Deirdre Barry

Programme Director, National Talent Academy for Animation

Deirdre Barry is Programme Director of the National Talent Academy for Animation, an  initiative by Screen Ireland, managed by Animation Ireland, providing support and training opportunities to Irish-based creative talent. Deirdre has been in the industry for over 25 years. She began her career in Los Angeles and has been working in Ireland since 2001, where she has produced and executive produced on numerous animated series including Flix, Sir Mouse and the Warner Bros’ Flintstones spin off Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs.