Signed: Conor Finnegan

March 21, 2013 / Signed/Unsigned

By The Beak Street Bugle

A specialist in cutesy animation with a dash of dark humour.

Irish animator Conor Finnegan is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. His reel contains 3D and 2D, hand drawn animation, stop-motion, Claymation and live action with puppets and live action with actors. Refusing to stick to one style, he often mixes techniques according to what works for a project.

Fear of Flying – his most recent short film – uses several different animation methods to tell story of a cute little bird with no inclination to use his wings. He’s picked up a good few awards for it while it’s been touring the festival circuit.

He’s just signed to Nexus, so watch out for his multi-faceted style in the future. If Johnny Kelly’s anything to go by, they know how to spot a good Irish animator.

Watch some of his work here:

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