03 February 2021
Creative Europe Ireland MEDIA and Creative Europe UK teamed up to host an Online Co-Production Case Study of Wolfwalkers featuring Paul Young and Gerry Shireen from Cartoon Saloon. The film is Apple’s first animated feature making it an insightful co-production case study for producers. Watch the video playback of the session below.
Paul and Gerry talk about include the importance of good quality viusal 'pitch books' to help sell animated features at European and international markets like CARTOON Movie. They also used a 'behind the scenes' video for Wolfwalkers for pitches to showcase the concept design as well as their studio in Kilkenny. Wolfwalkers is Cartoon Saloon's third co-production with Melusine Productions Luxembourg. Watch the video to get more insights!
Wolfwalkers is the fourth animated feaure from Irish company, Cartoon Saloon, to be supported by Creative Europe Slate Development Funding. It's a hand-drawn animated feature film about Robyn, a young apprentice hunter, who comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. When she saves an Irish girl, Mebh, Robyn begins to understand the importance of the Wolfwalkers.