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From Outstanding Reviews Announcing the Arrival of New Irish Talent, to Major Film Sales: Irish Film Makes Waves at the Toronto Film Festival

Posted: 21st September 2017

The Toronto Film Festival, generally seen as the informal kick-off to the international awards season, has seen critical acclaim and major sales for the strong line-up Irish films premiering there. From the “bold announcement of a brilliant new cinematic voice” in the form of Aoife McAr...

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Shorts

Don’t Miss Annual Culture Night Screening of Award-Winning IFB Short Films

Posted: 21st September 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is delighted to once again participate in the official programme for Culture Night 2017 with a selection of Irish short films screening in two Dublin locations—for the first time—on 22 September. From 9pm – 10pm...

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Features

Irish Prison-Break Drama, MAZE, Released This Friday, 22 September

Posted: 20th September 2017

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP MAZE high-security prison, Stephen Burke’s MAZE is released in Irish cinemas this Friday, 22 September. Starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, better known as Love/Hate’s Nidge, and Barry War...

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Animation

Eight Irish Projects Pitch at 2017 Cartoon Forum

Posted: 15th September 2017

Congratulations to eight Irish animations studios, who pitched at the 29thCartoon Forum in Toulouse, France, earlier this week. Seven of the eight selected projects received IFB funding including Wiggleywoo’s Farmer Mo, Ink and Light’s Hare and the Prisoner, Giant Animation&rsq...

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