Film executives John Boorman and Kieran Corrigan launch Irish Film School, aiming to close the film skills gap and reshape training for future filmmakers.
Gaston Pavlovich (Silence) has joined the Irish co-production The Professor And The Madman as a co-producer and co-financier.
Dublin Book Festival is hosting a conversation with director John Boorman, Siege at Jadotville author Declan Power, and RTÉ's Sean Rocks on November 11th.
Hollywood stars Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are set to shoot their new film, The Professor and the Madman, in Dublin. The capital will double for 1850's Oxford.
PBS has acquired Irish documentary film Behind the Sword in the Stone, which chronicles the making of John Borman's Excalibur.
Next month three Irish films, The Lobster, Song of the Sea, and Queen and Country, travel to the New Zealand International Film Festival.
Listen to three tracks from the IFTA award-winning score for Queen and Country, by composer Stephen McKeon. Out Friday June 12th.
The 2015 Cinequest Film Festival will present its Maverick Spirit Award to director John Boorman. Aidan McAteer's animated short Deadly will screen.