Rachel O’Flanagan, Mary Kate O’Flanagan

Story Consultants Mary Kate and Rachel O’Flanagan have worked together for many years under the umbrella of script consultancy, A Dramatic Improvement. They work internationally, and have designed and delivered training in the craft of screenwriting in Ireland, across Europe and in Africa. In the last year, Rachel and Mary Kate have given workshops on screenwriting and character in Prague, Plzen, Malta, Cologne, Wales, London and Ireland. Mary Kate is a working screenwriter, holds an MA in screenwriting and is a Grand Slam Champion Storyteller at The Moth. Rachel has 20 years of experience in developing and script editing feature films, TV series and single dramas. Irish projects include Good Vibrations, The Stag, My Brothers, The Running Mate, Showbands and The Clinic. She has worked as a guest lecturer at the Huston Film School, IADT, Film Base, DCU and STI. She has trained under North By Northwest and Arista. Rachel and Mary Kate have a special interest in Danish Film and TV, having lived there for many years.