Partner & Creative Director with Cartoon Saloon, ACADEMY AWARD & GOLDEN GLOBE nominated director
Nora has been part of Cartoon Saloon since it set up in Kilkenny in 1999.
She directed award winning short films such as From Darkness before going on to co-directing ACADEMY AWARD® nominated The Secret of Kells with Tomm Moore. She was creative producer on the Netflix pre-school series Puffin Rock and Head of Story on ACADEMY AWARD® nominated Song of the Sea.
Most recently, Nora directed The Breadwinner, based on Deborah Ellis's acclaimed YA novel about a young girl growing up in Afghanistan. The film was nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD® & GOLDEN GLOBE, and won the Audience & Jury Awards at Annecy 2018.
Nora is married with two boys, one cat and (at the time of writing) 5 fish.