Berlin International Film Festival

Animated Gifts: Welcome to Cartoon Saloon #BerlinaleTalents

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Listen to the full 2016 Berlinale Talents panel featuring Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart.

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89 min. and 13 sec.

PODCAST: Listen to the full 2016 Berlinale Talents panel titled Animated Gifts: Welcome to Cartoon Saloon

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Director, illustrator and animator Tomm Moore has enchanted audiences of all ages with his Oscar-nominated feature films The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. He was recently honored with the European Film Award. A co-founder of Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon, Moore is deserving of the comparisons drawn to Japanese master Hayao Miyazaki and his Studio Ghibli, resuscitating stories and characters of Irish folklore through a mix of animation techniques synthesizing hand-drawn and painted tableaux with 3D and CGI technologies. Moore has teamed-up on several occasions with illustrator and director Ross Stewart, including on The Prophet, and the duo is slated to co-direct their next project. The directors share their artistic approaches to scriptwriting, research and storyboarding and how the entire studio team contributes to this process.

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