Angry Birds: the Irish connection

Director Fergal Reilly speaks about his miserable start in graphic design, life in Hollywood, and the state of the Irish animation industry

19th June, 2016
Fergal Reilly, co-director of the Angry Birds film Picture: RollingNews

During the 1990s, Fergal Reilly worked at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. At lunchtime, together with a couple of colleagues, he used to steal executive golf carts, drive up to the house that appeared in the 1960 Hitchcock thriller Psycho, and eat on its steps.

“It is so funny when I think of the stuff we used to do. Then we’d drive back down and go back to work. Good memories,” Reilly said....

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