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Tuesday evening, (10th Dec), saw the inaugural Monthly Meet of Mid-west Film Makers and community at the Film In Limerick HQ, based at Engine, Upper Cecil Street. Organised by the newly appointed Film Coordinator for Limerick, Paul C. Ryan, a fine turn out arrived to listen to insider tips and tricks of pitching for Film given by Writer Brian McGill.

Taking the audience through his unique process, Brian gave stories about his experiences of pitching, the what to do and not to do, as well as discussing the ideas of hooking the panel’s attention for that all important funding.

Afterwards the audience were invited to a Christmas drink where networking and idea sharing were the top of discussion between the many talents who attended.

This was the first of what is a new monthly film group which is hoped to inject new enthusiasm for filmmakers in the region in conjunction with the continued success of Troy Studios in Castletroy.

I enjoyed the workshop and as a documentary film maker there were some new approaches I may try out for those all important pitching sessions in 2020.

For more information about the next monthly meet-up check out Film In Limerick on Facebook.

Well done to Paul and Brian on what was an enjoyable meeting on a cold and wet winters evening.

Simon with Paul C. Ryan, Limerick Film Coordinator, earlier this year.

A new Monthly Meet-up for local filmmakers in the city kicks off on Tuesday December 10th at 6.30pm at Engine. And each month we will have a guest speaker from the industry followed by networking drinks. We are thrilled that our first guest is script and pitch guru Brian McGill who will be doing a session on The Art of Pitching. All those working or interested in working in filmmaking are very welcome to attend. See you there for Brian’s talk at 6.30pm which will be followed by Christmas drinks. Spread the word and RSVP to film@limerick.ie The event is supported by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board and Film in Limerick

 

Taking place at the Millennium Theatre, LIT from April 10th to 12th 2018 will be a new exciting event showcasing the best in Film Talent LIT has to offer this year.

We are pleased to announce details of the premier screening of Creative Broadcast & Film Production student showcase 2018.
“Frame by Frame” will run from April 10th – 12th in the Millennium Theatre LIT. More details to follow. Spread the word

More details soon as they are released from the ‘Frame by Frame’ team.

 

 

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Following the success of the Troy Studios Open Day on Oct 15th last, Limerick.ie in conjunction with Innovate Limerick have launched a new website hub for Film making in Limerick, highlighting areas such as locations, production and crewing for the region.

With information on film permits, tax benefits, accommodation and many other production questions, Film In Limerick will be a vital resource for film makers in the region.

Born out of a commitment to cater for the film industry in Limerick and promote its profile, Film in Limerick is a project developed by Innovate Limerick. Ours is a service specifically geared towards the film, television, moving image art and online video industries, in Limerick and the Mid-West region.

We are dedicated to being your one port of call for a wealth of advice, information, contacts and resources – all designed to make your filmmaking experience here easier, smoother and more streamlined.

We answer the questions, solve the queries and get the information you need – so you don’t have to.

Film in Limerick invites you to add your locations, business or personal profile to our registry. Be seen and be found in the industry. If interested please click the image below.

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So the final of the Film limerick Trilogy; Date:Time, screened on RTE 2 last night and is now available on the RTE Player. This marks the end of the journey for me on these three films as editor. The goals of this project have been achieved and there is much to be proud of by all the cast and crew involved.

The hope now is that the legacy will continue and not be dismissed. If the films encourage more film making in limerick then mission accomplished.

I for one am looking forward to the next batch of films to be produced and hopefully we can expand the talent to meet the demands of Troy Studios and other ventures in the future.

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