Making Films Dublin is a new event focusing on providing a behind the lens insight into the independent film scene in Dublin. Ballyfermot College Final Year Film Students have organised this key event bringing a host of industry professionals to share their tips and experience.
Making Films Dublin will take place in the Cinema Room at Generator Hostel in Smithfield on Sunday, 1st March.
Speakers includes Liam McGrath, IFTA Best Director Winner and Executive Producer of the forthcoming programme being broadcast on RTE, Redress: Breaking the Silence; Assistant Director, Aoife Thunder, whose experience includes Neil Jordan’s Breakfast on Pluto (2005) and Michael Collins (1996), and Joel Schumacher’s Veronica Guerin (2003); The founders of Ireland’s largest film network, with 15,000 members, Film Network Ireland; Robert Fitzhugh, the Founder of Dublin Smartphone Film Festival and independent filmmaker Paul Webster who received €20,000 from the Screen Ireland for his docu-drama, The Vasectomy Doctor, together with a panel of working actors including Nina Donnelly and Eamonn Elliott, and an as yet to be announced speaker on Women in Film.
Making Films Dublin is aimed at anyone interested in Irish film and what goes on behind the camera. All proceeds will be used to further support Irish filmmaking by funding a short film called Ballcourt (Dir. H Kivikallio) being shot in May by Ballyfermot College Dublin.