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Halloween: Teen Filmmakers


Cost: €165

Does your teenager want to get into film? This 5-day programme is for aspiring filmmakers aged 13 – 17 to learn various aspects of the art form. This hands-on course will introduce students to the fundamentals of developing a simple story to the screen via our state-of-the-art in-house camera kits.

Course content

• Establish the story, character development and dialogue
• Basics in rehearsing to camera and preparation for filming
• Practical classes in Directing and Camera
• Fundamental instruction in film production


Tutor: Paul Farren

Paul Farren is a writer, director, editor. He has made several award-funded shorts over the years. His feature debut ‘Where The Sea Used To Be’ has recently screened with Access Cinema and won the Best First Time Feature Director award at the Amsterdam Film Festival. Currently Paul works as a commercials director and has produced campaigns for Coca Cola Ireland, and Brandy dog food amongst others. Paul has a long history of making films with teenagers on the Screenagers programme and with other community groups around the country.




  • TBC

Class times:

  • 10:30am-4:30pm


  • €165
  • €100 Deposit (non-refundable)


  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved Street

To book your place, contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0. For more information, email our training department Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.