IndieCork 2017

Training: How To Get Your Project Financed, Produced, Delivered, and Released at IndieCork 2017

How To Get Your Project Financed, Produced, Delivered, and Released, a one-day workshop for professional and emerging producers and directors will be held at this year’s IndieCork Film Festival on October 12th.

The aim of the workshop is to enable participants to develop a greater understanding of the realities of bringing their film projects to the screen and to the international marketplace.

Topics covered will include financing, film delivery, festival strategies and releasing.

There will also be a case study of Patrick O’Shea’s documentary Why is there anything instead of nothing. This receives its first cinema screening at the festival having been recently picked up for worldwide distribution by Starline Entertainment who will represent the film at Mipcom.

Carey Fitzgerald of Starline Entertainment and Rebecca Hawks of Schedule 2 will reveal the secrets, as well as the pitfalls, of turning your idea into an onscreen reality ready for worldwide distribution.

Fee: €25: includes lunch and teas/coffees.

Places are limited and attendance is by application to by Oct 8th.

The workshop will be held in the magnificent Nano Nagle Place on Douglas Street. Supported by Screen Training Ireland.

Carey Fitzgerald is Strategy Manager with Starline Entertainment which specialises in the production, financing and marketing of films as well as handling international distribution.

Rebecca Hawkes is Managing Director of Schedule 2. With expertise in the fields of technical services and international delivery, Schedule 2 works closely with filmmakers guiding them through all stages of the film journey.

Paddy O’Shea is a professional filmmaker, directing shorts, documentaries and a feature film. He also lectures in TV and Film in Griffith College Cork. Patrick’s feature documentary, Why is there anything instead of nothing, portrays the life and work of Irish/American artist Tighe O’Donoghue/Ross.