Getting Ready for the World of Animation in association with National Talent Academy for Animation

When it comes to seeking a role in the animation industry, your CV and portfolio are the best reflection of you as an artist. So, how can you make yours truly shine? Learn from a seasoned recruiter exactly what it is that studios look for in this informative talk from Michael Downey, Talent Management Director at Lighthouse Studios. This talk is aimed at students and recent graduates seeking their first roles in the industry.

FREE – Booking Required



Oct 02 2022


10:30 am - 11:30 am


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The Set Theatre
Langton House Hotel, 69 John Street, Collegepark, Kilkenny


  • Michael Downey
    Michael Downey

    Michael Downey is a seasoned recruiter with over nine years of recruiting experience, the last five of which were gained within the animation sector. He currently serves as Talent Management Director for Lighthouse Studios, where he is responsible for sourcing talent from across the globe for the studio’s various high-end 2D productions. Prior to joining Lighthouse, Michael served as Lead Recruiter at Boulder Media and also managed his own successful animation consultancy, working with various studios to find and recruit much sought-after, high-level industry talent. His work includes several animated features and TV series in both 2D and 3D.