Irish filmmaker Sean Clancy, UK-based distributor Síle Culley and producer Jessie Fisk have been selected to attend Berlinale Talents 2019.
Sean has written and directed short films including Cavalier as well as the award winning feature film Locus of Control, to be released later this year.
Jessie Fisk’s credits include Songs of Granite, Losing Alaska and Rialto, which is due for release.
An initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale Talents is a weeklong talent development programme for the world’s top 250 emerging filmmakers.
From February 9 to 14, 2019, the up-and-coming film professionals will gather at Berlinale Talents to share ideas, network, and further develop their latest projects. This year’s group of 141 women and 109 men is socially, culturally, and artistically extremely diverse. The 250 participants at this year’s Berlinale Talents, were chosen from 3,401 international applicants by an internal selection committee on the basis of prior achievements, resonance and relevance of the work as well as exceptional promise.
For more information on Berlinale Talents 2019, visit their website here