‘Breaking Bad’ Screenwriter and Creator Vince Gilligan will take part in a two day Writing for TV Drama event at the Galway Film Centre this October. Vincent will take part in an interview during the event where he will discuss writing for TV shows such as ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘The X-Files’.
Other events will include a workshop with Emmy and IFTA winning Irish director Dearbhla Walsh (The Tudors, Little Dorrit, The Silence) and writer Fiona Seres (The Silence). Industry professionals speaking at the event include BBC Northern Ireland’s Acting Head of Drama Steven Wright, Producer Liz Lewin of Company Pictures and writers Lisa McGee (Raw, The Things I Haven’t Told You) and Lauren MacKenzie (The Clinic, Pure Mule, Na Cloigne).
The event will also have a MEDIA reception evening and screenings of some of the shows of the featured writers will be held over the two days. Galway Film Centre Manager, Declan Gibbons added “we’re delighted that so many high calibre writers are attending this event and that there is so much Irish writing talent doing well in television internationally.”
The event is being run in partnership with GMIT, FÁS Screen Training Ireland, the BAI and TG4. It is taking place from October 20th and 21st and costs €85 waged and €75 unwaged. Places are limited for the event. To attend please send an email with name, address and contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Full payment is needed to secure your place.