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From Darkness

Posted in Short Films with tags , , on December 10, 2008 by noratwomey

From Darkness, a short based on the Inuit tale of The Skeleton Woman, completed 2002 in the Cartoon Saloon.

The entire short film is embedded above. It might not be suitable for younger viewers.

As well as screening at many international film festivals, From Darkness has been awarded:

Best New Irish Short Animation – Galway Film Fleadh, 2002

Best Short – Boston Irish Film Festival, USA 2003

Best Animation – Kerry film festival, Ireland 2003

Silver Award –KAFI Animation festival, USA 2003



Directed by

Nora Twomey

Produced by

Nora Twomey & Paul Young

Production Team

Michael McGrath

Jeremy Purcell

Fabian Erlinghauser

Barry Reynolds

Diane O Reilly

Tomm Moore

Nils Olofsson

Aidan Harte

Music by

David Holland

Sound design


Paul Young



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