Call for unemployed Creatives!
Filmbase is seeking applicants for a one year Tús Programme sponsored support initiative for those who are unemployed and on the Live Register. The programme will provide a supportive environment for highly motivated individuals to develop their own work opportunities in creative industries.
5th Apr – 10th May, 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.
Ali Coffey & Mel Churcher
Wednesday 31st, 7pm
Filmbase are delighted to announce our first monthly #GetIntoFilm pane;. Taking place this Wednesday 31st at 7pm until 9pm in Filmbase, the panel will consist of Casting Director Ali Coffey & Actors’ Coach Mel Churcher on the topic of “Getting cast in a Film/TV Series.”
Film Network Ireland is taking its online networking community into the real world with its first official meetup event.
Since 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.
TBC, 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.
5th – 8th November, Kilarney
€711 Filmbase Members / €790 Full Price
Robert McKee, one of the most popular writing lecturers in the world, will deliver his ‘Story’ Seminar at The Learning Resort in Killarney November 5th – 8th and Filmbase members get 10% off the full ticket price.
Denise works freelance as a camera assistant in the Camera Department for film, TV, advertising and experimental films. Recent credits include Inside I’m Dancing, Big Bow Wow. She just returned from Algeria shooting a pilot for a documentary.This originally appeared in an article in Issue 105 of Film Ireland Magazine July/Aug 2005.
*** This article was re-published on the filmbase website on 2nd of January 2014
Charlotte works free lance in the Art Department for film, tv and advertising. Recent credits include League of Gentlemen’s Apocolypse, Adam and Paul, Omagh, Spin The Bottle, Showbands and Proof.
‘Independent Cinema is dead!’ Raindance founder Elliot Grove couldn’t disagree more.