Duke Johnson – Special Guest Director at DAFF2016

DUKE JOHNSON – DIRECTOR OF ‘ANOMALISA’ – SPECIAL GUEST

AT DUBLIN ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Duke Johnson

 

 

Academy Award Nominee Duke Johnson will take part in a Q & A in the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire on the 22nd October 2016 after the screening of his animated feature ANOMALISA.

 

Duke Johnson is a director who specialises in stop-motion animation. He is a graduate of New York University and the American Film Institute. ANOMALISA, which Duke directed alongside Charlie Kaufman, is his first feature film and was nominated for an Academy Award® in the Animated Feature Film category.  Duke’s previous credits include the Adult Swim shows MORAL OREL, MARY SHELLEY¹S FRANKENHOLE and BEFOREL OREL.  He also directed the Emmy Award winning episode of NBC¹s Community: ABED’S UNCONTROLLABLE CHRISTMAS.

The Festival screening of ‘ANOMALISA’ followed by a Q & A with Duke Johnson takes place on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at the Pavilion Theatre. Tickets are on sale at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire and are priced at €8. There is no ticket charge for the screening of the shortlisted films or the awards ceremony on 22nd October, but pre-booking at the Pavilion Box Office is essential. To book contact the Pavilion Theatre at www.paviliontheatre.ie

 

Dublin Animation Film Festival is sponsored by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Mutiny Sound, Luminosity, Clerky and Blackrock Cellar.

Festival updates will be available on www.dublinanimationfilmfestival.com and on Twitter @dublinanimation later this week!