2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16



Intricately handmade from paper and cardboard, this stop-motion animated tragicomedy follows Danny, a university Geography tutor, as he and his students stray from the syllabus in order to break new academic ground. After managing only to break some homewares, Danny is forced to confront the true nature of his project.

Director: Paul Neason

Executive Producer: Michelle Savill

Producer: Melissa Donald,

Screenwriter: Sam Burt, Jeremy Liss

Cinematographer: Toby Donald

Editor: Toby Donald

Production Designer: Paul Neason

Sound Designer: Richard Falkner

Music: Richard Falkner

Additional Credits: Associate Producer: Michelle Savill, Animator: Paul Neason, Steffen Kreft, Art Director: Paul Neason, Art Department: Heather Hayward, Lighting Director: Matt Henley

Principal Cast: Aaron Cortesi, Erin Banks, Jack Sergent-Shadbolt, Rose Young, Heather Hayward, Jean Sergent, Kathryn Akuhata-Brown


Paul Neason was born in the deep south of New Zealand and now co-runs a boutique animation and video studio, National Park, in Wellington, the nation’s capital. He studied Classics at the University of Otago, Graphic Design at Massey University in Wellington, but is mostly self-taught at animation.

Public Film Contact
Melissa Donald
National Park


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