Salvatore Di Marco and Antonino Pirrotta are representing the Palermo (Italy) based Grafimated Cartoon.
Grafimated Cartoon is a cooperative society that produces, promotes and diffuses animated films and comics. Grafimated Cartoon was founded in January 2001 by professionals of the field. With over fifteen years experience, they have participated to several national and international animated film festivals with short author films, in particular the short film “Saudates du sud” with which it took part in the competition in Annecy 97 edition.
They have cooperated in the production of important animated series and feature films such as: The Triplets, Cocco Bill, I Cuccioli, La Gabbianella e il Gatto, Aida degli alberi, etc… Grafmated Cartoon also produced “I Vespri Siciliani” and are working on the upcoming feature animated movie “Pinocchio” by Enzo D’Alo.
With “School of Comics-Scuola del Fumetto” they teach the skills to create comics, from pencils to colouring and lettering. In fact in 2011, the school started to publishing comics of their students too. Their students and collaborators have worked with such editors as Panini Kids, Ape Entertaintment, Disney, Marvel Comics, Marathon, Bluewaters, Cronaca di Topolinia, Dc Comics, etc…
Other activities organized in collaboration with several public schools in Sicily, are comics and animated cartoon workshops where students create short films in which some of them won prizes reserved for schools.