February 23, 2013 @ 2:25 pm

Flipped Podcast #2: Fergal Reilly

Welcome to the second episode of Flipped - the Irish Animation Podcast! We are very excited to share our interview with Fergal Reilly - director and story artist at Sony Pictures Animation with you. In this interview, Fergal talks about his career working with directors like Brad Bird (on the Iron Giant) and Sam Raimi (on Spiderman 2) as well as his storyboarding process and the reality of developing projects.

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Podcast Contents

00:01 Intro

07:47 Working with Dale Baer at Disney

09:42 Working in Germany

13:03 Back to the USA - Warner Brothers

18:53 Working with Brad Bird on The Iron Giant

25:43 The Looney Tunes Movie

28:18 Back to Disney - Winnie the Pooh:The Heffalump Movie

32:23 The Storyboarding Process

37:47 Spiderman 2 - working with Sam Raimi

48:38 Sony Animation - Open Season, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

51:55 The ups and downs of development - working with Jon Favreau, Hotel Transylvania, The Familiars

1:04:33 Irish Animation

1:09:51: Outro

Flipped was produced by Aidan McAteer & Megan McMahon, edited by Aidan McAteer and featured music from www.royaltyfreemusiclibrary.com


The fantastic train scene from Spiderman 2

The masterful end scene (spoiler alert!) of the Iron Giant

The wondeful and wacky Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

The fantastic Hotel Transylvania

We wanted to say a special thanks to Gareth Lee at Ballyfermot College for facilitating this interview.

We hope you enjoy the podcast - let us know what you think at flippedpodcast(at)gmail.com