#81 | Fiona Clark | CEO Cork Film Festival

Nov 8, 2019

For our 81st episode, we’ve a special Podcast coming this week with Cork Film Festival CEO and Producer, Fiona Clark. ? Fiona started out in arts education before progressing to senior positions in a number of respected UK theatres, Fiona…


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#80 | The ‘Mind Yourself’ Episode

Nov 6, 2019

For this our 80th Episode. We have a special ‘Mind yourself’ episode. ? Featuring Julia Roddy, pre-accredited psychotherapist and filmmaker, Mannie Moolman, from the Film and Tv Charity in London and Fran Keaveney of Screen Skills Ireland.…

#79 | Jonathan Kesselman | Writer/Director

Nov 1, 2019

On today’s episode is American Filmmaker Jonathan Kesselman, a Dublin Based award-winning filmmaker and writer. ? He launched his career writing and directing ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ in 2003 to international acclaim with its world premiere at…



  • #143 | Gerry O'Brien/Melissa Nolan| Irish Equity

    Important episode alert  Welcome to FNI Wrapchat, If this is your first listen, please subscribe.  @paulbutlerlennox is joined on this episode by President Gerry O'Brien and Vice President Melissa Nolan of Irish Equity. A very important episode that all Actors and Performace professionals should bookmark to listen to.  Wrapchat is sponsored by Wildcard Distribution, Film Equipment Store and Octovid.com and is made in conjunction with the Headstuff podcast network at the Podcast […]

  • #142 | Peter McKenna | Screenwriter/Showrunner (Kin)

    On this episode of FNI Wrapchat, joining Paul Webster is showrunner, Bafta winning executive producer and priter of  2021's new exciting Dublin set crime drama, Kin-  Peter McKenna. Peter McKenna has written extensively for film, television and stage. He is the creator and Showrunner of RED ROCK, an award winning drama for Irish broadcaster TV3, which was acquired by AMAZON PRIME and the BBC. He has just completed writing episodes of forthcoming dramas THE GLOAMING (ABC Studios/STAN), THE […]

  • #141 | Sarah Glennane | CEO The Screen Composers Guild of Ireland

    A little later than billed. On this episode of Fni Wrapchat, PBL @paulblennox is joined by Sarah Glennane, CEO of the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland. In the first of a few Chats with the various Film and TV Guilds and organisations, We talk the importance of Sound and Composition in Film, TV and Advertising at all levels. Why it should be treated with respect and how the ingredients of an overall project can be tainted when you skimp on original musical content. Original work vrs Stock […]

  • #140 | Mark Maher | Designer/Model Maker

    On this Episode of Fni Wrapchat, joining Mia Mullarkey is Creative Director of Odyssey Studios, Mark Maher.Mark is CEO, Founder and Creative Director at Odyssey Studios a creative Film Company, based in Ireland. He has brought 17 years of international experience in the industry as a Concept, Lead or Head Model Maker to Odyssey Studios which he started to bring world class model making to the world. His credits include The Hobbit (The Battle of the Five Armies, The Desolation of Smaug and An […]

  • #139 | DISF SPECIAL | Gavin Ryan and Daniel Hegarty

    On this packed ep of Fni Wrapchat, Paul Webster and Paul Butler Lennox chat to Festival organisers Daniel Hegarty (producer) and Gavin Ryan (Screenwriter). We chat Everything Dublin International Screenwriting Festival @dublinintscreenwritingfestival  DISF as an innovative and timely new event for Irish screenwritiers running online this April 19th-23rd. For all Screenwriting peeps established and upcoming. This is something definitely not to be missed. It's also FREE. Supported by […]

  • #138 | Ann Skelly | Actor

    Joining Mia for this week's ep is an actor whose career is skyrocketing at the moment...  Ann Skelly. Ann is currently featuring in the brand new series for HBO 'The Nevers' due for release on the 11th of April on HBO. "PLEASE consider Supporting FNI by becoming a member of Fni on www.BuyMeACoffee.com/fni or simply just buy us a coffee or two as a gesture to help us keep the kettle on for everyone. Get ahead of the pack as we're shortly announcing a very cool membership programme for Fnier's […]