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Assistant Directing Weekend

213c23dTBC, 1 weekend

€175 Members / €200 Non-Members

Do you have what it takes to manage a set as an AD? This in-depth weekend tackles all the main responsibilities of a First Assistant Director, including how to co-ordinate production activity and supervise the cast and the crew.  Seasoned Assistant Director, Ali Doyle breaks down the role with clear, concise advice and ticks of the trade.

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Filmbase Members’ Discount for Robert McKee ‘Story’ Seminar


5th – 8th November, Kilarney

€711 Filmbase Members / €790 Full Price

Get those pens at the ready and open up Final Draft, because writing guru Robert McKee, one of the most popular writing lecturers in the world, will deliver his acclaimed ‘Story’ Seminar at The Learning Resort in Killarney from November 5th to 8th, 2015. This is a prime opportunity for film and television businesses to access one of Hollywood’s great teachers, and best of all? Filmbase members get 10% off the full ticket price.

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Getting Started – Camera Dept. Denise Woods

Curriculum VitaeDenise works freelance as a camera assistant in the Camera Department for film, TV, advertising and experimental films. Recent credits include Inside I’m Dancing, Big Bow Wow. She just returned from Algeria shooting a pilot for a documentary.This originally appeared in an article in Issue 105 of Film Ireland Magazine July/Aug 2005.

*** This article was re-published on the filmbase website on 2nd of January 2014

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Getting Started – Art Dept. Charlotte O’Conor

Curriculum VitaeCharlotte works free lance in the Art Department for film, tv and advertising. Recent credits include League of Gentlemen’s ApocolypseAdam and Paul, Omagh, Spin The Bottle, Showbands and Proof.

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7 Challenges Facing Independent Filmmakers – by Elliot Grove

Resources_Prod_134 - Elliot Grove‘Independent Cinema is dead!’ Raindance founder Elliot Grove couldn’t disagree more.

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Resources: Short Film Case Study ‘Tufty’

Short Film 'Tufty'

Short Film ‘Tufty’

The team behind the award-winning Filmbase/RTÉ funded short film Tufty give us an insight into how they took their project from script to screen. The film has been screened around Europe at various prestigious Festivals and was selected by the Jim Henson Foundation for the Puppets on Film festival in New York. This is a great resource for anyone making their first short!

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