Please note this programme is subject to change.

October 3rd

  • 09:00 – 11:15
    FSE/IAWG Joint Leadership Meeting 
  • 10:15 – 12:15
    Networking Coffee Morning An opportunity to network with your fellow writers and with producers from the Irish Industry.
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  • 12:15 – 13:15
    Globalising Screen Industries: Balancing Inward Production and Domestic Screenwriting Talent This panel delves into the dynamics of globalised production and the implications for screenwriters worldwide. As the influx of inward production persists, often sidelining domestic writing talent, we examine the risks inherent in developing an industry heavily reliant on external service productions and share strategies to encourage more domestic projects.
  • 13:15 – 14:15
  • 14:15 – 15:15
    In Conversation with the WGA East and WGA West We take a deep dive into the organisation of last years WGA negotiations and strike. Followed by a Q&A.
  • 15:15 – 16:15
    Roddy Who? A Commitment to Credits This panel explores how credits for screenwriters and producers diverge in different territories. We will analyze why showrunners sometimes belong in one category and sometimes in the other, and yet it’s still not a recognized credit, how much the “created by” credit matters, who’s getting it, and the value of a global standard for credits.
  • 16:15 – 16:30
    Coffee break
  • 16:30 – 17:30
    Artificial Intelligence A conversation on what’s being done to protect screenwriters, and what we need to do next.
  • 17:30 – 18:00
    KEYNOTE SPEECH: The Future is Unwritten
  • 18:00 – 18:20
  • 19:00
    Closing Party – St Nicholas Church

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