Screen Training Ireland

#Training: Screen Training Ireland bringing writing course to Monaghan, January 13th

Screen Training Ireland in association with The Garage Theatre are seeking participants for Epic Stories. This course will be delivered through a combination of masterclass in character and theme, with Q&A and film analysis.  It will provide guidance to writers and creatives when giving depth to stories for screen through the interrogation of character and arcs of transformation over the course of a story.

Mary Kate O’Flanagan is an award-winning screenwriter and story consultant in the European film and television industry. She teaches screenwriting in The UK and The US, across Europe as well as in Ireland for Screen Training Ireland among others.

She has written six feature-length screenplays, five of which have been optioned and supported by funding from Bord Scannain/IFB and a pilot for a television series which won the EATC Prix Europa.

Mary Kate is Ireland’s First Grand Slam Champion Storyteller at The Moth, a title she won at The Abbey Theatre in October 2015. She is also The Grand Slam Champion Storyteller at The Moth in LA, a title she won in January 2017.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at with a current CV by Friday the 5th of January. For further information please email

Participant Profile:

Screenwriters wishing to improve their abilities. Producers, directors, script editors & those working in development wishing to deepen their understanding of story and improve their skills in working with writers.


Tutor: Mary Kate O’Flanagan

Course Date: Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

Venue: The Garage Theatre, Monaghan

Location: Monaghan

Cost: €120