Category: Festivals

Call For: Submissions for First Cut! Youth Film Festival

Call For: Submissions for First Cut! Youth Film Festival

| January 18, 2018 | Comments (0)

First Cut! Youth Film Festival announce submissions open for the 2018 festival.

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8 Irish Docs Announced for ADIFF

8 Irish Docs Announced for ADIFF

| January 18, 2018 | Comments (0)

8 Irish documentaries set to screen at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018.

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Galway Film Fleadh Celebrates 30 Years

Galway Film Fleadh Celebrates 30 Years

| January 17, 2018 | Comments (0)

The 30th Galway Film Fleadh takes place from 10th  – 15th July, 2018.

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'QED' Screens at Santa Fe Film Festival

‘QED’ Screens at Santa Fe Film Festival

| January 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

‘QED’, a powerful human rights short directed by Galway actress Amy-Joyce Hastings will have its international premiere at the 17th Santa Fe Film Festival in February.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Michael Inside

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Michael Inside

| January 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff takes a look at Frank Berry’s tale of Michael, a luckless 18-year-old who is misfortunate to be sent to prison.  

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Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

| January 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival, Ireland’s newest International Film Festival dedicated to filmmakers exclusively using mobile devices (Phones & Tablets) kicks off on the 27th January 2018.

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Submissions & Funding Deadlines

Submissions & Funding Deadlines

| January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

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

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Paul Schrader to Receive Volta Award at ADIFF 2018

Paul Schrader to Receive Volta Award at ADIFF 2018

| January 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

Acclaimed director and screenwriter Paul Schrader to receive prestigious Volta Award and present new film First Reformed at ADIFF 2018

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Photo City

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Photo City

| December 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff send us a snapshot of ‘Photo City’, a portrait of photography itself as told through the lens of the citizens of a place defined by the art form. 

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Kerry Film Festival - T.A.L.K: What is your Film Festival Action Plan?

Kerry Film Festival – T.A.L.K: What is your Film Festival Action Plan?

| December 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry was at the second discussion at T.A.L.K – What is your Film Festival Action Plan?

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Writing Home

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Writing Home

| December 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer puts pen to paper about the romantic comedy ‘Writing Home’, made as part of the Filmbase Masters Course.

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Kerry Film Festival - T.A.L.K Creative Kerry Abroad

Kerry Film Festival – T.A.L.K Creative Kerry Abroad

| December 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry was at the Creative Kerry Abroad session of T.A.L.K, a set of sessions including panel discussions, in conversation and Q& A sessions.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: No Party for Billy Burns

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: No Party for Billy Burns

| December 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff rides into town and checks out Padraig Conaty’s film about a shy and awkward, Wild West obsessed Billy Burns, whose cheerful cowboy fixation masks the scars of a childhood tragedy.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Lodgers

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Lodgers

| November 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff gets gothic at ‘The Lodgers’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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'The Breadwinner' Premieres @ ADIFF

‘The Breadwinner’ Premieres @ ADIFF

| November 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival has announced the Irish premiere of Nora Twomey’s animated feature film, The Breadwinner and the launch of the Silent Cinema programme for the 2018 festival. 

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Condemned to Remember

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Condemned to Remember

| November 28, 2017 | Comments (1)

Sean O’Rourke reviews Gerry Gregg’s film in which Irish Holocaust Survivor Tomi Reichental celebrates his 80th birthday in a Dublin Mosque and embarks on epic journey across a Europe in turmoil.

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Irish Film Festival London Full Line-up

Irish Film Festival London Full Line-up

| November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Irish Film Festival London runs 29th Nov – 3rd Dec 2017.
 

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Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: Irish Stories - Shorts Programme

Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: Irish Stories – Shorts Programme

| November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry finds strong stories being told at the Irish Stories – Shorts Programme at the Kerry Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera

| November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jack O’Dwyer was at the Cork Film Festival for Local Films for Local People: Cork on Camera, a programme of short films made in and about Cork from the collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive.

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Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: The Crest

Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: The Crest

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (1)

Eleanor McSherry was at the Kerry Film Festival for opening night film, ‘The Crest’, a story of family, immigration and the value of tradition and culture.

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Cork Film Festival Announce 2017 Winners

Cork Film Festival Announce 2017 Winners

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish short film ‘Wave’ is in contention for an Oscar®, after being selected as the Grand Prix Irish Short winner at the Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Man Who Invented Christmas

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (1)

Sean O’Rourke gets festive for ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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‘Leap of Faith’ Screens at Foyle

‘Leap of Faith’ Screens at Foyle

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

RTE/Filmbase funded ‘Leap of Faith’ to screen at Foyle as part of the ‘Light In Motion Awards’

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Steve Kenny, Writer/Director of 'Time Traveller'

Steve Kenny, Writer/Director of ‘Time Traveller’

| November 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Steve Kenny turns back time with Film Ireland to chat about his short film. Time Traveller is the story of a Back To The Future-obsessed 10 year-old named Martin, who is trying to build his very own DeLorean out of an old car and bits of scrap. When Martin’s family is told they are to […]

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Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

| November 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea reviews Tim Golden and Ross McDonnell’s film about Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida coast in 1999, and how the fight over his future sparked a flashpoint for simmering US and Cuban tensions.

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Paul Horan, Writer/Director of 'Bless Me Father'

Paul Horan, Writer/Director of ‘Bless Me Father’

| November 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland absolves writer / director Paul Horan ahead of ‘Bless Me Father’s screening at the Cork Film Festival.

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Cork Film Festival to Open with Festive Treat

Cork Film Festival to Open with Festive Treat

| November 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Opening gala night features Irish premiere of ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

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Kerry Film Festival - Score

Kerry Film Festival – Score

| November 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry takes note of ‘Score’ at the Kerry Film Festival, in which Hollywood’s top composers take viewers inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world’s most beloved and mysterious music genre.

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Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: It Tolls For Thee

Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: It Tolls For Thee

| November 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen rings the bell for Andrew Gallimore’s film about Irishwoman Mary Elmes, an unsung heroine of the Spanish Civil War.

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Tales from Kerry Film Festival 2017

Tales from Kerry Film Festival 2017

| November 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry was at the Kerry Film Festival and sent us on a flavour of what went on this year.

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