New Filmbase Talent Development Scheme
****Deadline Passed: New Dates TBC****
Filmbase is delighted to announce the first in a series of talent development schemes for actors. CLOSE UP is a professional development programme for actors at Filmbase.
TBC, 1 Weekend
€180 Members / €210 Non-Members
This 2-Day Masterclass, taught by award winning YouTuber ‘Clisare’, is a practical, hands on to starting and running your own YouTube channel. The course is ideal for those looking to start or have started recently, and is aimed at people who have audiences of less than 5,000.
Film Network Ireland is taking its online networking community into the real world with its first official meetup event.
TBC, 10.00am – 5.00pm
€80 Members / €120 Non-Members
Taught by film director and producer Frankie Fenton, this Crowdfunding for Film class is a practical, step-by-step guide that gives you the knowledge and tools to create a successful crowdfunding marketing strategy for your films.
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.
Deadline Friday 11th March, 2016
A new commissioning portal has been designed by TV3 to cater for all programming proposals including those that fall under the BAI remit. Also included within the new portal are clear guidelines, latest news and a step-by-step process for submitting and sharing ideas with the broadcaster.
TBC, 1 Weekend
In a busy two-day crash course, expert producer Stephen Follows will take you through every step of the filmmaking journey, from idea through to seeing your creation on the big screen.
FilmOffaly & Filmbase are pleased to announce the launch of our 2015 Short Film Award. This funding initiative aims to foster creative and resourceful filmmaking in Co. Offaly. We are looking for original, entertaining stories by talented filmmakers, who – if selected – must set and shoot their project in the county.
Submitting Short Films to Festivals
The latest episode of Film Ireland’s series of audio interviews with industry experts, InConversation, features Pauline Cotter and Helen Wells of The Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival (CFSFF), which takes place every year in the picturesque fishing village of Schull on the south-west coast of Ireland.
Tony Safford is the Head of Acquisitions for Fox Searchlight, who specialise in the US distribution of foreign films including British and Irish film. Tony Safford was responsible for acquiring the hugely successful Once for US theatrical distribution following its triumphant screenings in Sundance last year.