Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum News: E.U. Support Plan and 2017 Honorees

A new E.U. Preferential Animation Support Plan was announced this week at the Cartoon Forum in Toulouse, France. The new program zeroes in on the promotion, financing and retaining ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Ireland Sets 2 World Premieres for Galway Film Fleadh

Trade association Animation Ireland (animationireland.com) announces that two of its member companies — Pink Kong Studios and Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon — will present ... Continue Reading →
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Carole Brin Named Chief Digital Officer for Superprod

French producer Superprod has tapped Carole Brin to lead its newly-created digital department as Chief Digital Officer. Brin will develop digital strategy for the company’s TV ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS & Fathom Pull ‘Mune’ to Earth for One-Night Event

A wondrous and magical visual feast is getting the big-screen treatment stateside thanks to distributor GKIDS and cinematic event partner Fathom Events, which have announced the US ... Continue Reading →
Angela's Christmas

Brown Bag Adapting ‘Angela’s Christmas’ as a Special

Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is in production on the animated holiday special, Angela’s Christmas. The half-hour CG film is based on Frank McCourt’s ... Continue Reading →
The Kid

FilmNation Adapting Chaplin’s ‘The Kid’ with Sci-Fi Twist

American production and film sales shop FilmNation will make its first foray into feature animation with a science-fiction tale inspired by Charlie Chaplin’s silent classic, The Kid ... Continue Reading →
The Breadwinner

GKIDS Teases ‘The Breadwinner’ Coming This Fall

GKIDS has unveiled the first teaser trailer for The Breadwinner — the third theatrical feature from Oscar nominated studio Cartoon Saloon, directed by Nora Twomey (co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons on the Bay 2017 Pulcinella Award Winners

Annual Italian animation confab Cartoons on the Bay wrapped up over the weekend with the Pucinella Awards gala. The ceremony capped three days of screenings, master classes, and networking, ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Winners Announced

The second edition of the biennial Irish Animation Awards took place in Dingle over the weekend at a ceremony in The Skellig Hotel. The well-attended event included representatives ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Irish Animation Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist of contenders for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards has been published ahead of the ceremony, set for Saturday, March 25 in Dingle. Presented by Animation Ireland, the second ... Continue Reading →