Paper Panther

Paper Panther is an award-winning animation studio based in Dublin. Headed by founder and director Carol Freeman, they are a close-knit team of creatives who specialise in hand-crafted, stop-motion techniques. Known for an eclectic use of materials like felt puppets, paper cut-out and hand-painted animation; each project is an opportunity to create something unique.

Their short film and commercial work has screened at prestigious festivals all over the world and won over 70 international awards, including a Cannes Young Director Award and an IFTA nomination for their debut short The Bird & the Whale. Carol won Best New Director at the Kinsale Shark Awards in 2018, along with Best Animated Short and Best Animated Commercial, and was named as one of the ‘ten directors clients should be working with’ by LBB. They’ve worked with clients like Dulux, Tesco, HP US & Peppa Pig, German tourism and Easons.

Represented for commercial work in the USA by Noble600 and Assembly in Ireland.