Tomm Moore

Co-founder and Creative Director of Cartoon Saloon

Over the company’s history, Tomm has worked as Director, Art Director, Storyboarder, Animator and Illustrator on a range of projects from commercials to service work for feature films and TV series, as well as a number of short film projects.

Tomm has directed 2 universally successful feature films. Both were nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards® The Secret Of Kells in 2010 and the spiritual follow-up, Song of the Sea in 2015.

Tomm also directed the “On Love” segment for The Prophet, a feature animation produced by Salma Hayek based on one of the best-selling books of all times.

Tomm is currently working on the development of his latest project “Wolf Walkers” after finishing production on The Breadwinner.

Tomm Moore received the Directors Guild Of Ireland and America Finder’s Series Award in 2008 and European Director of the year at Cartoon Movie in 2009.


Drawing History with Peter Diamond, Tomm Moore and Alé Mercado

Medieval Mile Museum

Vienna-based, Canadian illustrator, Peter Diamond leads an illustrated talk on how artists are driven to research and interpret folk tales and historical designs to inform and inspire their work and make the past a magical living present through animation and illustration. Also featuring Cartoon Saloon co-founder and two-time Oscar nominee for Secret of Kells and […]


Got Ink? An Illustrated Talk on Tattoos and Body Art hosted by Tomm Moore

Cleere's Theatre Bar

Co-founder of Cartoon Saloon and avid ink enthusiast, Tomm Moore, hosts a fascinating illustrated talk about the art  of tattoos and body art; how their creative inspiration comes from the same place as that of illustration and cartoons; and how young people with some talent can make it go a long way in surprisingly different […]