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!


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:


To celebrate #WorldEnvironmentDay here are two of our environmentally themed workshop films, created during the PURE Project‘s PURE South Animation Film School in 2012!

First up is our noir crime drama:
Mason Phelps: Private Eye

A suspicious crime has gone down by the old graveyard, and it’s up to Mason Phelps to outmanoeuvre the suspects and get to the bottom of this awful mess…

Created by Danielle Norman, Nicole Smith, Shannon O’Reilly, Karl Wynne, Leah Byrne, Jamie O’Neill, Conor Halpin, Evan Thompson, Leah Menton, Dylan Hillary and Jessica Reddin of Collinstown Park Community College, Dublin.
And now our magick-fueled rap opera:
MC TRA$H: Transformation Revelation

While cooking a nice organic broth, Rita Red Eye the Witch is shaken up by MC Tra$h and his wasteful ways. Now it’s time for her to show him how it feels to be dumped on…

Created by
Dean Dillon, Richard Roche, Darragh Singleton, Anthony Brennan, Daniel Kulis, Tyrick Tschuma, Daniel Oladeji, David Oladeji, Shane Leech and Miracle Olowu, participants of Foróige Tallaght’s youth project.

Special thanks to Ian Davis of the PURE Project!

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:

Kung Fu Badger & Bonfire at the Young Film Maker Awards 2015


We are delighted to announce that our Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council-funded workshop films Kung Fu Badger & Bonfire have been selected as finalists for this year’s Young FIlmmaker of the Year Award!

Bonfire is in the Junior Category, with Kung Fu Badger in the Senior Category.

Congratulations to the students of Coláiste Eoin & Rathmichael Primary School

For bookings contact the Fresh Film Festival Office: 061 319555

You can watch Kung Fu Badger & Bonfire below. Enjoy!