Our Team

The Academy is led by Alastair McIlwain who has over 50 years experience in the Animation industry from working on the TV series Roobarb in the 1970s to Feature films such as Pink Floyd: The Wall. Nerve Centre Animators, John McCloskey (BAFTA nominated) and Deirdre Gribbin are a key part of the delivery team.

Nerve Belfast’s unique collaboration with industry on the Animation Academy was previously recognised by Creative and Cultural Skills and won the Award for Education and Industry Collaborative Project.

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