Brown Bag Films in the process of making Angela’s Christmas

Brown BagBrown Bag Films, a subsidiary of 9 Story Media Group, is filming the animated holiday special Angela’s Christmas.


The half-hour CG film is based on Frank McCourt’s only children’s book inspired by a story his mother Angela related him as a child. Later, he won the Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling memoir.

Set in Ireland in the early 1900s, Angela’s Christmas is a funny, heart-warming and poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time.

The special is currently in early stages of animation and final lighting and is expected to wrap in early November. CG production is taking place at two-time Oscar nominated Brown Bag Films’ Dublin based studio. 9 Story Distribution International is handling worldwide distribution.

The film stars Oscar-nominated Ruth Negga  in the role of Angela’s mother and Lucy O’Connell  as Angela.

The film, written by Will Collins and Damien O’Connor is being directed by Damien O’Conner. Ellen McCourt.