Author Archives: lisamcnamee

About lisamcnamee

Filmmaker and Writer. I spend most of my time sorting out the vast paperwork involved in the filmmaking process. I thought that a guide, specific to the Irish situation, might be helpful for those staring into the abyss that is funding and production paperwork. Here I will post tips for getting your film funded, sold, and details of any new sources of finance I come upon. Obligatory disclaimer: I'm a producer, not a lawyer so use common sense and check anything you take from this with your own representation before using.

Inspirefest – A tech conference with a difference.

  I came across this unusual conference quite by accident on a friend’s Twitter feed last year. My biggest problem has always been the fact that I want to do everything, learn how to work anything, especially anything techy. Well … Continue reading

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Last chance to become an astronaut

The Canadian Space Agency is looking for new astronaut candidates and this is the last weekend to apply. If you’re an adventurous sort who has always dreamt of a life amongst the stars, this is the job for you. You … Continue reading

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Butterfly City

Old friends are best. This year, my former documentary home, Planet Korda Pictures, is finishing its latest film project, Butterfly City. Like many Irish film projects, they have a small financial gap at the end of completing the film. If you … Continue reading

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Brexit…the hangover from hell?

With all the fear and recriminations following Britain’s vote to leave the E.U., the path for all of us going forward is getting less and less clear. It’s important that we all remember the principles on which the European Union … Continue reading

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Dublin, Georgia…only 3,924 miles from home

When we saw Dublin written on the Georgia map and only a short detour from our main trip route we had to check it out. I’m not sure what we were expecting but it was certainly worth a look. There … Continue reading

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The start of a 5000 mile journey…

To-go cocktails in Savannah, my new favourite place… Continue reading

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5000 miles, 4 weeks, 2 Irish loons…

For our honeymoon, David (my husband) and myself have planned a 5000 mile, 4 week trip coast to coast across the U.S. In our sturdy rental car, Matilda, and with varying quality GPS signal we plan to trek through desert, … Continue reading

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