Paranorman Competition

PARANORMAN, American stop-motion animation studio Laika’s latest animation
feature released by Universal Pictures, arrives in Irish cinemas on
September 14th.

To celebrate the release of the film, from tomorrow Pegbar and the Irish
School of Animation at Ballyfermot College (in association with Universal
Pictures Ireland) will tweet a new link every day to ‘exclusive’
Paranorman ‘making of’ videos.

Retweeters of the links will be entered into a draw each day for free
tickets to a special preview screening of Paranorman on Saturday
September 8th at 10.30am in Cineworld Parnell Street, which will be
followed by a Q&A with one of the directors of the film – Chris Butler
(who also worked as a Storyboard Supervisor on Coraline and The Corpse
Bride). Pegbar and ISA will tweet the list of winners on September 6th.

For more information and special features check out Universal Pictures
Ireland on twitter @universal_irl and on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/#!/UniversalPicturesIreland

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2d Animation Workshop at Phizzfest

Animation Workshop

September 1, 2012 12:00 pm •

Join 2D Animator, Alain Costa, for a one-hour children’s animation workshop.

An amazing opportunity to learn from a master.

Alain has worked with Walt Disney, Hannah Barbara and Steven Spielberg.

Two Workshops on Sat 1st 12.00 noon (8-12 yr olds) and 1.30 pm (13-16 yr olds)

This event is free but must be booked. Bookings only at the Phizzfest Booking Office, 328 NCR, near St Peter’s Church.

Opening Hours Sat18th/Sun 19th Aug and Sat 25th/Sun 26th Aug from 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

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3ds max, Mudbox & Photoshop Tuition

The very talented Pete McNally is putting together some Saturday tuition classes. He will be covering 3ds Max, Mudbox and Photoshop.

Respond to him on his blog at http://petemcnally.wordpress.com/

Here is the blurb from his blog:

 

So, I’m looking at putting together a 3D art course on Saturday afternoons – this could be anything, so I want to hear from you about what you want to learn! I’ve been a 3D Generalist for about 12 years now, so I’ve been around the block a few times and worn a lot of hats! Initially I’m thinking 3DSMax, Mudbox, Photoshop – workflows, theory, hands-on practical work in a very informal setup, with tips and tricks that I’ve harvested over the years. I’m completely open to teaching anything 3D related at any level within my area of knowledge so drop me a line in the comments below and I’ll contact you and do my best to put together a course that suits everyone (in so far as that’s possible). I’m thinking 2 or 3 hours a week keeping class sizes down to between four and six participants – that should allow time for group learning and one to one tuition.

Hope to see you soon!

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Animation Posts going at Sixteen South

Belfast based award-winning children’s producer SixteenSouth is looking for Animators and Designers for a lovely CelAction animated series they have just green-lit.  CelAction animation experience preferred, although exceptional candidates will be trained up.  For Designers, extensive knowledge of Photoshop is essential. Please provide a link to your showreel or digital portfolio.  Must be EU passport Holders.

 

Please email sixteensouth.animation@gmail.com

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