Scheduled to take place every two years, the Cleraun Media Conferences began in 1986 and have gradually grown in stature. They now constitute an important forum where media practitioners can address and discuss ethical and professional issues which arise in the course of their work in a positive and constructive way. This year’s conference takes place Friday 16th (starting 6pm) – Sunday 18th November 2018.

With support from Screen Training Ireland, Cleraun Media Conference 2018 will host 4 separate documentary masterclasses, featuring case studies from documentaries including:

FRIDAY 16TH
18:00 DOCUMENTARY MASTERCLASS 1
Sinéad O’Shea: “A Mother Brings her Son to be Shot”
Chair: Stephen Desmond, Southampton Solent University

SATURDAY 17TH
14:00 DOCUMENTARY MASTERCLASS 2
Carlo Bonini: “Daphne” – Who was Daphne Caruana Galizia and why was she murdered?
Chair: Dawn Wheatley, DCU Journalism

16:45 DOCUMENTARY MASTERCLASS 3
John Sweeney: “Taking on Putin”
‍Chair: Declan Lawn

SUNDAY 18TH
11:00 DOCUMENTARY MASTERCLASS 4
Amy Molloy: “Troubled Water”
‍Chair: Díóg O’Connell, Film & Media Studies, IADT

Cleraun Media are offering 10 x free passes to the conference for Screen Training Ireland applicants. Just register for the conference via this link, and the first 10 to sign up will receive a free registration for all masterclasses, as well as the range of interactive sessions offered in:

  • Document-led Human-Interest Investigative Reporting
  • Evolving fomats – Next Gen Storytelling, Podcasts
  • The Future Lies in Quality
  • The Challenge for Editors
  • Reporting the Victims
  • Dangerous work, if you can get it – Foreign Affairs
  • Columnist on the Edge
  • Growing Audience Share

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