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Darragh O’Connell

Animation Director
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Filmography
  • Chico Bon Bon and the Very Berry Holiday
    2020 — TV Film — 25 mins
  • Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt
    2020 — TV Series 38 ×
  • The Octonauts
    2010-2015 — TV Series 53 × — 11 mins
  • 23 Degrees, 5 Minutes
    2011 — Short Film — 10 mins
  • The Octonauts Creature Reports
    2011 — TV Series 4 × — 1 mins
  • Olivia
    2007 — 3D Animated TV Series 52 × — 11 mins
  • I’m An Animal
    2006 — TV Series 52 × — 2 mins
  • Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show
    2005 — Mixed Media
  • Inuk [Co-Director]
    2005 — 3D Animated TV Series 26 × — 11 mins
  • Tales Wot I Know
    2004 — 2D Animated TV Series 8 × — 3 mins
  • True Stories
    2004 — 2D Animated Tv Special
  • Why? Series 2
    2003 — Flash Animation 52 × — 2 mins
  • Give Up Yer Aul Sins
    2002 — 2D Animated TV Series 6 × — 5 mins
  • Racism
    2001 — 2D Animated Short — 3 mins
Awards
  • 2018 — Nominee
    Daytime Emmy Awards — Outstanding Special Class Animated Program. The Octonauts
  • 2012 — Nominee
    Irish Film and Television Awards — Best Animation. 23 Degrees, 5 Minutes

In 1994, at the age of 21, Darragh established Brown Bag Films with Cathal Gaffney and wrote and directed their first TV Series, Peig, for RTÉ.

Darragh produced Give Up Yer Aul Sins which was nominated for an Oscar at the 74th Academy Awards in 2002 and went on to direct six new episodes in the series.

Darragh also directed the animation for Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show, airing on primetime television on the WB Network in the USA, as well as all 52 episodes of I’m an Animal, which has sold to more than 120 countries. In 2006, he supervised and directed the animation for Ben Greg of Partizan on the music promo for Oasis’ Masterplan.