|Experience||Leticia Agudo & Paul McGrath set up Whackala in 2006 to combine their separate talents and expertise in producing and directing fiction, documentary and animation. They have since made 2 award-winning documentaries: the 52-minute After the Revolution, in co-production with Spain's Canal Sur TV, and the short Forty Foot, Best Film of the International Doc Challenge 2009.|
They're currently in production with feature doc "City Wild" for which they run a successful Indiegogo campaign for initial funding last year.
They're also developing new short and long form documentaries and children’s animation series. Whackala is a member of Screen Producers Ireland and the European Documentary Network.
|Education||Leticia Agudo: M.A. In Film production, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland 2001; MA with Distinction in Theatre Directing, University of East Anglia, UK, 1996; BA Honours in Drama and Hispanic Studies, Queen Mary University of London, 1995; Creative Documentary Cert from UCLA and Screen Trainign Ireland, 2006.|
Paul McGrath: HND Animation, Ballyfermot College, Dublin. After graduating, he worked for Shepard Films in Dublin as clean-up artist, and then moved to Los Angeles to work as SFX designer for Hyperion Films. Back in Ireland, he continued specialising in SFX design for Shepard Films, after which he co-founded Kavaleer Productions, working in the company as producer, animator, technical director and SFX designer from 1999 to 2003, when he went to Australia to work for Liquid Animation as head of clean-up, assistant director and technical director. He has also worked as a freelance animator for award winning Brown Bag Films, Coco Television, Keg Kartoonz, Loop Line Films and Caboom.
|Speciality||Documentary Production from development to post production; Animation development, production and postproduction: 2D and stop-motion (Flash, After Effects, Anime Studio Pro, etc); editing (live-action and documentary); script development.|
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Submitted by Leticia Agudo on Mar 23, 2012