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Nominations Announced for 90th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards this morning. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Animation Ireland Calls for Greater Government Support

Animation Ireland, the representative body for the Irish animation industry, today launched its Pre-Budget Submission, a document of five key recommendations intended to garner government ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Indie Animation Features Head to Netflix

GKIDS has lead the charge over the last decade in bringing international animation stateside, garnering nine Oscar-nominated entries in its catalogue. This month they’ve made ... Continue Reading →
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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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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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Daily News Bytes

Disney XD’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Web Companion Features Beautiful Animation Marvel’s Rocket & Groot is prettying up YouTube with stylized CG courtesy of Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Movie Wraps a Successful Bordeaux Debut

Premiere European pitching event for animated features Cartoon Movie took place last week in its new host burg of Bordeaux, France, welcoming 850 participants (up 14% from last year) ... 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 →