This day-long event will focus on Irish animation and is comprised of 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 and presented in association with the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. It will include work from Brown Bag, Kavaleer and Cartoon Saloon.

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 the Box Office on 01 679 3477.

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