Category: Festivals

Melbourne International Film Festival: The Challenge

Melbourne International Film Festival: The Challenge

| September 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

James Bartlett gets close to nature in Yuri Ancarani’s ‘The Challenge’, which screened at the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival.

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The Indian Flim Festival of Ireland

The Indian Flim Festival of Ireland

| September 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

The festival kicks off with a red carpet opening reception at 5 pm in Dundrum Cinema.

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Programme Announced for Light Moves Festival of Screendance

Programme Announced for Light Moves Festival of Screendance

| September 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Light Moves, Ireland’s international festival of dance, film and media arts, is back for its fourth edition this year, running 2nd-5th November with events across Limerick City.

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Jim Sheridan Announces Dublin Arabic Film Festival Programme

Jim Sheridan Announces Dublin Arabic Film Festival Programme

| September 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jim Sheridan announces the 2017 Dublin Arabic Film Festival programme at the Irish Film Institute from October 6th-8th. 

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Irish Film @ Toronto International Film Festival

Irish Film @ Toronto International Film Festival

| September 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ireland is well represented at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

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Report: Animaze Festival

Report: Animaze Festival

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Anthony Kirby reports from the fourth Montreal International Animation Festival, Animaze.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ruth McNally ponders Katrina Costello’s philosophical vision-poem.

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Call For: Submissions for Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Call For: Submissions for Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is Ireland’s newest International Film Festival dedicated to filmmakers exclusively using mobile devices

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Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

| September 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood takes a look at Chris Kelly’s award-winning ‘Cambodian Spring’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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The 5th Wexford Documentary Film Festival

The 5th Wexford Documentary Film Festival

| September 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Wexford Documentary film Festival takes place in Kilmore Quay Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th September 2017.

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Submissions & Funding Deadlines

Submissions & Funding Deadlines

| September 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Looking for funding? Want to submit your work to festivals? Keep an eye on upcoming deadlines here.

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Film Festivals 2017 – Here & Abroad

Film Festivals 2017 – Here & Abroad

| September 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Keep track of all the Film Festivals in Ireland and the Irish Film Festivals around the world in 2017.

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Dave Svedberg, Writer of 'Caper

Dave Svedberg, Writer of ‘Caper

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland nips out to the garage in the middle of a homicide to chat to writer Dave Svedberg about his short film.

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Stephen Clarke Dunne: How We Made 'Thank You Come Again'

Stephen Clarke Dunne: How We Made ‘Thank You Come Again’

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Clarke Dunne takes us into the world of adult shops in ‘Thank You Come Again’, which screens at the Underground Cinema Film Festival.

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Mark Sheridan, Writer/Director 'Crone Wood'

Mark Sheridan, Writer/Director ‘Crone Wood’

| August 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren sat down with the sun gods and writer/director Mark Sheridan to find out what really went on in ‘Crone Wood’,

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Emma Carlsson & Aisling O’Halloran, Producers of 'The Randomer'

Emma Carlsson & Aisling O’Halloran, Producers of ‘The Randomer’

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland talks modern love with producers Emma Carlsson and Aisling O’Halloran of ‘The Randomer’.

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Irish Screen America

Irish Screen America

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adapted from the 2008 award-winning novel by Sebastian Barry, the latest film from director Jim Sheridan will open the 2017 edition of Irish Screen America.

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Noel Brady, Director 'Self Tape'

Noel Brady, Director ‘Self Tape’

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland points the camera at Noel Brady and asks him some questions about his short film ‘Self-Tape’.

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Stephen Horgan: How We Made 'Behind the Veil'

Stephen Horgan: How We Made ‘Behind the Veil’

| August 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Stephen Horgan takes Film Ireland ‘Behind the Veil’

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2017 IFI Documentary Festival

2017 IFI Documentary Festival

| August 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

Running from September 27th to October 1st, the festival will showcase the finest original international documentary films alongside Irish documentary-makers.

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Brian Stynes: How We Made 'Penitent'

Brian Stynes: How We Made ‘Penitent’

| August 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

In between cups of tea, Brian Stynes tells Film Ireland about ‘Penitent’, his first foray into features.

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Sean Breathnach, Writer/Director 'Beyond The Woods'

Sean Breathnach, Writer/Director ‘Beyond The Woods’

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio goes ‘Beyond The Woods’ with director Sean Breathnach.

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Melbourne International Film Festival: Rabbit

Melbourne International Film Festival: Rabbit

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

James Bartlett catches Rabbit at the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival.

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Paddy Murphy: How We Made 'The Three Don’ts'

Paddy Murphy: How We Made ‘The Three Don’ts’

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer/director Paddy Murphy tells Film Ireland about his neo-noir, black comedy film set in Limerick. 

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Stephen Gaffney: Co-writer/Director of 'Red Room'

Stephen Gaffney: Co-writer/Director of ‘Red Room’

| August 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Co-writer/director Stephen Gaffney invited Film Ireland into the ‘Red Room’, only to find three kidnapped women attempting to escape from their sadistic captors. 

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae steps back in time at IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

| August 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood looks back on a busy Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

| August 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae sings along to ‘Song of Granite’, Pat Collins’ portrait of the life of the great traditional singer, Joe Heaney, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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'Homecoming' Wins @ Fingal Film & Arts Festival 2017

‘Homecoming’ Wins @ Fingal Film & Arts Festival 2017

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Homecoming’, a short film written and directed by Sinéad O’Loughlin, was awarded Best Short Film Award at Fingal Film & Arts Festival 2017

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood enters a world of wonder in Emer Reynold’s ‘The Farthest’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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