NOV 16 |1100 | THE METROPOLE HOTEL | €20
Supported by Broadcasting Authority Ireland and Screen Training Ireland.
Registration 10.30 – 11am
A Career in Directing
In Association with Film in Cork
We speak to two distinctive Irish directors on their experiences and career journeys – what motivates them, how they make it work and why they have dedicated their lives to the discipline.
Director | Michael Inside
Director | Oíche Nollaig na mBán
What does a Producer Do?
In Association with Women in Film and Television Ireland
This session will provide an introduction to building a career as a producer, incorporating the roles of a producer, innovative approaches to fi nancing, promotion and distribution, and audience engagement. The panel will give specific focus to gender diversity in fi lm, and the challenges for women in the film industry.
Producer | The Last Photograph
Producer | The Lodgers
Producer | Acorns
Transitioning from Shorts to Features – In Conversation With Deborah Haywood
Writer-Director Deborah Haywood’s critically acclaimed directorial debut, Pin Cushion, opened Critic’s Week at this year’s Venice International Film Festival. Haywood will discuss her trajectory in fi lmmaking, specifically focusing on her transition from shorts to feature film director. Pin Cushion receives its Irish premiere at CFF on the 17th November.
Director | Pin Cushion
A Career in Irish Film
First Take is delighted to welcome Award-Winning Irish Screenwriter and Actor, Mark O’Halloran. O’Halloran’s writing credits include thought-provoking films Viva, Garage and Adam and Paul. He joins us to discuss his diverse career to date and share insights into the Irish film industry.
Writer | UCC Screenwriter in Residence