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Ross Whitaker: What I Learned Making 'Between Land and Sea'

Ross Whitaker: What I Learned Making ‘Between Land and Sea’

| May 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker tells us about his experiences making Between Land and Sea and what he learned along the watery way.

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'Between Land and Sea' Gets Limited Cinema Release

‘Between Land and Sea’ Gets Limited Cinema Release

| February 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

‘Between Land and Sea’ is a year-long insight into the lives of those who love to live beside the ocean.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Between Land and Sea

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: Between Land and Sea

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Loretta Goff catches waves at Ross Whitaker’s documentary ‘Between Land and Sea’, which premiered at the Cork Film Festival.

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InConversation with Ross Whitaker

InConversation with Ross Whitaker

| October 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

In this episode of InConversation, we speak to Ross Whitaker, writer, producer and documentary filmmaker.

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Irish Doc 'Unbreakable' Gets UK Release

Irish Doc ‘Unbreakable’ Gets UK Release

| September 23, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Irish documentary ‘Unbreakable’ is to have a limited release in the UK from October 9th

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5 Things I Learned Making 'Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story'

5 Things I Learned Making ‘Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story’

| October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker’s latest film, ‘Unbreakable’, tells the incredible story of Mark Pollack’s rehabilitation, search for groundbreaking cures in the worlds of robotics and science, and his unbreakable spirit.

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Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story

Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story

| October 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

An incredibly moving story.

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Talent Talks at Galway Film Centre

Talent Talks at Galway Film Centre

| October 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Galway Film Centre’s Talent Talks series continues this season with a talk with documentary-maker, Ross Whitaker.

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Audio Interview: Ross Whitaker, IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival Programmer

Audio Interview: Ross Whitaker, IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival Programmer

| September 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

In this interview, Donnchadh Tiernan talks to Ross Whitaker, the Festival Programmer of the IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival, which takes place September 25th – 28th.

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6 Reasons You Should Go to Sheffield Doc/Fest

6 Reasons You Should Go to Sheffield Doc/Fest

| January 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker gives 6 reasons why documentary-makers should go to Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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What's the Point of Film Festivals?

What’s the Point of Film Festivals?

| November 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

Director Ross Whitaker, who recently programmed this year’s IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival, writes about the two experiences that reminded him why festivals are so special.

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Irish Documentary ‘Home Turf’ To Tour US

Irish Documentary ‘Home Turf’ To Tour US

| October 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Ross Whitaker & Aideen O’Sullivan’s documentary ‘Home Turf’ is set to tour the United States.

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From the Archive: Graham Linehan - Master of Comedy

From the Archive: Graham Linehan – Master of Comedy

| September 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

How does comedy writer extraordinaire Graham Linehan do it? An IFTA ‘In Conversation With…’ interview gave Ross Whitaker the low-down…

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IFI's Ireland on Sunday screens 'When Ali Came to Ireland'

IFI’s Ireland on Sunday screens ‘When Ali Came to Ireland’

| December 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

Commissioning editor of Film Ireland Magazine Ross Whitaker’s ‘When Ali Came to Ireland’ is screening at the IFI this December as part of the IFI’s Ireland on Sunday programme.

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'Bye Bye Now'  on  RTÉ Two tonight

‘Bye Bye Now’ on RTÉ Two tonight

| September 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

‘Bye Bye Now’ screening on RTÉ Two as part of their Shortscreen series.

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2012: The Imposter

IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2012: The Imposter

| August 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Festival Programmer, Ross Whitaker previews the ‘badass’ documentary ‘The Imposter’, which kicks off this year’s Stranger Than Fiction Festival at the IFI on Thursday

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Kerry Film Festival announces partnership with access>CINEMA

Kerry Film Festival announces partnership with access>CINEMA

| September 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Kerry Film Festival (KFF) have announced it has partnered with access>CINEMA in a new initiative that will see ten of the best Irish Short Films from Kerry Film Festival 2010 screen at locations throughout Ireland.

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Irish Shorts To Screen in Los Angeles Next Week

Irish Shorts To Screen in Los Angeles Next Week

| August 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

The award winning Irish shorts Crossing Salween, Bye Bye Now and Pentecost have all taken the festival circuit by storm and LA audiences will now get a chance to see them when they screen in the Laemmle Theater in LA next week.

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How to Make an Epic Documentary For 25k

How to Make an Epic Documentary For 25k

| August 19, 2010

To coincide with the screening of Blind Man Walking this Sunday at the IFI at 13.30 as part of its Ireland on Sunday programme, director Ross Whitaker explains his own particular journey getting the funds together to make the film.

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Spotlight on 'Pyjama Girls'

Spotlight on 'Pyjama Girls'

| August 17, 2010 | Comments (1)

Film Ireland talks to Maya Derrington about her debut feature documentary ‘Pyjama Girls’.

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Not Just Another Bee Movie

Not Just Another Bee Movie

| July 22, 2010 | Comments (0)

With ‘Colony’ being released exclusively at the IFI, Ross Whitaker puts the spotlight on this bee-on-the-wall documentary by speaking with co-director Ross McDonnell.

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Issue 133 - Documentary Longinotto Style

Issue 133 – Documentary Longinotto Style

| July 16, 2010 | Comments (1)

Kim Longinotto tells Ross Whitaker about her unique approach and the difficult decisions she’s made whilst making her films.

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Issue 132 - Spotlight - One Hundred Mornings

Issue 132 – Spotlight – One Hundred Mornings

| April 1, 2010 | Comments (1)

Ross Whitaker talks to Conor Horgan about his award-winning debut feature.

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Issue 131 - Not Just Another Bee Movie

Issue 131 – Not Just Another Bee Movie

| December 4, 2009

Ross Whitaker puts the spotlight on ‘Colony’.

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Interview with Niall McKay - Director of 'A Song for Dad'

Interview with Niall McKay – Director of 'A Song for Dad'

| July 31, 2009

Ross Whitaker talks to Niall McKay, director of narrative documentary ‘A Song for Dad’, which airs on RTÉ 1 on Tuesday 4th August at 10.20pm.

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Interview With The Makers of 'The Liberties'

Interview With The Makers of 'The Liberties'

| July 30, 2009

Ross Whitaker talks to Areaman Production’s Shane Hogan and Tom Burke about their documentary ‘The Liberties’ which premiered at the Stranger than Fiction documentary festival at the IFI on Sunday 21st June 2009.

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Issue 128 - You Won't Be Able To Look Away

Issue 128 – You Won't Be Able To Look Away

| May 1, 2009

Ross Whitaker talks to Brendan Muldowney and Conor Barry about their low-budget feature ‘Savage’.

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Issue 125 – November/December 2008 – (The Documentary Issue)

Issue 125 – November/December 2008 – (The Documentary Issue)

| March 28, 2009

Nick Fraser on the current state of documentary filmmaking • Mint Productions on the Bertie documentary series • Pitching training event at the STF doc festival • Interview with documentary filmmaker Liz Mermin • Roundtable: The future of creative documentary • Pat Collins interview • Steve McQueen on Hunger • Gideon Koppel interview on Sleep Furiously • Loopline Film’s doc courses • A doctor for docs • Nino Troppiano on Chippers

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Saviours

Saviours

| October 3, 2008 | Comments (0)

Irish documentaries tend, for the most part, to have a hint of the unprofessional about them – talking heads and directorial front-of-camera work belying the seriousness of their subject matter. ‘Saviours’, despite a reliance on some heavy interviewing, manages to come across as a natural and startlingly honest portrayal of the St. Saviours Olympic Boxing Academy in Dublin.

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Irish Boxing Documentary Out 3rd October

Irish Boxing Documentary Out 3rd October

| September 23, 2008

Saviours, the new boxing documentary by Ross Whitaker and Liam Nolan will be on release in cinemas from 3rd October 2008. The winner of the Best Feature Documentary at the Waterford Film Festival, the film features boxers Dean Murphy, Abdul Hussein and Darren Sutherland, who recently won bronze at the Beijing Olympics. For more information […]

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