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Screenwriting Essentials

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Filmbase News, Getting Started, News, Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Screenwriting Courses, Writing | 0 comments

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TBC, 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.

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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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Filmbase Tutor nominated for RADAR Music video awards

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Comedy, Events, Film News, Filmbase News, News, Training, Writing | 0 comments

Girl Band Video - June2016 - IMG_5190Our very own tutor, and accomplished Filmmaker, Bob Gallagher has been nominated for not one, but two, prestigious RADAR Music Video Awards.

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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

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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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New Course: Webseries Weekend

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Pre Production and Production, Production Training, Screenwriting Courses, Training, Writing | 0 comments

New Course: Webseries Weekend

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TBC, 1 Weekend

€200 Members / €225 Non-Members

Want to get your writing out there and noticed?  Write something where the means of production is within your grasp – write a web series.

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CALLING ALL WRITERS AND EMERGING WRITERS

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Crew Calls, Events, Industry Jobs, Opportunities, Writing | 0 comments

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Shiva Productions accepting play submissions

Following three successful seasons of Angels in the Park in parks and green areas around Dublin, Ireland, London and Paris, Shiva Productions will present a brand new season of five new Irish plays in summer 2016.

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Filmbase Members’ Discount for Robert McKee ‘Story’ Seminar

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Events, Getting Started, Opportunities, Past Events, Writing | 0 comments

Filmbase Members’ Discount for Robert McKee ‘Story’ Seminar

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€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.

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Screen Studio Academy: Writers Intensive Lab

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Masterclasses, Pre Production and Production, Screenwriting Courses, Training, Writing | 0 comments

Screen Studio Academy: Writers Intensive Lab

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January 2016, Dates: TBC, Tues & Thurs
€380 Members / €420 Non-Members

The Screen Studio Academy Writers Intensive Lab is designed to develop techniques for writing and rewriting drama for the screen and with the goal of achieving a professional level of screenplays.

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Advice from a Writer – Ciaran Creagh

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Resources, Writing | 0 comments

Resourced_wri_137 - Ciaran Creagh2Ciaran Creagh (Parked) on the learning curve he faced moving from writing for the stage to film.

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5 Tips for Aspiring Screenwriters

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Resources, Writing | 0 comments

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Story analyst and script editor Patrick O’Driscoll lays out his 5 tips for aspiring screenwriters.

The industry is a severely competitive environment in which to survive, let alone succeed. Over half of the material I receive in my work as a script reader and story consultant for funding bodies, production companies and independents is written by amateur screenwriters. These are not necessarily tips you ought to follow to the letter but rather advice you should be made aware of as you begin your journey…

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