The National Film School Lecture Series in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board present Tomm Moore, Academy Award®-nominated Animation Director.
Tomm Moore co-founded Cartoon Saloon in 1999 and, during the company’s history, he has worked as Director, Art Director, Storyboarder, Animator and Illustrator on a range of projects. He has directed two feature films, The Secret Of Kells (2009) and Song of the Sea (2014), and both received Oscar® nominations for Best Animated Feature. Tomm also directed the “On Love” segment for The Prophet (2014), a feature animation produced by Salma Hayek, based on the book by Kahlil Gibran. Winner of two IFTAs, and co-creator of TV series, Puffin Rock, Tomm is dividing his time between the development of his latest project, Wolf Walkers, and Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, of which he is a producer.
The talk will be held on the IADT campus in Room A019 at 2.00 pm on WEDNESDAY 11 MAY 2016 at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology | Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin.
The National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Academy Award®-nominated Costume Designer Consolata Boyle.
Consolata Boyle trained as a designer (set and costumes) at the Abbey Theatre, but is best known as a costume designer for film and television. Credits include Into the West; The Winslow Boy, directed by David Mamet; Angela’s Ashes, directed by Alan Parker; The Lion in Winter (HBO), for which she received a Primetime Emmy® Award; The Iron Lady (with Meryl Streep); Neil Jordan’s Byzantium; Miss Julie (with Jessica Chastain); and Testament of Youth (with Alicia Vikander). She has worked eight times with Stephen Frears, including The Snapper; The Queen (with Helen Mirren), for which she won a Costume Designers Guild Award plus Oscar® and BAFTA nominations; Chéri; Philomena (her third CDG nomination); and Florence Foster Jenkins (again with Meryl Streep), currently in post-production.
The talk will be held, on the IADT campus, in Room A021 at 5.00 pm on Thursday 21 January 2016 – all are welcome to attend.
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology | Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin,
The National Film School Lecture Series (in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board) present Nelson Lowry, Production Designer / Animator.
Nelson Lowry is the Supervising Production Designer for Laika (Oregon). Winner of the (US) National Society of Film Critics’ Award for Best Production Design for his work on Fantastic Mr. Fox, his extensive credits include The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, Corpse Bride, and Danny Boyle’s Sunshine. Nelson contributed to twenty-two episodes of The PJs, a Touchstone Pictures stop-motion animated TV series for which he won a Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation. He has also been nominated for several Annie Awards.
This event is presented in partnership with the Dublin Animation Film Festival and takes place on friday, 16th October 2015 on IADT campus in Room A019, Atrium Building at 2.45pm
National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Ryan Tubridy.
Ryan Tubridy is one of Ireland’s leading broadcasters, a presenter of live shows on radio and television. Current host of The Late Late Show and a weekday morning radio show called Tubridy, he previously presented RTÉ 2fm’s breakfast radio show, The Full Irish, which was ultimately the second most popular radio programme in Ireland. From 2004 until 2009, he presented the Saturday night TV chat show Tubridy Tonight. He later left RTÉ 2fm to present weekday morning radio programme The Tubridy Show on RTÉ Radio 1, but returned in 2010 to present Tubridy. In recent years, Ryan has also worked on BBC Radio 2.
TUESDAY 14 APRIL 2015
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
On campus, in Room A019 at 12.00 Noon (finish at 12.45)
National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Nick Dudman, Oscar® nominated Make-up Designer.
Nick Dudman and his team created the prosthetic make-up and the magical animatronic creatures for the Harry Potter films, garnering many awards and nominations, including an Academy Award® nomination for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in 2012. He has been nominated for eight BAFTAs, winning for The Fifth Element in 1998. Nick has just completed series 2 of John Logan’s Penny Dreadful at Ardmore Studios for Showtime. His many credits include: Batman Begins (2005); Judge Dredd (1995); Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994); Batman (1989); and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
THURSDAY 19th MARCH 2015
A026 at 3.00 pm
National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Jim Duggan, Screenscene & VFX.
Jim Duggan is the Managing Director of Screenscene” Mr. Duggan and a colleague from Screenscene’s VFX team will make a presentation about their work including Game of Thrones (Season 1); Secret State; Ripper Street; Last Days On Mars; Moonfleet; Loving Miss Hatto; Frank; and A Good Day to Die Hard.
When: THURSDAY 5 MARCH 2015
Where: A019 at 5.00 pm
The National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Lucia Zucchetti, Film Editor.
Lucia Zucchetti is a graduate of the National Film & Television School (UK) and received Primetime Emmy and ACE Eddie Award nominations for editing Jay Roach’s TV movie, Game Change (HBO, 2012), starring Julianne Moore. She has worked three times for Irish director, John Crowley: Intermission (2003); Boy A (2007 – BAFTA TV Award); and Closed Circuit (2013) and also regularly with Lynne Ramsay: Morvern Callar (2002); Ratcatcher (1999); plus several award-winning shorts. Work with Stephen Frears includes: Chéri (2009); The Queen (2006 – BAFTA and EFA nominations); and Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005).
The lecture takes place on WEDNESDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2015 at the NFS Building, Room QS159 at 5.00 pm
The National Film School Lecture Series [in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann / The Irish Film Board] present Des Whelan.
Des is one of the most highly-respected camera operators in the world, working on every genre of film from Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) to Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (2006). His extensive credits include features with Tim Burton: Big Eyes (2014); Dark Shadows (2012); Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007); and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2003); and Jim Sheridan: In the Name of the Father (1993), The Field (1990); and My Left Foot (1989). Other recent work includes: Fury (2014); Thor: The Dark World (2013); Prince of Persia (2010); The Wolfman (2010); and Sherlock Holmes (2009).
The lecture takes place on WEDNESDAY 21 JANUARY 2015 in A025 at 6.00 pm