Emmy nomination for Athy College past pupil

Emmy nomination for Athy College past pupil

Animator Seamus Malone

One talented former Athy College pupil is set to fly over to America to take his place among the global television industry’s best and brightest at the 71st Primetime Emmy awards.

Barrowhouse native Seamus Malone received the prestigious Emmy nod for his work on the BBC and Netflix animated series 'Watership Down'.

Seamus and co-director Alan Short were nominated for ‘Outstanding Directing for an Animated Programme’ for the acclaimed Emmy awards, which honour the best in American prime time television programming.

The awards ceremony takes place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Sunday 5th May next.  

Source: www.LaoisToday.ie

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