My Name is Danny has been selected for screening at the 2011 Dungog Film Festival. The Dungog Film Festival showcases Australian films exclusively in a non-competitive environment. The objective is to increase the appreciation of Australian screen culture and heritage. Dungog has become a key event on the screen industry’s calendar.
My Name is Danny is a claymation produced as part of PAW Media’s Animating Jukurrpa project. It was produced at Nyirripi with the support of the WETT Youth and Media Program.
The animation will be shown on May 27, 2011.
The DVDs have arrived! Looking great in a DVD slick and label designed by our ever resourceful animator, Jason Woods, the DVDs are available for $30 plus $5 post and handling from PAW Media. If you desperately want one right now, give us a ring on 08 8956 4024 and we'll take credit card over the phone. If you can →
The 12th Remote Media Festival was held at Thursday Island from 11th-15th October. It brought together remote Indigenous media workers from across Australia to celebrate the strength of culture and language and to look at and listen to the media that demonstrates that strength.
PAW Media submitted a number of productions to the Festival, and was overjoyed to receive a number →
PAW has been invited to submit three animations - Topsy's Story, My name is Danny and Willowra Wardilyka - to the PAF Olomouc Animation Festival in the Czech Republic. The theme for the Festival is animations from colonised countries. We're working in getting the films ready for submission. Keep checking us out to see how we go.
Jason Japaljarri Woods and David Slowo have just got back from the Sydney International Animation Festival (24-26 September 2010). My Name is Danny was one of the opening films of the Festival and was warmly received by the Festival participants. The Festival was a great experience for Jason and David being able to not only bring to the participants of →
The animation technique envelope keeps on being pushed at PAW Media. Jason Woods and David Slowo have been continuing their work on a crow jukurrpa (ancestral being story) and perfecting the art of moving the "lips" of the crows in time with the narration. Sounds easy ... well it looks easy once you see it.
PAW Media has had lots of →
The last four weeks have been filled with animation training at Yuendumu and Nyirripi.Training in stop motion animation as well as After Effects has been delivered through PAW Media to children and young adults.
Trainer Kirrily Schell has been working with Jason Woods of Yuendumu to enhance his skills in computer generated animations. At Nyirripi James Armstrong and Miklos Janek have →
PAW Media has been invited to be part of the Sydney International Animation Film Festival that will be held in Sydney in late September. Jason Japaljarri Woods and David Slowo of PAW Media will be presenting the work done through the Animating Jukurrpa project and talking about the different styles and stories that have been used for the project.
Marjirdi is a story of contact between yapa (Aboriginal) and kardiya (non-Aboriginal) and the different uses to which a tent is put. Told by Henry Jakamarra Cook of Lajamanu this animation is a combination of video footage and stop motion animation.
Marjirdi was created as part of the training program for PAW Media worker Jason Japaljarri Woods. Jason worked with trainer →