Limerick Film Forum
Fresh Film Festival in association with the Belltable Arts Centre are delighted to announce five dates for the Limerick Film Forum.
The dates are Mondays: 17th Jan / 21st Feb / 28th March / 11th April / 16th May all at 8pm.
This platform is intended to open up opportunities for those working in film and new media in any capacity. Belltable is eager to hear from the filmmakers / producers / actors / new media students & educators etc. in the region with suggestions and input. This is YOUR forum. They will loosely theme each of the monthly screening and information evenings.
Entry is free and you can just come along on the night.
Monday, 17th Jan @ 8pm
Two Limerick Filmmakers screen their work in the new Belltable on 69 O’Connell Street. There will be a Q&A session after with Pete Moles & Keith Bogue with Dermott Petty facilitating. All are welcome.
Filmmaker: Pete Moles
Pete Moles has worked on a variety of television and short film projects. After spending most of his undergraduate degree in the student theatre, he studied film at master’s level in UCD, where he directed the short film ‘Fr. Callihan: Priest for Hire’, he wrote and and directed the short film ‘Chairs (musical)’ under the Irish Film Board’s Short Shorts scheme. He has also acted as a production manager, assistant director, and script consultant on various shorts. ‘Getting Air’ is Pete’s first producer credit.
Fr. Callihan: Priest For Hire (Director)
Father Callihan is a washed up priest. But when a nun walks into his office with one last job, will he be able to make the right choice?
Chairs (Director) During the televised final of an international musical chairs competition, two competitors find love. But what happens when the music stops?
Getting Air (Producer) Jamie and his mother have a strained relationship, but a day spent playing basketball helps Jamie and his friends see a different side of authority figures.
Filmmaker: Keith Bogue
Keith completed an MA (Hons) in Screenwriting at The Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUI, Galway and shortly after was awarded a Scholarship to NFTS Beaconsfield, London. He completed a Scriptwriting course at NFTS Beaconsfield and returned to Ireland to work in 2005.
Keith has recently worked with RTE as a writer for Fair City. He formed Lucky Dog Films with writer/Director Pat Comer in 2009 and was short listed for GFC/RTE television 2009 Short Script Awards as Producer on “BUDDY”. In 2008 Keith won GFC/ RTE Television Short Script Awards with “CAN U HEAR” commissioned by RTE and Galway film Centre. He has worked on various projects, from developing a film screenplays, producing work and his film “Rugby Days” won the Stella Artois Award, Galway Film Fleadh.
LISTEN is the everyday story of a man’s journey to work. This day is no different that any other day in modern Ireland. John Charles is simply going through the motions of completing a very simple task, getting to work. The story is humorous and told at a pace that is fast in order to convey the urgency of modern life.
The Day Trippers (Screenplay)
There’s nothing nicer than a sedate Sunday drive in the countryside, now that you have reached your golden years. Tom and Mary are a retired couple enjoying the latter days of their lives. We join them as they enjoy a picnic in the country.
This platform is intended to open up opportunities for those working in film and new media in any capacity. Belltable is eager to hear from the filmmakers / producers / actors / new media students & educators etc. in the region with suggestions and input. This is YOUR forum. We will loosely theme each of the monthly screening and information evenings.