Steven Galvin caught up with PJ Dillon to discuss his craft, working on ‘Ripper Street’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ and his work on the Irish sci-fi feature ‘Earthbound’, which was released in cinemas earlier this year.
Denis Condon’s blog Early Irish Cinema looks back at the early development of cinema in Ireland on the anniversaries of those developments and offers information on what cinemagoers could have seen in Irish cinemas a century ago. Here Denis takes a look back at November 1913. Early Irish Cinema What’s On in Irish Cinemas – 100 [...]
The Galway Film Centre’s TV drama seminar this October featured a ‘Love/Hate’ panel – attended by series creator/writer Stuart Carolan, director David Caffrey and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor. Gemma Creagh was there to find out about RTÉ’s most successful drama.
Once home movies and now national treasures, Tony Tracy takes us through some vintage homemade cinema from the Irish Film Archive.
‘The Summit’ tells the true story of the tragic deaths of 11 mountain climbers, including Limerick man Ger McDonnell, in the worst K2 climbing disaster in history. Matt Micucci chats to director Nick Ryan about the Irish feature-length documentary that is released in cinemas today.
‘The Other Side of Sleep’ is released today on DVD. Amanda Spencer caught up with director Rebecca Daly to chat about the film.
Five Irish directors participated in the Korean festival’s National Cinema spotlight under the programme “Rogues, Rebels and Romantics: A Season of Irish Cinema.”
Matt Micucci delves into the audio-visual experimentation that featured at this year’s Cork Film Festival and chatted to curator Philip Ilson about the three events.
Matt Micucci sat down with director Maurice O’Callaghan at the 58th Cork Film Festival to discuss his film ‘The Lord’s Burning Rain’, which screened last weekend.
IFI Ireland on Sunday Interview: Michelle Deignan, director of ‘Breaking Ground: the Story of the London Irish Women’s Centre’
Steven Galvin chats to Michelle Deignan director of ‘’Breaking Ground: the Story of the London Irish Women’s Centre’, a revealing exploration of the radical organisation founded in the early ’80s by women in order to represent and support generations of Irish women in London.
With the 58th Cork Film Festival kicking off this weekend, Glenn Caldecott sat down with the newly-appointed festival director James Mullighan to talk about what audiences can expect from Cork this year.
Díóg O’Connell compares ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’ to ‘The Magdalene Sisters’, arguing that, in order to draw due attention to historical events, filmmakers must learn to subordinate factual accuracy to the creation of the emotional structure required by good storytelling.
In honour of Halloween, Film Ireland’s children of the night recall one of their favourite Horror Films.
Film Ireland caught up with Portuguese director, Dânia Lucas, to find out more about the transmedia documentary ‘Road to Revolution’, produced by Ireland’s beActive production company.
His career bridged Welles and Scorsese, taking in Hitchcock, Truffaut, and DePalma along the way. Lir Mac Cárthaigh explores the life and work Bernard Herrmann, one of the greatest film composers of all time.
Film Ireland spoke to director Paul Duane to find out more about his compelling film and the “original rock and roll outlaw”.
Eileen Leahy pulled up a barstool to have a chat with director Alex Fegan about his feature documentary.
Matt Micucci sat down with director Joe Lawlor to chat about ‘Mister John’, which he co-directed with Christine Molloy.