Introduction to Film Making
Aoise Tutty and Eavan Aiken
Friday 17 May, 11 am to 4 pm
Fee: €50, deposit required to secure your place.
There are a maximum of 12 spaces, booking essential on 02822090 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The course introduces students to a range of techniques and skills necessary in order to creatively tell stories in the medium of film.Student should bring their own equipment (Mobile Phone, Digital SLR, Video Camera) Students will learn how they can work within the practical limitations of equipment, time and place in order to make an interesting film with a well told story. They will be introduced to free and cross-platform software and get a taster in the principals of video and sound editing which will be shown in a demonstration.
Participants are required to bring a camera with plenty of space for recording and downloading software.. This can be a mobile phone, digital SLR, video camera
Aoise and Eavan will be working together, drawing on their diverse range of skills,
with over 25 years of experience working around the world in film and artist moving image. Aoise’s last film 'An Open Door' which centres on Skibbereen's own pioneering Mental Health Service; 49 North Street, premiered in Cork Film Festival in 2018 and will be screening in Schull's Fastnet Film festival which commences on May 22nd. Eavan’s documentary, Toasted, won best short film at IFI’s Documentary Festival and she also edited Tremble Tremble on Ireland at Venice with Jesse Jones.
Eavan Aiken is a film-maker whose practice encompasses documentary, artist film and live visual performance. Her work has been supported by the Irish Film Institute, the Mondriaan Fund [NL], Virada Cultural [BR]. She is currently finishing an essay film that uses the camera as a pen and is edited using free software.