Storyboard development with Conánn Fitzpatrick
"Text gets far too much respect." In this video, Conánn Fitzpatrick passes on top tips for developing a narrative using the storyboard process. Simplicity, expressiveness and flexibility are the three key approaches for storyboarding success.
Dog Ears children’s media
How to develop a hit children’s TV show. In this video, the creative team at Dog Ears share their experience in producing hit children’s animation, Puffin Rock. Their key messages:
• Plan your content in advance for multiple platforms; • Don’t try to do it all yourself. Develop strong partnerships to complement your core skills; • Make time to develop your brand.
The Dog Ears team spoke at the Belfast Media Festival at CultureTech 2014 in Derry~Londonderry supported by Honeycomb - Creative Works.
How to learn CelAction
CelAction is a leading cel animation software package, fast gaining traction with production houses around the world. CelAction animators are in demand, and Honeycomb wanted to help build a skills base in our region. Working closely with Julie Gardner, Head of Production on award-winning Lily's Driftwood Bay, Honeycomb ran a course in CelAction in February 2015. Ben Cady and Liam Wheatcroft of King Rollo Films spent an intensive week with a group of twenty dedicated animators at the Media department of the Northern Regional College.