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LIT Frame by Frame Student Showcase promises to be a fun week

LIT Frame by Frame Student Showcase will take place from Tuesday, April 10 – Thursday, April 12.

LIT Frame by Frame Student Showcase promises to be a fun week

Film director and screenwriter, David Keating will be visiting Limerick on Tuesday, April 10, Wednesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 12 for the LIT Frame by Frame Student Showcase and Creative Broadcast & Film Production Showcase. His writing includes work for Columbia/Sony Pictures and Jim Sheridan’s script for Into the West. He directed ‘The Last of the High Kings’, Wake Wood, and Cherry Tree, which opened Film4 Frightfest 2015 in London’s Leicester Square, it had its US premiere at Lincoln Plaza in New York City in November 2015.

LIT Frame by Frame will kick off with an interactive discussion, led by David, on the role of the film director on a feature film, how to develop communication skills with crew members from distinctly varied disciplines: image, sound, design, production, finance. He will also discuss the language of direction for fiction, use of the Kuleshov effect in montage and narrative, subtext analysis and directing actors for the screen. This will take place in the Millennium Theatre at Limerick Institute of Technology from 11 am – 1 pm on Tuesday, April 10.

The talk will be followed by an intensive workshop (numbers limited) with collaboration from The Limerick School of Acting on directing actors for the screen. This talk will happen at Aula Maxima, also in LIT from 2 – 4 pm, on Wednesday, April 10.

4 Corner Debate – Piracy will happen on Wednesday, April 11. Piracy is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of people who work in the movie and TV industry. The event will be lead by Creative Broadcast & Film Production first-year students. Come along & have your say at the Millennium Theatre, LIT from 1 – 2 pm. 

Marie-Therese Garvey – Documentary Production will also take place on Wednesday, April 11. Marie-Therese is an award-winning documentary film producer and founder of the creative production company, Greater Than Ten Miles. In her talk, she will explore the art of storytelling through mixed visual documentary modes, research skills in production, and documentary finance.  This will so take place at the Millennium Theatre at LIT from 2 – 4 pm.

Scott Smith – The Final Edit will take place on Thursday, April 12. Scott has over 25 years of experience as an online editor, and 15 as colourist. He’s worked on hundreds of programmes, promos, and TVCs for major studios and broadcasters in the United States and Europe, including: Warner Bros, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, MGM, Disney, Castle Rock, FX, TNT, NBC, HBO, E! Entertainment, BBC, ITV, Channel 5, ZDF, S4C, UKTV, RTE, TV3, TG4, and UTV. He listens to his clients and can take a project from script to finished broadcast programme. His primary tools are DaVinci Resolve, Avid Symphony, and Autodesk Smoke. You can attend the talk at the Millennium Theatre, LIT from 11 – 1 pm.The talk will be followed by a workshop on DaVinci Resolve in Block 15C01, LIT from 2 – 4 pm.

LIT Frame by Frame will end with a Showcase Screening & Exhibition.

Exhibition: Millennium Theatre Foyer LIT 11 am – 6 pm

Reception: Millennium Theatre Foyer LIT 6 – 7 pm – All Welcome

Screening: Festival Screening overview with Zeb Moore – Richard Harris International Film Festival followed by student film & animation screenings + Inaugural “Richard Harris Award for Excellence in Film” presentation.

Millennium Theatre, LIT from 7 – 10 pm.


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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.