Writer: Pete Gallagher

Pete Gallagher

Animator/ Filmaker. Specialises in animated music videos and documentaries. Working with local bands in Preston, Lancashire. Also Co director of the Gonzo Project, a series of documentaries that covers the creative scene in Preston.


Articles by Pete Gallagher...

  • Puppetry in Motion: Interview with Will Becher

    Puppetry in Motion: Interview with Will Becher

    Will Becher has a long history of working at Aardman on many of their most treasured and well known projects.

    It all started with a summer job working on Chicken Run, which helped him making his incredible debut film; ‘Boxed …

  • Prepare To Board – Book Review

    Prepare To Board – Book Review

    Prepare To Board covers the entire pre production process, specifically the role of the storyboarding process and its importance in the production of a successful animated feature or short. Successful in this context means, works for an audience, telling a …

  • An Interview with Christopher Kezelos

    An Interview with Christopher Kezelos

    For the uninitiated, Christopher Kezelos is one of the most interesting and innovative stop-motion filmmakers to emerge from the last few years. His debut stop-motion film, Zero won a ton of awards back in 2009 and quite frankly looked far …

  • Història d’Este (Story Of Him): Full Film & Pascual Perez Interview

    Història d’Este (Story Of Him): Full Film & Pascual Perez Interview

    Among the many fine shorts at Annecy 2012, few stuck out as much as Història d’Este (Story Of Him) By Pascual Perez.  The comical tone was a huge hit with the festival goers and the short animation ended up wining …

  • The Day Of Crows (Le Jour des Corneilles) Review

    The Day Of Crows (Le Jour des Corneilles) Review

    The Day of the Crows tells the story of gangly inquisitive young boy, raised in a forest by his overprotective and aggressive Father, Pumpkin. Pumpkin tells his son there is no life in the world beyond the forest they live …

  • Sing 4 England: Promo For Club Mix of Official FA Euro Anthem.

    Sing 4 England: Promo For Club Mix of Official FA Euro Anthem.

    Not being a fan of Football, or England particularly, you might think that such an animation as this which is aimed specifically at that kind of audience, would not really be my thing.

    However you’d be wrong wrong wrong, as …

  • SHINE by Nordic Giants – Animation Review

    SHINE by Nordic Giants – Animation Review

    Bram Ttweam may not be a name that roles off the tongue easily, yet he has worked on many Aardman projects such as Loaf and Death, Cracking Contraptions and the wonderfully demented Pierce Sisters. This music video animated by him …

  • Disneys hands out “Paperclips” for “Paperman”

    Disneys hands out “Paperclips” for “Paperman”

    Paperman, the new short by Disney is shaping up to be something really special.  Stylistically its a bold departure for Disney, as it is shot in minimalist black and white. Much fuss has been made already of the style which …