Archive for May 31st, 2007

A Fishy Tale at the IFI

31st May 2007 by Maura McHugh

The IFI is hosting a special screening on June 16 of a new Chinese film, Jin tian de yu zen me yang? (How Is Your Fish Today?), which was directed by Xiaolu Guo, who co-wrote the script with Hui Rao. The film is a blend of documentary and fiction in which both Guo and Rao appear as themselves.

Guo will be present during the screening and will introduce her film beforehand.

Krivine in Dublin

31st May 2007 by Maura McHugh

The French television writer Frédéric Krivine is coming to Dublin at the invitation of the Guild. The creator and writer of many of the 125 episodes of PJ, France’s police procedural television show, Krivine also created and wrote the tense television thriller Nom de code: DP.

He is the creator, main writer, and executive producer of a new 66 x one hour series, which will be collectively written in a European take on the American writers’ room system. Since June last year he’s been the co-president of L’Union-Guilde des Scénaristes.

The meeting will be on 20th June at 8.00pm – venue to be announced – and will be open to Guild members only.

Midsummer Darklight

31st May 2007 by Maura McHugh

Full information about the Darklight Festival (21-24 June) has been released. The three days will be crammed with forums, workshops, a YouTube video lounge, screenings, and masterclasses featuring film/television industry professionals and experts. It costs €50 to attend all the events, and a mere €20 for the unwaged/students.