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  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 www.paviliontheatre.ie      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
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
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
What a terrific year for Irish Graduate Films! We are delighted with the number of entries we received. Congratulations to the teaching staff of the National Film School – IADT, Ballyfermot College of Further Education and Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education! You should be very proud!   The following Graduate Films will be screened at DAFF 2015!   His Style, directed by Jack Banks, Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education Exterium, directed by Richard Barragy, Ballyfermot College of Further Education I am Always with You, directed by Martyna Borkowska,Read More
The following films have been selected for the Under 18s and Social Recognition Awards for Daff2015! Many thanks for entering your films!   1. The Story will be Revealed in the Movie! – Brown Bag Films in Association with Fighting Words! 2. Mitchell Goldfield – directed by Emmie and Lilly Thompson, UK. 3. Nowhere,  directed by I-Cheng Lee, USA. 4. Remember to Smile! – directed by Bibi Queisen, the Netherlands. 5. Raydo – directed by Avraham Eligal, Israel. 6. Bampa, directed by Daniel Evans, UK. 7. Bullied, directed by MatthewRead More

Posted On September 30, 2015By adminIn 2015, Headline post

Official Selection – Irish Short Films

  We are delighted to announce that the following short films made by Irish animation studios will be screened at DAFF2015!! An Ode to Love – Matthew Darragh, Brown Bag Films Collage – David Quin Doopydo – Wigglywoo Ltd. Kiddie Winkie Cigarettes – Cliff Parrott, Banga.U.E. Media Meanwhile on the train… – Aidan McAteer, Pink Kong Studios Somewhere Down the Line – Julien Regnard, Cartoon Saloon Snowfall – Conor Whelan Tea with the Dead – Wigglywoo Ltd. The Red Herring – Leevi Lemetty, Ink and Light The Story of GinRead More