Here at Scannain we are always on the lookout for new content and new ways to bring news of Irish film to our readers.
If you are involved with or know of any Irish feature or short film, or an international feature or short with Irish talent, that is currently funding/crowd-funding, casting, shooting, in pre/post-production, looking for distribution, entering into festivals, or any category we haven’t thought of please let us know.
We are offering support for all productions, and will help filmmakers with drafting a press release and getting the word out on our site and to other publications.
We have created a designated short film sub-site, called GearrScannain, that will feature news and information on short Irish films. It is also hoped that we will be able to feature the actual films themselves here and offer platform for people to view and enjoy the best in Irish independent and sponsored short film.
Scannain is a voluntary website and we are always keen to promote new voices. So if you would submit your writing for any of our categories please let us know.
- Film Reviews
Exactly what it sounds like. This is our main film reviews section.
- Film News
This is our section for news related to international films. Primarily covers Posters, Trailers, Clips, Images, Casting, Awards, and International Box-Office.
Periodically we run competitions in conjunction with distributors and cinemas. This is where you will find them.
Our long form articles and opinion pieces fall under this category.
- Irish Abroad
News from foreign shores related to the screening, distribution, awards for, and financing of Irish film.
- Irish Box-Office Update
Our weekly update of the Irish Box-Office Top Ten, and other Irish box-office related news.
- Irish Film Classification Update
Our weekly update of the latest classifications from the Irish Film Classification Office.
- Film Festivals
News and reviews on film festivals throughout the island.
- Nationwide Film Events
Similar to Film Festivals, but designated to one-off cinematic events.
- Home Viewing
News and on new releases available to rent or buy via DVD, Blu-ray or Video On Demand.
- Cinema Reviews
A periodical look at the cinemas of Ireland themselves.
- Scannain Talks
On occasion we are lucky enough to get to chat to Irish and international actors and filmmakers.
- Red Carpet Report
Similar to Interviews this is where we put conversations and photographs from the red carpet.
- In Production
This is our designated title for any news relating to Irish films currently in production.
- Casting Notices
News related to casting calls for feature or short films shooting in Ireland.
- In Focus
A designated section to highlight Studios, Production Companies, or Film Facilities in Ireland.
Sometimes it’s good to go back a few years and look at films or events from the past.
- Ireland on Film
We want this section to focus on areas of the country that have been depicted on film and how they have changed or how the film impacted that area.
- Irish Film on TV
Our column highlighting the Irish films that are on Irish television in the near future.
- Irish TV News
News relating to Irish TV productions.
- Online Series
News relating to Irish online productions.
- Best of What’s Around
A catch-all category promoting the best content on Irish and international film that appears on sites other than our own.