As VFX Supervisor at JAM Media for over 10 years, Niall plays a key role in the development team, Design, Technology and Production pipeline. His recent credits include Director on ‘Tilly and Friends’, Visual Effects Supervisor and Head of Compositing on ‘Roy’ Series 01- 04, “Baby Jake” series 01 and 02 and Animation supervisor on the personalised show Funky Fables. Niall is currently directing ‘Zig and Zag’, a 26 x 11-minute 2D show for JAM Media and CBBC.
Niall studied classical animation at Ballyfermot Senior College, Dublin, graduating with honours in 1994. Niall began his career as a trainee animator at the Sullivan Bluth Studios, Dublin, working on the films ‘The Pebble and the Penguin’ and ‘All dogs go to Heaven 2’. In 1995 Niall joined Terraglyph Productions in Dublin as a Character Animator where he worked on various feature films including, ‘Help I’m a Fish’ and ‘The Duck Ugly’. Niall has also worked as a Lead VFX supervisor on various live action feature films including the award winning ‘The Runway’ and ‘Lapland Odyssey’.