Where were you in 1994?

We're celebrating 22 years of the studio this year and plenty has changed since the company first started with just Cathal and Darragh way back when in 1994!

We've grown a lot since our shady beginnings when we were just a startup company in Gardiner Street, now with our new flagship studio housing over 180 staff in Smithfield and counting...

As a prelude to the grand opening of our new Block C premises last month, we commissioned an infographic to highlight a selection of figures and facts which best represent our past 22 years in business, including some technical animation figures, awards stats and some fun studio facts like how many pizza's and cookies are devoured by the Brown Baggers:

We're also at that point now where the company is old enough to have employees its own age - that's right, 22 years old - working here!

We thought it would be fun to take a look back at where they were in good old 1994 when Brown Bag was just in its own infancy, so here's a little 'Then and Now'!

First up is Post Production Assistant, Eimear MacCarrick who joined our Dublin team in April:


Next up, we have Production Assistant Daniel Scott who joined us all the way from Australia in February!

And finally, we have Layout Assistant Abigail Fairhurst who joined our Manchester team in January and became fast friends with studio dog Jack:

And just for good measure we thought we'd have a look back at where Cathal and Darragh were back in 1994 too:

...now don't we feel old!

Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Digital Media Coordinator and designated photographer.


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