We are animators that are passionate about ecology.
Cardboard Reality is an independent animation studio based in Northumberland County, Ontario. We focus on mixed media frame by frame filmmaking approaches to create original content with an emphasis on storytelling.
|bekky O'Neil is a multidisciplinary artist, animator, writer, director & producer. She is a graduate of the Interdisciplinary Masters in Art, Media & Design at OCAD University with a focus on Animated Documentary and Sustainable Agriculture, and holds a BFA in Playwrighting and a second BFA in Film Animation from Concordia University. She is a part time Professor of Media Studies at Loyalist College in Belleville, and a sessional instructor in the Experimental Animation program at OCAD University in Toronto.|
|Keith Del Principe is an animation director, musician & flower farmer. Keith illustrates, sculpts, and builds out of materials from nature that he harvests sustainably from the forest. A graduate of Plattsburgh State University of New York, Keith holds a BA in Social Theory, Social Movements & Activism. Keith is also a graduate of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema's BFA Film Animation program at Concordia University.|
|Together they are the founders of Cardboard Reality Farm & Studio, a permaculture flower farm and independent animation studio in Northumberland County, Ontario where they collaborate on making films and growing flowers. bekky & Keith’s films, funded by the Canada Council and the Ontario Arts Council, have played and garnered awards at festivals around the world.|