Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon missed out on an Oscar at last night's Academy Awards.
The group's film Wolfwalkers lost out to Pixar's Soul in the Animated Feature category.
The makers of the film stayed up into the early hours of this morning for a live-stream from Kilkenny Castle.
It's almost time 🐺🐺#Oscars #Oscars2021 #WolfWalkers pic.twitter.com/nRqwmU2Vjk
— Cartoon Saloon (@CartoonSaloon) April 26, 2021
Nomadland won best picture, Frances McDormand won best actress for her role in the movie
And Chloe Zhao has made history by becoming the first woman from an ethnically diverse community and only the second woman ever to win best director for Nomadland.
Anthony Hopkins won best actor for The Father
Here is the full list of winners:
Best picture: Nomadland
Best actor: Sir Anthony Hopkins (The Father)
Best supporting actor: Daniel Kaluuya (Judas And The Black Messiah)
Best actress: Frances McDormand (Nomadland)
Best supporting actress: Yuh-Jung Youn (Minari)
Best director: Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)
Best animated feature film: Soul
Best cinematography: Erik Messerschmidt (Mank)
Best film editing: Mikkel EG Nielsen (Sound Of Metal)
Best costume design: Ann Roth (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Best original score: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste (Soul)
Best original song: Fight For You (Judas And The Black Messiah)
Adapted screenplay: The Father - Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller
Original screenplay: Promising Young Woman - Emerald Fennell
Best production design: Mank
Best make-up and hairstyling: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Best sound: Sound Of Metal
Best live-action short film: Two Distant Strangers
Best visual effects: Tenet
Best documentary feature: My Octopus Teacher
Best international feature: Another Round (Denmark)
Best animated short: If Anything Happens I Love You
Best documentary short: Colette