The IFI and the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival to host second annual Careers in Screen Day on Thursday, February 28th
Distributor Lightyear Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to Stephen Burke's prison drama MAZE, starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor and Barry Ward.
Watch the superb first trailer for Irish director Lee Cronin's feature debut The Hole in the Ground, starring Séana Kerslake and James Quinn Markey. Out March 1st.
#Industry: James Hickey to step down as Screen Ireland’s Chief Executive after 2nd term ends in June
After two terms as Chief Executive of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, James Hickey will be moving on at the end of his current term in June 2019.
Element Pictures' The Favourite dominated the nominations for the 72nd BAFTA Awards with 12, while Chris Kelly was also nominated for A Cambodian Spring.
Olivia Colman won Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes for Yorgos Lanthimos' The Favourite, produced by Element Pictures.
The trailer has been released for Viko Nikci's Magdalene laundry inspired mystery-drama, Cellar Door, which will be released in Irish cinemas on January 25th (Cert 15A).
Backwards to Go Forwards, a new piece of film showcasing the future of Irish traditional music; directed, filmed and edited by Myles O’Reilly, is now online
Underground Irish documentary Open Mic Dublin has been selected for a screening at the Irish Film Festival in New Jersey, scheduled for February 9th.
Two Irish actors, Barry Keoghan and Jessie Buckley, have been nominated for the 2019 EE BAFTA Rising Star Award, alongside Cynthia Erivo, Lakeith Stanfield, and Letitia Wright.