Young Guns 7 WINNERS

2009: Beginning this year, Young Guns became an annual competition. Its international growth continued to shine, with nearly half of all entries coming from outside of the United States. For the first time ever, the top scoring Young Guns 7 winners were awarded grants, with project funding being awarded to visual artist Siggi Eggertsson, director duo Fx&Mat and designer Mario Hugo. The Young Guns 7 ceremony and party took place on October 21, 2009.


Johnny Kelly

Johnny is an Irish animator, director and human being who lives in London. His work spans stop frame animation, CGI, illustration and lots between.

His short films have been shown on the BBC, ARTE, PBS and been screened and awarded at film festivals around the world including TED, Anima Mundi and the Edinburgh Film Festival.

The stop motion film he directed for Chipotle, ’Back to the Start’, won the Film Grand Prix at the Cannes Advertising Festival. He’s been on award juries for D&AD, AICP and British Arrows, and he’s a proud member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Johnny is rubbish at DIY and likes the countryside.




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