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Bharat Nalluris The Man Who Invented Christmas finished principal photography

Posted: 6th February 2017

Bharat Nalluri’s The Man Who Invented Christmas, which sees Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens assuming the role of Charles Dickens, finished principal photography on 21 January, filming on location in Dublin and Wicklow. Based on Lee Standiford’s book of how Charles Dickens brought A Ch...

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Cartoon Saloon and Mercury Filmworks to launch new venture, Lighthouse Studios

Posted: 6th February 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board welcomes the news that award-winning Irish animation company, Cartoon Saloon and Canadian firm Mercury Filmworks will  launch Lighthouse Studios—a new venture, focused on 2-D animation, that will create 140 jobs in Kilkenny over ...

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Irish Tax Break Proves Enticing for AMC

Posted: 6th February 2017

AMC’s Into the Badlands, starring Irish actresses Orla Brady and Sarah Bolger wrapped filming in Ireland after commencing a sixteen-week shoot in August 2016, made possible by Ireland’s attractive tax incentive; Section 481. The tax break—which applies to feature film, TV drama, an...

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Irish Locations Double for Victorian Period UK Setting on The Professor and the Madman, Set for Release Later this Year

Posted: 5th February 2017

The Professor and the Madman, starring Mel Gibson and Sean Penn, is set for release later this year, following an eight-week Irish shoot around Dublin city which began in September 2016. Based on Simon Winchester’s best-selling historical novel about the creation of the Oxford English Diction...

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