IFB and IFTA Announce Rising Star Award Nominees for 2017

Posted: 24th March 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) and the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) are delighted to unveil the Rising Star Award nominees for 2017, the winner of which will be announced at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 8th.  ...

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Six-time Academy Award© nominee Jim Sheridan

Posted: 22nd March 2017

Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture—a feature film adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel—will go on release in Irish cinemas this Friday, 24 March. Featuring a stellar international and Irish cast including Academy Award© nominee Rooney Mara (C...

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National Film School Lecture Series in association with Bord Scannán na h

Posted: 20th March 2017

The National Film School in IADT has added Irish director, writer and producer, Peter Foott to its lecture series in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board,  taking place on Tuesday, 21 March. A graduate of IADT Peter Foott is a filmmaker with prizes from ...

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SXSW: IndieWire Hails Pat Collins’ Song of Granite

Posted: 16th March 2017

Influential website IndieWire has praised Pat Collins’ biopic on traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney, observing how Collins’ mastery of black-and-white photography lends the film “a timeless quality [that] it needs to bridge three generations.” The biopic is currently screen...

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