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Cartoon Saloon is an Irish animation film and television studio which provides illustration, design, film and TV services. The company is based in Kilkenny. The company developed the successful cartoon series Skunk Fu!. It was nominated for a BAFTA Children's Award in October 2008. The company has also developed the animated film The Secret of Kells. The film features the voice of Brendan Gleeson and is set in the 9th century AD when the Book of Kells was written. The film premiered on February 22, 2009 at the closing Gala of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival. On February 2, 2010 The Secret of Kells was nominated in the category of best animated film at the 82nd Academy Awards.
The studio began as an informal partnership between a group of animators brought together by Paul Young, Nora Twomey and Tomm Moore in 1999. Cartoon Saloon has since grown into a multi-award winning animation and illustration design studio.
The studio provides animation, illustration and design services for clients ranging from the BBC to Walker books and advertising agencies.
|#||Title||Release date||Budget||Gross||Rotten Tomatoes||Metacritic|
|1||The Secret of Kells||3 March 2009||$8 million||$0.7 million||91%||81|
|2||Song of the Sea||10 July 2015||$0.9 million||99%||85|
|1||From Darkness||13 July 2002|
|2||Backwards Boy||16 October 2004|
|3||Old Fangs||1 July 2009|
|4||Somewhere Down the Line||12 July 2014|
|5||The Ledge End of Phil: From Accounting||15 November 2014|
|#||Title||Premiere date||End date||Network|
|2||Puffin Rock||2015||present||RTÉjr/Nick Jr./Netflix|
|3||Ellie the Ace|
|4||Eddie of the Realms Eternal||Amazon|
|2010||Santa's Apprentice||Co-production||Animation production by Gaumont Alphanim|
|2012||Moon Man||Co-production||Animation production by Schesch Filmkreation|
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- "Song of the Sea". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
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- Spangler, Todd (16 October 2015). "Amazon Studios 6 Fall Kids' Pilots Include 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie'". Variety. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
- Lehmann, Megan (8 December 2011). "Santa's Apprentice: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- Simon, Alissa (11 October 2012). "Review: 'Moon Man'". Variety. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
- "Cartoon Saloon's Moon Man to Screen at the IFI Family Film Festival". Irish Film Board. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
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