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Irish co-production to screen at Venice International Film Festival

Irish co-production to screen at Venice International Film Festival

| July 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

The line up for this year’s Venice International Film Festival which runs from 31st August to 10th September was announced today with Irish/Canadian co-production ‘The Moth Diaries’ screening out of competition.

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Horrid-Henry

Horrid Henry: The Movie

| July 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

If you want Horrid, stick to the book.

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Creative Capital

Irish Audiovisual Industry Report identifies opportunity for 5,000 new jobs

| July 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

A new report, published today, sets out a comprehensive set of recommendations which aim to double the turnover of the Irish audiovisual industry from €500 million to a €1 billion, to double jobs in the sector and increase exports for the sector.

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Perhaps we could settle this over a game of chess - 'Knuckle'

Exclusive release of 'Knuckle' accompanied by Travellers on Film Season

| July 28, 2011 | Comments (2)

To coincide with the cinema release of Ian Palmer’s visceral new documentary about bare-knuckle boxing in the Traveller community, ‘Knuckle’, the IFI will present a programme looking at a range of fictional and non-fictional representations of Travellers on film

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Arrietty

Arrietty

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

Enchanting Ghibli.

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Auditions for new comedy drama on Saturday 6th August in Dublin

Auditions for new comedy drama on Saturday 6th August in Dublin

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (1)

Auditions will be held on Saturday 6th August in Dublin City Centre for an improvised comedy short film.

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Alain Resnais at IFI

Alain Resnais at IFI

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

Time, Memory, Imagination: The IFI Presents the Cinema of Alain Resnais

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Grace Space on Super 8 Thursday, 28th July 6-8pm Temple Bar

Grace Space on Super 8 Thursday, 28th July 6-8pm Temple Bar

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

Grace Space on Super 8 is an evening of performance documentation from Grace Exhibition Space, New York, and is shot and edited by Moira Tierney. It takes place Thursday, 28th July from 6-8pm in Studio 3, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios in Temple Bar.

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U2 Documentary to open Toronto Film Festival

U2 Documentary to open Toronto Film Festival

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

‘From The Sky Down’, a documentary on the making of U2’s 1991 album ‘Achtung Baby’, will open the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival which runs from 8-18 September.

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Brendan Gleeson wins New York Comedy Award

Brendan Gleeson wins New York Comedy Award

| July 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle have been given a lifetime membership to the legendary New York comedy club, the Friars Club and the odd couple has been awarded the Best New Buddy Comedy Duo Award.

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Smattering of Green amongst Guardian's 50 Oscar® Tips

Smattering of Green amongst Guardian's 50 Oscar® Tips

| July 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

This week ‘The Guardian’ have picked out 50 films that may be up for consideration at next year’s Oscars® and there are a few with an Irish interest, let’s a take a look at our best chances at hearing ‘Tá an athas orm’ being bellowed from the stage next February.

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Call for Entries

Call for Entries

| July 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

15 Second Film Festival invites entries.

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John Lasseter 'IFTA: In Conversation With...' event at Cineworld Monday, 25th July

John Lasseter 'IFTA: In Conversation With…' event at Cineworld Monday, 25th July

| July 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

The legendary two-time Academy Award®-winning writer/director/producer John Lasseter pictured last night at a special IFTA: In Conversation with.. event at Cineworld cinemas Dublin.

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Trailer War: Spider kicks bat?

Trailer War: Spider kicks bat?

| July 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

In the battle of the trailers, it looks like the Spider-Man could have the upper hand with some nice POV stuff.

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City Wild

CITY WILD – ADVENTURES IN CROWDFUNDING DOCUMENTARY

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (2)

Leticia Agudo concludes her adventures in how to get a short film made using crowdfunding.

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Maureen O'Hara to be formally inducted to the­ Irish America Hall of Fame

Maureen O'Hara to be formally inducted to the­ Irish America Hall of Fame

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ireland’s legendary film star, Maureen O’Hara will be formally inducted into the ‘Irish America Hall of Fame’ at 2.00pm on Friday 29th July 2011 at the Dunbrody visitor’s centre, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

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Hello Operator host first Experimental Film Society on Friday July 29th

Hello Operator host first Experimental Film Society on Friday July 29th

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

On Friday July 29th, Hello Operator, Dublin, will host the first Experimental Film Society screening.

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Kerry Film Festival Announces Sarah Smyth As Its New Director

Kerry Film Festival Announces Sarah Smyth As Its New Director

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Kerry Film Festival (KFF) today announced that Sarah Smyth will begin working with the festival as its new Director.

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The Guard's Milkshake

‘The Guard’ K.O.s Transformers, Kung Fu Panda and the X-Men

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Guard has drunk the milkshake of the Transformers, the Pirates Of The Caribbean, X-Men babies, and that Kung Fu fighting Panda.

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Pollution Down to Zero in New Captain Planet Film

Pollution Down to Zero in New Captain Planet Film

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

It’s a heady mixture of cringe, nostalgia and disbelief as the word goes out that Captain Planet will be taking pollution down to zero in a new feature film.

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See the Best of American Documentaries in Free Online Festival

See the Best of American Documentaries in Free Online Festival

| July 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Online Film Festival Streams 20 Acclaimed Docs for Free Through September 22.

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Short film competition

Short film competition

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Short film competition running as part of the InFocus visual arts exhibition held in the Grand Social 12th August.

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We Love: Summer

We Love… Summer: 'Stand by Me'

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Blisters on your shoulders, sand in your underwear, coughing up seawater and being packed into a caravan with the entire extended family – the sweet, sweet memories of summer’s past. Thank God we have film to look back on with pleasure. And so the Film Ireland sun lovers lay down their towels, unwrap a Cornetto and recall their favourite summer films in the latest installment of We Love… Summer. Gemma Creagh ‘Stands By Me’.

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Night & Fog

DVD: 'Night & Fog' & 'Hiroshima Mon Amour' (Alain Resnais)

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Re-release of two of Alain Resnais most famous works on DVD.

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Monetise Your Movies - Beyond Tv Seminar

Monetise Your Movies – Beyond Tv Seminar

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Filmbase hosted a seminar called Beyond TV last night. At it Rubberbandits manager Joe Clarke and Sofia’s Diary producer Triona Campbell passed on their hard earned lessons about monetising web content. Film Ireland’s Ross Whitaker attended and here’s what he thinks he learned….

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KERRY FILM FESTIVAL’S CLASSIC SCREENINGS TO CONTINUE WITH 'ARSENIC & OLD LACE' (1944)

KERRY FILM FESTIVAL’S CLASSIC SCREENINGS TO CONTINUE WITH 'ARSENIC & OLD LACE' (1944)

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Kerry Film Festival continues Classics series at Siamsa Tire on Wednesday, 3rd August at 2pm, with ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’.

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cars-2

CARS 2

| July 22, 2011 | Comments (1)

Looks great but weak under the bonnet.

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New Deadline For IFB Signatures Scheme Announced

New Deadline For IFB Signatures Scheme Announced

| July 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

The deadline for the Irish Film Board’s flagship short film scheme SIGNATURES has been announced. Applications will now be accepted until Friday, September 9th.

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Avid & Tyrell CCT announce two free events in Dublin for Tuesday July 26th

Avid & Tyrell CCT announce two free events in Dublin for Tuesday July 26th

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Avid and Tyrell CCT have announced two free events in Dublin for Tuesday July 26th.

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Blackrock Animation Festival Competition deadline is Friday July 29th

Blackrock Animation Festival Competition deadline is Friday July 29th

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

The deadline to enter the Blackrock Animation Festival Competition is just ten days away – Friday 29th July

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