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Irish Film @ Galway 2017

Irish Film @ Galway 2017

| May 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Pilgrimage’, ‘Maze’ and ‘Song Of Granite’ to screen at Galway Film Fleadh.

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Creative Europe MEDIA Development Funding

Creative Europe MEDIA Development Funding

| May 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

6 Irish Companies Receive €280K in latest round of Creative Europe MEDIA Development Funding.

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Kildare Short Grass Film Commissions

Kildare Short Grass Film Commissions

| May 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Awards were made for two films to be shot on location in Co Kildare, with funding of e12,500 to support the productions.

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'The Young Offenders' - Six Part TV Series Commissioned

‘The Young Offenders’ – Six Part TV Series Commissioned

| May 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

BBC Three and BBC Comedy, in association with RTÉ, have commissioned a six part series of ‘The Young Offenders’, from producers Vico Films.

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In Production: A Break in the Clouds

In Production: A Break in the Clouds

| May 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Contemporary drama about a young couple struggling to adjust to life following the birth of their first child.

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Alan Maher is Ireland’s Producer on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival 2017

Alan Maher is Ireland’s Producer on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival 2017

| May 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Alan Maher has been selected for the EFP Producer on the Move programme, representing Ireland at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

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RTÉ & Galway Film Centre Short Film Commission 2017

RTÉ & Galway Film Centre Short Film Commission 2017

| April 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Galway City of Film has announced that 3 scripts have been selected for this year’s RTÉ/Galway Film Centre Short Film Commission.

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IFI Launch The Irish Adverts Project

IFI Launch The Irish Adverts Project

| April 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

The IFI today celebrates Ireland’s advertising heritage with the unveiling of a collection of restored television adverts from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

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Jameson First Shot 2017 to Feature Dominic West

Jameson First Shot 2017 to Feature Dominic West

| April 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

  For the sixth year of Jameson First Shot, three undiscovered filmmakers will be provided with the opportunity to direct award-winning actor and director Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair) in a short film that they will write and direct.   The Jameson First Shot film competition is all about giving talented filmmakers the opportunity […]

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Dublin Sci Fi Film Festival Announce Programme

Dublin Sci Fi Film Festival Announce Programme

| April 25, 2017 | Comments (1)

Ireland’s newest genre film festival is coming to Dublin from the 5th-7th May.

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

| April 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Ireland for 2017.

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'The Gift' in Cinemas

‘The Gift’ in Cinemas

| April 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish feature film, which aims to raise awareness of grief and suicide, to be released to Irish cinemas.

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Call For: Submissions for Pia Pressure Awards

Call For: Submissions for Pia Pressure Awards

| April 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film and television production company ‘Pia Pressure’ began their Pia Pressure Awards to offer filmmakers the chance to receive investor funding and support.

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The Irish Film & Television Academy Announce 2017 IFTA Film & Drama Awards Winners

The Irish Film & Television Academy Announce 2017 IFTA Film & Drama Awards Winners

| April 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

The annual IFTA Film & Drama Awards crowned ‘A Date for Mad Mary’ with the title of Best Film, with cast member Charleigh Bailey also taking home the IFTA for Best Supporting Actress Film.

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Tom Ryan Wins Best Young Director @ Irish Film Festival Australia

Tom Ryan Wins Best Young Director @ Irish Film Festival Australia

| April 3, 2017 | Comments (1)

Filmmaker Tom Ryan has won the award for Best Young Director at this years Irish Film Festival Australia for his current feature film ‘Twice Shy’.

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IFI Spotlight

IFI Spotlight

| April 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

IFI Spotlight, now in its fifth year, is the IFI’s annual look at the Irish film and media industry, reviewing the past year and considering current trends in production, distribution and consumption of new work.

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The Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 Hour Challenge

The Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 Hour Challenge

| March 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Invites filmmakers to Galway City to make a film – write, shoot, and edit – in just 48 hours.

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The Making of a Medium @ The Light House Cinema

The Making of a Medium @ The Light House Cinema

| March 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

The film will do a limited run of screenings across the country in the coming .

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'Between Land and Sea' Announce More Screenings

‘Between Land and Sea’ Announce More Screenings

| March 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Between Land and Sea’ will have additional screenings in the IFI Dublin, Naas, Kilkenny, Limerick, Sligo and Westport.

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CCCahoots - First Short Film Wraps

CCCahoots – First Short Film Wraps

| March 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Award-winning Cork Comedy Troupe & TV Production Company, Have Completed Their First Short Film, FitzGibbons’ Budget Funerals.

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Zoe Kavanagh Wins at Horrorhound Weekend Film Festival

Zoe Kavanagh Wins at Horrorhound Weekend Film Festival

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Zoe Kavanagh won Best Director in the US at the Horrorhound Weekend Film Festival.

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Irish Film Festa 2017

Irish Film Festa 2017

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 10th edition of Irish Film Festa, the Italian festival dedicated entirely to Irish cinema, will be held this year from 30 March to 2 April at its usual venue, the Casa del Cinema in Rome.

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival Brings Creative Young Filmmakers to Youghal

First Cut! Youth Film Festival Brings Creative Young Filmmakers to Youghal

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

First Cut! Youth Film Festival is a vibrant international festival screening the works of young filmmakers aged 12-24.

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In Production: Eventuality

In Production: Eventuality

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Dundalk Institute of Technology short film called Eventuality is currently being produced by final year students in the BA (HONS) Video & Film Production course.

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National Youth Film School Goes Residential

National Youth Film School Goes Residential

| March 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Young Irish Film Makers are bringing youth film training to a new level with a 10-day residential film camp.

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Torrey Pines @ IFI

Torrey Pines @ IFI

| March 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

March 27th will see the Irish premiere of ‘Torrey Pines’, a stop-motion animated film which deals with themes of gender identity and mental health. 

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2017 Irish Animation Awards’ Shortlist

2017 Irish Animation Awards’ Shortlist

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Irish Animation Awards’ shortlist has been published in advance of the awards which are taking place on Saturday 25th March in Dingle.

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Trailer: The Three Don'ts

Trailer: The Three Don’ts

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (2)

Paddy Murphy’s ‘The Three Don’ts’ tells the story of Jason and Benson; two normal, down on their luck, broke twenty-somethings in Limerick, Ireland.

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New Horizons Calls for Urgent Introduction of Gender Quotas in Film Industry

New Horizons Calls for Urgent Introduction of Gender Quotas in Film Industry

| March 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Now is the time to introduce practical and concrete action on gender quotas in the Irish film and television industries.

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Live Reading of 'Indiana Jones And The Saucermen From Mars'

Live Reading of ‘Indiana Jones And The Saucermen From Mars’

| March 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Storybreakers will be performing a Live Reading of the original, unproduced Indiana Jones 4 script: ‘Indiana Jones And The Saucermen From Mars’.

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