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Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Distribution, Documentary, Editing, Events, Film News, Funding, Getting Started, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities, Post Production, Pre Production and Production, Producing, Resources, Sound, Writing | 0 comments

30th Galway Film Fleadh,

Feature film submissions are now open for the 30th Galway Film Fleadh, taking place between
10th – 15th July, 2018.
The festival is Ireland’s leading film event, known internationally as the discovery place of New Irish Cinema, and home to the Galway Film Fair, Ireland’s only film marketplace.

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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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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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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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Advice on Digital Distribution – Liam O Mochain

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Directing, Distribution, Producing, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_Dir_132 - Liam O MochainThroughout his career Liam O Mochain has written, directed, produced and acted. He is the writer director and producer of the feature films The Book That Wrote Itself and W.C, as well as the shorts Slip Up, Grand Opening and Covet. Liam spoke to Film Ireland about tackling the challenges of distribution by mastering digital distribution.

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Advice on Self-Distribution

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Distribution, Producing, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_Prod_143 - Pyjama GirlsWith self-distribution becoming more widespread, Film Ireland talked to three Irish filmmakers who made the decision to release their own film.

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