Cúilín Dualach

Cúilín Dualach, 12 minute short animated film, completed in 2004.

Based on a short story by Jackie Mac Donacha, produced by Cartoon Saloon and Léirithe Sónta.

The short was awarded the following:

Best Animated Short, IFTA, Ireland 2005

Best short film, Cartoons on the Bay, Italy 2005

Best Animation for Children, Animadrid, 2005

Best Animation,Celtic Film Festival, 2005

Best Animation, Kerry Film Festival, Ireland 2005

Irish Animation Festival, Audience Award, Ireland 2005



Director – Nora Twomey

Producer – Ross Murray

Creative Producer – Sean Ó Cúaláin

Writer – Jackie Mac Donnacha

Art Director – Tomm Moore

Background Artist – Ross Stewart

Composer – Martin Hayes

Animation – Nora Twomey + Fabian Erlinghauser + Roxnne Burchartz + Jean Baptiste Vendamme + Tomm Moore + Paul McKeown + Cecile Coulibeuf + Adrien Merigeau + Aurélie Bernard

Sound Design – Chris Hetzel & Telegael


5 Responses to “Cúilín Dualach”

  1. hey Nora, welcome to the blog sphere and the films look great. keep on posting 🙂


  2. Hey Nora!!! Great to see you here 🙂
    I’m so glad you posted From Darkness as my whole Irish adventure started with that movie at Annecy, six years ago… O_O
    Looking forward to see lots of amazing artwork of yours!

    Take care,

  3. Your shorts are wonderful. poetic, funny and beautiful.

  4. hey now… welcome to the blogavard of broken dreams. there is nothing so spirit sapping as ‘comments 0’… only kidding (although i am clearly not). All the best to you and keep posting so that we may share in the splendid

  5. I couldn’t stop crying at the end, poor Cuilin.

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