Archive for July 24th, 2009

Berlinale 2010

24th July 2009 by Maura McHugh

The online application system for the Berlinale Talent Campus (February, 13 – 18, 2010) is now open.

The Berlinale Talent Campus is a creative academy and networking platform for 350 up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world that runs alongside the Berlin Film Festival. It offers a variety of activities, including workshops and hands-on training, for emerging talent within the film industry.

Read the qualifying criteria carefully before applying.

Applicants can edit their data at any time until the deadline of October 7, 2009.

Frameworks 2009

24th July 2009 by Maura McHugh

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, the Arts Council and RTÉ have announced the successful FRAMEWORKS projects for this year.

FRAMEWORKS is aimed exclusively at the production of animated short films up to six minutes in duration. It is currently in its 14th year having been established in 1995 with the intention of developing new talent and skills in the area of animation. It has been very successful to date in supporting the production of exciting and creative work.

“23 Degrees 5 Minutes” to be written and directed by Darragh O’Connell and produced by Colm Tyrell of Brown Bag Films.

“The Meaning of Eggsistence” to be written and directed by Bruce Ryder and produced by Stephen Rennicks and Lenny Abrahamson of Element Films.

“The Boy Who Lived in a Bubble” to be written and directed by Kealan O’Rourke and produced by Brian Willis of Igloo Productions.

“Red Lead” to be written and directed by Tony O’Donoghue and produced by Cathal Black of Mayfly Films Ltd.

“Paperman” to be written by Richard Kelly and Sean Ryan, directed by Richard Kelly and produced by Jessica Kelly of Prickly Pear Productions.