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#GetIntoFilm: David Keating

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Directing, Events, Film News, Filmbase News, News, Past Events | 0 comments

#GetIntoFilm: David Keating


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.

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Speed Networking Event for Film-makers

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Directing, Film News, Getting Started, News, Opportunities, Producing | 0 comments

13914021_1097287177032696_9044799444573504280_oFilm Network Ireland is taking its online networking community into the real world with its first official meetup event.

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Brown Bag Films requires an Audio Assistant

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Animation, Castings, Crew Calls, Film News, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments


Job Opportunities

Brown Bag Films is currently looking to hire an Audio Assistant to work in our post team on exciting animation projects over the coming months.

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Galway Film Fleadh

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Animation, Events, Film News, Funding, Getting Started, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

indexSince its inception in 2005, The Galway Film Fleadh Pitching Competition has emphasised good writing as the backbone of the audiovisual sector and provided many writers with an opportunity to get their foot in the door of the industry.

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Assistant Directing Weekend

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Directing, Directing Courses, Getting Started, News, Opportunities, Pre Production and Production, Producing, Training | 0 comments

Assistant Directing Weekend

213c23dTBC, 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.

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Nominees Announced for ZeBBie Awards

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Animation, Events, Film News, News, Opportunities | 0 comments

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The Writers’ Guild of Ireland has announced the nominees for the ZeBBie Awards 2016

The Writers’ Guild of Ireland has announced the nominees for the ZeBBie Awards 2016 which include a number of Irish Film Board funded projects. Members of the Guild are now voting for the ‘Best Script’ in each category and voting will close on Friday 22nd April. The winner in each category will be announced at the ZeBBie Awards on Wednesday 25th May at The Sugar Club in Dublin, which will be hosted by Senator David Norris.

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A Coat Made Dark and Geist

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Animation, Events, Film News, News | 0 comments

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A Coat Made Dark and Geist Selected for Animafest Zagreb

Two Irish short animations A Coat Made Dark and Geist have been selected for the Grand Competition in the 26th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb which will take place in June.

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Directors & Actors Intensive Lab

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Acting, acting, Acting Courses, Comedy, Directing, Directing Courses, Film News, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Training | 0 comments

Directors & Actors Intensive Lab


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.

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Puffin Rock wins two Kidscreen awards

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Animation, Film News, News | 0 comments

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Congratulations to the Irish animated series Puffin Rock

Congratulations to the Irish animated series Puffin Rock, which has won two prizes at the Kidscreen Awards.
Nominated in the Programming – Preschool category, Puffin Rock won the award for Best Animated Series and Best New Series. Coming from Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon, Derry-based Dog Ears and Penguin Books, Puffin Rock joined other winners on the night including Sesame Street and Horrible Histories.

Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Animation, Film News, News | 0 comments

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‘A Coat Made Dark

The Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival is now in full swing, with the Irish animated short A Coat Made Dark screening in official selection. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has a stand at the event, which is located at Irish Stand #9 at the Short Film Market, Clermont Ferrand.

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