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Irish animation Song Of The Sea is up for an Oscar.

It’s directed by Tomm Moore (of The Secret of Kells) and features the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, David Rawle, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt and Jon Kenny. Music is by composer Bruno Coulais and band Kíla.

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Watch nominations being revealed live here

Song Of The Sea

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Northern Irish short film Boogaloo And Graham is also up for a gong.

It was directed by Michael Lennox, written by Ronan Blaney and stars Martin McCann, Charlene McKenna, Riley Hamilton and Aaron Lynch. It tells the tale of how two young boys in the Seventies in Belfast grow up with their chickens.

Yay!

Boogaloo And Graham

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John Carney’s song Lost Stars, in his film Begin Again – which stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo – is up for Best Original Song.

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Read a full list of Oscar nominations here