EFF Filmmaker Resources: Dónal Foreman

Dónal Foreman is an Irish filmmaker who splits his time between Dublin and New York. At age 17, he won the title of Ireland’s Young Filmmaker of the Year. He has since written and directed two feature films and over 50 shorts retrospectives of which have been curated by the Irish Film Institute and Cork Film Centre. He is also a freelance film critic and member of the Brooklyn Filmmaking Collective. He is the son of the late American documentary filmmaker, Arthur MacCaig. Their relationship is the subject of Foreman’s debut essay film, The Image You Missed, which screened at the 2019 Essay Film Festival.

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 An Interview with Jef Cornelis

by Vladimir Seput (MA Film Programming and Curating)

The discussion took place ahead of the symposium, ‘You Know the Way and the Language :  Public Spaces | Buildings | Engagement : The Essayistic in the TV work of Jef Cornelis at BRT’. This event was organised as part of the Essay Film Festival at Birkbeck, University of London and took place on Monday 18 May, 2018.

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