Kilkenny's Cartoon Saloon receives 2019 Oscars nomination

Kilkenny's Cartoon Saloon receives 2019 Oscars nomination

The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed this afternoon.

Kilkenny's Cartoon Saloon's Late Afternoon received the nod in the shortlist of the Animated Short category.


Holy moly - we are over the moon to be nominated, huge thank you to @TheAcademy ! It's been an amazing journey and we couldn't of done it without the support from the crew here in Cartoon Saloon, Screen Ireland and RTE. Thank you to the whole team, we are so excited to be heading to the Oscars but tonight we're going to celebrate with the crew!

Posted by Cartoon Saloon on Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Irish film Detainment was nominated in the Live Action Short Film category.

The true story is based on interview transcripts and records from the Jamie Bulger case in 1993.

Dubliner Robbie "Fish-eye" Ryan also got the nod for The Favourite in the cinematography category.


Roma, A Star Is Born, Green Book, The Favourite and Bohemian Rhapsody are up for Best Picture.

Carlow's Saoirse Ronan, who already has 3 Oscar nominations to her name, didn't receive a nod this year.

She was the lead actress in the drama/history film Mary Queen of Scots alongside Margot Robbie.

Check out the full list of nominees below.


Best Picture
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
A Star is Born

Best Actor
Christian Bale (Vice)
Bradley Cooper (A Star is Born)
Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate)
Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)

Best Actress
Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)
Glenn Close (The Wife)
Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)
Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams (Vice)
Marina de Tavira (Roma)
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Emma Stone (The Favourite)
Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)
Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)
Richard E Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
Sam Rockwell (Vice)

Best Foreign-Language Film
Capernaum (Lebanon)
Cold War (Poland)
Never Look Away (Germany)
Roma (Mexico)
Shoplifters (Japan)

Best Animated Feature
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Original Screenplay
The Favourite
First Reformed
Green Book

Achievement in Cinematogrpahy
Cold War
The Favourite (Irish cinematographer Robbie Ryan)
Never Look Away
A Star is Born

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
If Beale Street Could Talk
A Star is Born

Best Original Score
Black Panther
If Beale Street Could Talk
Isle of Dogs
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Animated Short
Animal Behaviour
Late Afternoon (Irish short)
One Small Step

Best Live Action Short
Detainment (Irish short)