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New for FFF2017 – Filmmakers’ Hub

POSTED: 20/04/17

The Hub, a new addition this year, is a place for filmmakers to share ideas, brainstorm, network or just hangout. Have a pizza and a pint for €10 or enjoy a coffee and why...

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Lenny Abrahamson introduces The Lobster

POSTED: 20/04/17

In this dystopian society, single people must find a mate within 45 days, or be transformed into the animal of their choice and released into the woods. Colin Farrell stars as David, just dumped...

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In Conversation… Award-winning Producer Noel Pearson with John Kelleher

POSTED: 20/04/17

Noel Pearson began his career managing The Dubliners. Moving into theatre, he became Chairman and then Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre. His many successes as theatre producer include, Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa,...

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Crossing the Line: From Shorts to Feature

POSTED: 19/04/17

Writer/Director Megan K Fox in conversation with Producer Hilary Durman What are the particular challenges facing filmmakers starting out at a time of constant change? Hilary Durman will talk to award-winning writer/director Megan K...

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The Dance of Documentary Ethics

POSTED: 19/04/17

A workshop exploring the ethics of documentary filming Screening of Justine followed by a workshop on the ethics of filming a young woman with advanced neurological disorders. How should we make films with subjects...

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One-to-One Audition Clinic with Pat Kiernan

POSTED: 18/04/17

Actors must present themselves in audition situations with a prepared text/monologue. More often than not, this has been rehearsed and learnt alone and usually only seen by casting directors without feedback, yet the actor...

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Great News for the Fastnet Film Festival

POSTED: 13/04/17

We are delighted to inform you that Fastnet Film Festival has been selected to receive the EFFE Label 2017-2018. Your application was approved by the International Jury following successful evaluation by the Hub Experts...

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A Welcome Return – Pat McCabe

POSTED: 12/04/17

World-renowned Irish Novelist and stalwart friend of Fastnet, Pat McCabe, has committed to taking part in the festival in Schull in May this year. Best known for his dark novels set in contemporary Ireland,...

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REMINDER – Cinematographers’ Party

POSTED: 12/04/17

REMINDER Our Cinematographers’ Party will be in two weeks’ time on Tuesday 25th April. Please join us from 6pm onwards at The Crane Lane, Cork City.  ...

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