Nora Toomey

Nora Twomey – 7th BCFE Animation graduate to receive an Oscar Nomination

BCFE would like to congratulate animation graduate Nora Twomey director of Oscar Nominated “The Breadwinner” in the category of Animation Feature.

Nora is the 7th BCFE graduate who has been nominated for an Oscar

The Breadwinner is based on the best-selling children’s novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner tells the story of 11 year old Parvana who gives up her identity to provide for her family and try to save her father’s life.

Nora joins an elite list of BCFE graduates who have been nominated for Oscars including:

Richard Baneham – Oscar Winner – Visual Effects – Avatar 2010

Cathal Gaffney, Darragh O’Connell (Brown Bag) – Nomination -Short Film (Animated) – Give up yer aul sins 2002

Tomm Moore (Cartoon Saloon) – Nomination -Feature Film (Animated) – The Secret of Kells – Animated Feature  2010

Nicky Phelan, Darragh O’Connell (Brown Bag) – Nomination -Short Film (Animated) Granny O’Grimm’s sleeping beauty 2010

Tomm Moore and Paul Young  (Cartoon Saloon)-Nomination -Feature Film (Animated) – Song of the Sea 2015


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