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Introduction to the US Television Landscape for Irish Producers and Writers

Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to launch

Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to launch Introduction to the US Television Landscape for Irish Producers and Writers with Des Doyle, writer/director of the feature documentary Showrunners: The Art Of Running A TV Show and co-author of the film’s companion book.

This one day seminar will have a limited number of places in order to encourage an interactive environment.
This seminar will focus on:
• Detailed breakdown of all the major US Networks – how they tier out (broadcast, cable, premium cable etc) what they are currently programming and what their brands/audiences are

• Detailed study of Pilot Season 2017 – what was ordered, what sold and why that was? What talent/s were involved and where does this take the Nets programming in the future

• Discussion on Peak TV and Streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon) and their impact on U.S. programming and opportunities they present

• Network – Studio – Writer relationship, Pod deals and Shingles, Studio restrictions/obligations

• Breakdown of the Writers Year – Pilot, Staffing, Development, Buying and where are the windows for Irish writers

• Representation via either Management or Agency and the difference between the two.
Participant Profile: Producers and writers who wish to deepen their current understanding of the US Television Landscape.
Application Procedure: Please apply through www.screentrainingireland.ie with an up to date CV by 10:00 am Tuesday the 15th of August. Please email grainne.bennett@screentrainingireland.ie with any queries.

Tutor: Des Doyle
Date: Tuesday 29th of August
Duration: 1 Day
Venue: Filmbase
Cost: €75