A realistic roadmap for aspiring screenwriters.

Location: Dingle Hub

Date: Saturday 19 November

Time: 14.00 – 17.00 IST/GMT

Cost: €35

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Who the workshop is for

An overview of writing for film and TV and a practical approach to starting out. 

This workshop is for writers who want to pursue a career in screenwriting and are realistic about the challenges faced by emerging writers.

What the workshop covers

The first half explores opportunities available in the changing industry landscape and the second half looks at how a successful short film can be an invaluable calling card to get your career kick-started.

What you can expect

You can expect practical and realistic advice about what the modern industry offers and an in-depth look at how a successful short film can act as a springboard to bigger opportunities.

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Workshop Leader – Ailbhe Keogan

Ailbhe Keogan’s first feature film, Run & Jump, was selected as part of the Berlin Talent Campus Script Station and the Sundance Institute’s Lab. Directed by Oscar-nominated Steph Green, it premiered at Tribeca in 2012 and the script went on to win numerous awards.

Her second feature, Joyride, was released in 2022, sold by Embankment, produced by Subotica and supported by Screen Ireland. It is directed by Emmy award-winning Emer Reynolds with Olivia Coleman in the lead role.

Her third feature, Sunlight, is part of Screen Ireland’s POV scheme and will be released in 2022. Produced by Blinder Films and Roisin Geraghty of Little Rose films, it is directed by award-winning Claire Dix and stars Barry Ward and Liam Carney.

Ailbhe was a writer on Bad Sisters, Sharon Horgan’s new dark comedy TV show, which is streamed on Apple TV in 2022.

Ailbhe is currently adapting Louise Kennedy’s critically-acclaimed debut novel Trespasses for a TV mini-series.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

You are entitled to a refund within one week of your payment, (less card processing fee of 0.02% of the workshop fee) provided that the workshop has not already started.
We cannot refund fees in respect of cancellation after this time. We cannot offer partial refunds to students who do not finish the workshop.