Thursday 7 May 2009

Give Me Direction

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) in partnership with the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) have announced a new screenwriting conference entitled Give Me Direction.

Attended by a mix of Irish and international guests, GIVE ME DIRECTION will be an opportunity to champion great and original writing for the screen and to deepen the IFB's engagement in addressing industry concerns. The conference will follow an informal, mixed format of sessions and interviews: plus a rehearsed read-through and a preview screening.

Confirmed Guests:
  • Shane Black (Lethal Weapon)
  • Shane Meadows and Paul Fraser (A Room for Romeo Brass, SomersTown)
  • Eran Kolirin (The Band's Visit)
  • Conor McPherson (The Eclipse)
More guests and further details on the sessions will be announced shortly

Book your places on the JDIFF web site now. Places are strictly limited and tickets will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

When: 4th—5th June 2009

Where: The Light House Cinema & The Chester Beatty Library

Time: 4th June 16.30—21.00 / 5th June 9.30—18.00

Tickets: €40

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