Animals, an official Irish/Australian co-production from Vico Films and Closer Productions is currently shooting in Dublin. Award-winning director Sophie Hyde is directing the feature adaptation of Emma Jane Unsworth’s best-selling novel, which stars Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat .
Five Irish feature documentaries – Feargal Ward’s The Lonely Battle Of Thomas Reid, Maurice Sweeney’s I, Dolours, David Sington and Heather Walsh’s Mercury 13, Katrina Costello’s The Silver Branch, and Hannah Quinn's Smithy & Dickie will screen at the HotDocs festival in Toronto.
Netflix has released a first look teaser for their new TV series Nightflyers which is currently being filmed at Troy Studios in Limerick. The video shows action from the show and behind the scenes.
Italian-born Irish-resident director Nathalie Biancheri's second feature film Wolf won the Danny Lerner Grand Prix for Best Project at the 15th edition of the Sofia Meetings co-production market in Bulgaria. Produced by Jessie Fisk for Feline Films.
Entertainment One has released a new trailer and poster for Irish film Zoo, directed by Colin McIvor. The film will be coming to cinemas on 29th June and stars Toby Jones, Penelope Wilton and Art Parkinson.
Northern Ireland Screen has opened applications for funding through the Screen Fund to develop feature documentaries that will deliver unique visions and voices on universal stories from Northern Ireland resident filmmakers.
There are still places available for the Workshop Marketing in a Connected World with Gruvi CEO Ben Johnson. The workshop takes place from 9.30 to 13.00 on March 21st at 12 Hotel, Bearna, Galway.