‘To cut a long story short’, online workshop for aspiring film editors hosted by Film in Limerick

  • Simon McGuire

Free online workshop will explore the art of editing and career opportunities in the field.

Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick is delighted to announce that local film editor Simon McGuire will join us Wednesday 13 May at 2pm for a free online webinar on working as a film editor.

The workshop is the latest in the Wednesday Workshops series and is open to anyone in the Mid-West with an interest in filmmaking.

With over 25 years’ experience in film and broadcast editing, Simon lectures on the craft of editing at LIT Limerick School of Art & Design, and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Education in Creative Media Practice at Bournemouth University, England.

Simon’s credits include, RTÉ’s Killinaskully, Mattie and Kevin Liddy’s and The Suffering Kind.

The workshop, titled To cut a long story short, will explore Simon’s process and the craft of editing as well as the tools he uses to create stories. The session will also focus on work opportunities in Ireland and further training possibilities for aspiring and developing editors.

Regional Film Manager, Paul C. Ryan said: “We are thrilled that Simon will be joining us for what promises to be a really useful workshop for anyone aspiring to develop a career as a full-time editor in Ireland. Simon is one of our most talented editors and a great champion for film students in the region."

The workshop is the fifth of ten free online Wednesday Workshop events that Film in Limerick is running for aspiring and practicing filmmakers in the Mid-West. The initiative is supported by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board.

Register for the event here.

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