Now, it’s an Oscar nomination for Wolfwalkers

THE Irish animated film Wolfwalkers has been nominated for an Oscar as best animated feature for the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards.
Wolfwalkers was created by Kilkenny animation studio Cartoon Saloon.
This is the fourth time that the studio has been nominated in this category and the movie is up against Onward, Over the Moon, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon and Soul.
The Chief Executive of Screen Ireland Désirée Finnegan congratulated the company on their Oscar nod.
“Our warmest congratulations to directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, screenwriter Will Collins, and all at Cartoon Saloon on their Academy Award nomination today,” she said.
“Wolfwalkers is a triumph of creative collaboration and Irish storytelling, and we are exceptionally proud to have supported the film.
“The consistent and continued success of Cartoon Saloon’s work is testament to Ireland’s thriving animation industry, and indicative of the creative talent working tirelessly to produce powerfully engaging stories for audiences, both at home and around the world.”
The awards will take place on April 25 and can be seen in Ireland the next night.

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