How did Ireland's Darragh O'Connell and Cathal Gaffney come from relative obscurity to having three series, ranging from pre-school to adult, in international distribution? While an Oscar nomination is not the sole cause, it sure helped. In 2002, the Oscar nominating committee and festival audiences around the world fell in love with a little girl reciting her version of the story of John the Baptist. Now, this short has turned into a series and O'Connell and Gaffney's Brown Bag Films is very busy indeed.
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