Screen Training Ireland, Animation Skillnet and Enterprise Ireland are supporting the second Irish VFX and Animation Summit, taking place in the Science Gallery on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30thNovember.


This event is open to students, graduates, educators and professionals working across VFX, animation and games, and will include presentations, panel discussions, demonstrations, screenings and Q&As.  In addition, the local animation and VFX community will be part of the Summit, offering advice and expertise to attendees through showreel clinics and informal networking sessions.

Early bird tickets for the summit can be purchased until Saturday 8th November.  Discounted group rates for students are available.


The line-up so far includes:

KYLE McCULLOCH               VFX Supervisor, Guardians of the Galaxy

EAMONN BUTLER                 Animation Director, Cinesite

JAMES COOPER                   VFX Supervisor, Penny Dreadful

DARREN O’KELLY                Managing Director, The Mill

MARK HILLS                          Head of Systems Development, Framestore

GAVIN GRAHAM                    Co-Head of 3D, Double Negative – Interstellar

LAURIE BRUGGER               Head of Rigging, Framestore – Paddington

PAUL YOUNG                        CEO, Cartoon Saloon – Song of the Sea


More speakers to be announced in the coming days.

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