ISA Con 2011

5th January 2011 by Maura McHugh

ISA Con2011

An animation and games conference for Students and Industry Professionals, called ISA Con 2011, will be taking place tomorrow and Friday:

Date: Thursday 6th January and Friday 7th January
Time: Daytime Sessions 9am – 4pm; Evening Session 7pm – 10pm
Venues: Daytime Sessions Anna Brett Hall, Media Building, Ballyfermot College of Further Education; Evening Session The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Cost: Daytime ticket €20; Evening ticket €10; Combined €25
Ticket Sales: Administrative Offices, Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Daytime Schedule
Thursday 6th January – Talks and Workshops

9 – 10am: Niall de Burca – Storytelling

10 – 12pm: Marec Fritzinger (Production Designer and Art Director) – Layout Workshop

1 – 3pm: Tony White (Animator and Author) – Workshop on Walks – ‘Generic’, ‘Stylized’ and ‘Personality-based’

3 – 4pm: Graham Gallagher (Animation and Concept Supervisor) – The Production Pipeline, what companies expect from you and what’s your day-to-day role

Friday 7th January – Talks and Workshops

9 – 10.30am: Tobias Schwarz (Independent Story Artist) – The Budget is Tight, dealing with the business side of working as an animation artist

10.30 – 12.30pm: Marec Fritzinger – Art Direction Workshop

12.30 – 1.30pm: Greg Maguire (CEO, Zoogloo; Prof of Visual Communications, University of Ulster) – 3D Creature Development

2 – 3pm: Tony White – Jumping Through Hoops – Guidelines on getting into the animation industry

3 – 4pm: Adam Burke (Animator, Pixar Animation Studios) – The Making of Pixars ‘Day & Night’

Evening Schedule
Thursday 6th January – Talk and Panel Discussion

7 – 8pm: Adam Burke, The Pixar Experience

8 – 10pm: Panel Discussion chaired by Tomm Moore (Creative Director, Cartoon Saloon); Panel guests: Adam Burke, Tony White, Marec Fritzinger and Graham Gallagher

For more information contact

Martina Reid –
Gareth Lee –

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