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Report from Rome: Celebrating Ten Years of the Irish Film Festa

Report from Rome: Celebrating Ten Years of the Irish Film Festa

| May 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Áine O’Healy takes in the celebrations at the Irish Film Festa tenth anniversary.

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Get into Film: Alan Maher, Producer

Get into Film: Alan Maher, Producer

| May 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

As he represents Ireland at the EFP Producer on the Move programme at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Mark Coffey talks to Alan Maher about his life in film.

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The Michael Chekhov Technique

The Michael Chekhov Technique

| May 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ahead of her Actors’ Intensive: Michael Chekhov Technique course at Filmbase, Emma Brennan answers 8 Questions about Michael Chekhov.

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Irish Film Review: In View

Irish Film Review: In View

| May 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Seán Crosson is moved by Ciaran Creagh’s “powerful and unsettling” feature ‘In View’.

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Caoilfhionn Dunne, Actor, 'In View'

Caoilfhionn Dunne, Actor, ‘In View’

| May 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to actor Caoilfhionn Dunne about her role in Ciaran Creagh’s ‘In View’.

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Tips: Getting Started as an Actor

Tips: Getting Started as an Actor

| May 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Hone gives us her 7 tips for getting started as an actor.

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SuperPod: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

SuperPod: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

| May 16, 2017 | Comments (1)

After being hired by a powerful alien race to protect their precious batteries from invaders, our superhero team return from their trip throughout the cosmos to discuss ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’.

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Cannes 2017: Quinzaine - Directors Fortnight

Cannes 2017: Quinzaine – Directors Fortnight

| May 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

Séamas McSwiney previews the 49th annual edition of the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight section.

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Podcast: Q&A with Lorcan Finnegan, director of 'Without Name' at the IFI

Podcast: Q&A with Lorcan Finnegan, director of ‘Without Name’ at the IFI

| May 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Following a screening of Without Name at the IFI, director Lorcan Finnegan took part in a Q&A with Mark Sheridan to talk about his supernatural eco-horror film.

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Ross Whitaker: What I Learned Making 'Between Land and Sea'

Ross Whitaker: What I Learned Making ‘Between Land and Sea’

| May 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker tells us about his experiences making Between Land and Sea and what he learned along the watery way.

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Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 28 - More Guns Less Talking

Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 28 – More Guns Less Talking

| May 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm and Sarah Cullen are back with their chit and their chat about the world of cinema.

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Irish Film Review: Without Name

Irish Film Review: Without Name

| May 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Michael Lee goes down to the woods today.

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Podcast: Irish Film Festival Boston

Podcast: Irish Film Festival Boston

| May 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Carrie Drzik was at the 2017 Irish Film Festival Boston and met some of the attending filmmakers.

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Interview: Nick Hamm, Director of 'The Journey'

Interview: Nick Hamm, Director of ‘The Journey’

| May 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Shane Hennessy caught up with director Nick Hamm to explore the journey behind his fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland.

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Podcast: Interview with Duncan Campbell

Podcast: Interview with Duncan Campbell

| May 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Conor Dowling talks to Turner Prize-winner Duncan Campbell about his latest work ‘The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy’.

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Interview with Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly, producer of 'Lady Macbeth'

Interview with Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, producer of ‘Lady Macbeth’

| May 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry talks to Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, the producer of ‘Lady Macbeth’.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 7

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 7

| May 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Flesheaters Conor McMahon, Conor Dowling and Mark Sheridan delve into the dark to discuss the latest delicacies they’ve dined upon.

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Tips: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Out

Tips: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Out

| May 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer Stephen Walsh gives us 10 tips he wishes he had got when he began writing.

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Early Irish Cinema: Shadows of Revolution in Irish Cinemas, March 1917

Early Irish Cinema: Shadows of Revolution in Irish Cinemas, March 1917

| April 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon’s blog Early Irish Cinema looks back at the early development of cinema in Ireland on the anniversaries of those developments and offers information on what cinemagoers could have seen in Irish cinemas a century ago.    Among the offerings at Dublin’s Bohemian Picture for the first three days of the week beginning 19 […]

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Irish Film Review: Handsome Devil

Irish Film Review: Handsome Devil

| April 21, 2017 | Comments (3)

Michael O’Sullivan on teenage kicks.

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Cannes Opener 2017

Cannes Opener 2017

| April 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Séamas McSwiney previews the delights on offer at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

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Podcast: Liam Gavin, 'A Dark Song'

Podcast: Liam Gavin, ‘A Dark Song’

| April 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren caught up with director Liam Gavin to chat about his character-driven horror ‘A Dark Song’.

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Get Into Film: Steve Gunn talks to Graham Cantwell

Get Into Film: Steve Gunn talks to Graham Cantwell

| April 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Filmmaker Graham Cantwell chats to Steve Gunn about his life in film.

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Podcast: Ben Wheatley,'Free Fire'

Podcast: Ben Wheatley,’Free Fire’

| March 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

  Paul Farren talks to Ben Wheatley about taking a procedural look at action with Free Fire, breaking it down to an atomic level, planning the shoot, the production design, the ’70s setting, scriptwriting and the inspirations behind Armie Hammer’s suave look.     Armie Hammer, left, whose look was inspired by:   Dan O’Bannon   and Tony […]

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Tips: Comedy Sketch Writing

Tips: Comedy Sketch Writing

| March 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ahead of his Comedy Writing Weekend at Filmbase (8 – 9 April), Stephen Shields gives us his top ten tips for Comedy Sketch Writing.

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Early Irish Cinema: Exhibiting Tanks to Irish Cinema Fans, February 1917

Early Irish Cinema: Exhibiting Tanks to Irish Cinema Fans, February 1917

| March 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how cinema 100 years ago introduced tantalizing glimpses of a new war machine. .

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Dreams Can Come True

Dreams Can Come True

| March 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eithne Considine Shankar gives us a history of the struggle of the Irish Film Festival Ottawa on its path to success.

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Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

| March 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh scrawls in her bible.

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Podcast: Capital Irish Film Festival

Podcast: Capital Irish Film Festival

| March 23, 2017 | Comments (1)

John Collins was at the 11th annual Capital Irish Film Festival in Washington, U.S.A and met some of the attending filmmakers.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Farthest

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Farthest

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (1)

Jonathan Victory voyages to The Farthest, which won the Audience Award at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival

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