IFTA Masterclass with Allan Cubitt supported by Screen Skills Ireland

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Award-winning Writer/Director Allan Cubitt will take part in an IFTA Masterclass to discuss his work in Drama writing and directing.

Allan Cubitt’s work is the subject of this IFTA Masterclass, where participants will hear first-hand from this critically acclaimed Writer/Creator about his transition into Directing and about writing/directing across his most recent feature and drama projects.

Allan was the creator, writer & director of the award-winning psychological drama The Fall, for which he won the Best British Crime Writing Award in 2015. Allan has also been nominated for both IFTA and BAFTA awards across his 30-year career in film and television. His key credits include; Death and Nightingales, The Fall, Prime Suspect II, Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles, Murphy’s Law, The Hanging Gale, Painted Lady and The Boys Are Back among others.

This Masterclass will be an invaluable opportunity to get first-hand knowledge, direction, and advice from a leading screen creator, in his capacity as Writer and Director. Allan will provide insight into his approach and methodology to both writing and directing; working from scriptwriting to directing; his interpretation of the process, discipline and skill required across each role; working with the team; determining format and shooting style to drive the narrative visually. Case study clips will be used from Allan’s work selected across an illustrious career in film and television.

The Masterclass is for established (& upcoming) Irish directors and Irish writers who are working with Drama scripts and for Irish writers who will go on to direct their own material in the future.

Venue: Lighthouse Cinema
Date: Saturday, June 15th
Time: 1:00pm – 3.30pm
Cost: €35 (non-members); €20 (IFTA Members)

Click here to apply for this Masterclass