Press Round Up

Here’s a collection of press our work has received in the past few years:

  • March 2015 Eimhin’s trophy design for the Irish Animation Awards at the Dingle Animation Film Festival featured by the Irish Times here and by Scannáin here

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  • October 2014 Our submissions for the Animation Art Show featured in the Irish Independent here

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  • October 2012 Pádraig’s film The Rooster the Crocodile and the Night Sky featured in the Irish Times here

  • November 2011 PURE Wicked Animation Film School featured on StopMotionMagazine.com here
  • November 2011 PURE Wicked Animation Film School featured in the Clare Champion here and the Wicklow People here.

  • September 2011 Eimhin’s collaboration with Adrien Merigeau for the Villager’s Cecelia and her Selfhood featured on Cartoon Brew here

  • August 2011 Our stop-motion workshop at Waterville’s Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival was featured on the 29th of August edition of Nationwide, an Irish current affairs programme on RTÉ.
  • February 2010 After The Rooster, The Crocodile, and the Night Sky was nominated for an Annie Award, Eimhin was interviewed by Nicola Corless of the Clare Champion [article no longer online]

The Thin Air

Our interview with the Thin Air is online! We have a three page spot, with photography by Aidan Kelly-Murphy. Many thanks to Loreana Rushe for getting us on board! You can read the full issue here: LINK

In other news, we tested out one of our screens during the week and today the shirts finally arrived from our supplier, so we’ll be be getting into our first run of 25 shortly.

Be sure to check out our Shop, and by all means let us know if you have any questions or suggestions.

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Bonfire wins at 11th Beijing Film Festival for Youth Welfare!

 

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We are very grateful for the beautiful plaque and presentation certificate, and we’re sure the school will have it proudly on display soon enough!
Bonfire was produced in cooperation with Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and the 6th class of Rathmichael Primary School in October 2013. It has screened at numerous international festivals, and will also be screening at the upcoming Kratka Forma film festival in Serbia alongside its partner in crime Kung Fu Badger.
Many thanks again to Ciarda and the FreshFilmFestival crew for their invaluable festival wrangling!

You can watch Bonfire here:

Rooster Screening at Jena as part of Cellu l’Art’s Summer Programme

The delightful organisers of Cellu l’Art in Jena, Germany, sent us on some photos from the screening of The Rooster the Crocodile and the Night Sky with Magic in the Moonlight on the 20th of July:
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You can watch Pádraig’s Annie Award nominated film here:

PURE Wicked Environmental Films on IrishTV

Screenshot 2015-08-05 16.19.47Our PURE Project environmental workshop films are featured in this recent piece on Tinahely’s PURE Exhibition which took place last month! Our segment begins at 6m 40s:
http://www.irishtv.ie/wicklow-matters-49

You can view the PURE Project funded films along with the rest of our student’s work on our Workshop Home Theatre page, enjoy!

Kung Fu Badger Fanart!

As part of Kung Fu Badger’s recent wins at the Corti a Ponte Film Festival, the Little Jury (5 years old) created this amazing collage!
Thanks again to the children of Padua!

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Watch the triple prize winning Kung Fu Badger here:

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Kung Fu Badger has scored a hat-trick at the VIII International Junior Short Film Festival Corti a Ponte!
See what all the buzz is about below:

Our environmentally-conscious workshop film Kung Fu Badger has been awarded:

the LITTLE JURY AWARD (5y)
The jury will be drawing their thoughts on a poster for us!

the YOUNG JURY AWARD (10y)
“Disegni accurati, ottima colonna sonora. Storia divertente, significativa e commovente. La storia dà un messaggio chiaro e condivisibile: inquinare è dannoso per l’ambiente. Se continuiamo ad inquinare l’ambiente si vendicherà. Sfruttare gli animali a scopo di lucro è dannoso quanto inquinare. Capacità di lanciare un messaggio importante divertendo.”

And finally the YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD(5-10y)!

Many thanks again to Festival Corti a Ponte and congratulations to the students of Coláiste Eoin, Stillorgan on the first of many wins for their film!

This film was funded by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Anti-litter campaign
www.dlrcoco.ie

YesEquality @ Damn Fine Print

We bought some prints from Damn Fine Print‘s #YesEquality exhibition today and found a robot too!
Eimhin also got to sign all of his prints, while in at Block T, Smithfield,​ so be sure and swing by to pick some up!

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Rooster @ Cellu l’Art, Jena, Germany

Today Pádraig is shooting off to Jena for the Cellu l’Art film festival, where his film The Rooster the Crocodile and the Night Sky is screening, along with a Q&A with a local school

Watch Rooster here:

Super Hog wins at International Youth Film Festival in Spain!

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Our PURE Wicked Animation Filmschool film Super Hog has won a prize at the International Youth Film Festival in Spain!

You can watch Super Hog here: