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Damien O’Connor

Writer, Director, Children's, 6+ years, Animation, Series Developer, Showrunner

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Damien is a writer/director with over 10 years’ experience directing animated works for Netflix, Disney, Nickelodeon and AppleTV. He is the multiple Emmy-nominated writer/director of Angela’s Christmas and the sequel Angela’s Christmas Wish (Netflix). Most recently, Damien was Supervising Director on Eva The Owlet (AppleTV) and Butterbean’s Cafe (Nickelodeon). Damien has directed over 30 episodes of Peabody Award-winning Doc McStuffins for Disney Jr and has also worked as an editor on Noddy, Olivia the Pig and The Octonauts. In 2022, Damien received development funding from Screen Ireland for his animated feature screenplay ‘Two Mile Boris’ and is currently working on his own IP.




Eva The Owlet (2020-2023)
Brown Bag Films / AppleTV

Supervising Director
Animated kids and family series

Angela's Christmas Wish (2019-2020)

45′ multi-Emmy nominated sequel to Angela’s Christmas. Stars Ruth Negga, Jared Harris, Caitriona Balfe.

Butterbean's Cafe (2018-2019)
Brown Bag Films / Nickelodeon

Series Director
Animated preschool fantasy series

Angela's Christmas (2016-2017)

30′ multi-Emmy nominated animated special based on a children’s book by Frank McCourt. Stars Ruth Negga and Lucy O’Connell.

Doc McStuffins (2015-2017)
Brown Bag Films / Disney

Episodic Director

Anya (2013-2015)
Brown Bag Films

A unique collaboration between Brown Bag Films and Irish charity To Russia With Love to highlight the work they do with abandoned and orphaned Russian children.

Brown Bag Films

Storyboard Revisionist
Various projects including Peter Rabbit, Octonauts, Henry Hugglemonster and Doc McStuffins.

Doc McStuffins (2011-2013)
Brown Bag Films / Disney Channel

Retakes Supervisor