Busily working away in ireland right now, director Tomm Moore is deep into crafting Song of the Sea, his follow up to Secret of the Kells. Kells was a surprise Oscar nominee of a couple of years back. We won’t be surprised next time.
The official site for the animation studio Cartoon Saloon has just been updated with new character and concept art designs – and they’re very striking indeed. Just look at these. And read the notes with the characters to pick up some threads of the story line.
And for some indication of how these handsome beasts might move, here’s a demo trailer for the film three years ago. Technique and technology will have advanced in the meantime, so maybe we can expect something more polished and even more expressive from the finished film.