Category: Festivals

Irish Short Film Review: Mum

Irish Short Film Review: Mum

| July 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at ‘Mum’, Anne Marie O’Connor’s film with a trans character at the heart of it, telling a universal story.

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Gaze Line-up

Gaze Line-up

| July 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Line-up of Irish and international guest filmmakers confirmed for the 25th GAZE LGBT Film Festival.

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'The Farthest' Panel Discussion & Distribution Workshop @ Guth Gafa

‘The Farthest’ Panel Discussion & Distribution Workshop @ Guth Gafa

| July 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

The creative team behind the award-winning Irish film ‘The Farthest’  will offer a unique insight into the making of the film at the 11th Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts: Animation.

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts: Animation.

| July 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae found alot to love in the animated shorts programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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2017 IFI Family Festival

2017 IFI Family Festival

| July 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Irish Film Institute has announced its 2017 IFI Family Festival, which will run from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August.

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Fingal Film Festival

Fingal Film Festival

| July 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Friday, 11th August will see the launch of the Festival’s sixth annual event.

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Galway Film Fleadh Announce Award Winners 2017

Galway Film Fleadh Announce Award Winners 2017

| July 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘The Drummer and the Keeper’ wins Best Irish Feature at Awards.

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James Creedon, Director of 'Thanks to Your Noble Shadow'

James Creedon, Director of ‘Thanks to Your Noble Shadow’

| July 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director James Creedon talks about his film ‘Thanks to Your Noble Shadow’, the story of one of Ireland’s last missionary nuns, which premieres at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh..

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Olga Černovaitė, director 'Butterfly City'

Olga Černovaitė, director ‘Butterfly City’

| July 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Olga Černovaitė explains her motivation for making ‘Butterfly City’, her short film about the city of Visaginas, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh

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Cast to Attend 'Maze' Screening at Galway Film Fleadh

Cast to Attend ‘Maze’ Screening at Galway Film Fleadh

| July 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Maze’ at Galway Film Fleadh Saturday 15th July 2017 in cinemas 22nd September 2017.

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Kevin de la Isla O'Neill, Director of 'Acorn'

Kevin de la Isla O’Neill, Director of ‘Acorn’

| July 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Kevin de la Isla O’Neill tells us about the seed that became the ‘Acorn’, which screen at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Andrew Stevenson, Director of 'Man to Man'

Andrew Stevenson, Director of ‘Man to Man’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

We talk ‘Man to Man’ with director Andrew Stevenson ahead of his short film screening at at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Bob Gallagher, Director of "El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro" (The Impossible Flight of The Stone)

Bob Gallagher, Director of “El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro” (The Impossible Flight of The Stone)

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bob Gallagher’s short documentary “El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro” was made in Cuba as part of a ten-day workshop with Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog.

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Len Collin, Director of 'Sanctuary'

Len Collin, Director of ‘Sanctuary’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to Len Collin about Sanctuary, which introduces us to Larry and Sophie, two people with intellectual disabilities, who long to be together in a world that does everything to keep them apart.

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Emma Eliza Regan, Writer/Director of 'Wild Fire Nights'

Emma Eliza Regan, Writer/Director of ‘Wild Fire Nights’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Emma Eliza Regan gives us a glimpse into the world of Wild Fire Nights, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Tristan Heanue, Writer/Director of 'A Break in the Clouds'

Tristan Heanue, Writer/Director of ‘A Break in the Clouds’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Tristan Heanue gives us a look at ‘A Break in the Clouds’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Jason Branagan: How We Made 'Jaffa'

Jason Branagan: How We Made ‘Jaffa’

| July 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jason Branagan tells us about his film ‘Jaffa’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Battered Dreams @ Galway Film Fleadh

Battered Dreams @ Galway Film Fleadh

| July 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Federico Rea reveals the true story behind his film Battered Dreams, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Padraig Conaty: How We Made ‘No Party for Billy Burns’

Padraig Conaty: How We Made ‘No Party for Billy Burns’

| July 10, 2017 | Comments (1)

Director Padraig Conaty tells Film Ireland how he went from playing Grand Theft Auto San Andreas to his writing and directing his debut feature ‘No Party for Billy Burns’, which premieres at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Amy-Joyce Hastings, Co-writer & Director of 'QED'

Amy-Joyce Hastings, Co-writer & Director of ‘QED’

| July 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Amy-Joyce Hastings shines a light on her short film ‘QED’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Liam Ó Mochain: How We Made 'Lost & Found'

Liam Ó Mochain: How We Made ‘Lost & Found’

| July 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Liam Ó Mochain tells us about the 5 year journey behind his feature ‘Lost & Found’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Claire Gormley, Producer of 'The Date'

Claire Gormley, Producer of ‘The Date’

| July 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Claire Gormley gives us an insight into ‘The Date’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Linda Bhreathnach: How We Made 'Native'

Linda Bhreathnach: How We Made ‘Native’

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Linda Bhreathnach tells Film Ireland how the idea for her latest film just wouldn’t leave her alone and how she set about making the idea a reality.

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'Butterfly City' to Premiere @ Galway Fim Fleadh

‘Butterfly City’ to Premiere @ Galway Fim Fleadh

| July 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Butterfly City’ is a portrait of the purpose-built Russian-speaking Lithuanian city Visaginas, refusing to die along with its defunct Soviet-era nuclear power plant

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Mark Coffey, Co-producer of 'Writing Home'

Mark Coffey, Co-producer of ‘Writing Home’

| July 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Producer Mark Coffey tells Film Ireland about romantic comedy ‘Writing Home’, made as part of the Filmbase Masters Course and set to screen at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Call For: Stories for Kerry Film Festival

Call For: Stories for Kerry Film Festival

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Unique collaboration between the Kerry Film Festival and StoryStock.com is seeking to rekindle our love of stories about people.

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2017 Bingham Ray New Talent Award Nominees

2017 Bingham Ray New Talent Award Nominees

| July 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Galway Film Fleadh has nominated five Irish filmmakers for the 2017 Bingham Ray New Talent Award.

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Directors Masterclass with Amir Bar-Lev @ 29th Galway Film Fleadh

Directors Masterclass with Amir Bar-Lev @ 29th Galway Film Fleadh

| July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 29th Galway Film Fleadh, in association with Screen Training Ireland, have announced that Amir Bar-Lev will be the subject of this year’s Directors Masterclass.

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Screenwriters Masterclass with Richard Kelly @  29th Galway Film Fleadh

Screenwriters Masterclass with Richard Kelly @ 29th Galway Film Fleadh

| July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 29th Galway Film Fleadh has announced that Richard Kelly will be the subject of this year’s Screenwriters Masterclass.

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Actors Masterclass with Michael Smiley @ 29th Galway Film Fleadh

Actors Masterclass with Michael Smiley @ 29th Galway Film Fleadh

| July 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 29th Galway Film Fleadh, in association with Screen Training Ireland, have announced that Michael Smiley will be the subject of this year’s Actors Masterclass.

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