Our Animation Top-up Degree (Hons) are proud to present KEYFRAME 7 which will see a number of the Animation industries top talents speak about their journey to and experiences of the industry. The seminars are open to the public and will take place in our Coolock campus.

Below details the exciting lineup.


3-7th Feb

Mon 3rd9.30Series and Concept Development for AnimationAndrew KavanaghCEO

Kavaleer productions

 10.30Jam Media,

Design and development

Chris DickerHead of Development

Jam Media

 11.30Storytelling and its importance in the Human ExperienceJohn DawsonScreenwriter, Story Consultant, Script editor
Weds 5th9.30Sound Production for AnimationSteve MaherSound Mixer

Raygun Post

 10.30Character Design for ProductionFinbar Coyle


Character Designer

Kavaleer Productions

 11.3020 years in the animation industry with Boulder Media. Progressing from an Animator to a Director.Gillian



Hasbro at Boulder Media

Thurs 6th9.30Recently been promotedNiamh Maher

Maximum Media

Director of Audio
 10.30Will discuss her career to date. Great story, highs and lows.Suzanne Kane


Weekly Contributor to Virgin Media Weekend Ireland AM, Station Voice Over with Today FM and Host of Dubland Podcast with PJ Gallagher (PJ possible could come – TBC)
 11.30Co Founders , PR, Journalism, Radio & TV ProductionAl Dunne & Breda Brown


Co Founders

Unique Media

 1:30News/ Entertainment Reader, DJ, MC, PdcasterEmma Power2FM Breakfast Eoghan & Dorieann
Fri 7th9.30Expressive Posing for Animators and IllustratorsEstrela LourençoStoryboard Artist

Hasbro at Boulder Media

 10.30Sky News – JournalismAlison ComynSky News
 11:30The Thom Guide To Starting Your Career* and other things we need to talk about (What kind of Artist Are You?  Work Hard, Plan Big-build your strategy and Managing the Work/Life Balance)Kyla Tomlinson2D character animator, portrait artist and cartoonist/illustrator

Hasbro at Boulder Media