Tomm Moore, director of the Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells, appears at the Cartoon Art Museum on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM to celebrate the opening of an exhibition featuring original pre-production artwork (approximately 80 pieces in total) from the films! The exhibit runs until June 21st.
The artbook “Designing the Secret of Kells” will be available for sale and personalization from Tomm Moore for attendees!
Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Director Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells) appears at the IFC Center to host screenings of his new animated film SONG OF THE SEA on December 19-21th! Plus free movie poster and other goodies for all attendees!
From the director of the Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells comes Song of the Sea, the story of Ben and his little sister Saoirse – the last Seal-child – who embark on a journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic in an attempt to return to their home by the sea. The film takes inspiration from the mythological Selkies of Irish folklore, who live as seals in the sea but become humans on land. Featuring Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, and Lisa Hannigan, with music by composer Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, both of whom collaborated on The Secret of Kells.
323 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10014
Writer/director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson appear for a special advance screening of Fox Searchlight’s CALVARY to be followed by a Q & A on Tuesday July 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Presented by the Irish Film Festival.
Get free tickets at the link SOLD OUT
Kendall Square Cinema
1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02139
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To commemorate the DVD and digital release this week of his critically-acclaimed, Academy Award-nominated animated feature film, THE SECRET OF KELLS, director Tomm Moore will be participating in distributor New Video’s panel at the 2010 New York Comic Convention, the largest pop culture event on the East Coast. With the film’s creative director, Ross Stewart, Moore will share the creative process behind the visually-stunning animation of the film.
Also released this week is a new The Secret of Kells graphic novel for iPod and iPad available on the “Comics” by comiXology platform for iPod and iPad ($4.99 download). An accompanying free 22-page preview app features “Prequel 1: Brendan,” telling the origins of the main character, Brendan, and his rescue from barbarian attacks as a young child. In addition to the prequel story, the free preview app features additional sample pages from the full graphic novel, a link to download the film on iTunes, and four extended video clips from the movie.
THE SECRET OF KELLS is being released on DVD and Blu-ray October 5 by New Video’s Flatiron Film Company and will also be distributed day-and-date on video-on-demand (VOD) and on digital platforms via New Video’s partners.
Booth appearance and signing: Saturday, October 9, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Panel: Sunday, October 10, from 2:45 to 3:45 pm
The Jacob K. Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, New Video Booth #1665.
About THE SECRET OF KELLS
Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes, in this sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. Young Brendan (Evan McGuire) lives under the care of his uncle Abbot Cellach (Brendan Gleeson), in a remote medieval outpost under siege from raiding barbarians. One day a celebrated master illuminator (Mick Lally) arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest, where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling (Christen Mooney), a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan’s determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil? The motion picture is a France/Belgium/Ireland co-production of Les Armateurs, Vivi Film, Cartoon Saloon and France 2 Cinema.
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Director Tomm Moore gives an interactive presentation and post-screening Q&A on Sunday, September 26th at 3:00 pm.
Magic, fantasy and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes in The Secret of Kells. This 2010 Academy Award Nominee for Best Animated Feature is a sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears and venture into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him fulfill his dangerous quest.
Note: Viking attacks and mythic monsters may be scary for younger children.
Preceded by short Bigbox Singsong John.
Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinema
2261 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
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Tomm Moore and The Secret of Kells is proudly presented by Irish Film Festival, Boston on March 19th, 7pm at the Kendall Square Cinema
Irish Film Festival, Boston proudly presents a special screening of the Oscar-nominated animated feature, The Secret of Kells on Friday, March 19th, 7pm at the Kendall Square Cinema. Director Tomm Moore will be there in person for a discussion and Q&A. Please join us afterwards at a reception in Tommy Doyles to celebrate this milestone in Irish animation.
Click here for tickets Make sure to select the 7pm showing