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Matthew Carnahan In Conversation with Stefanie Preissner

img_5964Wednesday October 5th, 7pm

Filmbase and Screen Training Ireland are pleased to offer a public talk between Matthew Carnahan, creator and Showrunner of the Emmy award-winning Showtime series HOUSE OF LIES and Stefanie Preissner, Creator and writer of the RTE 2 comedy series CAN’T COPE/WON’T COPE.

Stefanie will lead Matthew in conversation and discuss the art, business and craft of writing for television. Matthew will discuss his career, projects which have included the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series HOUSE OF LIES, DIRT and TRINITY, the current landscape for writers looking to the US for opportunities, emerging trends in the television industry and advice for new writers aiming to develop professional careers. There will also be an open opportunity for Q&A and an open discussion with the audience will be encouraged.
This is a unique opportunity for Irish writers, producers and filmmakers to engage with one of the US industry’s most successful Showrunners in a relaxed and informal environment.
Places are strictly limited and must be reserved in advance.


Application Procedure:

Please apply online attaching a current CV at by 1pm Tuesday 4th of October. For further information contact



Matthew Carnahan, Stefanie Preissner


Course Date:

Wednesday, October 5th


Course Duration:




Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
Cost: €25