Screening of Oscar®-nominated Short Genius Loci followed by Q&A with director Adrien Merigeau and Cartoon Saloon’s Paul Young.
Come and watch a screening of Oscar®-nominated Short Genius Loci followed by Q&A with the film’s director Adrien Merigeau and Cartoon Saloon’s Paul Young.
After studying in the french animation school EMCA, Adrien worked in Cartoon Saloon as background supervisor and art director on Tomm Moore’s first two feature films, The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. Adrien directed his first short film Old Fangs in Ireland in 2010 and moved back to France to direct his second short film Genius Loci, produced by Kazak Productions, in 2019. Adrien lives and works in Paris, France.
Paul is a co-founder of Cartoon Saloon, an IFTA winner and Oscar ®, Emmy and Bafta nominee. He produced the animated features, The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea & The Breadwinner
The Breadwinner, the 3rd Oscar ® nominated film from Cartoon Saloon was directed by Saloon partner Nora Twomey and executively produced by Angelina Jolie. The Breadwinner won the ANNIE for Best Feature film in 2018 and the Best Feature at the European animation Awards 2018.
Paul also produced two seasons of Puffin Rock, an original TV series which has been dubbed into over 25 languages which was nominated for an International Emmy.
“My Father’s Dragon” is currently in production at Cartoon Saloon as a Major Motion picture for Netflix, with Paul as Producer and Nora Twomey as Director.
Paul is on the board of Animation Ireland, the representative body for animation studios in Ireland as well as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year finalist.