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Great Turnout for Screenwriting workshop with David Keating

"Thanks for putting on a great workshop . David really knows his stuff and I really enjoyed meeting the other writers, I found it really engaging and learnt a lot from taking part in the day"

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Best of luck to GMarsh TV on their IFTA nomination

Mayo Company GMarsh TV are delighted to have been nominated for the second year in a row for a children's series following the adventures of the lovely Doyle Family from Lahardane, Co. Mayo. Finger's crossed for 'Out and About' at tomorrow's (7th of October) award ceremony.

With two 6-part series forming the backbone of the current RTE autumn schedule the Crossmolina TV Company have been kept extremely busy.

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Director Risteard O'Domhnaill Q&A & Atlantic Screening Charlestown Arts Centre

There will be a Film Screening of ATLANTIC, on Friday September 30th in Charlestown Arts Centre, Barrack St, Charlestown, Co Mayo.  This Screening will be opened by the Director Risteard O' Domhnaill and will be followed by a Q&A.

Doors 7.30pm, Screening 8pm.

Limited Seating, Book by calling 087-9417959

Tickets: €10, Students: €6.

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Screenwriting Workshop with Writer/Director David Keating

Joined Up Screenwriting:

Tutor: David Keating

Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Duration: 1 Day

Venue: Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Film Mayo is delighted to run this one-day screenwriting workshop with David Keating, a critically acclaimed feature film director, screenwriter, producer and project mentor.

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Short film of “The Long Wet Grass” Based on awardwinning play and featuring original New York cast To shoot early October in Mayo

Shooting will commence shortly in Mayo on this low budget short film The Long Wet Grass.

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Roundtable for Artists, Makers, Creatives’ with Michael Atavar, Mayo Ideas Week Event in Ballina.

This special Mayo Ideas Week session is an initiative of Mayo County Council Arts Office and Inspiration Station and will take place in The Kennedy Glasgow Centre, The Quay, Ballina from 10.00 to 1.00 on Wednesday 28th September.  This session will be of particular interest to artists, architects, designers, craft artists and anyone who is engaged in creative production, but it is open to everyone to attend.

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Sing Street Screening and Interviews with Actors at Westport Arts Festival

On October 2nd Westport Arts Festival have a special screening of Sing Street (Dir John Carney) followed by a Q&A session and a live music performance of a few of the films infectious songs with lead actors Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Conor) & Mark McKenna (Eamon).

TOWN HALL THEATRE, Westport, Co. Mayo. 2.00pm - 4.30pm. October 2nd.  Admission €5.

FILM & INTERVIEWS WITH "CONOR" & "EAMONN"

Writer / Director: John Carney

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Supervising Sound Editor Eddy Joseph Masterclass At Westport Arts Festival

On October 1st Westport Arts Festival are running a Masterclass with supervising sound editor Eddy Joseph whose film credits include Batman, Pink Floyd The Wall, The Commitments, Michael Collins, Evita, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace

Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo. 3.00pm. Admission €10.

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Clare Island Film Festival This Weekend

Full steam ahead for Island Film Festival!

All aboard for this fourth edition of the Clare Island Film Festival which takes place from September 16th to 18th

Events kick off on Culture Night Friday 16th September with the festival opening and screening of the award winning Irish documentary "ATLANTIC" at 8pm in the Community Centre.

Atlantic follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities - in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland - bringing to the fore three very intimate stories from the global resource debate.

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Inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Announced

Film Mayo is offering its inaugural bursary award to filmmakers born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Applicants should show significant achievement in their field or demonstrate a high degree of promise .

Deadline:

2016 - Monday 3rd October

Application Procedure:

Application forms and further information are available from Mayo Arts Office on 094-90 47471 or email filmmayo@mayococo.ie

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