Paul Young

Paul is co-director of Kilkenny Animated and co-founder of Cartoon Saloon and is an Oscar and Bafta nominee.

He produced the animated features The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea. He also produced two seasons of Puffin Rock, an original TV series narrated by Chris O’Dowd which airs on Nick Jr, RTE jr and Netflix and has been dubbed in 28 languages.

Song of the Sea picked up Best Film at the 2015 IFTA awards and Cartoon Saloon picked up the Producer of the year tributes at the Cartoon forum 2008 and Cartoon Movie 2009.  The Breadwiner, which he also produced, won Best Animated Feature at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, Best Animated Independent Feature at the Annies and has also been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature at the 2018 Oscars. He is the current chair of Animation Ireland and also an award winning cartoonist and illustrator.


My Sessions

The Art of The New Yorker with Carter Goodrich and Peter de Seve  SOLD OUT

Cleere's Theatre Bar

Between them, Carter and Peter have been responsible for more than 50 covers for the The New Yorker Magazine. Come and see this hugely entertaining and illuminating chat exploring the inspiration, techniques, perils and pitfalls of coming up with the iconic images that sometimes reflect the very psyche of a nation in chassis (as well […]