Peter Ahern is an award winning animator, illustrator and paper cut survivor living in Brooklyn, New York.

Having graduated from Pratt Institute in ’09 with a BFA in Film/Animation, he currently freelances as a 2D animator, designer and story boarder on a wide variety of commercial projects for clients such as the NBA, Nike, Chobani, Nickelodeon, Showtime, MTV, Sephora and the X-Games. In addition, he’s had his short films screened at dozens of prestigious festivals, illustrations featured in prominent gallery exhibitions and has served on several film festival juries.

In his free time Peter loves to explore nature, watch cheesy horror flicks, talk about cats and fill his hollow leg with delicious food.

2019 NBA Playoffs campaign

2019 NBA Playoffs campaign

Check out this spot I worked on for the NBA's superhero inspired 2019 Playoffs campaign. Brought to life by an amazing team of talent at Aardman Nathan Love - directed by Ellen Chandler Su, produced by Rob Franklin, art direction by Tim Probert, player portraits by a crew of incredibly skilled illustrators (Conrad Javier/Rodrigo Lopez/ Mohammed Agbadi/Mario Del Arco), 2D effects animation by yours truly, compositing by Sam Feske and narration by Michael B Jordan
Stay tuned becayse we've created a ton more content that'll go live in the coming weeks...LET THE GAMES BEGIN!

Illustration Publication

Illustration Publication

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