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How to be a Successful YouTuber

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Comedy, Distribution, Filmmaking Courses, News, Pre Production and Production, Producing, Production Training, Training, Writing | 0 comments

How to be a Successful YouTuber

Clisare 1TBC, 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.

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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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Crowdfunding for Film

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Distribution, Film News, News, Pre Production and Production, Producing, Producing Courses, Production Training, Training | 0 comments

Crowdfunding for Film


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.

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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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Call for submissions to TV3’s Round 26 of the BAI Sound & Vision Fund

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Crew Calls, Funding, Industry Jobs, Opportunities, Pre Production and Production, Producing | 0 comments

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Job opportunites

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.

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The Film Producer’s Masterclass – Stephen Follows

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Pre Production and Production, Producing, Producing Courses, Production Training | 0 comments

The Film Producer’s Masterclass – Stephen Follows


TBC, 1 Weekend

Cost: €180

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.

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FilmOffaly/Filmbase 2015 Short Film Award

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Film News, Funding, Funding, News | 0 comments

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Application Open

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.

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InConversation with Pauline Cotter and Helen Wells

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Distribution, Film News, Filmbase News, News, Producing, Resources | 0 comments

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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.

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An Interview With – Distributor Tony Safford

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Distribution, Producing, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_Prod_121 - Fox SearchlightTony 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.

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Financing a Transmedia Project

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Distribution, Filmbase News, Funding, News, Producing, Resources | 0 comments

Collider transmediaOn the 15th Feburary 2014 Filmbase, in association with beActive International, presented a filmmaking masterclass in how to finance a transmedia project, using their new release Collider as a case study. The event featured Emmy-nominated producer Triona Campbell, director Jason Butler and comic book artist Gareth Rowan, along with representatives from the UCD House of Science and MEDIA Desk Ireland.

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