National Film School Lecture Series – Tomm Moore, Cartoon Saloon

National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] TOMM MOORE Academy Award®-nominated Animation Director

Tomm Moore co-founded Cartoon Saloon in 1999 and, during the company’s history, he has worked as director, art director, storyboarder, animator and illustrator on a range of projects.

He has directed two feature films, The Secret Of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014), and both received Oscar® nominations for Best Animated Feature. Tomm also directed the ‘On Love’ segment for The Prophet (2014), a feature animation produced by Salma Hayek, based on the book by Kahlil Gibran.

Winner of two IFTAs, and co-creator of TV series, Puffin Rock, Tomm is dividing his time between the development of his latest project, Wolf Walkers, and Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, of which he is a producer.

Date: Wednesday 11th May 2016 at 14.00

Venue: A019, Atrium Building, IADT, Dún Laoghaire