On Saturday May 16th the Galway Film Centre will host an afternoon training course in Graphic Design for Film. The masterclass will be conducted by the Welsh born, Dublin based, graphic designe artist Annie Atkins.

Atkins, who helped design the posters for I Used to Live Here and You’re Ugly Too, was part of the design team on Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel who received an Academy Award for their work.

She will talk through her process and gave insights into the workings of the different productions she has worked upon, which also includes the Oscar-nominated, The Boxtrolls.

Areas covered will include:

  • Breaking down a script
  • Researching the era of the film
  • Compiling a reference system for the film
  • The importance of understanding the characters
  • An overview of how to create the graphics
  • Working with the Director and other crew.

The course takes place in the Galway Film Centre on Saturday May 16th, at 12pm. Cost: €10 members/ €12 non-members. Contact education@galwayfilmcentre.ie to book a place.

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