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Windmill Lane requires a Senior Motion Designer / Art Director

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Castings, Crew Calls, Events, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Job Opportunities Windmill Lane is one of Ireland’s longest established content creation & post production studios. Our clients include media, advertising & communications agencies, production companies, studios, filmmakers & brands. Windmill Lane are looking for a senior motionographer / designer / art director to join our busy creative team. This is an opportunity for a person with the right mix of talent, leadership & vision to really make this role their own as we seek to progress & diversify our creative capacities. looking for in you: An exceptional portfolio showing strong, diverse & relevant skills in design, storytelling, concept & visual communication with a keen eye for detail & a particular emphasis on motion – CC & C4D fluency is a prerequisite. Excellent communication skills with a demonstrable ability to pitch & win work, with proven track record of developing concept through to delivery. Client facing experience, with confidence in presenting & standing over their work, it is crucial that this is somebody who can respond to feedback positively & effectively. Strong leadership skills (ambition, vision, team player, diplomacy, mentorship). An ability to work with others but to lead & own the process when necessary. At least 10 years design experience (post, studio, agency). As a Plus: Post production familiarity Studio / brand / ad agency experience Digital / experiential experience / knowledge On set / shoot / production experience / knowledge Interests / experience in other fields – photography, film, illustration, animation, experiential, editing, audio etc. – All good. Knowledge of other compositing, editing & finishing tools such as nuke, maya, etc. Not interested in just a great portfolio – interested in how you made it. The role will not only involve a lot of client face time – pitching, presenting, etc. but also leading, directing & collaborating with others in creating compelling visual content for commercials, brands, stories, etc. & the best way to do this is to lead by example. We want somebody who’s as good on the box as off. Find out more about Windmill Lane at If this sounds like it could be for you, please send your resume & portfolio to: Renumeration package competitive and dependant on experience. Deadline: September 29th...

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TV Summit

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Events, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

In the age of Video on Demand, with new ways of consuming content and ever tightening budgets, is TV at a crossroads? An interview with special guest Graham Linehan (Father Ted, The IT Crowd, Black Books), a panel with the Director Generals of the main broadcasters in Ireland and another with funders from the world of Video on Demand are some of the highlights of the FÍS TV Summit, hosted by Galway Film Centre and taking place in Galway on October 12th. The international summit is aimed at producers and content creators from throughout Ireland and it will take place in the Galway Bay Hotel in Salthill. The main focus of the summit is the question: “In the age of Video on Demand, with new ways of consuming content and evertightening budgets, is TV at a crossroads?” The event will also have a special strand dedicated to discussing programming for young people. Placing Ireland on the global stage, as a centre of excellence for media production is one of the key pillars of the Government’s arts policy, and Galway UNESCO City of Film considers it timely to discuss the current landscape with the heads of the main channels. Taking part in the event are Dee Forbes (RTÉ), Alan Esslemont (TG4), Pat Kiely (TV3) and Peter Johnston (BBC NI), who will discuss the challenges and opportunities they face in their roles and the rapidly changing and evolving landscape of content creation. One of the key changes in TV in recent is how audiences consume content and the related economics arising from that, so there will be a special focus on VOD and the OTT (Over the Top) sector, particularly Subscription VOD sector (SVOD), with an international panel of speakers from Yaddo, Acorn TV, Rights Stuff and QYou. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to arrange one-to-one meetings with the VOD speakers. Young People’s Programming is an exciting area in Ireland at the moment, with many Irish companies performing well globally. The Summit will focus on how to reach this next generation of junior audiences with speakers from CBeeBies, RTÉ, TG4 and Paper Owl. The day will be interspersed with networking lunches, receptions and one-to-one meetings for producers. This event is hosted by Galway Film Centre, in association with TG4, the Western Development Commission, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Gréasán Na Meán, Screen Training Ireland, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, RTÉ, GMIT, Creative Europe Galway, Mazars and the Arts Council. Tickets to the event are available through Eventbrite See also:...

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BlueCat Screenplay Competition is back

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Crew Calls, Events, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition call for entries

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 20th year, is accepting submissions for its 2018 competition.

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Community Television Festival 2017

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Events, Film News, Filmbase 25, Filmbase News, News, Opportunities, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

13th  – 14th October 2017

If you have ever wondered what’s happening in the Irish community television scene and how you can make it work for you and also your local community groups then head for the Community Television Festival 2017 at Filmbase, Temple Bar on 13th-14th October.

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Wide Eye Media

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Events, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Job Opportunities

Wide Eye Media are looking for an experienced video producer to create and produce a video for us for promotional use.

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Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Castings, Crew Calls, Events, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments


TITLE: The Last Supper TYPE & DURATION: Stage Play LOCATION (S): Dublin & Wicklow (Greystones)

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Reelscreen Films COMPANY INFO: PRODUCER: Kamal Ibrahim DIRECTOR: Jason Branagan CASTING BY: Reelscreen Films

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Cork Film Festival is hiring  

Posted by on Sep 8, 2017 in Film News, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Application deadline 12pm Monday 18th September.

Cork Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, running for ten days in November each year in Cork City. The 62nd edition will play from 10th to 19th November, showcasing the best fiction feature, documentary and short films from 2017.

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Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Film News, Filmbase News, News, Production Training, Training | 0 comments



Are you feeling lost in your acting career? At auditions do you make the short list but don’t land the role? Are you wondering why? Would you like to work in the UK but need some advice and guidance on how to get started? How about getting some honest and constructive advice from a respected industry professional?

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Co-working Office Space

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in News, Resources | 0 comments

1 Cecilia St – Google Maps

Shout out for freelancers

4 Desks are available in a co-working open plan office, bright and spacious, located in the heart of Dublin, with 24-7 access.

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Actors’ Intensive: Stanislavski Technique with David Scott

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Filmbase News, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Slider, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

Actors’ Intensive: Stanislavski Technique with David Scott


10th – 31st October, 4 Tuesday Evenings

€95 members / €125 Non-Members

This four-week course on Tuesday nights will take students through the basic concepts of Stanislavski’s movement from Melodrama to Realism, and into some of his more complex technical tools.

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