The best Irish animation shorts open the Saint Patrick’s edition of the IrishFilmFesta

AFter_You_1_600_338 (1)The IrishFilmFesta opens its special one day Saint Patrick’s edition at Rome’s Casa del Cinema with a selection of the best all-time Irish animation shorts (Animated Ireland, at 3.30 pm).

The programme includes productions dating from between 1909 and the present, chosen by Steve Woods, who will introduce the event with a short conference  on Irish cinema animation.

Director, scriptwriter and producer, Steve Woods is one of the founders of the Galway Festival and creator of the James Horgan prize awarded annually to Irish animation artists. Besides teaching at the National Film School – IADT, in Dun Laoghaire, Woods runs a production house, Cel’ Division, located in Dublin.