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Brown Bag Films WINS Asia Matters Business Award 2019

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  • Posted by Anahita Tabarsi on November 26 2019

Our team enjoyed a terrific night at the Asia Matters Awards on Friday, 22nd November… AND we brought home the inaugural Irish Investor in Asia Award for our acquisition of BASE studio in Bali which was rebranded to Brown Bag Films Bali earlier this year!

The Global Asia Matters Summit took place from 21st to 22nd November, with Brown Bag Films' Managing Director Cathal Gaffney giving the 'Achieving Success in Asian Markets to Grow a Global Business' key address and also participating in the 'Indonesia Workshop' on Friday the 22nd.

The Asia Matters Awards took place in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Friday evening, at a Black Tie Gala Dinner hosted by Grainne Seoige.

Asia Matters CEO Martin Murray said the Bali acquisition was “game-changing and demonstrates a significant contribution by Brown Bag Films to economic growth, employment, skills and corporate social responsibility in Indonesia”.

“Brown Bag Films are delighted to receive this award. It's shared with management teams in both Bali and Dublin who worked so hard to integrate together to ensure we can produce such high quality animation. It’s been a highlight to work with such talented technical and artistic teams in Bali and we are ready to expand beyond the 340 staff there as we continue to grow our business.”

— Cathal Gaffney, Managing Director, Brown Bag Films

Cathal Gaffney accepting the award
Cathal Gaffney accepting the award

Launched in 2011 by Dr. T.P Hardiman, Alan Dukes and Martin Murray, Asia Matters is Ireland’s only Asia think tank and is 100% focused on building dynamic business links and informed understanding between Asia and Ireland to drive win-win partnerships and economic growth.

- via Asia Matters

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Anahita Tabarsi

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

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