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Eileen O'Meara

Panic Attack!
West Hollywood, California
Eileen O'Meara is an American artist known for her hand-drawn independent films “Agnes Escapes from the Nursing Home” and “That Strange Person”. She created animated spots for clients including HBO, UNICEF, and Motown, and received grants from the NEA, California Arts Council and Women in Film. Her work is featured in “Get Animated!” by Tim Maloney and “Making it Big in Shorts” by Kim Adelman.
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"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.