Adventures in Independent Cinema Masterclass

Two of America’s most acclaimed Independent producers, Ted Hope (21 Grams, In The Bedroom, Happiness) and Christine Vachon (Far From Heaven, Boys Don’t Cry, One Hour Photo), will give a unique masterclass in Independent film development, financing, production and distribution.

With an emphasis on getting your first feature film produced, the masterclass will cover such topics as:

-Challenges and opportunities for Independent Producers in the film industry

-Independent Film Finance

-Developing projects for the budget

-Marketing and distribution strategies for independent films

-Costs of marketing and distribution

-Strategies for engaging with US festivals, agents and distributors

-Audience Q&A

This masterclass gives unique access to two of Independent Cinema’s most experienced and respected champions. Between them they share over 100 feature film credits and have been instrumental in starting the careers of some of cinemas most individual talents, including Ang Lee, Todd Solodnz, Michel Gondry, Hal Hartley, Todd Haynes, Mark Romanek and many others.

The event is run by Filmbase in association with FAS Screen Training Ireland and the booking deadline is Monday 4th April. For bookings, use the FAS Screen Training Ireland website www.screentrainingireland.ie

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