The most exciting development on the filmmaking scene in a while is the advancement of DSLR filmmaking. Filmbase tutor and cinematographer Basil Al-Rawi gives Film Ireland some DSLR filmmaking tips.
Filmbase, in association with beActive Media, presents a special masterclass on building a low-budget film franchise
Filmbase Presents an On The Page Craft of Screenwriting Masterclass with Hollywood Script Consultant Pilar Alessandra – Tue 16th April at 6.30pm
Filmbase are presenting an industry writing masterclass with Hollywood script consultant Pilar Alessandra
The latest edition of Film Ireland magazine is now available, sadly however, this will be the final print edition of the magazine.
Pre-production continues for ‘How To Be Happy’; a comedy feature film which tells story of Cormac, a marriage guidance counsellor, Flor, a private investigator and Al, an accountant with a marriage in crisis
Evening panel session starts at 6:30pm.
Two proposals are selected to be made into short documentaries at the end of the course.
In 2012, the Arts Council celebrates the 50th Anniversary of its collection as well as 60 years of supporting the arts. To mark this, the Arts Council and RTÉ will support the making of four short films which respond creatively to the collection. The films will be stand alone pieces of 3 minutes in duration [...]
Celebrating 25 years of Film Ireland magazine, Exhibition Piece 2 – Issue 1 of Filmbase news May/June 1987
Issue 1 of Filmbase news May/June 1987.
The Irish short documentary Hold On Tight will be screening at 3 major festivals inCalifornia over the coming days. First off is Frameline, the world’s largest lesbian, gay and transgender film festival inSan Francisco, where the film will be showing in the historic Castro theatre The Roxie. The film will also be screening in the [...]
34-year-old Cork city filmmaker Dan O’Connell has won the first prize in the inaugural Ford Short Film Competition ‘8 Minutes’ with his film A Selfless Act which he directed and co-wrote with Frank Hurley (52, from Mogeely, Co. Cork). The winning film was announced at a gala screening at Fota House, Co. Cork and Mr. [...]
Filmbase have announced a brand new DSLR Camera and Final Cut Pro X weekend course on July 21/22.
Filmbase is launching a new Masters in Creative Documentary Production from September 2012, which aims to assist aspiring filmmakers interested in developing their skills in the area of feature length documentary production. Irish feature documentaries have enjoyed unprecedented success in recent years, with many documentaries achieving cinema release and winning critical awards. Digital technologies [...]
Winner will make original video documentary for RTÉ television.
Steven Galvin caught up with David Olof Svedberg – Director of the short film ‘Death Can Wait’.
FilmOffaly, Offaly’s Film Commission in association with Filmbase announce the FilmOffaly Award 2012
FilmOffaly, Offaly’s Film Commission in association with Filmbase is pleased to announce the FilmOffaly Award 2012. This funding initiative aims to foster creative, resourceful filmmaking in the county. FilmOffaly are looking for unique, original stories by talented new filmmakers, professional and novice alike. The only stipulation is that the filming must take place in Offaly! [...]
To celebrate the arrival of the RED SCARLET Filmbase will be hosting an info session on the camera with DOP Billy McCannon.
The Filmbase/RTÉ short film award scheme is seeking the next generation of Irish filmmakers, the next deadline for the award is 5pm on Friday 30th March.
Eurotek and Sony will host a Masterclass on the Sony PMW-F3 camcorder on Tuesday 6th March 10.30am – 5.00pm at Filmbase.
The winner of the UNTITLED Screenwriting competition was announced this weekend.
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival Irish: Dreamtime, Revisited Wednesday, 21st February, 6:30pm, IFI Magical, wondrous, sensual and spiritual, Dreamtime Revisited is an evocative recollection of the life and work of writer, poet and philosopher, John Moriarty. Commissioned as part of Reel Art scheme,this abstract film uses stunning contemporary footage, interviews from his friends and [...]
Irish director Colm Quinn’s short drama Joy is to have its international premiere at next month’s South by South West festival in Austin, Texas.
As part of RTÉ’s TV50 celebrations, the RTÉ TV Documentary Unit and Filmbase are launching ‘Doc on the Box’: a forward-looking initiative designed to encourage a fresh, emerging voice in video documentary direction and production.
The search for the next big Irish comedy act starts today
Win a pair of tickets to ‘Superheroes’, a documentary film by Michael Barnett.
Filmbase presents the Best of the West 2011 – Award Winning Short Films from the Galway Film Fleadh.
The Best of the West 2011 is a chance for Dublin audiences to catch the winning short films from this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.
Filmbase now taking bookings for training in Final Cut Pro X, Apple’s new revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results.
MediaZoo Studio in association with Filmbase announce a five-day After Effects Masterclass with Jerry Leer in Belfast from Monday, 24th October to Friday, 28th October.
Film Ireland will launch a new look www.filmireland.net this September.
There is a new reduced price of €300 waged/ €280 unwaged for Filmbase’s ‘Acting for TV and Film Level 1′ course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting on Tuesday September 13th and finishing on Thursday October 6th.