Screen Talks

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Screen Talks is a series of webinars delivered by industry experts on a broad array of sector-related topics. They are offered free of charge and aim to provide an opportunity for Irish industry professionals to listen to experts from around the world as they discuss their careers, provide advice, and offer inspiration. All of the Screen Talks are available to view on our Vimeo channel.   These are the Screen Talks that have taken place to date:

  • Ralph Eggleston – Art Direction for Animation
  • Grainne Humphreys – Behind the Scenes at VMDIFF
  • Hugh Farley – Only Connect: The Current Crisis as a Catalyst for Change in the Screen Sector
  • Craig Stuart Garfinkle – Choosing and Composing Music for Screen
  • Kayvon Darabi Fard – Pocket Sized Stories of Becoming a Story Artist, From a Story Artist
  • Eimear Noone – The Composer and the Podium: Producing and Recording an Orchestral Score
  • Don Hahn – Music and Animation
  • John Gleeson – Overview, Avoiding the Tax Pitfalls, and Correct Structuring of Section 481 Projects
  • Linda Green – Creative Leadership
  • Ed Hooks – Acting for Animators
  • Susan O’Connor – The Next Storytelling Frontier: Video Games
  • Nathan Fowkes – The Power of Landscape
  • Tim Southam and Lisa Mulcahy –  The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Directors as Productions Resume
  • Maria O’Loughlin – Building and Sustaining a Creative Career
  • Stephen Bradley and Kari Skogland – Successfully Mixing Directing and Development
  • Epic Games – Unreal Engine for Virtual Production
  • Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts – For Sama
  • Ciaran Donnelly and Jeremy Podeswa – The Importance of Balance in the Career of a Director
  • Garry McHugh – Preparing the Next Generation of Filmmakers in Ireland
  • Ruth Meehan and Dawn Wilkinson – The Importance of Mentoring in the Career of a Director
  • Emellie O’Brien – Making Movies Without Making a Mess
  • Will Collins – Screenwriting Behind Safety Gates: Developing Story Ideas, Creativity, and Productivity
  • Heath Kenny – Development for Animation
  • Julia Short and Beatrice Neumann – Sales and Distribution