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Making Films Dublin ...

is a special event for anyone seriously interested in Filmmaking, current film students, and independent filmmakers. During the course of the afternoon we will hear from a panel of experts about their own filmmaking journey and to learn from them.

We have organised a really substantial line up of expert filmmakers who are extremely vital and active in Dublin today, three of the first guests to be confirmed are:-

Liam McGrath, Scratch Films:-

Liam is one of the Executive Producers on a big 2 part series that will be broadcast on RTE ONE Monday March 2nd 9.35pm and Tuesday March 3rd 9.35pm followed by a Primetime special on the Tuesday evening after Ep.2. The 2 programmes are called REDRESS:Breaking the Silence

Liam McGrath is the Founder of Scratch Films, a Director and Producer, known for Southpaw: The Francis Barrett Story (1999), Blood of the Travellers (2011) and Dolores Keane: A Storm in the Heart (2014). Liam is a graduate of the the National Film School of Ireland (IADT). He has won awards for film and documentary making and is available to share his experience and knowlege with our audience.

Robert Fitzhugh, Dublin Smartphone Film Festival :-

Director of the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, founder of Filmsmart productions. Videographer, director, and speaker. Robert is very active in spreading the work of smartphone filmmakers with his very successful workshops and annual smart phone film festival which is always sold out. He's an experienced trainer and speaker and will give vital tips to any filmmakers working in this medium.

Aoife Thunder, Talking about the Role of Assistant Director

Aoife has worked on an array of well known Feature Films made on location in Ireland is an extremely experienced Assistant Director. Her body of work includes credits for Neil Jordan's Breakfast on Pluto (2005), Joel Schumacher's Veronica Guerin (2003), Neil Jordan's Michael Collins (1996) and TV Series including Into the Badlands (2015) - 2019) and Penny Dreadful (2014-2016). She is joining our expert panel of speakers to give up and coming filmmakers the inside track on working as an AD on feature films and TV series on location in Ireland.

PAUL WEBSTER - Filmmaker

Paul Webster is an award-winning writer and director of both documentary and drama. He studied in GMIT and NUI Galway before going on to work in production for one of Ireland's leading production companies, Element Pictures. He later worked as a script editor on Fair City and he is now a regular writer on the popular soap. Paul has directed several short films, including Borderland, a 26-minute documentary exploring the refugee crisis along Europe's Borders. Under the 2018 Real Shorts scheme, Paul received €20,000 from the Screen Ireland for his docu-drama - The Vasectomy Doctor, produced by Carbonated Comet Productions. The film premiered at the Cork Film Festival in November 2018 and has gone on to win numerous awards at home and abroad.

ACTORS' PANEL

We will have a panel of actors working in Dublin discussing their experiences on the other side of the lens and giving tips to filmmakers on how to deal with actors for film.

WOMEN IN FILM

We will also have a guest speaker - to be confirmed - discussing the role of women in the film industry.

The workshop will be divided into talks, practical tips, Q&A and networking at the end.

Thank you in advance to all who support our endeavours. Thank you most especially to our expert speakers for their generous participation.

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