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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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‘Wind Rises’ to Open Anima in Brussels

The 33rd edition of Belgium’s Anima Festival, which will offer adult and kids animated programming in Brussels from Feb. 28 to March 9, 2014, will launch with Hayao Miyazaki’s ... 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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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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Annecy Announces 2013 Edition Award Winners

The 2013 edition of the prestigious and very well-attended Annecy Festival and market drew to a close on Saturday with the annual Cristal Award ceremony. The jurors selected director ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon and Dog Ears to Launch ‘Puffin Rock’

U.K.’s Puffin line (Penguin’s Children) has formed a partnership with Ireland’s acclaimed animation studio, Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Skunk Fu, and the upcoming feature ... Continue Reading →
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Euro Partners Sign on to Cartoon Saloon’s ‘Song of the Sea’

Several companies have come aboard as European partners on Cartoon Saloon’s next feature, Song of the Sea, reports Variety. The deals see Optimum Releasing getting distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Saloon Teases ‘Song of the Sea’ With Conceptual Trailer

A lot of people sat up and took notice of Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon last year after its animated feature Secret of Kells was nominated for an Oscar. The studio is now developing ... Continue Reading →