Category: Exclusives

Podcast: Interview with Niamh Algar

Podcast: Interview with Niamh Algar

| February 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Actor Niamh Algar joins Jonathan Victory to talk about 3 films she features in at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea meets Ivor.

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Podcast: Interview with Alice Lowe, Actor/Writer/Director of 'Prevenge'

Podcast: Interview with Alice Lowe, Actor/Writer/Director of ‘Prevenge’

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren talks to Alice Lowe about her film ‘Prevenge’, a pitch black, wryly British comedy, which follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree that’s as funny as it is vicious.

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Tips: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Out

Tips: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Out

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer Stephen Walsh gives us 10 tips he wishes he had got when he began writing.

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Podcast: Interview with Grainne Humphreys, ADIFF 2017 Festival Director

Podcast: Interview with Grainne Humphreys, ADIFF 2017 Festival Director

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry sat down with Grainne Humphreys to delve into the delights that await us at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

| January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how a film of Ireland achieving nationhood proved impossible to show 100 years ago.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 5

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 5

| January 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Our shapeshifting lycanthropes gather on the moors under a full moon to bring you the latest Reel Horrorshow. In this episode, in between devouring recently buried corpses, the gang talk about the wonderful world of werewolf movies.

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Preview of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2017

Preview of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2017

| January 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

We take a look at the Irish films on offer at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Strong Irish Line-up @ ADIFF 2017

Strong Irish Line-up @ ADIFF 2017

| January 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

This year’s festival includes new Irish films from Jim Sheridan, Emer Reynolds, Aiden Gillen, John Butler, Neasa Ní Chianán, Juanita Wilson and Ken Wardrop.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Peter McVerry: A View from the Basement

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Peter McVerry: A View from the Basement

| January 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

  For 40 years human rights activist and Jesuit priest Peter McVerry has railed against state negligence, the abdication of Ireland’s most vulnerable citizens and a legacy of political indifference that has caused the destruction of communities, forced removals, addiction and homelessness.  Marley McCallum takes a look at an hour-long documentary, in which McVerry re-lives those dark decades. Peter […]

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SuperPod: SuperMan (1978) The Year (2016)

SuperPod: SuperMan (1978) The Year (2016)

| December 31, 2016 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm and Paul Farren join forces to bring you a look back at the year in superhero films, plus they discuss Richard Donner’s 1978 ‘Superman’ and together unlock the secrets of the universe.

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2016: Writers' Choice

2016: Writers’ Choice

| December 29, 2016 | Comments (2)

There it goes… 2016. Another year spent taking refuge from wounded skies in the warm arms of film. To mark its passing, our wonderful band of filmtroopers offer up their favourite – and a few of their worst – moments from the year.

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Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 26 - Take That 2016

Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 26 – Take That 2016

| December 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm and Sarah Cullen bring you their end of year pod and look back at what stood out for them in 2016 in film.

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Our Favourite Irish Films of 2016

Our Favourite Irish Films of 2016

| December 22, 2016 | Comments (0)

In a year that saw Oscar and Golden Globe nominations nominations, 2016 has proved to be a strong year for Irish film.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 4

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 4

| December 20, 2016 | Comments (0)

Our monstrous group of horror podders sit around a bloodied Christmas tree to discuss the best and the worst of Yuletide horror.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Cardboard Gangsters

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Cardboard Gangsters

| December 19, 2016 | Comments (1)

Annie Curran checks out ‘Cardboard Gangsters’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.

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Kerry Film Festival - Making it

Kerry Film Festival – Making it

| December 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry attended the premiere of ‘Making It’, which opened this year’s Kerry Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Soulsmith

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Soulsmith

| December 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff journeys into ‘Soulsmith’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Visual Fictions

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Visual Fictions

| December 14, 2016 | Comments (0)

Ellen Scally was at the Cork Film Festival for Aideen Barry presentation of four video works: Levitating, Possession, Not to be Known or Named and Enshrine.

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Watch Short Film: Let Those Blues In

Watch Short Film: Let Those Blues In

| December 13, 2016 | Comments (0)

‘Let Those Blues In’ is a portrait of Paddy Smith, one of Ireland’s best blues harmonica players, who, after a stint in Chicago’s Cook County Prison, used his passion for music to conquer his demons.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Randomer

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Randomer

| December 13, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eoin O’ Callaghan hooks up with ‘The Randomer’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema and Population Control in November 1916

Early Irish Cinema: Irish Cinema and Population Control in November 1916

| December 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at representations of birth control and abortion in Irish cinemas 100 years ago.

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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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Kerry Film Festival Short Film Market: Panel Discussion with Michael Creagh & Jim Cummings

Kerry Film Festival Short Film Market: Panel Discussion with Michael Creagh & Jim Cummings

| December 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry reports from the Kerry Film Festival Short Film Market panel with Michael Creagh and Jim Cummings in a discussion on their journeys in short filmmaking so far.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)

| December 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eoin O’ Callaghan checks his online fingerprints at a screening of ‘Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)’ at the Cork Film Festival.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 3

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 3

| December 7, 2016 | Comments (1)

In this episode, our bloodied band take a look at the debut features of some of their favourite directors.

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Review of Irish Film @ Feminist Film Festival: The Sea Between Us

Review of Irish Film @ Feminist Film Festival: The Sea Between Us

| December 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea was at the recent Feminist Film Festival to see Caoimhe Butterly’s The Sea Between Us.

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Kerry Film Festival – Masterclass with Jim Cummings: Thunder Road - Breakdown of a Journey to Sundance

Kerry Film Festival – Masterclass with Jim Cummings: Thunder Road – Breakdown of a Journey to Sundance

| November 30, 2016 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry was at Kerry Film Festival’s Masterclass with Jim Cummings, an award-winning producer, writer and director

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Watch Short Film: Adam

Watch Short Film: Adam

| November 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

‘Adam’, a short film written by Caroline Farrell and directed by Denise Pattison, has just been released online

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Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 25 - Human Velcro

Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 25 – Human Velcro

| November 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Sarah and Richard are back in podland with a brand new episode of film chit chat.

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