Kilkenny Animated

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Kilkenny-based animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, hosted the first ever Kilkenny Animated Festival in 2018 and it was such an incredible success that Kilkenny Animated returns now at Autumn 2019! Kilkenny has become the animation capital of Ireland with the success of local company Cartoon Saloon’s films The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea , The Breadwinner and now with a fourth  academy Award nomination for the Best Animated Short Category with  Louise Bagnall’s short film Late Afternoon.
Kilkenny Animated is a festival of visual storytelling incorporating cartoons, animation and illustration in a series of exhibitions, talks, performances and workshops. programme of workshops, talks and slideshows from some of the world’s greatest character designers, illustrators, animators and cartoonists. Exhibitions, comedy nights, previews and installations – this is a treasure chest for animators and fans alike.

Kilkenny-based animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, hosted the first ever Kilkenny Animated Festival in 2018 and it was such an incredible success that Kilkenny Animated returns now at Autumn 2019! Kilkenny has become the animation capital of Ireland with the success of local company Cartoon Saloon’s films The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea , The Breadwinner and now with a fourth  academy Award nomination for the Best Animated Short Category with  Louise Bagnall’s short film Late Afternoon.
Kilkenny Animated is a festival of visual storytelling incorporating cartoons, animation and illustration in a series of exhibitions, talks, performances and workshops. programme of workshops, talks and slideshows from some of the world’s greatest character designers, illustrators, animators and cartoonists. Exhibitions, comedy nights, previews and installations – this is a treasure chest for animators and fans alike.

4th - 6th October

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