce the award-winning novel The Breadwinner, written by Deborah Ellis, as an animated feature film. The Breadwinner is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Puffin Rock’ Takes Wing with Chris O’Dowd Narrating

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells) is hard at work on its upcoming preschool series Puffin Rock for RTEjr (Ireland) and Nick Jr. (U.K.), and actor Chris O’Dowd ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS to Bring ‘Song of the Sea’ to America

Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon’s new feature, Song of the Sea, is coming to North America via a deal the studio struck with distributor GKIDS. The film, the second from The Secret ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Announces New Season Launch of ‘The Awesomes’

Today at CES, Hulu announced the 2014 lineup of its new and returning series. Among the hot slate for the year is the second season of the animated series The Awesomes, set for a summer ... Continue Reading →
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To Be Seen in ’14: Your New Year Hot List

While everyone is looking back at the animated movies of 2013, we’re keeping our eyes peeled for the goods in store for us this year. Here are some of the big animated treats ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Puffin Rock’ Lands on Nick Jr.

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon and children’s media company Dog Ears have placed their new animated series Puffin Rock with Nick Jr. U.K. and RTEjr in Ireland. The children’s ... Continue Reading →
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Creators Discuss Origins of ‘George & Paul’

Rotterdam-based animation studio Ka-ching Cartoons and Dutch distributor Pedri Animations will pitch a preschool series for ages 4-6 called George & Paul at Cartoon Forum, set ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Workshop Turns 25

Scandinavia’s largest animation school, The Animation Workshop in Denmark, is celebrating its 25th anniversary on October 1 this year. Part of VIA University College, the institute ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Releases Limited Edition ‘Kells’ Prints

If you don’t blow your entire toon memorabilia budget at Comic-Con this weekend, indie Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon has some beautiful items to add to your shopping list. ... Continue Reading →
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69 Projects to Make a Splash at Cartoon Forum

The European TV animation event Cartoon Forum has released its list of accepted series projects which will be pitched to the industry at the 2013 edition. This year, 69 projects will ... Continue Reading →