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21/10/2016

Not Just Plot! — a two-day screenwriting workshop for shorts and features

Film In Cork in association with Screen Training Ireland is delighted to present:
Not Just Plot! — a two-day screenwriting workshop for shorts and features

Date: November 5th & 6th

Time: 10am – 5pm

Cost: €25

Tutor: David Keating

Application Procedure: Please apply online at www.screentrainingireland.ie. For further details please contact Rossa Mullin, Film In Cork at rossa@filmincork.com

Deadline for applications: 1pm, Wednesday, October 26th.

Participants:
This workshop is suitable for new writers preparing to embark on their first draft of a short or longform screenplay, and more experienced screenwriters ready to expand their technical abilities and creative processes.

Aim:
The aim of this course is to energise and empower writers to create ambitious and engaging projects that connect with audiences.

Format:
This workshop uses creative writing techniques in order to energise participants while demonstrating ways that innovative work can be supported by genre, format and the conventions of the screenplay form.

 
David Keating
Film director and screenwriter, David also directs theatre when he gets the chance. His writing includes work for Columbia/ Sony Pictures and Jim Sheridan’s script for INTO THE WEST.

David has directed three features films, THE LAST OF THE HIGH KINGS, (Miramax/ IFB) with Jared Leto, Gabriel Byrne and Christina Ricci; WAKE WOOD (Hammer/ IFB) with Aidan Gillen, Timothy Spall and Eva Birthistle; and 2015’s CHERRY TREE (MPI/ IFB) with Naomi Battrick, Anna Walton and Sam Hazeldene. CHERRY TREE was selected to open Film4 Frightfest 2015 in London’s Leicester Square, it had its US premiere at Lincoln Plaza in NYC November 2015.

As a trainer and project mentor David has worked with Oxford University’s Green Templeton College and Saïd Business School, Screen Training Ireland/ IFB, the National Film School of Ireland, the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, the London Film Academy, Moonstone, Equinoxe, Media Development Morocco, and with Mira Nair’s Uganda initiative MAISHA. With STORY CAMPUS he has been involved in training events in the UK with BAFTA, the East End Film Festival, and in Ireland for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.