Two Irish animations, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen and The Breadwinner, won awards at the 23rd International Film Festival Schlingel in Germany.
Independent distributor Cinema Epoch has acquired the U.S. rights to Tom Collins' latest feature Aithrí / Penance, staring Peter Coonan.
Irish horror Nightshift signs multiple international distribution deals, including Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in America & Matchbox Films in the UK.
Distributor IFC Films has acquired the U.S. rights to David Gleeson's Don't Go, with plans to release it in American cinemas from October 26th.
#IrishAbroad: Janson Media acquire international rights for Liam O Mochain’s The Book That Wrote Itself
The Book That Wrote Itself, Liam O Mochain’s 1999 debut feature film has been picked up by US distributor Janson Media for worldwide distribution.
Mark O'Connor's hard-hitting urban drama Cardboard Gangsters is now available on Netflix in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, and Scandinavia
Carmel Winter's second feature film Float Like a Butterfly has won the FIPRESCI Prize Discovery at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite won two prizes at the Venice Film Festival, winning the Grand Jury Prize and Volpi Cup for Best Actress for Olivia Colman.
Features Dublin Oldschool, The Favourite, Papi Chulo, and Rosie, and shorts Boy Saint and Catcalls to represent Ireland at BFI London Film Festival 2018.
#IrishAbroad: Emer Reynolds’ The Farthest honoured by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Emer Reynolds' The Farthest honoured by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine with the 2018 Communication Award for Best Film/Radio/TV.