This year is the tenth anniversary of Darklight, a festival of film, art and technology.

The festival is taking place all around Smithfiled in dublin this year from the 8th-10th of Oct and includes screenings, workshops on animation and the EA gaming hub. The festival club will be in the Dice bar, just off Smithfield.

Of particular interest to our readers might be the TRIBUTE TO BROWN BAG FILMS
Saturday, October 10th @ 1pm
Light House Cinema

Join Brown Bag Films founders Cathal Gaffney and Darragh O’Connell for a celebration of Brown Bag Animation; this screening of Brown Bag classics past, present and future includes their first production Peig from 1994 and their 2002 Oscar® nominated Give Up Yer Aul Sins, as well as more recent work like Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty and Olivia. The event is accompanied by a public interview with the Brown Bag team, as they discuss the the challenges – and the fun – of running an international animation success story. Brown Bag are also hosting an animation workshop – more info here:

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