Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

Ina Albrecht 

BA [Hons] Animation

A passionate storyteller who has worked on a variety of 2D animated films and has contributed animation to projects that have been selected for major film festivals such as Sundance and the Venice Film Festival.

To Sink or Swim

"My lungs are heavy with swallowed feelings, when I hit the shore"
A film based on a poem I wrote. Only the Teaser is completed, as I put the project on hold when I was offered work on a professional project directed by Meg Smaker, which premiered at Sundance 2022.

Investigating the position of women in the mainstream western animation industry from 1930-2021 with a focus on Ireland.

In my Thesis I took a critical look at the role of women in the western animation. I drew information from different books and sources and also created my own primary research that was focused on the face of Irish animation.