When: Tuesday 21st November
Venue: The Light House Cinema, Dublin 7.
Bookings: (IMRO Member Guest List Offer Email:
Hosted by IFTA
A feel good musical journey of piano playing from absolute beginner through to accomplished pianist.
In Ireland over 30,000 students prepare for piano exams each year. Making The Grade is a musical journey through a demanding piano grading system from an absolute beginner through to accomplished pianist. It is a stirring journey of students’ musical passions and perseverance, of teacher dedication, parental ambitions and the occasional musical drama.
Director Ken Wardrop has been described as one of Ireland’s freshest creative talents. His authentic filmmaking voice has led to many original cinematic works. With a strong emphasis on the aesthetic and a delicate humanity, Ken’s art has garnered much International attention. Screening at some of the most prestigious festivals including Sundance and Cannes. His films have received many international awards including a European Film Academy Award for his short film UNDRESSING MY MOTHER in 2005.
In 2004 Ken co-founded the film production company Venom and commercials company Antidote with his long time creative collaborator Andrew Freedman.