DRAWING PICTURES: A SHORT COURSE ON THE HISTORY OF ANIMATION

It’s an exciting time for Irish animation with companies such as Brown Bag (Octonauts, Granny O’Grimm, I’m a Happy Hugglewug), Boulder Media (Gumballs), Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells) and others achieving international audiences. There’s a special focus too in this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival. This evening course traces a brief history of international animation, leading up to an Irish animation event in April. Over four weeks, James Armstrong of NCAD will lead participants through key moments in animation history, from early Disney through to contemporary adult. Each evening will include a feature film screening or series of shorts followed by an illustrated talk. Previous knowledge of animation is not required. 

See full programme on the right of this page. Please note: Pinocchio replaces the advertised screening of Snow White

IRISH ANIMATION DAY (APRIL)
This event will include screenings from the Annecy programme curated by animator Steve Woods, and discussions with animators. Further details will be announced in our April Programme.

TICKETS
Entire course including Irish Animation Day: €60 (€55 IFI Members).  For more information or to book, please call Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or email scorrigan@irishfilm.ie 
Customers can attend the individual screenings and regular admission prices apply to these (they are also subject to availability).

 

Programme

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