PURE Wicked Animation Film School 2012

Hi all!
First of all here are the Films:

Bog Standard

While breaking ground on a new landfill, something ancient is awoken, and wants revenge!

created by
Dylan Cuffe, Ardan Cunningham, Aoife Duffy, Joshua Hanrahan, Conor Ryan.

Dumbo Dyson
As a mad scientist comes face to face with his carelessness, he realises pollution really does suck!

created by
Luan Christiansen O Nialláin, Rory Downes, Tom Furlong, Michéal Lambert, Oisín Sloan-Starr,

Super Hog

When a mild mannered hedgehog is transformed by pollution into Super Hog, he puts his unreal powers to good use!

created by
Jack Gafney, Aysha Griffin, Cerys MacAllister, Jacob Moran-Braswell, Sarah Tallon, Ellen Walsh, Sadhbh Wilcoxson.

Rumble Outside The Jungle

The fish aren’t biting in Bangladesh, so Tiger decides for a change of scenery. Let’s hope he has better luck in Wicklow!

created by
Donncha Adams, Keadi Adams, Hollie Hamill, Adam Maher, Annie Tallon, Saoirse Troelstra.

Behind the Scenes at PURE Wicked 2012

A glimpse at the animation process and a little bit of Tinahely too!

These films are the product of this year's PURE Wicked Animation Film School, which took place during July in Tinahely Co. Wicklow. We had about 30 students over the two week period, and working together in groups of 5-7 they made the four films, using recycled materials and bits of rubbish.
The workshop was organised with the Tinahely Courthouse and the PURE Project, and made with the assistance of Pádraig Fagan, Carol Freeman and the musical stylings of Chris McLoughlin.

Here are a number of photos documenting some of the process and materials used:
Carol Freeman brainstorming with team Super Hog
The Rumble Outside the Jungle team brainstorming with Pádraig Fagan

Donncha & Keadi Adams with Adam Maher, working on the finer points of Rumble Outside the Jungle
Cerys MacAllister, Ellen Walsh, Sadhbh Wilcoxson & Jacob Moran-Braswell developing Super Hog
Conor Ryan working on storyboards for Bog Standard
Some of the Super Hog storyboards
Examples from the storyboards for Rumble Outside the Jungle
Prop design by Conor Ryan for Bog Standard's JCB
Rainbow prop by Cerys MacAllister for Super Hog
A character design for Bog Standard's Celtic Warrior, complete with tattoos by Dylan Cuffe
The finished character build, with shield and sword by Conor Ryan
Aoife Duffy made the Bog Zombie in Bog Standard, using some dead leaves for the perfect skin texture!
Took a whole army to make these multiple versions of the Airplane for take-off in Rumble Outside the Jungle
Super Hog confronting his opponent, animated by Jacob Moran-Braswell and Jack Gafney
Animating the money flying through the air at the land-fill opening in Bog Standard
Conor Ryan shooting a scene in Bog Standard
Rory Downes working on the laboratory scene from Dumbo Dyson
Animating a scene from Dumbo Dyson
The last scene in Rumble Outside the Jungle, with a slightly worse for wear local litterer
Joshua Hanrahan animating the Ninja in Bog Standard
The closing scene from Super Hog
Thanks again, and I hope you enjoy the films from this years PURE Wicked Animation Film School!

Full credits:
Facilitated by Eimhin McNamara, Pádraig Fagan and Carol Freeman
Original Music by Chris McLoughlin
Sound Mix, Compositing and Editing by Eimhin McNamara

Special Thanks to
Deryn O’Callaghan @ the Courthouse Arts Centre
Ian Davis @ the PURE Project
Jenny Sherwin @ Wicklow County Council
Vibeke Delahunt @ County Wicklow Film Commission
Many thanks to the board and the staff of the Courthouse Arts Centre in Tinahely, Co. Wicklow,

Helen and Noel O’Donnell @ Ashfield House, Deirdre Foran, Dan O’Neill and Caoimhín McCann

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