Brown Bag didn’t bring home the Oscar for Granny O’Grimm (we lost out to French film Logorama), but Nicky, Darragh and the Brown Bag crew celebrated into the night nonetheless. Darragh talked to the Irish Times about his Oscar experience:
Sitting at the Oscars, 15 rows from the front, ‘we all just held hands in anticipation’ for ‘one of those...] Read Article
Don’t miss a chance to see ‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’ on the big screen in Ireland with feature films ‘Ondine’ and ‘Case 39’.
Paramount Pictures will feature ‘Granny’ before Neil Jordan’s latest film ‘Ondine’ starring Colin Farrell, and ‘Case 39’ starring Renee Zelwegger, released in cinemas nationwide this weekend.
‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’ is now also available to...] Read Article
The Granny O’Grimm gang are currently in LA, which has gone Oscar-mad in the build up to the ceremony on March 7th. All this week they will be visiting studios and attending screenings of the Oscar-nominated films.
A couple of weeks ago, Team Granny O’Grimm’s Hollywood experience kicked off with the Oscar Nominees Luncheon. Each year, all the nominees and their guests attend a lunch and...] Read Article
There were huge celebrations at Brown Bag Films yesterday as the news came through that Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty was nominated for the Oscar® for Best Animated Short Film!
Of course, Granny herself had a different take on things. Watch Granny’s reaction to...] Read Article
Granny O’Grimm is one step closer to telling those Hollywood stars what she thinks of them, as it was announced that ‘Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty’ is shortlisted for Oscar nomination!
The film, directed by Nicky Phelan, written and performed by Kathleen O’Rourke and produced by Darragh O’Connell, is shortlisted in the Best...] Read Article
I’m back from the Cartoon Forum in Norway which was an exceptionally eventful week.
Celebrating 20 years, the Cartoon Forum is the key event of any animation producer’s calendar. In this time, it has financed over 300 television series worth over 1.5 Billion Euro. Over 70 producers pitch projects to an audience of broadcasters, investors and co-producers and it a great networking...] 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
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
We’ve just heard some great news: Brown Bag Films have been nominated for the prestigious ‘Producer of the Year’ award as part of the EU CARTOON TRIBUTE 2009! We are nominated alongside three other European animation studios, Normaal Animation (France), Alcuni (Italy) and BRB (Spain). The awards ceremony will take place at the CARTOON Forum in Stavanger, Norway on Friday 25th...] Read Article