Tag: "Conor McMahon"

Reel Horror Show: Episode 6

Reel Horror Show: Episode 6

| February 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

In this lurid episode, Conor McMahon, Conor Dowling and Mark Sheridan gather under a blood red sky to discuss Hammer Horror films.

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From the Dark - Review of Irish Film at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015

From the Dark – Review of Irish Film at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015

| March 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm entered the dark to check out new Irish horror film ‘From the Dark’, which screened at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

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Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable - Part II

Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable – Part II

| January 9, 2014 | Comments (3)

In Part II of this Film Ireland podcast Stephen Shields, Conor McMahon, Ciarán Foy, Conor Barry and Brendan Muldowney talk about the place of reviews, critics, bloggers and trolls in the age of social media.

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Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable - Part I

Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable – Part I

| December 18, 2013 | Comments (0)

In Part I of this Film Ireland podcast Stephen Shields, Conor McMahon, Ciarán Foy, Conor Barry and Brendan Muldowney talk about their paths into making films and discuss the crafts of writing, acting, editing, directing and producing.

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From the Archive: Breaking (Down) the Budget

From the Archive: Breaking (Down) the Budget

| September 17, 2013 | Comments (0)

Conor McMahon talks to directors Brian O’Toole, Paul Ward, Eoin Macken and himself about the smartest way to spend your money in low-budget filmmaking.

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Cinema Review: Stitches

Cinema Review: Stitches

| October 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

Schlock Horror.

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'Stitches' opens nationwide 26th October

‘Stitches’ opens nationwide 26th October

| October 18, 2012 | Comments (1)

STITCHES, the perfect Halloween movie opens at cinemas nationwide on Friday 26th October, with very special preview at 7.30pm on Thursday 25th October where Q&A with ROSS NOBLE and CONOR McMAHON will be broadcast live to cinemas across Ireland via satellite

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Comedian Ross Noble To Introduce Premiere Of Irish Comedy Horror 'Stitches' At Movie Fest This Saturday

Comedian Ross Noble To Introduce Premiere Of Irish Comedy Horror ‘Stitches’ At Movie Fest This Saturday

| September 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

Q&A with director Conor McMahon to follow screening.

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'Stitches' and 'Grabbers' Success at FrightFest

‘Stitches’ and ‘Grabbers’ Success at FrightFest

| August 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

‘Stitches’ and ‘Grabbers’ awarded gongs at the 13th Film4 FrightFest, which took place over the weekend.

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UK Premiere of Conor McMahon's 'Stitches' at Film4 FrightFest Tonight Friday August 24th at 11:30pm

UK Premiere of Conor McMahon’s ‘Stitches’ at Film4 FrightFest Tonight Friday August 24th at 11:30pm

| August 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Former guest editor of Film Ireland magazine Conor McMahon (Spring 2010) will be in London tonight for the UK premiere of his new blackly comic horror Stitches.

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Issue 132 – Breaking (Down) the Budget

Issue 132 – Breaking (Down) the Budget

| April 1, 2010 | Comments (1)

Low-budget can mean anything from a few hundred grand to small change and some pocket-lint. But no matter the size of your lump sum, what’s the smartest way to spend your money in low-budget filmmaking? Conor McMahon got some detailed budgets from directors Brian O’Toole, Paul Ward, Eoin Macken and himself…

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'The Disturbed' gets deal with Cinemavault

'The Disturbed' gets deal with Cinemavault

| November 10, 2009

Conor McMahon’s Irish thriller, ‘The Disturbed’, which recently played to a sell out crowd at the Horrorthon film festival in the IFI over the October bank holiday weekend, has been picked up by Toronto-based Cinemavault for worldwide sales and representation at the American Film Market in Los Angeles.

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The Horrorthon Returns to the IFI in October

The Horrorthon Returns to the IFI in October

| October 1, 2009

This year’s Horrorthon will take place during the bank holiday weekend (22-26 October 2009) at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin.

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Part 2: Conor McMahon’s ‘The Disturbed’ After The Fleadh

Part 2: Conor McMahon’s ‘The Disturbed’ After The Fleadh

| August 11, 2009

This is part two of a two-part Film Ireland podcast with writer/director Conor McMahon, recorded three weeks after the world premiere of his ultra low-budget improvised horror film ‘The Disturbed’ at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh.

Conor sheds some light on what does or does not happen to a filmmaker when a film is well received at a large film festival such as Galway, his meeting with sales agents, applying for completion funding, plus more about the movie now that the film has been seen by an audience.

The Disturbed will be screened in the IFI as part of The Horrorthon this October Bank Holiday weekend.

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Part 1: Conor McMahon on 'The Disturbed' before the Galway Film Fleadh

Part 1: Conor McMahon on 'The Disturbed' before the Galway Film Fleadh

| August 6, 2009

This is part one of a two part Film Ireland podcast with Writer/Director Conor McMahon recorded before the world premiere of his ultra low budget improvised horror film ‘The Disturbed’ at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh.

We hear about what inspired him to make it and what writing process there is in an improvised movie shot in sequence. Conor also talks about the relationship with actors and director when their isn’t a script, what stage he was at in post production at the time and what hopes he had going into the festival.

Part 2 will shed some light on what does or does not happen to a filmmaker when a film is well received at a large film festival such as Galway plus a little more about the film now that people, including Film Ireland, have actually seen it.

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