Category: Festivals

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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Fingal Film & Arts Festival Announce Winning Films

Fingal Film & Arts Festival Announce Winning Films

| August 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eight Fingal Film Festival awards were announced at the end of the festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae finds a lot to admire at the Irish Film Board World Premiere Short Films programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Guth Gafa Review: City of Ghosts

Guth Gafa Review: City of Ghosts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood visits Matthew Heineman’s ‘City of Ghosts’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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GAZE Film Award Winners 2017

GAZE Film Award Winners 2017

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

GAZE International LGBT Film Festival has announced the winners of the GAZE Film Awards 2017.

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Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

Guth Gafa Review: The Grown Ups

| August 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood reflects Maite Alberdi’s ‘The Grown Ups’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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'Beyond the Woods' @ Underground Cinema Film Festival

‘Beyond the Woods’ @ Underground Cinema Film Festival

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Seán Breathnach’s debut horror film is set to get its Dublin premiere at the Underground Cinema Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae picks out her highlights from the New Irish Shorts 3 programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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The 4th Animaze Festival

The 4th Animaze Festival

| August 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Anthony Kirby introduces Animaze, an international film festival and conference exploring the world of animation in all its diversity.  

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Fingal Film & Arts Festival 2017 Workshops

Fingal Film & Arts Festival 2017 Workshops

| August 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Adults/Kids Acting & Casting Workshop with Eva-Jane Gaffney.

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Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

| July 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is dedicated to filmmakers exclusively using mobile devices (Phones & Tablets). The festival kicks off on the 27th January 2018 and will screen a selection of short film, documentary, animation and music videos, along with hosting industry and educational workshops. The festival is now accepting submissions for 2018 from both local and […]

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'Anima' Screens @ Guth Gafa International Documentary Festival 2017

‘Anima’ Screens @ Guth Gafa International Documentary Festival 2017

| July 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Explores questions relating to death and care in contemporary Ireland.

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