at Galway Film Fair

2023  Masterclasses

The Galway Film Fair delivers three bespoke masterclass events to benefit writers, directors, actors, including other significant film workshops, and offers insights from leading industry professionals. Our annual masterclasses provide a unique chance to learn from experts in their respective fields, in an intimate engaging environment.

Past Directors have included:
Carol Morley, Julien Temple, Ventura Pons, David Mackenzie, Stephen Daldry, Alex Gibney, Volker Schloendorff, Nic Roeg, Luis Mandoki, Agnieszka Holland, Mira Nair, Abbas Kiarostami, Stephen Frears, Michael Winterbottom, Walter Salles, Anthony Minghella, Moshen Makhmalbaf, Jim Sheridan, Amir Bar-Lev, Madeline Olnek and Mike Newell

Past Actors have included:
Matthew Modine, Zachary Quinto, Isabelle Huppert, Amanda Plummer, Michael Fassbander, Jessica Lange, Jeremy Irons, Kathy Bates, Campbell Scott, Patricia Clarkson, John Lynch, Stanley Tucci, Pierce Brosnan, Aidan Quinn, Colm Meaney, Woody Harrelson, Gabriel Byrne, Fionnula Flanagan, John C. Reilly, Ruth Negga, Michael Smiley, Andrew Scott, Will Forte and Vicky Krieps.

Past Screenwriters have included:
Carol Morley, Daniel Waters, Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, Gill Dennis, Sir Ronald Harwood, Christopher Hampton, Martin Daniel, Terry George, Robert Towne, Paul Schrader, Paul Laverty, John Olson, Michael Tolkin, Kirsten Smith, Richard Kelly, Ed Solomon, Alison Anders, Gurinder Chada and Lisa McGee.

Details for 2024’s Master classes coming soon

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