• spending time with a master…

    The Galway Film Fleadh will be on next week, which means I’ll be watching lots of movies and not blogging or writing as much. Each year, the Fleadh hosts a director’s and actor’s masterclass, but this year, in conjunction with the Huston Film School, it’s having a screenwriter’s masterclass. Even though I don’t have any “industry experience” I threw together a CV detailing my film-based education and applied for a place. There were more applications than places so I didn’t rate my chances. But yesterday I got a phone call and was informed I’ve been given a place! The masterclass is with Paul Laverty, who has worked closely with director…