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2D Animation Masterclass & One-to-One Sessions with Brothers McLeod

We are delighted to bring the Brothers McLeod to Galway in July in conjunction with Screen Training Ireland, for a 2D animation Masterclass. There are also a limited number of one to one sessions available.The BAFTA-winning brothers will be outlining their approach to animation from concept to screen. They have developed, written and directed series for BBC and have directed TV commercial campaigns for Guinness, Skittles and Stena Line amongst others. They also created and produced the Webby Award winning Art Sparks for Tate Kids. (More detailed biography below)

Participants Profile:
This class is aimed at those working in the animation industry.

Course Profile:
This talk will cover the following areas:
•    Approach to storytelling in animation
•    The process of development of ideas and shows/series
•    Concept creation and design
•    The pitching process
•    Creating a bible – what to include/exclude
•    Working with broadcasters
•    The production process

Venue: Harbour Hotel, Galway City.

Application Procedure: Please apply online at www.screentrainingireland.ie by July 11th. There are a limited number of one to one sessions available. To apply for one to one sessions and for any further information, please email Grainne Bennett at grainne.bennett@screentrainingireland.ie or Mary Deely at education@galwayfilmcentre.ie

Tutors: Greg and Myles McLeod
The Brothers McLeod are illustrator-animator, Greg and screenwriter, Myles. They like to write and make their own short animations, but also create shows for TV and beyond. They’ve worked for BBC, ITV, Disney, Aardman, Google and the Royal Shakespeare Company amongst others. Sometimes they work together creating shows, and sometimes they work on separate projects, Greg illustrating for books or games, Myles writing for other people’s shows. In 2011, they won a BAFTA for their work with BBC Learning. Their surname is pronounced MacCloud for those not versed in Norse-Scottish history… More info on their WEBSITE

Here’s their Showreel:


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