Freedom: A 1916 Story





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Published on Mar 14, 2016

Createschool proudly presents a Two Chimneys Production of "Freedom - A 1916 Story". This 10 & 1/2 minute stop motion film tells a story of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916. Commissioned by Wicklow County Council as part of their 1916 : 2016 Commemoration programme. Historian Pat Liddy was on hand to ensure historical accuracy and also lent his voice to the main character. Renowned singer songwriter Leslie Dowdall helped write a song for the film - "Time To Be' that features on the opening credits.

The film was 9 months in production, features customised LEGO characters & specially created "Proclamations".

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Written, Produced & Directed By Peter Baxter & Joseph Orr

Voices Pat Liddy, Finn Baxter & Cormac McDonagh

Set Designs by John Fitzpatrick, Donal Ryan & Leslie Dowdall

Foley by Cathal Baxter

Song "Time To Be" written & performed by Peter Baxter & Leslie Dowdall

LEGO®” is a trademark of the LEGO Groups of companies. The LEGO Group does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this film.

Other music by Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0


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