28th September, 7pm @ Filmbase
David Keating, critically-acclaimed director and screenwriter of features, documentaries and television, will be joining us for our September #GetIntoFilm talk. As a director, his award-winning films include Wake Wood, The Last of the High Kings and Cherry Tree. His screenwriting credits include the Mike Newell/Jim Sheridan collaboration Into The West.
TBC: 1 Weekend
€150 Members / €175 Non-Members
Is your work a little too dialogue heavy? Would you like to develop your skills in writing and storytelling? In this weekend course, students will develop the tools to communicate ideas through visual mediums. This course is perfect for both directors and writers who want to expand their skillset.
12th – 17th September, Mon-Fri
€350 members / €375 non-members
Taught by various tutors from different disciplines, the course will cover Screenwriting, Producing, Directing, Camera and Editing. Made up of introductory lessons and practical exercises, it is a perfect introduction to the world of filmmaking.
tbc, Thursday – Sunday
€295 Members / €325 Non-Members
Have you always wanted to dabble in the world of Music Video Filmmaking? In this 4-day course, you will put striking visuals to cool tunes with Director Bob Gallagher, an acclaimed recipient of the Nikon/Filmbase music video award and established filmmaker. Finish up with footage for your showreel!
TBC, 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.
24th Oct – 5th Dec, 6 Wed Eves
€250 Members / €275 Non-Members
An introduction to all the main aspects of directing is combined with practical exercises in shooting to give an overview and experience of the basics.
26th & 27th November, 1 Weekend
€210 Members / €230 Non-Members
This 2-Day Masterclass, taught by award winning Director Claire Dix, is a practical, hands on to Directing Documentaries. The course is ideal for both Directors and Producer of non-fiction, and aimed at beginners or those with some experience.
Starting Tues 5th April until Thurs 12th May
Directors and Actors Intensive Lab
Aimed at directors and actors working together. This course explores directing drama and comedy with specific regard to working with actors to deliver the best performance to tell the story. This class meets twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for three hours over April and May.
January 2016, Dates: TBC, Tuesdays & Thursdays
€380 Members / €420 Non-Members
SHOOT YOUR OWN HORROR SHORT! Learn the techniques needed to successfully direct a horror film with the Screen Studio Academy: Directors Intensive lab. Participants will focus on idea generation to intensify terror as well as creating atmospheric screen stories.
21st – 22nd November, 1 Weekend
€220 Members / €250 Non-members
This two-day workshop with director and writer Josh Appignanesi (The Infidel; Song of Songs) aims to help emerging filmmakers by addressing in richly practical detail the fundamental questions of visual storytelling.