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Welcome to the Filmbase Resources section. We have compiled a range of handy articles on all aspects of filmmaking to help you get your film from script to screen. Check out each section or scroll down to view our most recent resource posts. We’ll be adding to this regularly so make sure to check back often.

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The Actors’ Intensive Voice class with Maria Tecce

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Comedy, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

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 5th September – 3rd October, 5 Tuesday Evenings

€95 members / €125 Non-Members

This 5-week intensive voice workshop series is geared towards both professional and non-professional actors/performers. If you use your voice for a living, present or perform on a regular basis, or just want to strengthen your voice, this is the course for you.

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The Actors’ Intensive Comedy with Sue Collins

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Comedy, Filmbase News, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

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Tues 22nd Aug until Tues 19th Sept, 5 Tuesday Evenings

The Art of Comedy

This five week intensive comedy course is aimed at professionals and non-professionals. The five two and a half hour workshops cover all aspects of the comedy business including comedy writing for stage and screen, performance, production and creating your own platform.

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The Teen Actors August Programme

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Filmbase News, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

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21st- 25th August , 5 Days, Mon – Fri

(13yrs – 17yrs)

Cost: €150

The Teen Actors August Programme is a five day workshop. This class is designed for students who have a basic understanding of performance and would like explore the world of acting a little more in a fun and relaxed environment. This workshop will also include an actors headshot photoshoot. Students will receive digital copies for their acting CV and they will also receive a recorded audition scene.

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Audition CC – Sound Editing and Mixing

Posted by on Jun 24, 2017 in Adobe Courses, Editing, Editing Course, Post Production, Post-production Training, Slider, Sound, Sound Training, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

Audition CC – Sound Editing and Mixing

9th – 11th October, Monday – Wednesday

€510 Members / €550 Non-Members

This three-day course suits video editors wanting to learn the basic structures and techniques of audio editing, repair and multitrack mixing. 

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Galway Film Fleadh announce Short Film Highlights

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Animation, Castings, Crew Calls, Events, Film News, Filmbase News, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

Galway Film Fleadh

This year the Galway Film Fleadh are proud to present a total of fourteen short film programmes in our ever growing and increasingly diverse line-up, featuring a rise in short film co-productions from around the globe including the United Kingdom, Mexico, Norway, Lebanon and the United States.

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SHORT SHOTS: Final Phase

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Film News, Funding, News | 0 comments


Deadline: 5pm Tuesday 6th June 2017

Filmbase / RTE SHORT SHOTS
NB: Only Short Shots applicants that applied and come through all the phases of the scheme may apply to Final phase of the Short Shots scheme.

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Kildare Short Grass Film commissions 2017

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Events, News, Opportunities, Resources | 0 comments

Kildare County Council Kildare County Council is delighted to announce details of the 2017 Kildare Short Grass Film commissions. Awards were made for two films to be shot on location in Co Kildare, with funding of €12,500 to support the productions. Written by Cian Mc Garrigle, directed by Paudie Baggott and produced by Sarah Barr, ‘Rip to the Rescue!’ is a dark sci-fi comedy. The film is set in post-apocalyptic Ireland where a suave American jet pilot tries to rescue a beautiful young woman from her domineering mother – but he soon finds out that in the midlands, family can be deadly. The creative team said that they were ‘over the moon’, in receiving the commission. ‘Taking Stock’ written and directed by Siobhan McMahon and produced by Emma Owen of Babyjane Productions sees ‘A farmer challenged, slowly comes undone protecting his farm’. They commented, ‘We are thrilled to be awarded the Kildare County Council/Short Grass Film Commission. This bursary has given us the opportunity to share our story and create a film that will engage and appeal to a wide-reaching audience. We are delighted to be collaborating with the Kildare Arts Service. Kildare was a natural choice for our film as the locations are a perfect match. We are aware that previous recipients of the award were extremely successful on the festival circuit ………the standard has been set!’ Mayor of Kildare, Cllr Ivan Keatley congratulated both of the creative teams on their awards and stated that he hoped these films would further enhance Kildare’s reputation as a ‘film friendly county’. At the recent Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA’s), two films that received support from Kildare County Council were nominated. The multi-award winning ‘Gridlock’, was short-listed in the category for ‘Best Short Film’, having previously been long-listed for the Oscars. Actress Caoilfhionn Dunne received a IFTA nomination for her lead role in ‘In View’, which was largely shot on location in Kildare, with support from Kildare County Council. ‘In View’ has a cinema release in IFI, Dublin starting on the 19th May. For further information about Kildare’s film programme, contact Lucina Russell, Arts Officer, Kildare County Council T:045-448318, E:...

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DaVinci Resolve

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Events, Film News, News, Resources, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Da Vinci

Core Training Workshop (2 days)

29th & 20th May, 2017

This two-day course suits editors wishing to learn an industry standard colour correction and grading tool. This course will be delivered using DaVinci Resolve, free for use on footage up to UHD 3940×2160. This enables editors familiar with NLE colour correction effects and filters to explore DaVinci Resolve post-course without initially committing to its expense.

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New 4K cameras for hire at Filmbase

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Cameras, Cinematography, Equipment, Filmbase News, Slider | 0 comments

New 4K cameras for hire at Filmbase

URSA mini ProTwo new cameras have arrived in Filmbase!

The much talked about Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro

and Sony’s PXW-FS5.

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Intro to Acting for TV & Film – Sarah Hone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Acting, Acting Courses, Post-production Training, Production Training, Slider, Training, Upcoming Courses | 0 comments

Intro to Acting for TV & Film – Sarah Hone

sarah hone b&w headshot11th October – 29th November, 8 Wed Eves

€275 Members / €295 Non-Members

This rigorous film-acting course is aimed at aspiring and beginners level actors, as well as theatrically trained actors, wanting to make the transition from stage to screen.

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