Archive for May 22nd, 2009

Social Media Seminar

22nd May 2009 by Maura McHugh

FÁS Screen Training Ireland is offering a free morning seminar on Tuesday the 2nd of June at the Digital Exchange, Digital Hub, about social media marketing, and how it can enhance film or television projects/brands.

This seminar will be taught by Damien Mulley, and will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to social media platforms: Twitter, Linked In, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo.
  • Identifying the right social media platforms for your project.
  • Blogging.
  • Social media case studies – film/TV/animation.

Places can be booked for the seminar via the web site.

Extra Direction

22nd May 2009 by Maura McHugh


Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) in partnership with the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) have added extra tickets to their screenwriting conference entitled Give Me Direction due to popular demand.

Confirmed guests to date include Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), Shane Meadows and Paul Fraser (A Room for Romeo Brass, Somers Town), Eran Kolirin (The Band’s Visit), Conor McPherson, Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, Roddy Doyle, Kirsten Sheridan and Mark O’Rowe.

The conference runs from 4-5 June, and the mix of screenings, talks and panels will take place at the Light House Cinema and the Shelbourne Hotel. A ticket costs €40.