Nora Twomey

 

Website: www.nora-twomey.com

Email: nora@cartoonsaloon.ie

Tel: +353 (0) 56 7764481

Address: Cartoon Saloon, The Maltings, Tilbury Place, James Street, Kilkenny

Film Type: Animation

 

Bio

 

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.

Filmography

 

The Secret of Kells (Co-Director)

2009 – Feature

 

Cuilin Dualach

2005 – Animated Short

 

Celtic Maidens

2003-Short

 

From Darkness

2002 – Animated Short

Awards

 

From Darkness

 

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