FFF is delighted to welcome Rory Conway of Cartoon Saloon to host 2 events at the festival on Sat 27th May 2017

•  Shapeshifters Character Design Workshop

Animator Rory Conway will offer special instruction for participants, helping them discover how simple shapes can create complex characters!

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please bring a lap top if you have one.

This is a 90 minute workshop, minimum age 6 years

•  Animation Masterclass

Rory will give an introduction to Cartoon Saloon with a sneak peek from their upcoming feature film, “The Breadwinner” and talk about how to pursue a career as a layout artist and animated film maker.

Animation is a unique blend of creative imagination and technical ability and can take a lifetime to master. Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, is a twice Academy Award® and BAFTA nominated animation studio. In 2010 the studio’s first feature film, The Secret of Kells, was nominated for an Academy Award® and in 2015 follow up feature, Song of the Sea, won a second Oscar® Nomination.

Check out: http://www.cartoonsaloon.ie