Cork Film Festival Industry Days supported by Screen Training Ireland

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

The Cork Film Festival 2018, taking place on 9th – 18th November, has with support from Screen Training Ireland, launched their programme of Industry Days.

Industry Days provide invaluable opportunities for established and emerging filmmakers to connect, and to explore all aspects of the film industry.

The following Industry Days can be booked now:

First Take – Thursday 15th November
First Take is a training and development event aimed specifically at newly established film professionals, emerging filmmakers, and film and media students. Case studies and panel discussions will promote fresh thinking amongst attendees and to inspire them to be proactive in promoting their own film work.

Doc Day, In Partnership with Screen Ireland – Friday 16th November
Cork Film Festival’s annual documentary-focused Industry Day, Doc Day is a major event that engages and connects Irish and international documentary filmmakers and industry leaders, it provides a vital platform to promote Irish documentary film and filmmaking talent. Doc Day is presented in partnership with Screen Ireland/Fís Éireann, with support from Screen Training Ireland.

Focus: Filmmaker Forum – Saturday 17th November
This new event compliments the Screen Ireland-supported Focus Shorts World Premiere programme at The Everyman. It will provide attending filmmakers with the opportunity to take part in informal networking and a series of roundtable sessions, which will help guide participants through the process of developing their first feature; from development and financing, through production, festival strategy and distribution.