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Screen Skills Ireland: Creating a Scene with Mary Kate O’Flanagan
27 Nov 2018 : News Desk
Screen Skills Ireland is seeking participants for its upcoming 2-day training course ‘Creating a Scene’.

The course, which takes place in Dublin in December, will be tutored by Mary Kate O’Flanagan.  An award-winning screenwriter and story consultant in the European film and television industry; O’Flanagan teaches screenwriting in The UK and The US, across Europe as well as in Ireland for Screen Training Ireland among others.

O’Flanagan has written six feature-length screenplays, five of which have been optioned and supported by funding from Screen Ireland and a pilot for a television series which won the EATC Prix Europa.

Mary Kate is Ireland’s First Grand Slam Champion Storyteller at The Moth, a title she won at The Abbey Theatre in October 2015. She is also The Grand Slam Champion Storyteller at The Moth in LA, a title she won in January 2017.

This course will provide guidance to writers and creatives on:

  • The Shapes of Scenes
  • Creating and Sustaining Dramatic Tension Within a Scene
  • Visual Storytelling
  • The Use of Props and Spaces to Tell a Story
  • Externalising The Internal Life of Characters

Participant Profile:

Emerging screenwriters, producers and development personnel.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at www.screenskillsireland.ie with a current CV by 10:00 on the 3rd of December.  Cost €100.

For further information please email grainne.bennett@screenskillsireland.ie




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