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Pitching to Film Directors—Publishing Ireland

Do you have a blockbuster novel, hear directly from the industry professionals on how to get filmmakers to sit up and take notice.

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Do you have a blockbuster novel in the works? Or a compelling non-fiction book that would make a great documentary? Are you working on the next Normal People? At this event, hear directly from the industry professionals on how to get film makers to sit up and take notice.

Whether you’re a publisher or an author, your book could make a great film – but what are the key elements needed for any successful transition from page to screen? Hear from Ireland’s experts on what film makers look for in a pitch, what books have translated well to film, the trends and future of the Irish and global film industries, and what routes are open to publishers and authors to sell rights.

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Sheila Crowley is a Literary Agent at Curtis Brown and has worked at a number of leading publishers, including Harper Collins and Hodder. She represents a wide range of authors and specialises in fiction, especially stories with an emotional hook, crime and thrillers, memoir, business, sport and MBS.

Birch Hamilton is the Executive Director of the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. Established in 2000, the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland (SDGI) is the representative body for directors involved in the Irish and international audiovisual industry, including directors of feature films, fiction, animation documentary, television drama, short films, video art and commercials.

Thursday 26 November, 9:30-11:30. Tickets from €25.

More info here: www.eventbrite.ie/e/pitching-to-film-makers-all-you-need-to-know-tickets-126452560011 or contact info@publishingireland.com

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