Two Irish animations, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen and The Breadwinner, won awards at the 23rd International Film Festival Schlingel in Germany.
Scannain talks to writer Roddy Doyle and reports from the set of Paddy Breathnach's housing-crisis drama Rosie. The film is out on Friday, October 12th.
The 19th Kerry Film Festival will run from October 17th - 21st screening international short and feature films along with national and regional short films.
BBC Northern Ireland audiences can expect more local drama, more comedy and a greater range of documentaries over the next year.
The 63rd Cork Film Festival will open with the European premiere of Carmel Winters' award-winning new drama Gloat Like A Butterfly on November 9th.
State broadcaster RTÉ's children's section, RTÉjr, has announced its line-up of programming for the new season.
Feargal Ward’s critically acclaimed and award-winning new documentary The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid will have an Irish cinema release on October 19th.
Danish actor Connie Nielsen has joined the cast of Neasa Hardiman's Sea Fever, replacing Toni Collette, and Scottish actor Dougray Scott has also joined.
#Festival: Irish Screen America to honour Hugh O’Conor with Jim Sheridan Award for Achievement in Irish Filmmaking
Irish Screen America has named their Rising Star Awards and announced Hugh O’Conor as the Jim Sheridan Award for Achievement in Irish Filmmaking recipient.
Kerry Film Festival will present the Maureen O’Hara Award for 2018 to Deirdre O’Kane to acknowledge her contribution to the film and television industry.