Tuesday 23 June 2009

Free Master Class for NI Writers

Northern Irish screenwriters have the opportunity to obtain one of ten free places on the Screenwriters' Master Class at the Galway Film Fleadh, as organised by Northern Ireland Screen.

Four of the ten selected writers will be chosen for a one-to-one with Christopher Hampton.

For full details contact Development Executive Natasha Geary at natasha@northernirelandscreen.co.uk by no later than 5pm on Tuesday, 23 June 2009.

Essential criteria to be considered for selection to attend the Master Class:

  • You must be resident for tax purposes in Northern Ireland
  • You must have previously received development money for a feature film or TV drama script
  • Experienced television drama writers with at least one commission or broadcast credit
  • Preference will be given to writers who have not attended the Fleadh before
  • You must be able to demonstrate a strategic need for attending the festival.
In addition, in order to be considered for a one-to-one with Christopher Hampton, you will need to have had a feature film produced and distributed in a commercial cinema or a television drama produced and broadcast.

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