Galway Film Fleadh will be holding three masterclasses this year.
Producer’s Masterclass with Roger Frappier
Thursday July 10th (3.15pm -6pm)
Moderated by Kieron J Walsh
In association with Screen Training Ireland
An interactive masterclass in the methodology, skill and aesthetics of film producing, conducted by leading producer Roger Frappier, as an advanced training course for Ireland’s emerging professional film producers and directors in order to develop, improve and enhance the skill base in this area.
Roger Frappier has worked extensively in many areas of film and television ranging from television commercial director, to film critic, to director/producer of the experimental feature documentary Le Grand Film Ordinaire, before establishing his true calling as a producer. Some of the many awards won by Roger Frappier include the best picture Genie and the Golden Reel Award for The Decline of the American Empire (nominated for an Oscar for best foreign-language film), best picture Genie for Un Zoo la nuit, best picture Genie and Golden Reel Award for Jesus of Montréal (nominated for an Oscar for best foreign-language film), the Golden Reel Award for Ding et Dong, le film and another best picture Genie for Maelström.
Writers Masterclass with Josh Olson
Thursday July 10th ( 3pm – 6pm)
Moderated by MK O’ Flanagan
In association with IADT
Taking us through the film scene by scene, Josh will provide the participants with insights into his creative process and practical advice about how to shape a story for the screen.
Josh Olson’s screenplay for the film A History of Violence was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA, the WGA award and the Edgar. He is also the writer/director of the horror/comedy cult movie Infested. He co-wrote an adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s “The Discarded” for the ABC TV Series Masters of Science Fiction. The episode starred Brian Dennehy and John Hurt, and was directed by Star Trek’s Jonathan Frakes.
Acting Masterclass with Fionnula Flanagan
Friday July 11th (3pm – 6pm)
In association with Hubbard Casting and Screen Training Ireland
Moderated by John Hubbard
The Actors Masterclass will be hosted by John Hubbard of Hubbard Casting and will provide an intensive interactive environment in the skills, methodology and aesthetics of film acting aimed at actors working or wanting to work more in film.
One of the few Irish actresses to make it in Hollywood, Fionnula Flanagan’s legacy spans five decades and includes roles in films as diverse as ‘The Guard’, ‘Waking Ned’ and ‘The Others’ as well as television productions such as ‘Lost’, ‘Brotherhood’ and ‘Defiance’. Fionnula is the only Irish actress to play guest roles on three different Star Trek series: ‘The Next Generation’, ‘Deep Space Nine’, ‘Enterprise’.
Deadline for all masterclasses is this Friday July 5th at 1pm.
For more information, contact Brónagh Keys at 091-562200 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org