Gaby Smyth will chair the Producers’ Forum at this year’s festival. A group session where visitors may engage in discussion with our distinguished producer guests. This will take place in the newly-refurbished Church of Ireland Hall Cinema on Friday 23rd of May. Gaby will also conduct a one-to-one Funding Clinic on Saturday 24th, designed to give individuals advice and mentoring on the very difficult topic of ‘how to finance your film’.

Gaby Smyth is currently Chairman of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and former Chairman of Screen Producers Ireland, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Corn Exchange Theatre Company and TEAM Educational Theatre Company. Gaby is a partner of Gaby Smyth & Company, in practice for almost twenty years, specialising in the literary, music, film and theatre arts – representing and advising many major Irish practitioners.