Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced that the 2018 Funding Guidelines for its Production and Development Funding schemes have been published.
Fastnet Films' Black '47 has been selected to World Premiere out of competition at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). The festival is scheduled to take place from the 15th to the 25th of February.
Epic Pictures Group has released a new US trailer for Brian O'Malley's gothic horror The Lodgers, which is produced by Tailored Films.
Two Irish projects have been selected for the 15th Berlinale Co-Production Market, which takes place at the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival from February 17 to 21. They are Savage Productions' Soul Hunter and Fantastic Films' Dr. Glass.
Screen Training Ireland and Filmbase are hosting a three-day training programme, focussing on Transmedia as a Marketing and Distribution strategy over three days from January 31st at Filmbase.
The 12th Dingle International Film Festival has announced that this year's Opening Night film will be The Camino Voyage/Iomramh an Chamino. The film will screen on March 22nd.
Wildcard Distribution has acquired the Irish and UK Rights for Aoife McArdle’s debut feature film Kissing Candice with a theatrical release due in the coming months.
Director Jann Clavadetscher is in Cork on Thursday 18 January as a special guest at Triskel Christchurch for the world premiere of his new film Kino Hospital.
Kino Lorber has acquired the North American rights to Sophie Fiennes' documentary/biopic Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami, which is produced by Dublin-based Blinder Films. Kino Lorber plan to release the film in North American cinemas in April.
The nominees have been announced for the 2018 Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) Film and Drama Awards, which will be held on Thursday, February 15th 2018.