Archive for October 14th, 2010

Darklight Transmedia Symposium

14th October 2010 by Maura McHugh

Darklight 2010On Friday 29 October, from 10am – 6pm in Filmbase, Dublin the Darklight Festival will be running a Transmedia Symposium.

Official Festival Industry Partner Irish Film Board/Bord Scannan na hEireann, producer Katie Holly and festival director Nicky Gogan put their heads together to programme a day of information, discussion, workshops and advice open to all aspiring and practicing creative folk.

This is a day-long event that will explore the potential of digital and analogue networks as a creative tool for storytelling, as well as a means to reach audiences and finance and distribute films. the international and Irish guests will discuss all aspects of Transmedia production.

Topics on the agenda include fund-raising models, distribution platforms and crowd-sourcing collectives, and we’ll also be looking at what it means to write, direct and produce projects destined for the big screen, the small screen, the internet, apps, graphic novels, live performance and immersive experiences.

The Darklight Season Pass allows access to all screenings, workshops, gigs and the symposium for the sum of €75. Season Passes are available now to purchase in person or over the phone via the IFI box-office 01 6795744. Day passes for the symposium on Friday 29 October are €40 and can be purchased online.