A KANTURK animator who has received over 18million hits on his YouTube channel is to celebrate one year of phenomenal success with an appearance at an upcoming Cork film festival.
Jason Sullivan will celebrate Sminky Short's first birthday at the fifth Corona Fastnet Film Festival in Schull in May. Currently studying Multimedia at CIT Jason began working under the pseudonym Andrew James and released his first animated short "Awful Sad" in May 2012.
Furthermore, Jason has revealed that his meteoric rise has not gone unnoticed in the entertainment industry.
"I'm currently working for a TV production company called Sideline Productions on a new series called 'Where the Sun Don't Shine'," he said.
At Sminky Shorts' 1st Birthday Bash at the upcoming Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival there will be a special screening of some of the old favourites, and brand new unseen material, followed by a Q&A session and t-shirt giveaways.