Category: Interviews

Aoife Nic Ardghail, Writer of 'Casual'

Aoife Nic Ardghail, Writer of ‘Casual’

| October 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Aoife Nic Ardghail gives us the insight into her film ‘Casual’ and how a little poetry got it over the line.

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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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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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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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Mark O'Connor, Co-writer & Director of 'Cardboard Gangsters'

Mark O’Connor, Co-writer & Director of ‘Cardboard Gangsters’

| June 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren sat down with Mark O’Connor to talk about his latest film ‘Cardboard Gangsters’.

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Caoilfhionn Dunne, Actor, 'In View'

Caoilfhionn Dunne, Actor, ‘In View’

| May 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to actor Caoilfhionn Dunne about her role in Ciaran Creagh’s ‘In View’.

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Interview with Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly, producer of 'Lady Macbeth'

Interview with Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, producer of ‘Lady Macbeth’

| May 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry talks to Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, the producer of ‘Lady Macbeth’.

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Podcast: Ben Wheatley,'Free Fire'

Podcast: Ben Wheatley,’Free Fire’

| March 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

  Paul Farren talks to Ben Wheatley about taking a procedural look at action with Free Fire, breaking it down to an atomic level, planning the shoot, the production design, the ’70s setting, scriptwriting and the inspirations behind Armie Hammer’s suave look.     Armie Hammer, left, whose look was inspired by:   Dan O’Bannon   and Tony […]

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Podcast: Capital Irish Film Festival

Podcast: Capital Irish Film Festival

| March 23, 2017 | Comments (1)

John Collins was at the 11th annual Capital Irish Film Festival in Washington, U.S.A and met some of the attending filmmakers.

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Interview: James Phelan, writer 'Striking Out'

Interview: James Phelan, writer ‘Striking Out’

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen caught up with James Phelan writer of the RTE drama S’triking Out’, which gets its U.S. premiere on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Interview: Hilary Rose, actor 'The Young Offenders'

Interview: Hilary Rose, actor ‘The Young Offenders’

| March 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh took advantage of a telecommunications device to chat to Hilary Rose about her experiences playing Mairead MacSweeney in the hit Cork comedy.

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Interview: Ciaran Creagh, writer/director of 'In View'

Interview: Ciaran Creagh, writer/director of ‘In View’

| March 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer / director Ciaran Creagh talked to Film Ireland about his film ‘In View’, a study of depression and suicidal thoughts.

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Interview: Director Billy O'Brien and Actor Max Records, 'I Am Not a Serial Killer'

Interview: Director Billy O’Brien and Actor Max Records, ‘I Am Not a Serial Killer’

| December 9, 2016 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to director Billy O’Brien and actor Max Records about their film ‘I Am Not a Serial Killer’.

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Podcast: Interview with Johnny O'Reilly, writer/director of 'Moscow Never Sleeps'

Podcast: Interview with Johnny O’Reilly, writer/director of ‘Moscow Never Sleeps’

| November 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio talks to Johnny O’Reilly about his film ‘Moscow Never Sleeps’, a multi-story drama that weaves through Moscow’s choked cityscape as it celebrates its birthday with a massive fireworks display.

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Video: Interview with Sennia Nanua, 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

Video: Interview with Sennia Nanua, ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’

| September 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sennia Nanua takes us behind the scenes of new zombie thriller ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’ and answers a few questions.

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WFT.I Podcast: Julie Ryan, Producer of 'The Young Offenders'

WFT.I Podcast: Julie Ryan, Producer of ‘The Young Offenders’

| September 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

This podcast features producer Julie Ryan talking to Sarah Griffin about her career to date and her work on The Young Offenders.

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Video Interview: Seána Kerslake and Charleigh Bailey, A Date for Mad Mary

Video Interview: Seána Kerslake and Charleigh Bailey, A Date for Mad Mary

| September 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio chats to Seána Kerslake and Charleigh Bailey about A Date for Mad Mary, a tough and tender story about friendship, first love, and letting go of the glory days.

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Interview: Aoife Kelleher, director of 'Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village'

Interview: Aoife Kelleher, director of ‘Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village’

| August 31, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio sat down with Aoife Kelleher to chat about her latest documentary, which explores the big question of faith, in the small Irish village of Knock.

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Interview: Director Paddy Breathnach  & Writer Mark O'Halloran of 'Viva'

Interview: Director Paddy Breathnach & Writer Mark O’Halloran of ‘Viva’

| August 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh chats to the director Paddy Breathnach and writer Mark O’Halloran of ‘Viva’

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Interview:  Emma Carlsson and Aisling O'Halloran, producers of 'The Randomer'

Interview: Emma Carlsson and Aisling O’Halloran, producers of ‘The Randomer’

| July 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

Film Irelandspoke to producers Emma Carlsson and Aisling O’Halloran about ‘The Randomer’, which was produced by the Filmbase Masters in Digital Feature Film Production Programme and premieres at Galway.

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Interview:  Mary McGuckian, 'The Price of Desire'

Interview: Mary McGuckian, ‘The Price of Desire’

| June 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

“The stress test is truthfully most women’s experience”-  Seán Crosson In Conversation with Mary McGuckian   Mary McGuckian, whose most recent film The Price of Desire is currently screening in Irish cinemas, has directed 12 films to date, an impressive figure when one considers the challenges female directors in particular have faced in the male-dominated […]

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Interview: Bob Gallagher, Director of Le Galaxie’s 'Le Club’ Music Video

Interview: Bob Gallagher, Director of Le Galaxie’s ‘Le Club’ Music Video

| May 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sleazy does it.

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Sydney's Second Annual Irish Film Festival Wraps With 'Lost In The Living'

Sydney’s Second Annual Irish Film Festival Wraps With ‘Lost In The Living’

| May 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

Glen Falkenstein interviews ‘Lost in the Living’ director Robert Manson at Sydney’s Irish Film Festival.

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Podcast Interview: Garret Daly, Director of 'Who is Dervla Murphy?'

Podcast Interview: Garret Daly, Director of ‘Who is Dervla Murphy?’

| April 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

‘Who is Dervla Murphy?’ profiles Ireland’s most prolific travel writer, through rare and exclusive access to Dervla, her family and friends.

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Interview: Director Rebecca Daly & Actor Barry Keoghan of 'Mammal'

Interview: Director Rebecca Daly & Actor Barry Keoghan of ‘Mammal’

| April 6, 2016 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren talks to the director of ‘Mammal’ Rebecca Daly, and actor Barry Keoghan.

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Video Interview: 'Sing Street' Actor Jack Reynor and Director John Carney

Video Interview: ‘Sing Street’ Actor Jack Reynor and Director John Carney

| March 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

Deirdre Molumby talks to actor Jack Reynor and director John Carney about Sing Street’

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Podcast Interview: Ben Wheatley, director of 'High Rise'

Podcast Interview: Ben Wheatley, director of ‘High Rise’

| March 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren talks to Ben Wheatley about his latest film ‘High Rise’, adapted from J.G. Ballard’s visionary novel.

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Q&A: David Dryden and Eileen Walsh, co-directors of 'Together in Pieces'

Q&A: David Dryden and Eileen Walsh, co-directors of ‘Together in Pieces’

| March 4, 2016 | Comments (1)

Adam McPartlan had a few questions for David Dryden and Eileen Walsh, co-directors of ‘Together in Pieces’, a new film documenting the fluctuating backdrops of Northern Ireland.

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Podcast: Interview with Diane Negra, Professor of Film Studies and Screen Culture and Head of Film Studies at UCD

Podcast: Interview with Diane Negra, Professor of Film Studies and Screen Culture and Head of Film Studies at UCD

| March 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sarah Griffin sat down with Diane Negra to talk about Saturday’s event at the IFI, ‘After the Chick Flick’, and discuss the historical roots of the contemporary chick flick and what the post epitaph chick flick is.

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Interview: Aodh Ó Coileáin, director of 'Fís Na Fuiseoige'

Interview: Aodh Ó Coileáin, director of ‘Fís Na Fuiseoige’

| February 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sean Finnan talks to filmmaker Aodh Ó Coileáin about his documentary, which explores the connection between people and place, as expressed in Irish poetry and local lore.

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