Nora Twomey

About Nora Twomey

Director, The Breadwinner

As a Creative Director at Cartoon Saloon, Nora oversees the development of the company’s slate of productions. Nora directed the multi-award winning short films From Darkness and Cúilín Dualach [Backwards Boy].She was Co-Director of Oscar® nominated animated feature The Secret Of Kells and Head of Story on Oscar® nominated Song Of The Sea. Nora has just finished directing Golden Globe ® and Oscar® nominated “The Breadwinner” which was released in the US and Canada in December 2017 to huge critical acclaim. It is based on the internationally acclaimed young adult novel of the same name by Canadian author Deborah Ellis. It was co-produced with Canada’s Aircraft Pictures, Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions and in association with Jolie Pas Productions.