Nora Twomey is one of the founding members of the studio Cartoon Saloon, an Academy Award nominated animation studio. Over the years Nora has directed award winning shorts like From Darkness and Cúilín Dualach (Backwards Boy).
She also co-directed with Tomm Moore the Oscar nominated feature animation The Secret of Kells. Nora has also directed a number of TV commercials and continues to develop TV shows and feature films with Cartoon Saloon.
The Secret of Kells (Co-Director)
2009 – Feature
2005 – Animated Short
2002 – Animated Short
Best New Irish Short Animation, Galway Film Fleadh, 2002
Best Short, Boston Irish Film Festival, USA 2003
Best Animation, Kerry film festival, Ireland 2003
Silver Award -KAFI Animation festival, USA 2003
Cúilín Dualach [Backwards Boy]
Best Animated Short, IFTA, Ireland 2005
Best short film, Cartoons on the Bay, Italy 2005
Best Animation for Children, Animadrid, 2005
Best Animation,Celtic Film Festival, 2005