Single Shot Cinema Workshop

| May 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

FÁS Screen Training Ireland and Guth Gafa Festival are running a two-day ‘Single Shot Cinema’ course with Leonard Retel Helmrich – detailing his working methods as a director and cinematographer. The event is aimed at experienced filmmakers; directors with and interest in cinematography; or DOPs.

This is an opportunity for participants to partake in a practical hands-on workshop with an innovative documentary maker, as Leonard Retel Helmrich was the winner of the World Documentary Prize at Sundance 2011 and the Best Feature Length Documentary at IDFA 2010 for his latest film, Position Among The Stars.

Leonard Retel Helmrich’s films have been praised worldwide and the filmmaker himself bases his success on a self-invented method of filmmaking, which he calls Single Shot Cinema. Having spent years developing this technique, workshops are now run all over the world.

The course costs €100 and will take place in Óstan Loch Altan Hotel, Gortahork, Co. Donegal on 11th June. The deadline for applications is 7th of June 2011, and applicants for this course should submit a current CV online at For additional information regarding the festival visit


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