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Film School Interviews | #3 Niall Glynn

Today, we interviewed Niall Glynn, participant on Film School 2014, about his experience on the course. Niall wrote the short, ‘Rival Chivalry’, which was screened in Bradford UNESCO City of Film as part of their Small World Festival for the month of June 2015.

Film School 2015 starts on September 26th and runs for 8 weekends. Phone us at 091-770748 or email education@galwayfilmcentre.ie for more information.

Before, you attended Film School, had you any film experience?
I only had limited experience from when I made shorts with my drama group, so not really comparable with more organised shoots!

Why did you do the course?
As I always had an interest in film I wanted to make sure that the work involved suited. Needless to say I loved it!

Describe your experience on the course?
During the course I received first-hand experience of the many different aspects of film craft, including screenwriting, directing, producing, audio, camera operation and even auditioning actors. It was all a blast and I met and worked with some great, enthusiastic people on two short films.

What are you up to now?
I’m now in second year of the GMIT film and documentary course and working on a few personal projects.

Was the course beneficial in developing your career/creativity?
Very, without the course I don’t know if I would even be doing film at the moment. If you have any interest in films I would recommend trying to make one, you never know, it could be your true calling!

 

 

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