Darklight 2012: Overview

Darklight Festival, which celebrates independent, DIY, animation and artist films, has  announced their Guest of Honour: iconic British Director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea, The House of Mirth, Distant Voices Still Lives).

Also attending the Dublin festival, in association with Fas Screen Training Ireland, is Oscar®-Nominated Irish Cinematographer Seamus McGarvey (Avengers Assemble, Anna Karenina, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Atonement) with thanks to Irish Film and Television Academy.

The festival theme HiFi Vs LoFi >> Game On! will take an in-depth look at visual effects in film from the micro to the supersized budget. Darklight will also be delving into the gaming industry, from the most popular titles to the world of indie game design and the interconnections between games, film and animation.

Dublin Festival Highlights include:
Terence Davies Retrospective and Public Interview
Seamus McGarvey In Conversation
Masterclass with the Avengers Assemble Team
Grabbers VFX Workshop and screening
Indie Gaming Premier, Games panel and exhibition
Kids Woskhops and Screenings

Irish Film Premieres include:

Grandma LoFi
We Went To War
Indie Game: The Movie
Meet The Fokkens
The End Of The Earth Is My Home

Full programme and screening times available on www.darklight.ie

Tickets available via entertainment.ie/darklight and IFI box-office www.ifi.ie

Join Darklight at the festival launch RSVP @ http://www.facebook.com/events/495925003768638/


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