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The Breadwinner

Conversation with Nora Twomey

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Come and meet Nora Twomey, a Partner and Artistic Director at the animation studio Cartoon Saloon in Kilkenny, Ireland, and who is also patron of the Mifa Campus 2019.

Nora Twomey co-directed the Oscar-nominated film The Secret of Kells, by Tomm Moore. She was Creative Producer of the Puffin Rock series and Head of Story for Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea.

She also directed The Breadwinner, nominated at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, and which won the Jury Award, the Audience Award/Première, as well as the Best Original Music Award for a Feature Film, sponsored by the SACEM at Annecy 2018. Nora Twomey is currently working on My Father's Dragon, a feature film for Netflix, while Cartoon Saloon produces Wolfwalkers and the Dorg Van Dango series.

Join the patron of the Mifa Campus 2019 to begin this day of encounters dedicated to the young talents at her side – the perfect opportunity to discuss her career and talk about women in animation.

Session in English