Sep 15 2017 Posted: 14:48 IST

Huston School of Film & Digital Media continue their Guest Session Talks on Thursday 21st September at 2.30pm with Heather Grace Mills discussing animation in Ireland

Heather Grace Mills is an Animation Producer and Line Producer working for Telegael in Connemara, in the West of Ireland. A graduate of both GMIT (BA Film & TV Production) and NUIG (MA Film Studies: Theory and Practice), Heather has worked in Animation Production for more than a decade across a range of animation formats including traditional 2D animation, 3D-CGI, stop-motion puppet animation, and sand animation, for both series and feature films. Heather is currently producing, for Telegael, the first stop-motion feature film ever to be made in Ireland, “Captain Morten & The Spider Queen”, a coproduction with Estonia (Nukufilm) and Belgium (Grid Animation) featuring an all-star Irish cast including Brendan Gleeson, Pauline McGlynn, Ciarán Hinds, Tommy Tiernan and Jason Byrne. Heather’s presentation will include clips and behind-the-scenes footage of “Captain Morten” and other projects in development, and the talk will also provide an overview of animation production, touching upon funding, training, international coproduction and distribution.

College of Arts, Social Science & Celtic Studies

Huston School of Film & Digital Media

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