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‘We love TV,’ says Apple chief executive Tim Cook. And they’re not the only ones. Photograph: David Paul Morris / Bloomberg

The arrival of Apple TV+, Disney+ and an array of new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services may tickle the fancy of some viewers, bamboozle oth(...)

Late Afternoon, written and directed by Louise Bagnell, was made by the Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon

Irish animated short film Late Afternoon has been shortlisted for an Academy Award. The film, written and directed by Louise Bagnell, was made by the (...)

Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski  and his team members pose with all their awards for their film ‘Cold War’ during the 2018 European Film Awards ceremony in Seville. Photograph:  Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images

Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War was the big winner at the 31st European Film Awards in Seville. The beautiful, monochrome drama, detailing a complicated (...)

‘We went to Netflix and they really responded,” says Cartoon Saloon’s Nora Twomey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How do kids watch Netflix? Just as there isn’t one type of family, there isn’t one type of viewing pattern, says Melissa Cobb, the woman leading the s(...)

Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Netflix has commissioned Cartoon Saloon, the world-beating Kilkenny-based animation house, to produce a new feature entitled My Father’s Dragon. Nora (...)

Nora Twomey, centre, with Angelina Jolie, and Saara Chaudry at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of ‘The Breadwinner’. Photograph: George Pimentel/WireImage

Nora Twomey was 14 when she started drifting away from school. Within a year, she had dropped out. Today, however, she’s an acclaimed animator, Oscar-(...)

Angelina Jolie, Nora Twomey and Saara Chaudry attend the 2017 Toronto International Film Festical. Photograph: George Pimentel/WireImage

Nora Twomey was 14 when she started drifting away from school. Within a year, she had dropped out. Today, however, she’s an acclaimed animator, Oscar-(...)

Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

If Nora Twomey is pretending to have “never been into heels and dresses”, as she puts it, she’s doing a top notch job. Having already walked the Acade(...)

“It’s funny when you meet someone as famous as that because they look so familiar,” says Nora Twomey, about her first meeting with Angelina Jolie. T(...)

Nora Twomey: ‘I think Saoirse Ronan is an amazing actress’

Current favourite book? I’m re-reading Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. I love the use of language in it. In the first page, we see how Pip’s e(...)

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