14.02.17 | Directing Animation for TV Series, Short Films and Commercials (5 Tuesday Evenings)

Course Content:

This course will cover the following:

  • The Role of the Director
  • Brieifing and giving notes to artists
  • Recieving and implenting notes from clients/broadcasters
  • A practical guide (with examples) to working with scripts, storybaords, animatics, layout, animation, comp, music & FX and post production
  • Voice Direction (working with actors)
  • Meeting Deadlines

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at anyone within the creative industries wanting to step up to or know more about the role, responsibilities and challenges of being a director. The course is suitable for all levels of directing ambition – from making your first short film to helming a 52 episode animated series.

Tutor Info:

Aidan McAteer has worked in the animation industry for the last fourteen years in Dublin, London, Vancouver and Singapore. He has directed several award-winning short films including the RTE/IFB Frameworks “Deadly” and served as series director on the 2D series “Wildernuts” for RTE and the CG series “Oddbods” for Disney.

Date & Times:

5 Tuesday Evenings from 7pm-9pm, 14th February, 21st February, 28th February, 7th March and 14th March.


Conference Room 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/get-in-touch/).


Members: 100 Euro, Non Members: 125 Euro

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 8th February.

Course Information


Course Instructor

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