Archive for September 30th, 2010

Evolution of Storytelling

30th September 2010 by Maura McHugh

FAS Screen Training IrelandFÁS Screen Training Ireland and The Darklight Film Festival are seeking participants for The Evolution of Storytelling, which is a half-day seminar taking place in Dublin on the 30th October 2010, and costs €25.00.

Participant Profile:
Industry professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of the impact of changing technologies on the art of storytelling.

Course Profile:
Technology is impacting the art and craft of storytelling. As the industry shifts and audiences move from passive to active collaborators, how does the art of storytelling change? How does one develop stories and characters that can travel across screens and devices? What will emerge as new formats and how will they be funded and distributed? Lance Weiler, director of The Last Broadcast and Head Trauma, details the story architecture that he employs to build story worlds around his film, TV and gaming projects.

Tutor:
Lance Weiler is the Chief Story Architect of Seize the Media. He’s also a critically acclaimed award winning writer / director. Recognized as a pioneer because of the way he makes and distributes his work – Wired magazine named him “One of twenty-five people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood” and Business Week recognized Lance as one of the “18 people who Changed Hollywood.” Lance has successfully self distributed his films THE LAST BROADCAST and HEAD TRAUMA to more than 20 countries while grossing over 5 million dollars in the process.

Apply online by the 15th of October 2010.