Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

Tadhg O'Shea 

BA [Hons] Animation

Tadhg is a visual artist and aspiring director from Dublin. His graduate film Jumpstartr is a callback to the obsolete tech and the well-worn charm of urban landscapes of the 90’s and 2000’s along with characters inspired by Saturday morning cartoons. With this film he hopes to share this appreciation with others


Two teens who work in an auto shop create a short pitch video asking for donations in the hopes of keeping their business alive.

An analysis on catching them all. How Pokémon is intertwined with the hobby of collecting.

An analysis on how the success of the Pokémon can be attributed to the its cohesion with the hobby of collecting, in its history, game design and financial strategies.