Shane Woods, our Smoke operator here at Brown Bag, is currently travelling in Japan and has been blogging about his experiences. He’ll be visiting Studio Ghibli soon and will be reporting back to make us all jealous! Last week Shane visited the International Manga Museum in Kyoto….
The International Manga Museum in Kyoto is a must see, even for non manga finatics. The building is a...] Read Article
It covers the genesis of the film from the first computer graphic produced in 1972, through the founding of Pixar and the production of the first ever feature-length CGI movie.
Research for the article came from To Infinity & Beyond! The Pixar...] Read Article
Noddy and friends are now touring the UK in a live stage show, featuring all the characters from Chorion’s Noddy in Toyland series, produced by Brown Bag Films.
To coincide with Noddy’s 60th birthday, the all-singing, all-dancing show features Noddy, Tessie Bear, Mr Plod, the goblins and of course Big Ears as they prepare for Noddy & Tessie’s party.
The show is touring all over...] Read Article
News just in from the Cartoon Forum in Stavanger, Norway: Brown Bag Films has won the Producer Of The Year award as part of the EU CARTOON TRIBUTE 2009!
We’re delighted with this prestigious award, which comes a day after the hugely successful presentation of our series ‘Granny O’Grimm’ at the Forum yesterday. The presentation was attended by 240 people, the largest audience at the...] Read Article
The series, comprising 50 x 11-episodes and a 22-minute special, follows a team of heroes who dive into action whenever there is trouble under the sea. In a fleet of aquatic vehicles,...] Read Article
Irelands bitterest Granny unveils her own website this week as Brown Bag Films launch their latest creation; www.grannyogrimm.com.
Based on Nicky Phelan’s IFTA-winning short film ‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’, the website accompanies the forthcoming 26 x 11 minute animated comedy series that will be launched at the Cartoon Forum in Norway on the 22nd of September and at...] Read Article
Granny O’Grimm is a cover star this month, featuring on the cover of September’s issue of Kidscreen Magazine.
This month’s Kidscreen focuses on the upcoming animation series being presented at the Cartoon Forum from Sept 21st-25th, and Granny O’Grimm is featured as one to watch.
Granny will be making her online debut on Monday on her very own website. Stay tuned for details...] Read Article
....with David McCamley.
8.45: Checked my emails
8.47: Washed my hand as the threat of Swine flu is getting worse.
9.00 Wrote music note for an episode that our composer Dean Valentine is getting ready to start. They are just general notes of things we need to flag or parts of the episode that we will need to push the score to help move the story along.
10.00 Started a Noddy offline...] Read Article
Since the launch of Brown Bag’s blog a few months ago our team of animators, directors and producers have been posting about all aspects of animation. We’ve been really stoked to receive kudos and referrals from loads of cool animation blogs, design showcases and inspiration sites, including an appearance in Smashing Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful Blogs!
Here are some of the great design...] Read Article
Brown Bag Films were delighted to be able to support the amazing work of Temple Street Hospital in Dublin by purchasing a Giraffe Mobile X-Ray machine. The machine is now up & running at the Children’s Hospital in Dublin.] Read Article