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Careers in Screen at Cork Film Festival

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  • Tickets: Free but ticketed
  • Date: Wed, 13th Nov 2019
  • Time: 13:30 - 15:15
  • Venue: Republic of Work


Careers in Screen at Cork Film Festival is a dynamic and interactive audience led event for 3rd-6th year students, which aims to highlight the wide variety of career paths available in film and television; providing an instructive, educational and inspirational platform for participants. The event will explore the nature of filmmaking as a career and the different skillsets involved, and give a comprehensive look at the screen industry in Ireland. Speakers will provide open and honest accounts of their experiences working in the screen sector, and an insight into the collaborative process of film production. Case studies of major Cork productions, including ‘Float Like a Butterfly’ and  ‘The Young Offenders’, will be the focal point of the event, with contributions by members of the creative teams and key crew involved.
Careers in Screen is presented in partnership with Screen Skills Ireland.

To book, contact schools@corkfilmfest.org with the number of students you would like to bring.


Session 1: My Career in Screen

Leading Irish film industry professionals, give an insight in to their current roles and an overview of their career path.

Speakers: Owen Power (Production Designer), Ailish Bracken (Line Producer), Imogen Murphy (Director), Niall Owens (1st Assistant Director), Danny Crowley (Sound Recordist)


Session 2: Filming in Cork

Discussion on what it’s like to film in Cork city and county, focusing on feature film Float Like a Butterfly and the television series The Young Offenders.

Speakers: Carmel Winters (Director), Ailish Bracken Production Manager)


Session 3: Career Pathways in the Irish Film Industry

Film crew members and industry professionals, from or based in Cork,  from a variety of disciplines and grades discuss how dthey got into the industry and their various unique career trajectories.

Speakers: Eve Donoghue (Trainee Script Supervisor), Maeve O’Sulivan (2nd Assistnant Director), Mary Doherty (Props/Set Decorator)


Each session will be moderated by Gemma O’Shaughnessy (Production Manager)

This event was sponsored by:


Republic of Work
12 South Mall
Cork, Munster T12 RD43 Ireland
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