Thu, 10 Jun


Online Seminar

Gísli Darri Halldórsson in Conversation with Fionn Clissmann and Donna Lyons

Topic: Halldórsson's Oscar-nominated Short Film, 'Yes People'

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Gísli Darri Halldórsson in Conversation with Fionn Clissmann and Donna Lyons

Time & Location

10 Jun 2021, 13:00 – 14:00 IST

Online Seminar

About the event

Renowned international animator, Gísli Darri Halldórsson, will speak about his Oscar-nominated short film, ‘Yes People’ on Thursday, 10 June 2021.

Gísli Darri Halldórsson was born in Iceland in 1978 and graduated with B.A. from the Irish School of Animation (BCFE Dublin) in 2007. Gísli has been a professional animator since 2007 working in England, Ireland, Germany and Iceland on feature films, short films, TV series’, commercials and music videos. Gísli's Oscar-nominated short film - 'Yes People' - can be viewed here:

The session will be hosted by Donna Lyons, and Gísli will be interviewed by Fionn Clissmann, an Irish concept and visual effects artist whose practice is focused on the appreciation and celebration of life. Fionn had a career in Zoology and Environmental Biology and then spent several years training his art fundamentals in Germany and on his family farm in Wicklow. Fionn is completing a visual effects degree in Ballyfermot College of Further Education and his portfolio is available at: (see also

Date and time: 1pm - 2pm (Dublin), Thursday, 10 June 2021

Attendees can join the webinar directly via Zoom ( This event is free and open to all and there will be an opportunity for Q&A. The webinar can accommodate 100 attendees and participants will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. A recording will also be made available following the event. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

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