Rónán Ó Muirthile, Head of the National Film School IADT, Warner Bros. Creative Talent scholar 2017 Allyn Quigley, Nick Costello Warner Bros. Ireland and Paul Freaney, Course Leader in Screenwriting MA IADT
Warner Bros. Ireland has awarded a scholarship to Allyn Quigley, an MA Screenwriting student at the National Film School at Dublin’s Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), it was announced by Josh Berger, President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland & Spain.
The Warner Bros. Creative Talent scholarship will, over the course of a year, provide Allyn with funding support and a short, paid placement at Warner Bros. Ireland’s Dublin offices, as well as access to screenings and mentoring support from Warner Bros. executives in the country.
Previous Warner Bros. Creative Talent scholars, Miriam Devitt, Ciaran Dooley and Daniel Kelly, have gone on to enjoy further success. Miriam Devitt’s short film “The Space in Between” was recently shortlisted for the 2017 Aer Lingus Irish Filmmaker competition and Ciaran Dooley’s “The Great Wide Open” was nominated for an Irish Film and Television award in 2016. Daniel Kelly has also celebrated awards success after winning an Irish Writer’s Guild Award in 2015 for Best Screenplay with his film “Into Night.”
Josh Berger CBE, President & Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland & Spain, said,“We are thrilled to welcome Allyn into Warner Bros. Creative Talent. This scholarship at the National Film School at IADT is part of our continued commitment to finding, funding and supporting talented people from all backgrounds, and we’re delighted by the achievements of our previous three scholars. We’re sure Allyn will enjoy similar success and wish him all the very best.”
Rónán Ó Muirthile, Head of the National Film School IADT said, “The National Film school at IADT is once again delighted to partner with Warner Bros as part of its scholarship scheme for young talent. Allyn Quigley is a talented young filmmaker and he will benefit greatly from the association with Warner Bros.”