“Panic Attack!” is a hand-drawn animation from the point of view of a woman having a panic attack. I wanted the transitions between reality and her imagined fears to be seamless, so there are no edits -- it is one continually transforming drawing.
First Prize, Animation, Clones Film Festival, Ireland
First Prize, Animation, Benedictine Film Festival
Jury Prize for Animation, Jaipur International Film Festival
Best Experimental Short, Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival
Spirit Award, staff pick for animation, Brooklyn Film Festival
Honorable Mention, James River Film Festival
Special Mention, Pentedattilo Film Festival
Eileen O'Meara is an American artist known for her hand-drawn films “Agnes Escapes from the Nursing Home” and “That Strange Person”. She produced and directed commercial spots for clients including HBO, UNICEF, and Motown, and received grants from the NEA, California Arts Council, and Women in Film Foundation.
Sound Mixer & Consultant
Tim Maloney is a filmmaker and animator who created films for the experimental band Negativland, the Walt Disney Company, Cat-Head Theatre, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Maloney teaches film at California State University, Fullerton, and is the author of “Get Animated! Creating Professional Cartoon Animation on Your Home Computer”.