Next-chance Saloon for Oscars glory

Next-chance Saloon for Oscars glory
Paul Young of Cartoon Saloon: ‘We have to encourage people to see Ireland as a centre of excellence of animation’ Picture: Dylan Vaughan

Cartoon Saloon’s feature film The Breadwinner counts Angelina Jolie as its executive producer, but that’s not the only reason why it is the studio’s best shot at taking home an Oscar

This time next year, Cartoon Saloon could be basking in the glory of an Oscars win. Of course, the Kilkenny-based animation studio is no stranger to the Academy Awards. It has been nominated twice previously, with Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea nominated in the best animated feature category in 2010 and 2015 respectively.

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