KLIK - The Art of Nora Twomey
Nora Twomey is an Irish animator and the co-founder of the revered animation studio Cartoon Saloon. She worked on not one, but two Academy Award-nominated films: The Secret of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014). Twomey's first solo feature, The Breadwinner (2017), is set in Kabul in 2001 and follows a young girl who disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family after her father is arrested by the Taliban. The film marks another Oscar nod for Nora, making it onto this year’s shortlist for best animated film.
We are excited to offer this opportunity to learn about Twomey's notable journey through the animation industry. As a true tour-de-force, Twomey has experienced multiple aspects of the industry – having had roles ranging from director, to voice actress, screenwriter and producer. Be sure to catch this special session as she shares insights from her inspiring creative career.