Accessing Your Creative Mind Pipe Talk

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to partner with Animation Skillnet to offer an informal talk from award winning animator and artist Greg McLeod. Greg will explore the subject of creativity and ideas generation and what to do once you’ve had them. He will guide you through some of his work and working methods and will analyse techniques to release your unique creative potential however you decide to manifest it, whether in a professional or personal capacity. DATE & TIME: Monday 26 August 2019, 16.00 – 17.30 LOCATION: Studio 1, Bow Street Studios, 12/13 Bow St, Smithfield, Dublin 7 COST: €10 REGISTRATION: If you would like to attend, please register via the Animation Skillnet website by Friday 23 August 2019. Booking essential. Testimonial: “Many thanks Greg for the amazing talk at the Shard. You took us all into the animation world and let us enjoy your extraordinary creativity and experience in generating, selecting and delivering ideas. An extremely valuable insight into the creative world and in the creative process behind it.” Dr Giuliana Battisti – Professor of the Economics of Innovation, module leader Exec MBA module Creativity and Innovation in Organisations – Warwick Business School About the speaker: Greg is an illustrator, animator and director. He also play the drums. Greg has worked with individuals such as Roger McGough, Gus Van Sant, Joss Whedon, Sara Pascoe and Adam Buxton. He is an award winning animator and director, winning several festival prizes including a BAFTA. His latest film Marfa, entirely drawn and animated by hand, had its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. He won an Association of Illustrators Gold Award for his work on BBC Comedy animation ‘Sticks’ Commercially as half of award winning animation studio The Brothers McLeod, Greg has worked with companies such as Aardman, Disney, BBC and the Royal Shakespeare Company