Calling Animators and Web Designers!!

Date: 01/10/10


Media Cube and Blackrock Business Network have launched a creative competition in association with Dún-Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

The search is on for talented animators and web designers, following the launch of an innovative competition by 2FM DJ and film critic Dave Fanning. The competition is to create an animation themed website for Blackrock town in County Dublin. The winning entry will receive a year’s office space rental free at the Media Cube in IADT.

Animators and web-designers are invited to design a new website, to promote the businesses of Blackrock and the upcoming Blackrock Animation Festival.

Speaking at the launch, Rory O’Neill, Chairperson, Blackrock Business Network, commented; As a business organisation we hope that the winners of this competition will go on to form their own successful business using the prize, which is one year’s free office space in the Media Cube.

Commenting on the competition, Martin Hogan, Manager, Media Cube, said; “We are delighted to work with Blackrock Business Network in promoting both Blackrock and encouraging new and promising talent. We hope that this will be the first step for the winner towards a successful career. The winning entry will be featured at the Blackrock Animation Festival which will be held in April 2011.”

The closing date for the competition is 30th November. For more information on the competition, please visit or
Fionnghuala Ní Néill, Festival Co-Ordinator, 01-2394750.