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Posted On October 23, 2016By adminIn Top Slider

DAFF 2016 winners!

DUBLIN ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL LIST OF WINNERS 2016 BEST IRISH STUDENT OR GRADUATE FILM Joining Dots - directed by Fiona Ryan –   the National Film School, IADT – Winner What’s the Point? - directed by Eleanor Bourke –  the National Film School – Honourable Mention   SPIRIT OF 1916 AWARD Granite and Chalk –  NaomiCo – Winner   BEST IRISH FILM  Angel of 1916 – Treehouse Republic Animation – Winner  A Coat Made Dark – Jack O’Shea, Still Films – Honourable Mention   COMMUNITY RECOGNITION AWARD    Spoon – Markus Kemp, Germany -Read More
  The following films have been selected for screening at Dublin Animation Film Festival 2016. More news to follow!   Reel One – These films are rated General and Parental Guidance Unhinged, directed by Tom Caulfield, Studio Okinami Violet, directed by Maurice Joyce, Tidy Toys Pictures. City of Roses,  directed by Andrew Kavanagh, Kavaleer Productions. The Lost Letter – directed by Kealan O’Rourke, Trickshot Films. Don’t Forget the Bread – directed by ‘Gilly’, Wigglywoo Productions. Angel of 1916 – directed by Patrick O’Callaghan, Treehouse Republic. Granite and Chalk – directed byRead More
  2016 has been a challenging year to say the least! We had to work very hard to bring the Festival back to the Pavilion this year – but boy, is it worth it! You can download the DAFF 2016 programme now! See you at the Pavilion on the 22nd October 2016 – to book tickets go to      Read More
DUKE JOHNSON – DIRECTOR OF ‘ANOMALISA’ – SPECIAL GUEST AT DUBLIN ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 2016     Academy Award Nominee Duke Johnson will take part in a Q & A in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on the 22nd October 2016 after the screening of his animated feature ANOMALISA.   Duke Johnson is a director who specialises in stop-motion animation. He is a graduate of New York University and the American Film Institute. ANOMALISA, which Duke directed alongside Charlie Kaufman, is his first feature film and was nominated for an Academy Award® in the AnimatedRead More
  We would like to thank our fantastic sponsors, Mutiny Post who are sponsoring the Audience Choice Award at DAFF 2016!   Mutiny Post are offering €1,00o  worth of sound services for the creators of the film that wins the Audience Choice Award!   They are also offering €500 worth of sound services for the creator of a student or graduate film!   Remember – the closing date for submitting your film is the 15th July 2016!!!  Download the form now! DAFF 2016 rules and entry form   About Mutiny Post   MutinyRead More

Posted On June 14, 2016By adminIn Blog, Headline post

DAFF2016 – now calling for entries!

  We are delighted to announce that DAFF2016 is going ahead and we are calling for entries!   It has been a strange year for the arts in Ireland – but the team at DAFF are proud to get out there and show that this festival is very much needed and wanted!   The closing date for submitting your entry is the 15th July at 5pm!   You can download the form and rules for DAFF2016 here: DAFF 2016 rules and entry form   Best of luck – we are lookingRead More

Posted On June 13, 2016By adminIn Home page top left

Dublin 2016

On the 24th April 1916, (Easter Monday) a small group of people took over the General Post Office on Sackville Street (Now O’Connell Street) in Dublin and read out the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. This year, we are celebrating how this Proclamation changed Ireland’s future. This Proclamation gave a guarantee of ‘religious and civil liberty, equal rights and equal opportunities to all its citizens, and declares its resolve to pursue the happiness and prosperity of the whole nation and of all its parts, cherishing all of the children ofRead More
Jessica Patterson and Tomm Moore

Posted On October 19, 2015By adminIn Headline post

DAFF 2015 Winners!

We would like to congratulate all of our winners! We received a large number of entries this year and we had a very limited amount of screening time – hopefully we will be able to screen more international films next year. But in the meantime, keep creating your wonderful films!   1. Social Recognition Category Winner ‘RAYDO’ – Avraham Eligal – Israel   Honourable Mention – a tie! ‘Bampa’ directed by Daniel Evans – University of South Wales ‘The Story Will Be Revealed in the Movie’ – The Fighting WordsRead More
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Posted On October 9, 2015By adminIn Blog

DAFF programme now available!

The DAFF 2015 programme is now available on line! Many thanks for your patience. We look forward to seeing you at the National Film School, IADT and the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire on the 16th and 17th of October 2015!   DAFF2015 programmeRead More
The following films have been selected for the Irish Retrospective Screening at  the Studio, DLR LexIcon on Saturday, 17th October 2015. Fifty Per Cent Grey Ruairi Robinson, Zanita Films 2001 Give Up Yer Aul Sins Cathal Gaffney, Brown Bag Films 2001 Cuilin Dua Lach Nora Twomey, Cartoon Saloon 2005 Ding Dong Denny’s Cathal Gaffney, Brown Bag Films 2007 Beauty Now Paul O’Flanagan, Boulder Media 2007 Colour Contamination Louise Bagnall, Barley Films 2008 The Rooster, The Crocodile and the Night Sky Padraig Fagan, Barley Films 2008 Old Fangs Adrien Merigeau, CartoonRead More