Minister Josepha Madigan,has signed an order which makes June 18th the date on which the name of the Irish Film Board will change to Screen Ireland.
Feargal Ward's award-winning documentary feature, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid will have its UK premiere this week at the Sheffield Doc/Fest.
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board announces the appointment of Gareth Lee to the role of Manager of Screen Training Ireland.
Wildcard Distribution has announced that they will release Lance Daly's famine-revenge epic Black '47 in Irish cinemas from Friday, September 7th with previews on August 31st, September 1st and 2nd.
#Industry: Creative BC and Irish Film Board announce $150,000 partnership to support Co-Development and Gender Parity
Creative BC and Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) have announced a new funding partnership that will encourage the development of motion picture projects between British Columbian and Irish motion picture production companies.
The visceral and thrilling coming-of-age drama Kissing Candice written and directed by Aoife McArdle will be released in Irish and UK cinemas on Friday 22nd June via Wildcard Distribution.
#Industry: Irish Film Board announces new appointments to Production, Development & Distribution unit
Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced two key appointments to the agency’s Production, Development & Distribution unit. Eimear Markey joins the IFB in the role of Story Consultant while Jennifer Smyth has been announced as the new Production and Development Coordinator.
Out now in Irish cinemas in David Freyne's debut feature The Cured starring Oscar-nominated Ellen Page along with Irish acting talent Sam Keeley and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor. We caught up with Freyne and Keeley to talk about the film.
#Industry: Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht clarifies the €200m funding allocation for the Irish Film Board
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has clarified the nature of their €200m investment promised to the Irish Film Board today as part of their Investing in Our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018 – 2027 programme. The investment will bring total IFB capital grants to €200m for the 10 year period.
#Industry: Government pledges €200 million to Ireland’s media production and audio visual industries
Minister Josepha Madigan TD today announced plans to invest €1.2 billion in Irish culture, heritage and language infrastructure as part of Project Ireland 2040. The plans include €200m for the Irish media production and audio visual industries.