Learn the Basics of Animation with the ‘Wolfwalkers’ Team1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
If you haven’t seen Wolfwalkers, you’re missing out on some of the most original animation and storytelling of last year.
The movie follows Robyn Goodfellowe, a British girl who moves to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack under the orders of Oliver Cromwell. In the woods, Robyn meets Mebh, a girl who lives among wolves. Through Mebh, Robyn learns about the magical Wolfwalkers. and together they rush to save Mebh’s mother.
The film’s small Irish animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, has been lauded repeatedly for its creative storytelling and animation styles rooted in Celtic folklore. Wolfwalkers is the third and final installment in their “Irish Folklore Trilogy,” which also includes the animated marvels The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. Each film has garnered an Oscar nomination.
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