Matthew Darragh is a New Zealand born Writer, Director and Animator with 15 years industry experience in Europe and New Zealand. He has worked on preschool shows for Disney, Warner Bros and Silvergate with recent credits including episodic directing Disney’s Emmy nominated preschool show Henry Hugglemonster for Brown Bag Films in Dublin. Matthew has written and directed four award winning short films including the IFTA nominated Pilgrim and The Monk and the Fly. His latest film An Ode to Love was recently awarded Best Animation at the Rome International Film Festival and Best Animated Film at the prestigious Foyle Film Festival in Northern Ireland. He is currently Series Director on The Kiddets for Pukeko Pictures.