Film Ireland catches up with impressive writer Sinéad Collopy who chats with us about her methods, developing her craft and her inspiration for writing ‘Paddy’.
We spoke with the ‘Samira’s Dream’ Director Nino Tropiano about his documentary which tells the story of a Zanzibari woman, Samira, who aspires to have a family like all of her friends, but is also determined to pursue higher education and a career.
Ahead of the Friday screening of her latest short film ‘Paddy’, we chat with filmmaker Roisin Kearney about her thoughts, her career and the filmmaking process.
Screen Ireland has announced that four films have been selected to go forward into production from the POV scheme. You Are Not My Mother, Knowl, It Is In Us All and Sunlight will be entering their next phase of production under this programme. About POV The aim of POV is to enable distinct Irish female voices with a passion to tell stories on the big screen through the development and production of feature films. Entries were…
Film Fund Luxembourg and Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland have just announced a new Co-Development Fund for Female Filmmakers at the Cannes International Film Festival. The signature of this new Fund will also be marked by the presentation of the Luxembourg “Order of the Oak Crown” badge by Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, to James Hickey, Chief Executive of Screen Ireland, for his efforts to foster cultural and audiovisual relations between the Irish and Luxembourgish film industry. This…
Women in Film and Television Ireland (wft.ie) a chapter of Women in Film and Television International, has announced that to date 8 Irish Film festivals have accepted their invitation to sign up to the 5050×2020 Gender Parity and Inclusion Pledge which was launched by Cannes Festival chiefs at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Belfast Film Festival has recently announced a brand new annual festival, ‘Doc Fest Ireland’ which will take place in Belfast from Wednesday 12th June – Sunday 16th June this year.
TCD will host an ‘in conversation’ event with Emer Reynolds, writer and director of The Farthest
The See You Next Thursday Festival has announced five events on the theme of womanhood, gender and sexuality in film.
The Creative Europe Desk MEDIA Office Galway, in association with EDN, will organise a Pitch Pilot Workshop in Galway next April.