I.F.I’s Animation Day

Giant Creative are going to be at the IFI’s Animation Day, organised by the prolific Gareth Lee.

I will be on a panel of guest speakers at 12.45, and afterwards all of us in Giant will be presenting our work, and techniques side by side with  Adrien Merigeau, and Damien O’Connor.

Here are the full details:

There is a day of animation happening in the IFI – Saturday the 14th of April

The day will comprise screenings, panel discussions, meeting the animators and new work.

11.00: A special programme of shorts curated by animator Steve Woods for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival 2012.

12.45pm – 1.45pm: Panel Discussion on Animation in Ireland Chair: Gareth Lee, BCFE Programme Leader in Animation. Panel includes: Steve Woods, Sheila De Courcy, Dan Spencer, Nora Twomey, Gerard O’Rourke, Emma Scott (IFB) and special guest Seamus Malone, graduate BCFE and supervising animator, Aardman Animation.

2.30pm – 3.30pm: New voices in Irish Animation showcasing their work. Presentations from Giant Creative, Adrien Merigeau, Damien O’Connor (Brown Bag).

4pm: Putting Irish animation in a broader international context, David Sproxton, producer and co-founder of Aardman Animations will introduce the studio’s latest feature, The Pirates! In An Adventure with Scientists (2D). Please note this is a free screening open to all.

Booking essential – please contact our Box Office on 01 679 3477. Evening course attendees are entitled to free passes to this full day of events. Please call Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or email scorrigan@irishfilm.ie to confirm. Tickets for non-attendees are €8 for the 11.00 – 15.00 events. The 16.00 screening and presentation are FREE but ticketed to all.

Hope to see peoples there!