MAKING MOVIES: Film In Cork and LEO South Cork six week ‘Start Your Own Business Programme’ starts September

8 August 2017, Tuesday
By Bryan T. Smyth

Film In Cork has joined forces the with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) South Cork to offer a six week, Start Your Own Business Programme, specially designed for those working in film, television and animation.

The extremely practical course, running one Monday evening per week from September 11th to October 16th, will cover everything participants need to know about areas such as assessing the viability of a business idea; working up a complete business plan; conducting basic market research; developing a marketing plan; and simple bookkeeping.

Speaking about the upcoming programme, Rossa Mullin, who runs Film In Cork said “We are thrilled to partner LEO South Cork to offer this programme to people in the Cork region. If you work in the film, television or animation sphere, and have ever thought about starting your own business or would like to hone your business skills in a supportive environment, this course is ideal for you!”

Supported by both Cork City Council and Cork County Council Arts Offices, Film In Cork provides production, location and training services to those working in film, television, and animation. In addition to providing assistance to anyone wanting to produce in Cork, it also helps to bring together the broad spectrum of people working in the industry so the region can really grow and prosper.

The course costs €50, and LEO South Cork is now taking bookings. Places are limited so book your place now to avoid disappointment. To sign up, call 021 4975281 or visit

For more information on Film In Cork visit, follow on Twitter @filmincork, and Facebook at Film-In-Cork

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