An Irish artist, animator and filmmaker Kris Kelly is the co-founder of Blacknorth, an award winning Animation and Visual Effects Studio. His work centres on the interpretation of emotion and creativity in digital media, intersecting new and old media and techniques to create a dense visual language. Since 2009, he has been making original films and digital media, including games and apps. Blacknorth’s first film, Here to Fall has earned a number of awards including BAFTA 2012. Kris Kelly has been commissioned to create several projects for Children’s BBC Comic Relief and the My Autism and me (2011) won 2013 International Emmy, and Living with Alcohol (2010) received a BAFTA for best factual.