The Rooster, the Crocodile & the Night Sky (2008, 7 minutes)





A tale of passion, loss, surreal comedy and explosive violence. The film is animated in a cut-out style and combines a variety of elements such as cardboard, tinfoil, paint on glass animation and super 8 film footage to create a dreamy hand-made aesthetic.





Written & Directed by Padraig Fagan

Narrated by Frank Kelly

Animation by Padraig Fagan, Eimhin McNamara & Orla McHardy

Technical Director - Eimhin McNamara

Original Music composed and performed by Pat Fagan

Sound Recording - Kieran Horgan

Final Sound Mix - Peter Blayney, Ardmore Sound

Production Assistant - Eamonn O'Neill

Associate Producer - Niamh O'Donoghue

Produced by Barry O'Donoghue


Funded by The Irish Film Board, the Arts Council and RTE under the Frameworks scheme.