David OReilly

David OReilly (born in Ireland, 1985) is an artist based in Tokyo, Japan. Creator of the influential short films “Please Say Something” and “The External World”, his animation work has won numerous awards and been the subject of several international retrospectives. He has written for TV shows such as “Adventure Time” and “South Park” and created fictional video games in Spike Jonze’s Academy Award winning film “Her”. His first interactive work “Mountain” was released in 2014, followed by “Everything” in 2017. Breaking the boundaries between art, games and philosophy, “Everything” found wide popularity among gamers and non-gamers alike, and was most recently curated by David Lynch for his Festival of Disruption.




Kilkenny Animated Opening Night Party (co-hosted by The Irish Film and Television Academy, IFTA)

Medieval Mile Museum

The Kilkenny Animated opener is an exciting one! We’ve got a very special screened retrospective of the animation and game design work of the celebrated Kilkenny artist David OReilly in conversation with Cartoon Saloon founder and Oscar-nominated director, Tomm Moore. David will show a selection of work from his short films including Please Say Something […]