Posts Tagged ‘seminar’

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.

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.

Elliot Grove Seminar

21st September 2010 by Maura McHugh

FilmbaseFilmbase is organising a book launch and seminar with Elliot Grove, writer of How to Write a Screenplay that Sells and founder of Raindance UK, from 6 – 8 pm on Thursday September 23rd. Tickets are €5 each.

There are two kinds of people who have to love your script. Agents, and Producers.

Why? Because they have the cash to buy it.

Raindance founder Elliot Grove takes screenwriters through the basics of writing a screenplay that producers will pick up and won’t be able to put down.

Elliot Grove has worked with writers and filmmakers at London’s Raindance Film Festival since 1992. He has produced over 150 short films, and 5 feature films. He has written 8 scripts, one of which is going into production late this year.

Free Filmmaking Software Seminar

5th August 2010 by Maura McHugh

FilmbaseFilmbase has announced a free filmmaking software seminar on Wednesday August 11th from 7.00–8.30pm at its offices.

The seminar will examine the functionality, compatibility and work flow of Final Draft, Movie Magic Scheduling and Movie Magic Budgeting. It will also include a short demonstration of all three products, including Final Draft Tagger.

The seminar is free and available to both members and non-members. Places are limited, so please contact reception on 01-679 6716 or email with “Software Seminar” as the subject line and include your name, email address, and contact phone number to reserve your place.

For more information on the software available from Filmbase contact, 01-8815106, or see for more details.