It will be so pretty when it’s finishedpaperpanther:

Our studio space at a4soundshasanimalmagnetism is coming along swimmingly; blinds and curtains are up now, with our black out curtain for the stopmotion area going up next week.
Once eimhinssecrettumblr has finished with these utilitarian jobs, PP’s Pádraig & Carol can get started on making it look pretty!

It will be so pretty when it’s finished
paperpanther:

Our studio space at a4soundshasanimalmagnetism is coming along swimmingly; blinds and curtains are up now, with our black out curtain for the stopmotion area going up next week.

Once eimhinssecrettumblr has finished with these utilitarian jobs, PP’s Pádraig & Carol can get started on making it look pretty!

paperpanther:

To celebrate our new studio set up with a4soundshasanimalmagnetism, as well as the Frameworks announcement, we’re releasing our yet to be screened workshop films online for one week!

Our Second piece is a kung fu epic:

Kung Fu Badger

A wasteful circus pushes Badger too far, and now it’s time for justice!

Created during a week long environmental film workshop with the Transition Year class of Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan, in September 2013.

created by
Lee McGrath, Shane Ó Lionáin, Darragh Ó Cinnéide, Barra Mac Domhnaill, Aaron Bowman, Niall Kearney, Michael kealy, Jamie Roche, Joe O Mathúna, Garrett Ó Cinnéide, Fionn Ó Lochlainn, Josh Byrne, Conor Pris, Druadh Bracken, Hugh Campion, Cian Ó Súilleabháin, Rory Ó Maoileoin, Ted Kelly, Ciaran Ó Cuiv, Eoin Ó Gaora, Cúán de Barra, Rodhlann Mossop & Thomas Quill of Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan

Original Music by Chris McLoughlin

Facilitated by Carol Freeman, Pádraig Fagan & Eimhin McNamara

Editing and Post-Production by
Paper Panther Productions

Special thanks to
Dean Eaton & Kate Hynes @ Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council
Kenneth Duffy & Finín Máirtín @ Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan

Produced with the kind support of
the Department for the Environment, Community and Local Government
& the Environment Department of Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council and funded by the Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme

paperpanther:

To celebrate our new studio set up with a4soundshasanimalmagnetism, as well as the Frameworks announcement, we’re releasing our yet to be screened workshop films online for one week!

First up is:

BONFIRE

A girl meets an unlikely friend and together they make sure that those bonfire punks get what they deserve!

Written and designed during a week long environmental film workshop with the 6th class of Rathmichael National School, Shankill, in October 2013, this film was produced using recycled materials using cut-out stop-motion animation.

created by
Liam Blackburn, Oisín Cassidy, George Jackson, Christopher Kenny, Luke Kenny, Daniel Law, Evan Murphy, Eli Pigot, Hugo Uhlar-Vicente, Ian Walsh, Kayley Britz, Hannah Butler-Gruebsch, Anna Burns, Jessica Clooney, Lena Cotter-Ellis, Angel Glynn, Molly Healy, Hanna Novak, Aimee Richards-Smyrk, Jessica Robson, Sophie Roche, Aisling Round, Natasha Stanley, Bláthnaid Trainor, Emma Winters & Dervla Young of Rathmichael Senior National School, Shankill
Original Music by Chris McLoughlin

Facilitated by Carol Freeman, Pádraig Fagan & Eimhin McNamara

Editing and Post-Production by
Paper Panther Productions
Special thanks to
Dean Eaton & Kate Hynes @ Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Suzanne Ferris & Caroline Senior @ Rathmichael National School
Produced with the kind support of
the Department for the Environment, Community and Local Government & the Environment Department of Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council and funded by the Anti-Litter & Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme

WHOOP WHOOP! Many sleepless weeks await us!

paperpanther:

We can now officially announce our good news!

We have been selected to produce our Frameworks funded short film “An Gadhar Dubh” this year, thanks to funding from Irish Film Board, Arts Council Ireland and Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ).

Pádraig Fagan is Directing, Louise Ní Chonchúir is producing, with technical direction by Eimhin McNamara and music and sound by Chris McLoughlin!

Here’s Pádraig’s previous film. I did the fiddly bits.
Most importantly we got to meet Yuri Norstein when we were over for the Annie’s <3 

paperpanther:

Here is our previous Frameworks funded project:

The Rooster, the Crocodile, and the Night Sky

A tale of passion, loss, surreal comedy and explosive violence. Animated in a cut-out style combining cardboard, tinfoil, paint on glass and super 8 film creating a dreamy, hand-made aesthetic.

Our little love letter to Yuri Norstein.

Written/Directed by Pádraig Fagan,

Animated/Technical Direction by @eimhinssecrettumblr

Orla McHardy  - paint on glass animation,  @eamonnoneill - production assistant, produced by Barry O’Donoghue at Barley Films, with narration by Frank Kelly.

Winner of the Claire Lynch Award at the 2008 Corona Film Festival, Cork.

Recipient of the 2008 Finders Series Award for Short Film, Dublin.

Nominated for Best Short Subject at the Annie Awards 2010, Los Angeles.

It&#8217;s a Fox!paperpanther:

El ZorroAn SionnachLe RenardDer Fuchs
A little animation test by eimhinssecrettumblr

It’s a Fox!
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El Zorro
An Sionnach
Le Renard
Der Fuchs

A little animation test by eimhinssecrettumblr

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Keeping with our avian theme today, PP’s Pádraig’s swan obsession in effect

Pádraig’s brain, how does it do?

AH NEE MAY SHUNpaperpanther:

A little flight cycle demo eimhinssecrettumblr did during last week’s portfolio course at IADT, coloured up in Photoshop

AH NEE MAY SHUN
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A little flight cycle demo eimhinssecrettumblr did during last week’s portfolio course at IADT, coloured up in Photoshop

Ireland this week.

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Let’s hope it doesn’t get too hot today!

A workshop film from 2012:
RE-BOOT
One man’s careless actions cause a global catastrophe.
Is there any hope of a second chance?
created by
Derek Wall, Ryan Palmer, Michael Andrews, James Hornillios, Anthony Whelan, Sarah O’Neill

paperpanther:

The finished video from last week’s animation workshop with a group from Waterford & Wexford Education & Training Board is now online!

We hosted an in-depth class with our students, covering animation principles and theory, as well as practical storyboarding, design and stopmotion animation.

Facilitated by
Eimhin McNamara, Carol Freeman & Pádraig Fagan

Special thanks to
Fran Kennedy & Catherine Browne @ WWETBI, the Staff of Waterford City Education and Training Centre, and all the participating students

paperpanther:

Some photos from last week’s animation workshop with a group from Waterford & Wexford Education & Training Board. We hosted an in-depth class with our students, covering animation principles and theory, as well as practical storyboarding, design and stopmotion animation.

Facilitated by
Eimhin McNamara, Carol Freeman & Pádraig Fagan

Special thanks to
Fran Kennedy & Catherine Browne @ WWETBI, the Staff of Waterford City Education and Training Centre, and all the participating students


You can view their finished work below:



paperpanther:

And here’s a little bit of Kung Fu Badger Action to tide you over in the meantime!

"INCORRECT!"

COMING SOON FROM paperpanther:

And not to forget forget our second environmentally themed latest youth workshop film, Bonfire, a cautionary tale for all those bonfire bullies out there!

In the meantime, enjoy some photos from the making of the film!

Hosted with the 6th Class students of Rathmichael Nation School, Shankill, with the support of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

COMING SOON FROM paperpanther:

Soon we shall be unveiling our latest youth workshop film, Kung Fu Badger, a kung fu revenge film with an environmental twist.

In the meantime, enjoy some photos from the making of the film!

Hosted with the Transition Year students of Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan, with the support of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

And here’s the Video on its lonesome!

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Hosted as part of the Drogheda Arts Festival during May, at the Boomerang Café!

Enjoy!

Facilitated by Eimhin McNamara & Pádraig Fagan

special thanks to

Marcella Bannon, Droichead Arts Centre,

the Staff of the Boomerang Cafe, Drogheda, Co. Louth,

and all the participating students