Richard Cook - Master Class in Georgia
Tbilisi Film Workshop Academy presents a master class with famous Irish talent agent Richard Cook. The master class will take place in the Conference Hall of Tbilisi State University (Block 1).

 Richard co-founded the Lisa Richards Agency which has offices in Dublin and London in 1989. Lisa Richards (www.lisarichards.ie) is Ireland’s premier talent agency representing Irish and international actors, actresses, authors, playwrights and directors for film, television, theatre

 As an agent, Richard’s best known clients are Cillian Murphy, Aidan Turner and Pierce Brosnan. He also represents the Russian cinematographer Mikhail Krichman, along with Russian actor Danila Kozlovsky, and director Anna Melikyan.

In 1995, Richard set up the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny (www.thecatlaughs.com), which has become one of the top comedy festivals in the world, hosting well known comedians such as Bill Murray, Zak Galifianakis and Louis CK.

 In 2010, he founded Kilkenomics (www.kilkenomics.com), a festival where well known economists and popular stand-up comedians discuss key economic issues of the day.The purpose of Richard’s visit to Tbilisi is to give new, talented actors, directors, and producers, insight into the international film and tv market.  After the master class, the audience will have opportunity to meet Richard personally at an after-party that will take place just after the presentation.

The master class is organised in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government Agency for Innovation and Exports.

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