Fear of Flying

Connor Finnegan, Ireland, 2012

9 min.Short fictionChildren's films, Animation

Dougal is a small bird with a fear of flying. At night his dreams are plagued with a recurring nightmare of falling towards earth and by day he walks wherever he needs to go rather than face this fear. When a harsh winter rolls around, Dougal must head South, but how?
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Fear of Flying
Danish title Flyveskræk
Keywords Birds, Fear of flying, Courage, Thrill, Falling in love, Dreams
Director Connor Finnegan
Screenplay Connor Finnegan
Production country Ireland
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut, Spor Media
International sales
Online release 01.07.2017,
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7
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Production company
Executive Producer Lovely Productions
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut, Spor Media


Direction Connor Finnegan


Script Connor Finnegan


Voice Peder Holm Johansen
Voice Niels Bender Mortensen
Voice Lotte Munk
Voice Arto Louis Eriksen
Voice Mikkel Trier Rygård
Voice Mingus Alan Eriksen


Animation Connor Finnegan
3D animator Vadim Draempaehl

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