The National Film School in IADT has added Irish director Alan Gilsenan to its lecture series in association with Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry./The Irish Film Board, taking place on Tuesday, 28th March.
Alan Gilsenan is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and theatre director. He was born in County Meath, graduated with a First Class Honours in Modern English and Sociology from Trinity College Dublin, and established himself as one of Ireland’s iconoclastic film directors with The Road to God Knows Where (1988).
Working from his own company “Yellow Asylum Films,” he has directed over thirty films and documentaries for cinema and TV that have been seen in international releases, festival screenings and national broadcasts, including: The Green Fields of France (1998), All Souls’ Day (1998), Zulu 9 (2001), The Ghost of Roger Casement (2002), Timbuktu (2004), The Yellow Bittern (2009), Ó Pheann An Phiarsaigh (2011), Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay (2013) and A Vision: A Life of W. B. Yeats (2014).
Winning Jacobs, The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) is an all-Ireland organisation with a Membership of 1,240 individuals across 14 Chapters of Discipline. and European Film Awards, he has also served as Chair of the The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national cultural institution for film. It provides audiences throughout Ireland with access to the finest independent, ... More, and as a member of the Irish Film Board and the Board of RTÉ. (Irish Film Institute).
The event is happening on Tuesday, March 28th at 6.00pm in Room A019, IADT.