This episode of In Conversation features writer, director and producer Paul Duane.
Paul’s directing credits include Barbaric Genius, Very Extremely Dangerous and Natan and he was named one of Variety magazine’s Ten Directors to Watch in 2013.
In 2008 Paul set up the production company Screenworks with Rob Cawley, which recently produced the successful RTÉ series Amber.
Paul also co-produced In a House That Ceased to Be, the story of Christina Noble, which was released in cinemas earlier this year and screened on RTÉ. The film won the George Morrison Feature Documentary IFTA Award.
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This episode of InConversation features Nick Dunning, an actor and writer who attended RADA, where he won the Ronson Prize for Most Promising Young Actor. He is best known on screen for his role as Thomas Boleyn in The Tudors playing opposite Jonathan Rhys Meyers, for which he won an IFTA award for Best Supporting Actor. He has also appeared in numerous popular British TV shows such as Waking the Dead, Kavanagh QC, Midsomer Murders and Quirke. His film work includes The Iron Lady (2011), Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008), Alexander (2004) and In America (2002).
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The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) is to hold an intimate evening ‘In Conversation’ with veteran Irish actor David Kelly at the IFI on Sunday, 17 August.
Academy members and attending special guests will have the opportunity to be part of a conversation with one of Ireland’s most popular and respected actors of the stage and screen.
In 2005, David Kelly was the recipient of the IFTA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to him by co-star and friend Colm Meaney, with director Tim Burton, Irish actors Colin Farrell and Milo O’Shea and co-star Johnny Depp among those paying tribute to the 79-year-old actor.
With a career that spans over six decades, David Kelly’s feature film credits include Stardust, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waking Ned and Into the West, while his television appearances include roles in Strumpet City, Fawlty Towers, Robin’s Nest and Glenroe. David’s latest work has been on Spanish thriller The Kovak Box alongside Oscar-winning® actor Timothy Hutton.