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An “Epic” Animated Series From ‘Wolfwalkers’ Studio Cartoon Saloon is Coming to Apple TV+

In the 10 years since it debuted its first feature, The Secret of Kells, Cartoon Saloon has become a small but mighty force in the animation industry. The Kilkenny-based Irish studio, which employs only a couple hundred animators, is behind this year’s Oscar dark horse for animated feature, threatening the domination of Disney and Soul with the exquisite fantasy-adventure Wolfwalkers, the final film in its unofficial “Irish Folklore Trilogy.” So what’s next for Cartoon Saloon? And when can we s...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Animation, Ross, Stewart, Moore, Kilkenny, Kells, Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon, Appletv, Nora Twomey, Ross Stewart


Jacob Hall’s Top 10 Films of 2020

Look, here’s your obligatory opening sentence about how 2020 stunk to high heavens. Here’s your obligatory second sentence about how everyone thought this was a bad year for movies, because so many major titles were delayed. So I’ll offer this third obligatory sentence about how that’s not true and how movies were as good as ever in 2020, as VOD and streaming allowed smaller titles to shine brighter than ever. Here’s the obligatory fourth sentence, where I kindly request that you read my top 10...
Tags: Movies, Features, House, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Pixar, Leigh Whannell, Dev Patel, Elisabeth Moss, Palm Springs, Moss, Dickens, Pete Docter, Cristin Milioti, Andy Samberg, Ruben


Animated Film 'Wolfwalkers' Now Available on Apple TV+

Animated kids movie "Wolfwalkers" is available on Apple TV+ from today. The film, directed by two-time Oscar nominee Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, centers on a young apprentice hunter named Robyn in a world of superstition. Robyn travels with her father to Ireland to wipe out a pack of wolves. When they arrive, Robyn meets a girl who can transform into a wolf at night and starts questioning her mission. In a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn Goodfellowe, journ...
Tags: Apple, Apple TV, Ireland, Bill, Robyn, Kells, Tomm Moore, Kneafsey, Ross Stewart, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple, Robyn Sean Bean, Eva Whittaker, Mebh, Robyn Goodfellowe


‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: A Dazzling Display of the Best That Animation Can Achieve

Hand-drawn animation is a fast-disappearing art in a medium that has come to value mass appeal and mass production over the careful study of tradition. It’s a bittersweet reality that resonates strongly with Cartoon Saloon’s latest animation masterwork, Wolfwalkers. A dazzling, majestic love letter to the disappearing Irish folklore that was once so prevalent all over the country, and that once nestled in the hearts of all its people, Wolfwalkers is about that last gasp of a bygone era and the ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Movie Reviews, Animation, Bill, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Ross, Simon Mcburney, Robyn, Kells, Kilkenny Ireland, Mononoke, Kaguya, Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon


New Trailer and Poster for Irish Animation WOLFWALKERS

The third feature from animator Tomm Moore comes to UK/ROI cinemas this Halloween. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, Animation, Tomm Moore, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Irish Animation WOLFWALKERS


Wolfwalkers Trailer Previews Apple’s Fantasy Animated Film

Wolfwalkers Trailer Previews Apple’s Fantasy Animated Film Apple has released the official Wolfwalkers trailer for their upcoming original fantasy animated feature which hails from Cartoon Saloon, an acclaimed Irish animation studio who are the ones behind Oscar-nominated films The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea and The Breadwinner. The film is expected to have its theatrical release this fall and will be available for streaming on December 11. Check out the video in the player below! RELA...
Tags: Apple, Video, Movies, Ireland, Robyn, Sofia, Tomm Moore, Movie News, Will Collins, Ross Stewart, Wolfwalkers, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max, Mebh, Robyn Goodfellowe, Paul Young Nora Twomey Tomm Moore


Full Trailer for Tomm Moore's Fabulous Animated Film 'Wolfwalkers'

"You're a wolf when you sleep… a girl when you're awake." Apple has released a full-length trailer for the animated feature film titled Wolfwalkers, the latest project from acclaimed Irish animation filmmaker Tomm Moore (of The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) co-directing with concept artist Ross Stewart. In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn, comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the las...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Trailer, Ireland, Animation, Robyn, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Tomm Moore, To Watch, Ross Stewart, Secret of Kells Song, Mebh


‘Wolfwalkers’ Shows a Magical World in the Apple TV Plus Animated Feature Contender

Apple TV Plus has released the full trailer for its first animated feature, “Wolfwalkers.” “Song of the Sea” director Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart are behind the animation. The hand-drawn film “Wolfwalkers” is set in mid-17th-century Ireland during a time of superstition and magic amidst a world of Irish folklore. Robyn Goodfellowe, voiced by Honor […]
Tags: Apple, News, Awards, Ireland, Trailers, Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon, Ross Stewart, Wolfwalkers, Apple TV Plus, Robyn Goodfellowe


TIFF 2020: Tomm Moore's Animated Film 'Wolfwalkers' is Magnificent

One of the very best independent animators / filmmakers making movies right now is Tomm Moore. This isn't even a subjective opinion, it's pretty much just a fact at this point. Moore's third feature film is titled Wolfwalkers, and it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this year. Ohh my it's magnificent. This movie follows his other two underrated, outstanding animated features The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014). Wolfwalkers is actually co-directed by Tomm Moore and his l...
Tags: Movies, Review, Animation, Toronto Film Festival, Moore, Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, TIFF 20


‘Wolfwalkers’ Creators to Discuss Apple TV Plus Animated Film at 2020 VIEW Conference

Cartoon Saloon co-founder and creative director Tomm Moore will take part in a presentation about his latest film, “Wolfwalkers,” during the 2020 VIEW Conference, along with his co-director, Ross Stewart, and other key artists. “Wolfwalkers,” which generated lots of buzz during the Toronto Film Festival, where it had its world premiere, is the latest film […]
Tags: News, Global, Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, VIEW Conference, Wolfwalkers, Apple plus tv


This Week In Trailers: The Comedy Store, After So Many Days, I Am Greta, Wolfwalkers, Bigorexia

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week, we pay a visit to a historic comedy venue, live on the road to try to hit it big, save the world, catch the latest by Oscar-caliber...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Ireland, This Week In Trailers, Paris, Movie Trailers, Pixar, Sam, Atlantic Ocean, Robyn, Asperger, Jim, Greta, Moore


NYCC Announces Second Wave of Panels Including Love and Monsters & More

NYCC Announces Second Wave of Panels Including Love and Monsters & More ReedPop has announced the second wave of panels for this year’s all-digital New York Comic Con and MCM Comic Con’s Metaverse. From October 8-11, the New York Comic Con YouTube channel will exclusively live stream panels from leading entertainment brands. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[...
Tags: Apple, Comics, TV, New York, Hollywood, London, Movies, Abc, Digital, America, San Francisco, Netflix, Ireland, New York Times, TV News, Cbs


‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Revisionist Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves so green they practically glow in the dark). At the time, outsider animation hardly stood […]
Tags: Reviews, Festivals, Toronto Film Festival, Tomm Moore, BFI London Film Festival, Wolfwalkers


‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves so green they practically glow in the dark). At the time, outsider animation hardly stood […]
Tags: Reviews, Festivals, Toronto Film Festival, Tomm Moore, BFI London Film Festival, Wolfwalkers, Environmental Fairy Tale


‘Wolfwalkers’ Explores History and How It Relates to Today Through Animated Lens

  Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart’s “Wolfwalkers” is set in a very specific time period – 1650 in Kilkenny, Ireland. It was a very important town for Oliver Cromwell’s English troops to take over, and the film opens with an English soldier and his daughter, Robyn, settling into their house in town. It’s clear that […]
Tags: Spotlight, Toronto Film Festival, Robyn, Oliver Cromwell, Kilkenny Ireland, Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart, Wolfwalkers


Teaser Trailer for Animated Fantasy Film 'Wolfwalkers' on Apple TV+

"Be a wolf!" Apple has released an official teaser trailer for a new animated feature film titled Wolfwalkers, the latest project from acclaimed Irish animation filmmaker Tomm Moore (of The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) co-directing with concept artist Ross Stewart. In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter, Robyn, comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when Robyn saves a wild na...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Trailer, Ireland, Animation, Robyn, Moore, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Tomm Moore, To Watch, Ross Stewart, Secret of Kells Song, Mebh


Pixar’s Ed Catmull to Give Keynote for 2020 VIEW Conference

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull will give a keynote address at the 2020 VIEW Conference in October and Tomm Moore, co-director of the upcoming Apple TV Plus animated feature “Wolfwalkers,” will also be speaking at the event, which will be a mix of virtual and in-person talks and masterclasses this year, due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. […]
Tags: Apple, News, Pixar, Ed Catmull, Tomm Moore, VIEW Conference, Wolfwalkers


10 Animated Movies That Should Have Been Nominated for Best Picture

Poor Spider-Man got snubbed. Where is the 2018 Academy Award for Best Picture nod for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ? Sometimes a Best Animated Feature Film nomination by the Academy Awards isn’t enough. Spider-Man: Into the Verse broke technological ground, unraveled many multidimensional themes, set a precedence for the quality of superhero films, successfully borrowed the old, injected adrenaline into every combat scene, exploded with kinetic eclecticism, and celebrated the unive...
Tags: Movies, Awards, Features, Taliban, Animation, Pixar, Academy Awards, James Cameron, Isao Takahata, Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Brendan, KABUL Afghanistan, Marlin, Nemo, Kells


Netflix Unveils Slate of Animated Programming for Families Worldwide

Netflix unveils slate of animated programming for families worldwide Netflix has unveiled a slate of animated event programming — both feature films and original series — to give kids and families around the world more of what they love. The six all-new animated projects include CG (Kris Pearn’s The Willoughbys), 2D (Nora Twomey’s My Father’s Dragon), and stop-motion (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio). The programming is designed to meet the tastes of every member of the family, from preschoole...
Tags: TV, Movies, India, Fox, Netflix, Canada, Italy, Guillermo Del Toro, Smokey Robinson, TV News, Santa Claus, Dragon, Vancouver, Glen Keane, Jackson, Lois Lowry


Netflix Orders Up Six New Animated Movies & TV Shows, Including ‘The Willoughbys’ and ‘My Father’s Dragon’

Continuing their endless growth of original content, Netflix has ordered up six new animated movies and TV shows for their streaming library, spanning a variety of demographics and genres. They include a new 2D animated film from The Secret of Kells director Nora Twomey, an adaptation of Lois Lowry’s novel The Willoughbys (seen above), a new show from The Powerpuff Girls creator Craig McCracken, and a limited series from The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez. But that’s not all. Get all the...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Animation, Adaptation, Vancouver, Glen Keane, Cartoon Network, Lois Lowry, Maya, Lemony Snicket, Jorge Gutierrez, Variety, Elena, Gutierrez


Apple just signed its first movies as part of its $1 billion content push

Apple has acquired two family-friendly feature films in its recent push into video content, "Wolfwalkers" and "The Elephant Queen." "Wolfwalkers" is an upcoming film from Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon. "The Elephant Queen" is a nature documentary narrated by Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor. Apple has bought the rights to its first films animated film and a nature documentary, both targeted at families. Bloomberg reported in June that Apple was in talks to buy a film from Irish animatio...
Tags: Apple, Toronto, Trends, Bloomberg, Ireland, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Samsung Galaxy Note, Athena, Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon, Zack Van Amburg, Jamie Erlicht, Wolfwalkers, Chiwetel Ejiofor Apple


Apple makes push into feature films with ‘Elephant Queen’ and ‘Wolfwakers’

Apple is continuing its push into the world of television and movies with two new acquisitions. The tech giant has recently acquired the nature documentary The Elephant Queen and Tomm Moore's animated movie The Wolfwakers. The post Apple makes push into feature films with ‘Elephant Queen’ and ‘Wolfwakers’ appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Trends, Tomm Moore, Movies & TV, Elephant Queen, Wolfwakers


Comics Riffs talks to Timm, Tamaki, and Tomm Moore

Bruce Timm is making sure animation still has a say in the world of superhero entertainment By David Betancourt Washington Post Comic Riffs blog January 20 2018https://www.washingtonpost. com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2018/ 01/20/bruce-timm-is-making- sure-animation-still-has-a- say-in-the-world-of-superhero- entertainment/   Acclaimed artist Jillian Tamaki reveals her poster for Children's Book Week 2018 By Michael Cavna Washington Pos...
Tags: Comics, Bruce Timm, Tomm Moore, Mike Rhode, Michael Cavna, Jillian Tamaki, David Betancourt, Washington Post Comic Riffs, Michael Cavna Washington Post Comic Riffs, Timm Tamaki


Disney, Nora Twomey and John Kahrs Honored With Women in Animation’s First Diversity Awards

Walt Disney Animation Studios along with filmmakers Nora Twomey and John Kahrs are the first recipients of Women in Animation’s inaugural WIA Diversity Awards, presented in partnership with the Spark Computer Graphics Society. “Women in Animation’s mission is to affect change in the animation industry, and it is essential, in our view, to highlight and […]
Tags: Lyft, News, Awards, Festivals, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Kobe Bryant, Latest, Zootopia, Moana, Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey, The Breadwinner, Glen Kean, John Kahrs, Spark Computer Graphics Society Women in Animation


“Octonauts” Studio Making Animated Adaptation of Frank McCourt Kids Story (EXCLUSIVE)

Irish studio Brown Bag Films is making an animated special based on a story from “Angela’s Ashes” author Frank McCourt. “Angela’s Christmas” is an adaptation of McCourt’s only children’s book and Oscar nominated Ruth Negga (“Loving”) will voice the character of Angela’s mother. Lucy O’Connell , who voiced Tomm Moore’s Oscar-nominated “Song of the Sea,”... Read more »
Tags: TV, News, Global, Oscar, Angela, McCourt, Tomm Moore, Frank McCourt, Brown Bag Films, Ruth Negga Loving, Angela's Ashes, Angela's Christmas, Lucy O'Connell


New Trailer for the Angelina Jolie-Produced Film, The Breadwinner

Check out the new trailer for the Angelina Jolie-produced film, The Breadwinner A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Cartoon Saloon film The Breadwinner from GKIDS and executive producer Angelina Jolie (Tomb Raider). The Breadwinner is based on the award-winning, best-selling young adult novel by Deborah Ellis. The film is directed by Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey, co-director of The Secret of Kells, alongside Tomm Moore. You can watch the trailer in the player below. The film is t...
Tags: Europe, Movies, Afghanistan, Canada, Taliban, Angelina Jolie, Jolie, Ellis, Tomm Moore, ComingSoon, Cartoon Saloon, Movie News, Deborah Ellis, GKids, Nora Twomey, The Breadwinner


Canada’s Guru Studio Boards ‘The Breadwinner’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Toronto-based Guru Studio has boarded the highly anticipated 2D-animated feature “The Breadwinner,” directed by Ireland’s Nora Twomey, who co-directed with Tomm Moore the Academy Award-nominated “The Secret of Kells,” one of the high points of modern European movie animation. Currently in production on two Netflix Originals series being developed in-house –  “Justin Time” and “True... Read more »
Tags: News, Film, Global, Toronto, Canada, Ireland, Netflix Originals, Tomm Moore


Tomm Moore's 'Song of the Sea' at Billy Wilder Theater is awash in Irish myth

When it comes to films that demand to be experienced on the big screen, Irish director Tomm Moore's 2014 "Song of the Sea" is high on the list, and this weekend provides an opportunity to see it both bigger than life and for free. Playing with no admission charge as part of the UCLA Film & Television Archive's "Family Flicks" series, "Song of the Sea" is a wonder to behold.
Tags: Ucla, Tomm Moore, Billy Wilder Theater


Cork girl (12) wins this year's Google 4 Doodle which honours 1916 commemorations

A 12-year-old primary school student has won the honour of having her art appear on the Google Ireland homepage on Easter Monday, March 28. Mia, from Summercove National School, won this year's Doodle 4 Google competition after fighting off tough competition from 74 other regional finalists. Her artwork was deemed the winner by a host of prestigious judges including the artist Maser, Aideen Howard, director of The Ark, a Cultural Centre for Children and Tomm Moore, co-founder and Creative Direct...
Tags: Google, Mia, Cork, Doodle, Kells, Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon, Google Ireland, Summercove National School, Maser Aideen Howard


Song of the Sea Is a Beautifully Rendered Children's Tale

Tomm Moore's touching Song of the Sea is not anime, but it shares elements with some of the best anime films of recent years, particularly Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children. Then again, certain kinds of legends pop up in every culture. In this iteration, young Saoirse (Lucy O'C...
Tags: Tomm Moore, Mamoru Hosoda