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Irish based animation company bring home three Emmy Awards

Brown Bag Films has been recognised for its work on the Peter Rabbit animation.

Image: Peter Rabbit via Brown Bag Films

BROWN BAG FILMS have bagged three Emmy’s for its work on the 3D animation series Peter Rabbit.

The Irish based company produce animation for the international market.

The studio said “We’re delighted to be bringing back three awards!”.

The winners of the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation award were chosen from over 100 entries by a juried live panel in Los Angeles.

The winners were awarded the prestigious awards at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Brown Bag Films was founded 20 years ago by Cathal Gaffney and Darragh O’Connell.

Gaffney expressed his delight on Twitter:

Peter Rabbit is a Silvergate Media production in conjunction with Penguin UK and Nickelodeon USA.

Executive Vice President for Creative Content at Silvergate Media, Paula Rosenthal, said:

We’re thrilled that the work of these three exceptional artists has been acknowledged.

“Stephen,Mårten and Eddie were challenged with bringing to life a refresh of an iconic property and did so with artistic skill and an unprecedented attention to detail that is apparent in every frame of Peter Rabbit.

We recognise that it is a competitive field and take great pride in this extraordinary achievement.

David McCamley, Director of Peter Rabbit at Brown Bag Films said:

Emmys are the Oscars of the Television industry so this a fitting testimony to our entire talented and hardworking team here at Brown Bag Films and our partners at Silvergate Media, Penguin UK and Nickelodeon USA.

Emmy_Awards_statuettes_800_450 Source: Emmy Awards via Brown Bag Films

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