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Cartoon Saloon

Biography

Cartoon Saloon

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!. Skunk Fu 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.

Cartoon Saloon provides animation, illustration and design services for clients ranging from the BBC to Walker books and advertising agencies.

Cartoon Saloon

Books by Cartoon Saloon

by Tommy Donbavand and Cartoon Saloon - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Humor

Deadstock, the world’s greatest zombie rock festival, is coming to Scream Street! But, when Sir Otto Sneer banishes the concert’s headliners, the fleshmetal band Brain Drain, to the evil Underlands, he causes a riot. Now if Luke and his pals want to restore peace to the neighborhood (and find the fourth relic they seek), they have no choice but to follow the band...into the darkest depths of the earth.

written by Tommy Donbavand with illustrations by Cartoon Saloon - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Humor

Things really look black on Scream Street when millions of spiders escape and cover everything with their suffocating webs. Luke Watson (boy-turned-werewolf), vampire Resus and mummy Cleo are trying to combat the creepy-crawlies as they search for the third relic Luke needs to take his parents home --- the heart of an ancient mummy. But Sir Otto is determined to fight them every step of the way!

written by Tommy Donbavand with illustrations by Cartoon Saloon - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Horror, Humor, Science Fiction

When Luke Watson turns into a werewolf for the third time, the Government Housing of Unusual Lifeforms (G.H.O.U.L.) moves his family to Scream Street --- a frightful community of vampires, zombies, witches and sundry undead. Though Luke quickly makes friends, he vows to find a way to take his terrified parents home.