#139 | DISF SPECIAL | Gavin Ryan and Daniel Hegarty

Apr 10, 11:27 AM
On this packed ep of Fni Wrapchat, Paul Webster and Paul Butler Lennox chat to Festival organisers Daniel Hegarty (producer) and Gavin Ryan (Screenwriter). We chat Everything Dublin International Screenwriting Festival @dublinintscreenwritingfestival 

DISF as an innovative and timely new event for Irish screenwritiers running online this April 19th-23rd. For all Screenwriting peeps established and upcoming. This is something definitely not to be missed. It's also FREE. Supported by Screenskills Ireland. We talk not only about the festival but about the creative life, ups and downs and the kindness of people who are taking part in #Disf

Over the course of five days, there are excellently curate panels and workshops as well as one on one conversations with some of Ireland's most exciting screenwriters such as the creator of Derry Girls Lisa McGee, Kate O'Riordan (Smother), the Incomparable Roddy Doyle, Mary Kate O’Flanagan and man behind, Love/Hate - Stuart Carolan. 

Other guests and speakers include some:

Grainne Bennett (Screen Skills Ireland)  
Adaku Ezuedo (Phoenix Rize)  
Rosaleen McDonagh (Screenwriter) 
Aisling Byrne (Screenwriter)  
Mark Smith (Actor) 

Liz Gill (O’Sullivan Productions) 
Aaron Farrell (Shinawil) 
David Collins (Samson) 
Sarah Gunn  (Treasure Entertainment) 
Conor Barry (Savage Productions) 

David Ryan  Producer (Tile Films) 
Jennifer Davidson  Writer
Stephen O’Connell  Editor
Maurice Sweeney Director
Grainne McAleer Commissioning Editor (RTE)

Nuria Blanco (Cartoon Saloon) 
Lena Byrne (Sow You Entertainment) 
Dee Roycroft (Writer/Script Editor) 
Richie Conroy (Writer) 

Bill Malone (Virgin Media) 
Deirbhile Ni Churraighin (TG4) 
Alan Moloney (Parallel Films) 

Brenda Romero (Romero Games) 
Dave McCabe (Green Heart Games) 
Basil Lim (TU Dublin) 
Eve Golden Woods  (Dreemfellx) 
Paul Fahey (Game Designer/Writer)

Ken Harmon (Legend)
Paul Webster (The Vasectomy Doctor)
Sarah Francis (Fair City) 
Demian Fox (Extra Ordinary) 
Carol Walsh (Fair City) 
Jennifer Davidson* (Waiting For Tom) 
Tadgh Hickey (The School) 

Anton Beag O’Colla (Rubaí)
Bríd Seoighe (Abu Media)
Tom O Suilleabhain (Arracht)

With Production companies: Samson Films, Treasure Entertainment, Wild Atlantic Films, Danú Media, O’Sullivan Productions, Cowtown Pictures, Blinder! & Marmalade Films. Support this new and badly needed initiative by signing up for free on www.disf.ie 

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