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Ireland Week Plays Host to Inaugural connect353 Conference as LA Places Spotlight on Irish Creative Talent

Posted: 19th October 2017

Ireland Week — a week-long event of conferences and cultural festivities in Los Angeles showcasing and promoting Irish creativity to the world — will today (19 October), play host to the connect353 conference, which will feature a series of panel discussions with leaders from the trade, ...

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Minister Humphreys Increases Support for Future Growth of Irish Film, Television and Animation Industry With an Additional €1.5 million Funding for the IFB in 2018 Budget

Posted: 10th October 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), the national development agency for the film, television and animation industry, welcomes the budget increase of €1.5 million announced today by Irish Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD. This...

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Documentary

Inspiring Irish Doc, It’s Not Yet Dark, Released in Irish Cinemas Friday, 13 October

Posted: 10th October 2017

Following on from its US release, It’s Not Yet Dark, the moving documentary based on the life of Irish filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice will be released in Irish cinemas this Friday, 13 October. Directed by Frankie Fenton, the doc chronicles Simon’s life from the point of his diagnosis w...

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Animation

Screen Training Ireland and Animation Skillnet announce Animation and VFX Graduate Traineeship and Symposium 2017

Posted: 9th October 2017

Screen Training Ireland, and Animation Skillnet announce the Animation and VFX Graduate Traineeship 2017/18.  To coincide with the launch of the Graduate Traineeship Programme for the Irish Animation and VFX sectors there will be a two day symposium packed full of exciting talks and masterclass...

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