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Angela’s Christmas Nominated for THREE European Animation Awards!


The nominees for the 2018 European Animation Awards (The Emile Awards) have been revealed and we are thrilled to announce that Angela's Christmas has received THREE nominations!

Angela's Christmas has been nominated in the Best Writing (Will Collins, Damien O'Connor), Best Soundtrack (Darren Hendley) and Best Sound Design (Peter Blayney, Steve Maher) categories!

Set in Ireland in the 1910s, 'Angela's Christmas' is a funny, heart-warming and poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time.

The film stars Oscar nominated Ruth Negga (Loving, Preacher) in the role of Angela’s mother, and Lucy O’Connell (Oscar nominated Song of the Sea) as Angela.

The film is written by Will Collins (Song of the Sea, Wolfwalkers) and Damien O’Connor (Anya, Doc McStuffins), and directed by Damien O’Connor.

Ellen McCourt, Frank’s widow, serves as an Executive Producer on the project and Malachy McCourt (Brewster’s Millions, The January Man, One Life to Live), Frank McCourt’s brother, and Irish-American actor, writer and politician, provides the narration.

The 2018 Emile Awards ceremony takes place on 7 & 8 December 2018 in Lille, France.

Congratulations to all the nominees! You can watch the Emile Awards Nominees Press Conference below:

And if you haven't seen it yet or you want to watch it again, Angela's Christmas will make its global premiere as a Netflix Original this November 30th!

Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Marketing Director, Digital & Social and drinks more than five coffees a day...

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