Upcoming Animation Skillnet courses and VFX and Animation Summit

12 October 2015 Animation Skillnet is the running courses: 1) Creating a Realistic Human Head in Maya and ZBrush (5 Monday Evenings) http://animationskillnet.ie/09-11-15-creating-a-realistic-human-head-in-maya-and-zbrush-5-monday-evenings/ 2) Animation Business Fundamentals (5 Tuesday Evenings) http://animationskillnet.ie/10-11-15-animation-business-fundamentals-5-tuesday-evenings/ 3) Character Drawing for Animation (5 Wednesday Evenings) http://animationskillnet.ie/11-11-15-character-drawing-for-animation-5-wednesday-evenings/ 4) … Read more


Softlayer launch it’s Catalyst Program

05 October 2015 – SoftLayer, an IBM Company that provides cloud infrastructure as a service, has launched a new startup program called Catalyst aimed at early stage startups.  The program incubates tech entrepreneurs aiming to bring next generation of technologies … Read more


Silicon Stroll 2015 – Hottest Ticket in Town

02 October 2015 –  Over 300 entrepreneurs have registered to attend Silicon Stroll, an annual event created by Dublin Business Innovation Centre (Dublin BIC) to foster collaboration between the global technology companies based in Ireland and our indigenous entrepreneurial community. … Read more


Creative Minds: Social Entrepreneurship Hackathon

25 September 2015 DCU Ryan Academy is delighted to announce the opening of applications for the Creative Minds: Social Entrepreneurship Hackathon. The DCU Ryan Academy in partnership with the US Embassy will welcome 100 young innovators from Ireland, Northern Ireland, … Read more


October Deadline for the SFA National Small Business Awards

23 September 2015 The SFA National Small Business Awards is open to all small businesses in Ireland with less than 50 employees. The Awards aim to recognise the achievements of small businesses in Ireland, and to showcase Ireland’s entrepreneurial talent, … Read more


Good news for Jam Media

18 September 2015 The Irish Bafta-winning cartoon studio Jam Media has secured a 52-episode commission to air its new animated series on the BBC. It is the latest coup for the Dublin-based animation company which has expanded on the back … Read more