Supported by Screen Skills Ireland
FINDING both a career & your voice
22nd / 24th / 25th sept, 7pm
with colin mckeown and special guests
ART Vrs COMMERCE
Colin McKeown began making short films with the compilation ‘Short Stories’ which premiered at the Cork Film Festival in 1986. He has been involved in producing 5 feature films and over 30 short films.
He was instrumental in developing the work of new filmmakers and training new entrants in Northern Ireland from the inception of the Six Pack scheme in 1995 and his work with Northern Ireland Screen throughout the following 13 years. His film work has garnered international recognition and awards including two BAFTA nominations, selection for Cannes Critic’s Week and a BAFTA award in 2001.
In 2009 he was the video producer of Ireland’s entry to the Venice Biennale. He has significant experience in script development including work as script editor on the BAFTA/IFTA nominated Northern Irish films Good Vibrations and Ordinary Love.
Subjects covered include:
The Creative Life – Team Building – Networking – C.V.s & Showreels – Finding a Producer – Dealing with Agents – Film Schools & Training – Festivals/Markets – Film Financing – Finding Talent & Scripts – Production Headaches – Development Hell – A Sustainable Career.
Spaces for this class are limited
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