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.
Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to offer a public talk between Matthew Carnahan, creator and Showrunner of the Emmy award-winning Showtime series HOUSE OF LIES and Stefanie Preissner, Creator and writer of the RTE 2 comedy series CAN’T COPE/WON’T COPE.
Self Taping at Filmbase
Filmbase are delighted to facilitate actors in recording their audition tapes. Filmbase will provide a camera, lighting and sound set up once a month for actors that feel they would like to record scenes to send off to casting directors and directors.
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.
Starting Tuesday 25th October
Advanced Screenwriting Programme
An advanced programme for those who already have some experience in screenwriting or have already studied screenwriting. The programme involves workshopping scenes and early pages, so it is best geared to those who have ideas for projects, feature films, television dramas or comedies.
9th Nov – 14th Dec, 6 Wed Evenings
€225 Members / €250 Non-Members
Six evening sessions devoted to exploring the ins and outs of scriptwriting, for screenwriters who are just starting out and want to develop their craft.
1st Nov until 4th Nov, 4 Days, Tues – Fri
(13yrs – 17yrs)
Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm
The Teen Actors Halloween Programme is a four 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.
The Art of Comedy
This four week intensive comedy course is aimed at professionals and non-professionals. The four three hour workshops cover all aspects of the comedy business including comedy writing for stage and screen, performance, production and creating your own platform.
21st Sep – 12th Oct, 4 Wednesday Evenings
€95 members / €120 Non-Members
This 4-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.
#GetIntoFilm is a new series of talks, organized by us here in Filmbase, where we wrangle in friends and tutors from all facets of the industry to come and chat to our members. Upcoming talks include:
26th October – Kirk Baltz
27th Oct – 30th Oct
Filmbase are delighted to announce The Actors’ Intensive with LA actor Kirk Baltz. Kirk is a working actor since the late 1980’s and infamously played the part the tortured police officer, Marvin Nash, in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs.
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