Category: Tips

Tips: Producing A Short Film: In Three Simple, Difficult Steps

Tips: Producing A Short Film: In Three Simple, Difficult Steps

| May 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

Producer Ben Keenan shares three things you need to get right when producing a short film.

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Tips: On Set Etiquette

Tips: On Set Etiquette

| March 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

Actor Patrick Murphy gives us some advice on how to mind your p and qs on set ahead of his 4-day Acting for camera Showreel Course at Filmbase.

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A Few Things to Consider Before You Start Writing Your TV Drama

A Few Things to Consider Before You Start Writing Your TV Drama

| March 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

Ahead of her Writing for TV Drama course at Filmbase, tutor Eilish Kent suggests things to consider before you start writing your TV drama.

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Tips: Creating a Webseries

Tips: Creating a Webseries

| January 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Story consultant and script editor Eilish Kent gives three tips for creating a web series.

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Tips: 5 Tips for Novice Screenwriters

Tips: 5 Tips for Novice Screenwriters

| December 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

Writer James Phelan sets out his top tips for those new to screenwriting.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Comedy

5 Tips to Improve Your Comedy

| October 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Comic performer and writer Michelle Read shares 5 tips to help improve your comedy stylings.

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Shooting a Horror - Five Fiendish Tips

Shooting a Horror – Five Fiendish Tips

| October 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

Writer, director and nightmare-maker Conor McMahon shares his 5 tips to scare the bejebus out of your audience.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Voice Work

5 Tips to Improve Your Voice Work

| October 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

Ahead of Filmbase’s upcoming Screen Studio Academy: Actors Intensive Lab (20th October – 26th November), actor, singer and voice coach Maria Tecce shares 5 tips every actor should follow to improve their voice work.

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Full Costs and Income of a £1m Independent Feature Film

Full Costs and Income of a £1m Independent Feature Film

| September 30, 2015 | Comments (1)

In advance of his Producer’s Masterclass at Filmbase, Stephen Follows takes us through the full costs and income of a £1m independent feature film.

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Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 4 – Choosing Your Genre

Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 4 – Choosing Your Genre

| June 30, 2015 | Comments (0)

The fourth and final part of Danny Stack’s Getting Into Screenwriting video series features Danny talking about getting proactive, using industry knowledge, choosing a genre, making micro-budget films.

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Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 3 -  Elevating Your Profile

Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 3 – Elevating Your Profile

| June 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

Screenwriter Danny Stack continues his four-part video series Getting Into Screenwriting with a focus on getting out there, getting to know how the industry works, finding your niche and elevating your profile.

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Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 2 - Promoting Yourself

Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 2 – Promoting Yourself

| June 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

Screenwriter Danny Stack continues his four-part video series, Getting Into Screenwriting, by discussing the benefits of getting online, promoting yourself, time management, and using your hustle.

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Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 1

Video: Getting Into Screenwriting, Part 1

| June 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

Screenwriter Danny Stack kicks off his four-part video series, Getting Into Screenwriting, by explaining how he started, building your portfolio, his two top tips for reading scripts, and the importance of professional feedback.

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Interview: Paul Young, Producer of 'Song of the Sea'

Interview: Paul Young, Producer of ‘Song of the Sea’

| February 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

Lynn O’Reilly asks Paul Young for advice on breaking into the animation industry and about the role of the producer of an animated feature film.

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The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Grow Your Social Media Fanbase The Right Way

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Grow Your Social Media Fanbase The Right Way

| January 27, 2015 | Comments (1)

Christopher Brennan looks at how filmmakers can make the most out of their social media pages.

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The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Make Your Own Film Promo

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Make Your Own Film Promo

| December 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan continues The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide series with reasons why you should be making your own film promo.

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5 Things I Learned Making 'Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story'

5 Things I Learned Making ‘Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story’

| October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker’s latest film, ‘Unbreakable’, tells the incredible story of Mark Pollack’s rehabilitation, search for groundbreaking cures in the worlds of robotics and science, and his unbreakable spirit.

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The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: How To Get People To Read Your Goddamn Script!

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: How To Get People To Read Your Goddamn Script!

| September 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan continues The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide series with a look at getting your script read.

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The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Pitching

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Pitching

| August 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan continues The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide series with a look at pitching your project.

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The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Crowdfunding - Incentivizing Your Audience

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Crowdfunding – Incentivizing Your Audience

| August 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan continues The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide series with a look at how to incentivize your audience when crowdfunding.

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The New Digital Filmmaker's Guide: Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best For You?

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best For You?

| July 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan kicks off The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide Series with a look at crowdfunding.

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The New Digital Filmmaker's Guide: An Introduction

The New Digital Filmmaker’s Guide: An Introduction

| July 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

Christopher Brennan’s new series takes on the challenges filmmakers face in the new digital film landscape.

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Tips: Documentary making

Tips: Documentary making

| June 26, 2014 | Comments (1)

Filmmaker and editor Jill Beardsworth gives Film Ireland some personal insight into making documentaries.

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Tips: 5 Tips on Scriptwriting

Tips: 5 Tips on Scriptwriting

| June 4, 2014 | Comments (1)

Screenwriter Sarah Daly shares 5 tips on scriptwriting with Film Ireland.

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Tips: 5 Tips for Directing Your First Short

Tips: 5 Tips for Directing Your First Short

| April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Garret Daly shares some advice for directing your first short.

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Tips: Learn From My Mistakes – And Then Make Your Own

Tips: Learn From My Mistakes – And Then Make Your Own

| March 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

CJ Scuffins offers his tips for Emerging Directors

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Tips: 5 Tips for Documentary Producers

Tips: 5 Tips for Documentary Producers

| March 14, 2014 | Comments (1)

Ahead of her weekend course in Filmbase this month, Vanessa Gildea gives 5 tips for documentary producers.

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Tips: Directing a Documentary

Tips: Directing a Documentary

| March 4, 2014

Tommy Flavin shares his thoughts and ideas about documentary filmmaking.

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Tips: The Viral Conundrum

Tips: The Viral Conundrum

| February 25, 2014

Lorna Buttimer reports from the Fat Rat Films retrospective, which took place at last year’s Cork Film Festival and found out how they managed to get 25 million views for their short, ‘Act of Terror’.

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Tips: Advice for Filmmakers

Tips: Advice for Filmmakers

| February 20, 2014 | Comments (0)

Greg Corcoran shares some valuable advice for filmmakers.

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