KLIK! Announces Guests and 2015 Theme

KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival (www.klik.amsterdam) — taking over the beautifully modern EYE film institute building from October 27 to November 1 this year — has announced ... Continue Reading →
Angelina Jolie Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt to Exec Produce ‘Breadwinner’

Angelina Jolie Pitt and her Jolie Pas Productions have teamed up with Aircraft Pictures (Toronto), Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and Melusine Productions (Luxembourg) to executive produce ... Continue Reading →

Trailer for ‘Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet’ Tantalizes

Aug. 7 can’t come quick enough for animation fans waiting to see Salma Hayek’s passion project: an animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. Adapting one of the most ... Continue Reading →

Ireland Honors Four Animation Projects with Stamps

Guess it’s time to find an animation pen pal in Ireland! Ireland has issued a new set of four postage stamps honoring the nation’s most iconic animated projects. The honored ... Continue Reading →

‘Penguins,’ ‘Song of the Sea’ Ride New Disc Wave

This week’s key DVD/Blu-ray releases have a distinct aquatic theme, with DreamWorks’ Penguins of Madagascar and Cartoon Saloon’s Song of the Sea hitting shelves and ... Continue Reading →
Song of the Sea

Seals of Excellence

With their much-anticipated, beautiful 2D pic, Song of the Sea, director Tomm Moore and the team at Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

‘Song of the Sea’ Opens in NYC, Toronto December 19

GKIDS has announced the North American release date for Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated animated feature Song of the Sea. The folk tale inspired 2D film will open in New York ... Continue Reading →

‘Song of the Sea’ to Premiere at TIFF

Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon’s highly anticipated feature Song of the Sea is set to have its world premiere Sept. 6 at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The ... Continue Reading →

Books We Love – Issue #242

Designing the Secret of Kells By Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart [Cartoon Saloon, $35] The richly detailed, Celtic-inspired art behind Irish indie studio Cartoon Saloon’s 2009 ... Continue Reading →

GKIDS Sets Feature Film Retrospective

GKIDS will screen a retrospective of its films in six U.S. markets over eight weeks, starting July 12 and running through Sept. 3. The program, titled An Animated World: Celebrating ... Continue Reading →