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Regulars / Nicer Tuesdays

Meet the speakers: Nicolas Ménard, Emily and Alice Stein, Daniel Frost and Me & EU

At this month’s Nicer Tuesdays, the Oval Space stage will play host to animation director Nicolas Ménard, telling us about the collaborative process that made his comedic short Wednesday With Goddard; Sam T Smith and Nathan Smith, the designers behind the Me & EU project; illustrator Daniel Frost talking about his Greenland series; and photography and filmmaking sister duo Emily and Alice Stein. Ahead of the event next week we have a very brief chat with the speakers about what we can expect from their talks.

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Matthew Caldwell for Me & EU

Me & EU’s Nathan Smith and Sam T Smith 

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The talk will explain the creation and process behind our Brexit-related project entitled ME & EU.

What aspect will people not be expecting to hear?

That even a project based on divisions and negativity can create a sense of unity and positivity.

What’s the one aspect of the project you can’t wait to tell the audience more about?

It’s difficult to put across the ideas that have gone into the postcards online, and these deserve to be spoken about.

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Emily and Alice Stein: Hello I’m Nora

Emily and Alice Stein

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A little look into the making and story behind our Hello I’m Nora short.

What aspect will people not be expecting to hear?

All the aspects that go into making a collaborative piece with your contributor.

What’s the one aspect of the project you can’t wait to tell the audience more about?

We are really looking forward to talking about our love for Nora and her passion for everything she does – and what it’s like working with colourful characters with strong ideas.

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Daniel Frost: Greenland

Daniel Frost

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Join me on Tuesday night to hear about my trip to Greenland and the creative process. 

What aspect will people not be expecting to hear?

What I eat in Greenland. 

What’s the one aspect of the project you can’t wait to tell the audience more about?

Trying to draw in extreme cold. 

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Nicolas Ménard and Manshen Lo

Nicolas Ménard

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I’ll be talking about how we made my latest short film Wednesday with Goddard.

What aspect will people not be expecting to hear?

The bumpy journey that lead to my collaboration with Manshen Lo.

What’s the one aspect of the project you can’t wait to tell the audience more about?

I haven’t really shown any sketches, storyboards, or rough animation of the film online, so I’m looking forward to giving the audience a peak into my workflow.