Freedom: A 1916 Story #StaffPick





Looking for a short animation to watch? Check out today's #StaffPick, a timely, creative re-telling of the 1916 Easter Rising using stop-motion techniques with customised lego characters, written and produced by Peter Baxter and Joseph Orr. Specially commissioned for Wicklow County Council, 'Freedom - A 1916 Story' was created as part of their 1916 commemoration programme for the centennial.

Createschool proudly presents a Two Chimneys Production of "Freedom - A 1916 Story". This 10 & 1/2 minute stop motion film tells a story of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916. Commissioned by Wicklow County Council as part of their 1916 : 2016 Commemoration programme. Historian Pat Liddy was on hand to ensure historical accuracy and also lent his voice to the main character. Renowned singer songwriter Leslie Dowdall helped write a song for the film - "Time To Be' that features on the opening credits.

The film was 9 months in production, features customised LEGO characters & specially created "Proclamations".


Anahita Tabarsi

Anahita is Brown Bag Films' Digital Media Coordinator and designated photographer.

http://issuu.com/daydreamerzine/docs/daydreamer

We Love Animation™

Brown Bag Labs is an exciting online space, brought to you by Brown Bag Films. We share great content for families as well as behind the scenes fun and tutorials from the Brown Bag Films team.




Advertisement
Advertisement