Dublin Animation Film Festival is delighted to announce that Tomm Moore, the Co- founder and Creative Director of Cartoon Saloon will participate in a Q & A session after a screening of ‘Song of the Sea’ at the Pavilion Theatre, on Saturday, 17th October 2015. The screening will commence at 12.10 pm.
Bookings for the screening and Q & A can be made from the Pavilion Website.
Cartoon Saloon was founded in 1999 by Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey and Paul Young, who met whilst studying animation in Ballyfermot Senior College, Dublin.
Over the company’s history, Tomm has worked as Director, Art Director, Storyboarder, Animator and Illustrator on a range of projects from commercials to service work for feature films and TV series, as well as a number of short film projects.
Tomm has directed 2 universally successful feature films. The Secret Of Kells (Best Animated Feature Nominee: Academy Awards®) and the spiritual follow-up, Song of the Sea. Song is enjoying great success since it’s release in Dec 2014.
Tomm also directed the On Love segment for The Prophet, a feature animation produced by Salma Hayek based on one of the best-selling books of all times. This is due for release later this year.
Tomm is dividing his time between the development of his latest project Wolf Walkers and pre-production on The Breadwinner. This feature film, based on the best selling novel by Deborah Ellis will begin production later this autumn.
Tomm Moore received the Directors Guild Of Ireland and America Finder’s Series Award in 2008 and European Director of the year at the Cartoon Movie in 2009.