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Q&A with Saoirse Ronan

Posted on 04th March 2015 | Cinemagic News

Cinemagic and NPAS  are delighted to welcome Oscar Nominated Actress and Cinemagic Patron, Saoirse Ronan  (Brooklyn, The Grand Budapest Hotel, How I Live Now, The Host, Hanna and Atonement) to take part in a Q&A with young aspiring actors at NPAS in the Factory Studios Dublin on 30th March.

Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival For Young People and NPAS are joining forces for the inaugural NPAS and Cinemagic Industry Film Academy which will take place in Dublin this July. To mark the launch, Oscar Nominated Actress and Cinemagic Patron, Saoirse Ronan will be in Dublin on Monday 30 March for a very special Q&A where she will be interviewed by two young aspiring actors. This Q&A event is open to the public and free to attend but is ticketed so advance booking is essential. Young aspiring actors will be given the chance to ask questions and gain industry insight from one of Ireland’s best actresses. This event which is designed for young people over 12 years of age will take place at 35A Barrow Street at 4pm.

To book a place at this free Q&A contact info@npas.ie or 01 8944660.

NPAS: 35A Barrow Street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 4

Q&A run from 4.30pm-5.30pm

Booking for this event is now open – free but ticketed. Advance booking is essential.

The Q&A also coincides with the launch of the programme for the 2015 Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for young people which will take place from 5-17 May. The Festival line up will include 13 days of workshops, film screenings, young critics panels, education programmes and practical masterclasses giving young people a chance to view film from around the world and learn what life behind or in front of the camera in film and TV is really like. Full programme details will be announced in the coming weeks.

More about  NPAS and Cinemagic Industry Film Academy:  NPAS Film Academy, in partnership with Cinemagic  is a creative workshop where young people learn all about what goes into making a movie, from writing their script to attending their movie premiere screening. It will run from 27th July - 1st August 2015 for ages 12-18 in the Barrow Street venue. Every aspect of the film making process is covered, from Script analysis, to shot lists and from costuming to directing. Each of the departments is manned by our students with highly qualified industry professionals taking on the roles of mentors and advisors. Students will also be given the opportunity to attend Talent Lab Q&A’s with visiting, high-profile Industry guests who are working in various areas in the world of film and television such as Ben Kellett, Director of 'Mrs Brown's Boys'. The students will gain skills in directing, camera operation, editing, animation, scriptwriting, creating Special FX and many more. Whilst boosting creativity, confidence, team-working and social skills, the young filmmakers also produce their own short movie which will premiere at the Cinemagic Festivals worldwide. Filmmaking Making Mentors include Oscar Nominated and BAFTA winning Director Michael Lennox (Boogaloo and Graham, A Patch of Fog) and Filmmaker Patrick Maxwell. 

There are a very limited number of places available on this 6 day intensive course. Contact info@npas.ie or +353 1 8944660 for further information and how to book.

Cinemagic Patrons

  • Liam Neeson
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Dermot O‚ÄôLeary
  • Terry George
  • Brian Cox
  • Lisa Henson
  • Suranne Jones
  • Julian Fellowes
  • Christine Bleakley
  • Seamus McGarvey
  • Ciaran McMenamin
  • Colin Farrell
  • Patrick Bergin
  • Ros Hubbard
  • John Hubbard
  • Gary Knell
  • Rachel Kavanagh
  • Aidan Power
  • Mark Huffam
  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Craig Doyle
  • Robbie Sheehan
  • Bruce Reynolds
  • Marc Mallett
  • Bronagh Waugh