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International Film Festival in the West of Ireland

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International Film Festival in the West of Ireland

    S03E07: Pitching

    S03E07: Pitching

    In the last episode of 2020, we hear ten filmmakers deliver the ‘elevator pitch’ for their project, to our three judges: Sarah Dillon (Manager, WRAP Fund) Eoin O’Faolain (Head of Film, Sharp House) and Mary Kate O’ Flanagan (writer & story consultant). Which pitch was your favourite? And which one won the €3000 cash prize? […]

    • 1 hr 22 min
    S03E06: Short Form Content for a New Generation

    S03E06: Short Form Content for a New Generation

    Some of the Irish & UK companies and commissioners catering to a specifically younger audience, talk about the digital content that resonates with their demographic, and developing new talent in front of, and behind, the camera. Panellists include: Louise Thornton (BBC Scotland), Rhodri ap Dyfrig (S4C), Maeve McLoughlin (BBC Three /BBC NI/Northern Ireland Screen), Éamonn […]

    • 46 min
    S03E05: Development in 2020

    S03E05: Development in 2020

    Sarah Dillon is back, and this time she’s joined by four development executives who talk about the practical and creative strategies pursued by their companies in developing their slates, working with talent, and selecting the stories they want to tell. Participants: Ben Coren (Film4), Dionne Farrell (BBC Films), Emma Norton (Element Pictures), Tristan Goligher (The […]

    • 1 hr 9 min
    S03E04: Keith Carradine

    S03E04: Keith Carradine

    Our chairperson Kate O’Toole sits down (virtually) with Keith Carradine for a chat about his career, spanning over 70 feature films from Robert Altman’s McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) to having just wrapped on Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog (2021). Kate and Keith discuss acting, family, his ‘list of legends’, and Keith even […]

    • 55 min
    S03E03: The Music of Normal People

    S03E03: The Music of Normal People

    Following the massive success of the TV series Normal People, Sarah Glennane (CEO, Screen Composers Guild of Ireland) talks to the all-Irish music department behind the creation of the original score and placement of songs which formed the soundtrack to the hit show. Music is an essential part of the storytelling process, guiding the audience […]

    • 40 min
    S03E02: What Now? The Future of Sales & Distribution

    S03E02: What Now? The Future of Sales & Distribution

    Sarah Dillon (WRAP Fund) introduces a panel of professionals, who talk about the disruption caused to the traditional exploitation paths for many films, how they are navigating these changes, and what challenges and opportunities the future holds. What innovative approaches are helping films reach audiences, and how will distribution and exhibition adapt to a post-pandemic […]

    • 51 min

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