The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced details of its partnership with the Galway Film Fleadh 2013.
Once again, the BAI is one of the main industry supporters of the popular ‘Film Fair Market’ which facilitates meetings between film makers, producers, financiers, distributors and broadcasters. Other events being supported by the BAI include actor’s master classes, screenwriting master classes, casting workshops and the pitching awards. The BAI has also partnered with Media Antenna Galway to hold a panel discussion during the Fleadh that will focus on opportunities for the independent production sector.
In addition, the Fleadh screening programme features a number of projects which received production funding from the BAI via the Broadcasting Funding Scheme;The Sea An Léigear 1922 (The Siege 1922)Run & JumpAn Bhean a Shúil Trasna MheiriceáLife’s a BreezeA Fighting Heart/Croí Trodach
Speaking ahead of the Fleadh, Michael O’Keeffe, Chief Executive of the BAI said; “The Galway Film Fleadh continues to provide a unique opportunity for the film, broadcasting and creative communities to meet and discuss developments, trends and opportunities for independent production and broadcasting. We are especially pleased to see a variety of BAI projects being included in the screening programme this year.” Further information including screening times is available at www.galwayfilmfleadh.com