David O'Reilly (Kilkenny, Ireland, 1985) began his career at Cartoon Saloon as the studio began work on the Oscar-nominated animated feature The Secret of Kells (2009). Later he joined the famed animation collective Shynola, the first artist to be hired from outside the group. After a few years in the industry in London, he moved to Berlin to begin creating his own work. Since the premiere of RGB XYZ at the 2008 Berlinale, his short films have received over 75 awards and been shown worldwide at more than 200 festivals. He lives in Los Angeles.