David O MahonyThe Irish Film Institute announced today that David O Mahony will join the team as Head of Cinema Programming.

A new appointment to the Irish Film Institute management was announced this morning as David O Mahony is set to join the team as Head of Cinema Programming. He will be responsible for the delivery of the IFI’s exhibition programme throughout its three main cinemas, and will oversee the ongoing development of the IFI’s programming policy to tie in with its strategic aims and priorities.

David O Mahony comes to the IFI after 8 years as Programme Manager of access>CINEMA where he curated and delivered high-quality cultural film programmes, seasons, and festivals, in multiple venues nationwide. Prior to this, David was also a film writer and broadcaster, and was a regular contributor to outlets such as Today FM, Newstalk and Film Ireland.

[quote title=”Ross Keane, IFI Director”]I am delighted to welcome David to the team at the IFI. His creative vision, enthusiasm and passion for film will be a huge asset to the organisation, and I’m looking forward to working with him on the exciting new programming strands and initiatives that he has outlined.[/quote]

[quote title=”David O Mahony”]The IFI’s film programme is justly celebrated; it’s an honour and a pleasure to take up the role of Head of Cinema Programming. I look forward to working with the IFI team to continue delivering engaging cultural cinema for audiences of all ages.[/quote]

David O Mahony will start in the role on Monday 7th September.

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