Further top Tutors announced for THE DEVELOPMENT TOOLKIT PROGRAMME

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

This programme, in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board, is designed to equip participants with the essential tools for the successful development of Film and TV projects.

To the current line-up of top industry tutors already announced, we are delighted to add:

Oscar-nominated and BAFTA award-winning Film and TV producer, Finola Dwyer (Wildgaze Films). Finola produced, among many others, BROOKLYN, AN EDUCATION, A LONG WAY DOWN and QUARTET, and will be tutoring on Adaptation. Wildgaze are currently in post-production on THEIR FINEST HOUR AND A HALF; based on the Lissa Evans’ novel and directed by Lone Scherfig.

BAFTA and IFTA-winning director and writer for Film and TV Drama, Neasa Hardiman. Neasa’s directing credits include HAPPY VALLEY, SCOTT & BAILEY and IN THE CLUB. And award-winning screenwriter Malcolm Campbell, whose credits include WHAT RICHARD DID, SHAMELESS and SKINS. Neasa and Malcolm will be tutoring on working with writers and writer/directors.

Director, producer and project mentor, David Keating. David, who recently tutored the highly-successful ‘Life’s A Pitch’ workshops, will explore the most effective and persuasive ways to present and pitch screen projects.

Further tutors and international Film and TV case studies will be added to the programme over the next few weeks.