Writer/directorRobert Towne, actor/director
Townewill give the screenwriting masterclass and present aspecial screening of
Runningin parallel to the Fleadh is the Galway Film Fair industryevent (July 14-16). The focus of this year's Real Deal seminar is anexamination of European co-productions titled The European Puzzle.
Thiswill include a detailed production case-study of Palmed'Or winner TheWind That Shakes The Barley, filmed in Ireland and financed from sixdifferent countries, with Rebecca O'Brien (UK producer), Andrew Lowe (Irishco-producer), Nigel Thomas (Matador Pictures) and John Fletcher (Pathe Pictures).
Theevent will also include a discussion of the distinct regional funds availablein several different European countries; the benefits of shooting in Poland,Hungary, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Bulgaria; and an appraisal of thelikely impact of the new UK tax regime on film production in Ireland.
Thefull Fleadh Programme will be announced on June 26.