Fear of Flying
About the Film
About the Director
A small bird is afraid to fly, but with winter approaching and everyone flying south, he must face his fears… for the most part.
Conor Finnegan is a multi award winning director and animator. In 2010 he graduated from IADT Film School in Ireland with a First Class Honours BA Degree in Animation. On graduating, he picked up the National Film School/ Screen Producers of Ireland Award for Animation. Conor’s graduate film, FLUFFY Mc CLOUD has screened at over two dozen film festivals including Annecy, New York International Children’s Film Festival, Brief Encounters and Anima Mundi. It was awarded Best Kid’s Film and the Audience Award at Fantoche International Animation Festival 2011. Most recently, he has finished work on his new short film called FEAR OF FLYING. FEAR OF FLYING premiered at the Academy recognised Galway Film Fleadh 2012 where it was awarded Best Animation. Following it’s premiere, FOF was shown at the prestigious LA Shorts Fest 2012 where it also picked up the Best Animation Award.
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