Wildcard Distribution is an Irish film distributor established in early 2013 specialising in new and fresh approaches to distribution.

Wildcard acquire and release films in Irish cinemas as well as on Video on Demand and DVD. Their goal is to break down the barriers of traditional film distribution using disruptive and innovative technologies to bring the best in Irish and international film to audiences when and where they want it. They believe in distribution strategies across multiple platforms and in multiple territories simultaneously.

In addition to distribution, Wildcard also offers a consultancy service advising on sales and marketing films at different stages from script to screen.

Latest News

Black '47 #IrishFilm: Famine epic Black ’47 now available to own on DVD and Blu-Ray - Lance Daly's epic famine thriller, Black '47, is now available to own via Wildcard Distribution. The film is the highest-grossing Irish release of 2018.
Katie #Review: Katie - Irish boxing phenom Katie Taylor is the subject of award-winning documentarian Ross Whitaker’s latest film, appropriately titled, Katie.
Katie #IrishFilm: Watch the trailer for Ross Whitaker’s captivating documentary Katie - Watch the trailer for the critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary Katie ahead of its Irish cinema release on October 26th.
Black '47 #IrishFilm: Black ’47 crosses the million euro mark at the Irish Box Office - Lance Daly's epic thriller set against the Great Hunger, Black '47, hit a major landmark last night, passing the €1 million mark at the Irish Box Office. 
Cardboard Gangsters #IrishAbroad: Cardboard Gangsters now available on Netflix internationally - Mark O'Connor's hard-hitting urban drama Cardboard Gangsters is now available on Netflix in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, and Scandinavia
Katie #IrishFilm: Ross Whitaker’s award-winning doc Katie to hit Irish screens on October 26th - Wildcard Distribution to release Ross Whitaker's eagerly anticipated Katie Taylor documentary, Katie, in cinemas across Ireland on Friday, October 26th.
Black '47 #IrishFilm: Black ’47 opens as highest-grossing Irish film of 2018 - Lance Daly's famine revenge western Black '47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Brooklyn in 2015.
Black '47 #Interview: Scannain Talks Black ’47 with actor James Frecheville - Scannain caught up with Australian actor James Frecheville, who plays Feeney in Black '47 to talk about the film. Black '47 is out now in Irish cinemas.
Katie #IrishFilm: WestEnd Films to sell international rights for Ross Whitaker’s Katie - WestEnd Films has acquired the rights to sell Ross Whitaker's documentary on Irish boxing champion Katie Taylor, Katie, to international audiences.
Damo & Ivor: The Movie #IrishFilm: Damo & Ivor The Movie now available on DVD and VOD - Following on from its cinema release earlier this year, Rob and Ronnan Burke's comedy feature Damo & Ivor The Movie is now available on DVD and VOD. 

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Founder and Managing Editor of Scannain. If found please return to a cinema. Always willing to lend a hand to an Irish film, actor or director in need.

2 Responses

  1. Annie Marie Murphy

    Where is the movie showing, please? I know it’s at Galway Film Fle adhesive on July 14th but I’m away on holiday. As a huge Taylor gan, really want to see the movie, where else is it available?

    • Niall

      Wildcard will be releasing it nationwide later this year. Due to her schedule they haven’t yet set a date. We will share all information as soon as we get it.