Whaling Afloat and Ashore (1908)
Go all the way back to 1900 for the beginning of short films shot and/or produced in Ireland. Watch these early historical pieces between then and 1913.
How can you make your script stand out from the crowd? What are the common mistakes new writers make? BAFTA grabbed five minutes with some of TV’s commissioning editors to get some advice for new writers, featuring:
Jon Mountague (Comedy Commissioning Editor at Sky); Katie Mavroleon (Associate Producer, Derek, Life’s Too Short); Polly Buckle (Producer, Being Human, Head of Development, Merlin); Sarah Stack (Senior Script Executive at the BBC); and Ben Stoll (Commissioning Editor at Channel 4).
“The problem is that cinema, as I define it and as something that inspired me, is under assault by the studios and, from what I can tell, with the full support of the audience.”
Steven Soderbergh on his loss of faith in the studio-driven industry.
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