Ireland’s national festival, St. Patrick’s Festival, returns with a cast of thousands of talented home-grown and international musicians, dancers, storytellers and performers coming together for five days and nights of events from March 15th to 19th.
Watch the first clip from Fastnet Films' Black 47, which premieres today at the Berlin Film Festival. The film is directed by Lance Daly and stars James Frecheville, Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox, Barry Keoghan, and Moe Dunford.
New Irish horror feature The Cured starring Oscar-nominated Ellen Page (Juno, Inception) along with Irish acting talent Sam Keeley (Anthropoid, What Richard Did) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (The Infiltrator, Love/Hate) will open in Irish cinemas on Friday 20th April.
Prolific UK/Irish production company Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) boosts 2017/18 Production Slate to 10 Features with the launch of Cinefondation entry Nene, Streetkids United III – The Road To Russia, Ivan I. Tverdovsky’s Jumpman, Ivan Ostrochovsky’s The Disciple and Jamillah van der Hulst’s Fighting for Life.
#Industry: Irish Film Board announce POV – A Production and Training Scheme for Female Creative Talent
As part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board’s (IFB) ongoing commitment to empowering and supporting female creative talent, the POV Production & Training Scheme (POV) is a new filmmaking initiative aimed at female writers and directors.
The Lodgers, a gothic ghost story directed by award winning filmmaker Brian O'Malley comes to Irish cinemas on March 9th 2018. Written by musician and Professor of Gothic literature, David Turpin and produced by Julianne Forde and Ruth Treacy of Tailored Films,
Element Pictures Distribution has released the trailer for Irish documentary filmmaker Ken Wardrop’s latest feature Making the Grade, which they will release in cinemas from April 13th.
Mark O'Connor's hard-hitting urban drama Cardboard Gangsters, which was reported as the biggest Irish film of 2017, has just been released on Netflix.
Scannain Talks The New Music, a new Irish feature film currently in post-production. The film aims to shine a light on Young Onset Parkinson's Disease, a rare and little known condition which affects people under fifty.
The prestigious SXSW Film Festival has announced the Features lineup for its 25th edition. 132 Features will be shown from March 9th to 18th, including Ken Wardrop's Making the Grade and Michael Tully's Don't Leave Home. Irish-filmed TV series Krypton will also world premiere.