Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " Wolfwalkers "

Could ‘Coda’ and Marlee Matlin Bring Joyful Storytelling and Family-Friendly Movies Back to the Oscar Race?

One year after “Sound of Metal” made a significant impact at the Oscars, Sian Heder’s “Coda” shows itself as an outstanding example for representation in the disability community, and could be one of the heartwarming family films of the year that finds its way to Academy attention.Distributed by Apple TV Plus, which bought the film […]

Continue reading

‘Normal People’ Sweeps the Board at Irish Film and Television Awards, ‘Wolfwalkers’ Takes Best Film

The Academy Award-nominated animated feature “Wolfwalkers,” from Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon, has won Best Film at the Irish Film and Television Awards this evening.It is the second time an animated feature has won in the category, the first being Cartoon Saloon’s “Song of the Sea” in 2015.“Avengers: Endgame” star Josh Brolin presented the award for […]

Continue reading

‘Normal People’ Sweeps the Board at Irish Film and Television Awards, ‘Wolfwalkers’ Takes Best Film

The Academy Award-nominated animated feature “Wolfwalkers,” from Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon, has won Best Film at the Irish Film and Television Awards this evening.It is the second time an animated feature has won in the category, the first being Cartoon Saloon’s “Song of the Sea” in 2015.“Avengers: Endgame” star Josh Brolin presented the award for […]

Continue reading

Annie Awards: ‘Soul’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ Sweep Feature Animation Honors

Pixar’s “Soul” and Cartoon Saloon’s “Wolfwalkers” swept Asifa-Hollywood’s 48th Annie Awards Friday night, with the former grabbing seven animated feature awards and the latter capturing five (plus the sponsored prize for “There’s a Monster in My Kitchen”).The Black-led, existential fantasy “Soul” took best feature, writing, music, character animation, FX, storyboarding, and editorial. The hand-drawn Irish […]

Continue reading

‘Soul’ and ‘Wolfwalkers’ Take Top Honors at Annie Awards

Pixar’s “Soul” continued its awards season dominance on Friday by winning seven Annie Awards, including feature. The jazzy look at the before-life also won for music, writing (Pete Docter. Mike Jones and Kemp Powers), character animation (Michal Makarewicz), FX, storyboarding (Trevor Jimenez) and editorial.“Wolfwalkers,” from Irish studio Cartoon Saloon and Melusine Prods. for Apple and […]

Continue reading

‘Wolfwalkers’: How Cartoon Saloon Experimented with the ‘Wolfvision’ Pov for the Irish Folktale

For directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, their hand-drawn “Wolfwalkers” Irish folktale demanded something special to convey the Pov of running with the wolves. That’s because Wolfwalkers are humans that possess a spiritual connection with the wolves and roam among them at night as avatars. And Wolfvision, according to Moore, was “an attempt to show […]

Continue reading

‘Wolfwalkers’: How Cartoon Saloon Created a Gamechanger with its Hand-Crafted Oscar Contender

When tackling “Wolfwalkers,” the last of Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated triptych about Irish folklore, there was no holding back for director Tomm Moore and art director-turned director Ross Stewart. Cartoon Saloon could be more daring after their success on “The Secret of Kells” and “Song of the Sea,” which turned them into the Irish Studio Ghibli […]

Continue reading

‘Wolfwalkers’ Directors’ Long Run To Finish An Irish Folklore Trifecta [Interview]

There are two massively acclaimed animated feature films arriving in viewers’ homes this month. One of them, Pixar’s “Soul,” premieres on Disney+ on Christmas Day. The other, Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart’s “Wolfwalkers,” is in select theaters now and debuting on Apple TV+ on Friday. You can’t go wrong with either picture, but the former […]

Continue reading