Archive for June 11th, 2007

Fleadh Masterclasses Announced

11th June 2007 by Maura McHugh

The Galway Film Fleadh / Galway Film Centre in association with FÁS Screen Training Ireland have announced the 2007 Actors’ and Directors’ Masterclasses.

The Actors’ Masterclass with Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons will take place during the morning of Saturday 14 July 2007.

The Directors’ Masterclass with German New Wave director Volker Schlöndorff, will be hosted the morning of Friday 13 July 2007.

The Galway Film Fleadh / Galway Film Centre in association with Northern Ireland Screen have organised the Screenwriters Masterclass with screenwriter Terry George, and it will take place Friday 13th July in the afternoon.

Admission to each masterclass is by application only, and costs €50. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday June 29th 2007.

June Sit-In

11th June 2007 by Maura McHugh

FilmmakersNetwork.ie is having its monthly Sit-In tonight in Training Room 3 in Filmbase, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 at 7.30pm. The usual schedule consists of discussions, screenings, pitches, and afterwards drinks in the pub.

FilmmakersNetwork.ie, Ireland’s online film industry forums, now boasts a community of over 500 members.

Tonys Round-Up

11th June 2007 by Maura McHugh

Playbill summarises last night’s Tony Awards in New York. Among the seven Tonys The Coast of Utopia took home was the prestigious Best Play. Spring Awakening took home a record eight Tonys including Best Musical.

RTÉ notes that Irish set-designer Bob Crowley took home two Tonys: Best Scenic Design of a Play for The Coast of Utopia and Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Mary Poppins.