Workshop Title: Irish Independence: A Verdigris Case Study
Saturday 18 November
Location: Century Club, 61-63, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LQ
WINNER - Best Independent Film Galway Film Fleadh, Best Narrative Feature at the Kerry International Festival, Audience Award for Best Irish Film at the Newport Beach Film Festival
Moderator: Michael Hayden, Festival Director Speakers: Patricia Kelly, Director, Paul FitzSimons, Producer, Geraldine Macalinden & Maya O’Shea, Actors.
Patricia Kelly’s debut feature Verdigris has been one of the success stories of the year for Irish cinema, claiming awards at every festival it plays. Brimming with compassion and humour, Verdigris is a distinctive and defiant independent production, a dazzling example of what filmmakers can achieve with limited resources. With contributions from the filmmakers and cast, this event will look at the making of Verdigris and discuss opportunities for independent filmmaking in Ireland.