Directing for the Screen
Summer dates TBC
6 wed evenings
This course is a primer in directing. An introduction to all the main aspects of directing is combined with practical exercises in shooting to give an overview and experience of the basics - the practical knowledge you need in order to direct films. You will be guided through the process of preparation, taking in all the major departments that come together to make a film possible. In addition to practical exercises, all participants will shoot and crew short scenes.
Tutor: Tom Cosgrove - Writer / Director
Director and screenwriter Tom Cosgrove graduated from DIT film school in 2001. He has written and directed drama for RTE, The Irish Film Board and TG4, including the acclaimed short films Rógairí ('Villains'), and All God's Children.Tom has received commissions from the Irish Film Board, and a special commendation from Francis Ford Coppola in the American Zoetrope Screenwriting awards. In 2011, Tom optioned his feature script, Dark Zone, to the Oscar winning Irish Production Company, Fantastic Films and is slated for production in 2012.
Cost: €270 members / €295 non-members
Membership: €65 waged / €50 unwaged
Tutor: Tom Cosgrove
Dates: 27th Feb - 10th April (no class 27th March), 6 Wed Evenings
More Info: Call Training Manager Tristan Hutchinson on 01 679 6716 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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