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Screen Training Ireland To Support An Irish Writer on Guiding Lights 2017

Posted: 15th March 2017

Screen Training Ireland, part of Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), is pleased to announce that it is supporting an Irish writer (or writer/director) to participate in the ninth edition of Guiding Lights, the UK’s most prestigious film mentoring scheme. The dea...

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The Young Offenders and A Date for Mad Mary are major winners at Irish Film Festival, Boston

Posted: 15th March 2017

The award winners for the Irish Film Festival, Boston have been announced alongside a stellar line-up of Irish films which will screen in the festival, taking place in Somerville, Massachusetts from 23–26 March. Peter Foott’s hilarious Cork-set comedy, The Young Offenders and Darren Tho...

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Congratulations to the Irish Animation Awards Nominees

Posted: 13th March 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann congratulates the nominees for the 2017 Irish Animation Awards, which were announced today. Presented by Animation Ireland during the Animation Dingle festival on 25 March, the awards acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the ...

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The Young Offenders Becomes the Latest Irish Title to be Released on Netflix

Posted: 13th March 2017

Following on from grossing over €1.2m to date at the Irish box office, receiving seven IFTA nominations, and garnering critical acclaim in both Ireland and the UK with a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders will now reach 94 million Netflix users worldwide. Th...

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