Trolls: The Beat Goes On

Score One for Animation

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Probably no area of filmmaking has changed so much over time as animation, the art form ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
Wolfwalkers

Will Apple Release Cartoon Saloon’s Next Movie?

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been in talks with acclaimed Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Insiders believe that the tech company is in hopes of striking a distribution deal ... Continue Reading →
Vikingskool

Cartoon Saloon Goes Back in Time with ‘Vikingskool’

Cartoon Saloon is preparing another great-looking animated TV series. The Irish studio, best known for features such as The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and The Breadwinner, officially ... Continue Reading →
The Summit of the Gods

Folivari Opens New French 2D Studio

French animation company Folivari is launching a new studio called Fost Studio, it was announced at Annecy this week. Co-founded by Folivari’s Didier Brunner, acclaimed producer of ... Continue Reading →
Kensuke's Kingdom

Bankside Picks Up ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ for Cannes Sales Launch

London-based international sales & production company Bankside Films has acquired upcoming animated, ecologically-themed feature adventure Kensuke’s Kingdom, to be directed by ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Robot Trains’ Heads to ME, Shanghai Film Fest 2018, Michael Rosen Opening Children’s Media Conference & More

Mondo TV and Discovery Bring ‘Robot Trains’ to Middle East A three-year deal will set the 3D CG-animated action-adventure series on track in the region, with season 1 (32 x 11’) ... Continue Reading →
Kilkenny Animated

Cartoon Saloon Hosts Hometown Film Festival

Old world Irish architecture and innovative modern animation are set to exist side by side in Kilkenny, Ireland this February with the first annual Kilkenny Animated film and arts festival. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Black Panther’ BTS Featurette, ‘Game of Thrones’ S8 in 2019, Cartoon Saloon Success & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Coming in 2019 It’s official, the final season of the super smash-hit fantasy epic based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has been pushed ... Continue Reading →
White Fang

SC Films Sets ‘White Fang’ World Premiere for Sundance

Sales rep SC Films International has announced that CG animated epic White Fang will have its world premiere screening at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival (Jan. 18-28 in Park City, UT). ... Continue Reading →