Change to Writing Features for Animation Professionals Course – Now a One Day Intensive Course

There was a lot of interest in our Writing Features for Animation Professionals course however a lot of interested people couldn’t get time off work to do the course so we’ve decided to change the course into a one day intensive course on Writing and Developing Animated Features as follows:

Saturday 19th October from 9am-6pm

Venue: Conference Room, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylor’s Lane, Dublin 8.


9-4pm – Masterclass to be delivered by Maria O’Loughlin covering:

  • Character and Characterisation
  • How Character Shapes Story
  • Dramatic Tension
  • Dramatic Building Blocks 1 – Scenes
  • Dramatic Building Blocks 2 – Sequences
  • The “Sequence Approach” to Developing Screen Stories

4-6pm – Panel discussion (chaired by Maria O’Loughlin) with panelists Norton Virgien, Tomm Moore and Will Collins. The panel discussion will cover the practical and creative challenges of the feature development process.

Cost – Non Members: 40 Euro, Members: 30 Euro.

Payment can be made by cheque or postal order on the day made payable to Animation Skillnet C/O Dublin Business Innovation Centre.

Application Procedure: Please apply by sending an email by Friday 11th October to:

Note – The course is open to anyone, regardless of experience. Places are limited for this course (so first come first served).