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Animation Model Making Workshop with Jason Watts

Animation Model Making Workshop with IFA award winning Westmeath Animator Jason Watts at Abbey Road Artists' Studios Athlone posted: Nov 12

Date: Wednesday 29th November
Time: 11am – 4pm
Location: Abbey Road Artist Studios
Facilitator: Jason Watts
Cost: €15 (€10 for students)

The workshop will explore simple model-making techniques to create characters/puppets for use in stopmotion animation.

About Jason:

Jason Watts grew up in Co. Westmeath and developed a love for the creative arts at a young age. He graduated from Dún Laoighaire College of Art and Design in 2009 with a BA in Animation. During his time in college he participated in the animation of a 2FM radio commercial and produced a number of short films. He has also taught animation classes in Moate Community School as well as model making classes in Moate Business College.

Jason was the sole animator on the Irish Film Boards’ Framework short film Second to None. This film has gone on to win numerous awards including an IFTA for best animated short. From the success of this project he went on to work for Studio Telegael in Connemara where he worked on pilot shows and the upcom¬ing feature film Captain Morten and the Spider Queen.


Prebooking and prepayment essential as places are limited. Please phone Luan Reception on 0906442154.

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