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Animation Masterclass Series 2011 Introduces Animation Director Mike Nguyen

24th Jan 2011 Mike Nguyen, Animation Director (www.rainplace.net) will be in Ireland this week giving a series of lectures and workshops in IADT college in Dun Laoghaire.

Since receiving his Bachelor of Fine Art in Character Animation at the California Institute of the Arts in 1988, Mike has worked primarily in the feature animation industry as a Character Animator in various studios, including Walt Disney, Dreamworks Animation and Warner Bros. Feature Animation where he was a supervising animator on the critically acclaimed The Iron Giant.

In 2000, he co-founded July Films, an independent theatrical animation production company.  He is currently working on his directorial debut, the animated feature entitled My Little World.  Mike has also been a Character Animation instructor at the California Institute of the Arts since 1994, and has also given animation workshops in Denmark, Thailand and Korea.

The Masterclass series taking place in IADT is open to industry members and college students from IADT, Ballyfermot College of Further Education and Colaiste Dhulaigh and is supported by the IFB, Barley Films and the Arts Council.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday        26th January        6pm - 8pm

Friday                    28th January        10am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm

For further information contact info@barleyfilms.net
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