Cartoon Saloon interview: Drawing on all of their resources

Wolfwalkers is the best Irish film of the year, but it took monumental effort in the face of adversity to get it completed, as co-directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart explain

31st October, 2020
Cartoon Saloon interview: Drawing on all of their resources
Ross Stewart and Tomm Moore, co-directors of Cartoon Saloon, the Kilkenny-based animation studio

Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, co-directors of Cartoon Saloon’s new feature Wolfwalkers, are sitting in a black-painted room in their acclaimed animation studio’s Kilkenny headquarters. Moore is perched on the back of his seat, while Stewart is draped across his chair two metres distant. Both in their early 40s, the duo have made the Irish film of the year, a dizzyingly beautiful animation that rejoices in the richness of our native folklore and the limitless...

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