Futurescope 2018 is on its way with ‘Creativity Meets Technology’ theme!


Animation Ireland and Animation Skillnet will be coordinating a room on the theme of ‘Creativity Meets Technology’ at Futurescope 2018, which takes place at the Convention Centre on the 31st May.

Some of the biggest names in the Irish and International industry will be participating on the day, including Epic Games (Unreal Engine), The Foundry, JAM Media, Cartoon Saloon, Warducks, 3D4 Medical, Brown Bag Films, StoryToys/TouchPress, Artomatix, Boulder Media, Black Shamrock Games and many more…

There will also be a keynote address from Intellectual Property specialist, Rob Hudnut, who was formally the Head of Mattel’s entertainment division. Today he advises global studios, toy inventors and toy companies on creating franchises that inspire play and creating IP that has a global reach.

Other topics to be explored on the day include:

  • IP development for a changing distribution and consumer landscape
  • The future of interactive medical education
  • Creative AI for virtual worlds
  • Closing the content gap for VR and AR
  • Real-time production and changing production pipelines

There will also be an Animation and AR/VR showcase area featuring exhibitions, demos and targeted networking.

Lots of other interesting presentations, demos and panels will take place at FutureScope 2018. So keep an eye on http://www.futurescope.ie/ over the coming weeks for updates on the schedule and speaker announcements!