New Workshop Option: Puppet Building

We’ve added an additional workshop option: Miniature Puppet Building!

Design and build miniature figures, using a wire skeleton armature, masking tape, and stuffing!

It’s usual duration is 60 minutes, with a group size of between 10-25 students, and suitable for ages 10+

You can view this workshop along with the many other options on our Travelling Animation Workshops page.

If you’d like to get in touch about any of our workshops, you can contact us at hallo@paperpanther.ie or via the contact form below

Showreel 2015

Our showreel is now on-line!

It shows a number of different techniques, such as oil paint on glass, cut-out, digital collage, puppet and hand drawn animation and features work produced for Barley Films, HarperCollins, the Irish Film Board, the Screen Director’s Guild of Ireland, the Villagers/Domino Publishing, AIB, and the Cartoon Saloon and with music by Chequerboard: chequerboard.com/

We hope you enjoy!

An Gadhar Dubh Animation Concept

As a little treat for any newcomers, here is the animation test we created for our initial pitch of Pádraig’s Frameworks funded film An Gadhar Dubh:

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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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!

Chester Beatty Library Phenakistoscopes!

We have finished compiling the footage from the recent Chester Beatty Library animation workshops.

While waiting on the final bells and whistles for the stopmotion projects created by the students here are the Phenakistoscopes which the students made on day 1!

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International Tiger Day

July 29th is International Tiger Day!
In solidarity with our Panthera Tigris brother here is our environmentally themed workshop film Rumble Outside the Jungle, featuring  a tiger struggling to restore balance to the environment

Produced in co-operation with the PURE Project during a weeklong animation summer school in Tinahely,
Co. WIcklow.

Here’s a little bonus Tiger illustration by PP’s Eimhin too. We’ll soon be opening up an on-line store where prints, originals, flipbooks and other Paper Panther Paraphernalia can be purchased!

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Bog Standard at Galway Film Fleadh!


We are delighted to announce that Bog Standard, recipient of last year’s Junior Film Fleadh Prize for Best Animation, is screening at the 2015 Galway Film Fleadh!

It is screening in the Way Out West short film programme at 1200PM on Wednesday the 8th of July in the Radisson BLU Hotel, in Galway City.

Bog Standard was created during a week-long environmentally themed animation film school in Tinahely Co. Wicklow, and was funded by the PURE Project

Congratulations to the creators of the film: Dylan Cuffe, Ardan Cunningham, Aoife Duffy, Joshua Hanrahan, Conor Ryan
Here’s hoping its journey is only just beginning!

You can watch the film here:

Happy Earth Day!

Welcome to Earth was created during our first environmentally themed film school PURE Wicked 2012!

It was supervised by the very talented Louise Bagnall

You can view this and many more of our workshop films here: