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Song of Granite Announced as Ireland’s Selection for Academy Awards Foreign Language Submission

Posted: 12th September 2017

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has selected the feature film Song of Granite as Ireland’s submission for the Foreign Language category at the 90th annual Academy Awards of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences. IFTA, the organisation responsible for the selection of...

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The Drummer and the Keeper to Expand to Further Cinemas Across the Country

Posted: 12th September 2017

Following its fantastic performance at its opening weekend at the Box Office, The Drummer and the Keeper will expand to further cinemas nationwide. The film which was released in cinemas on Friday, 8 September, has been hugely praised by critics, receiving four stars from outlets includin...

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BAI and IFB Report Calls for Government Policy on Training for the Film, Television and Animation Sector and the Strengthening of the National Agency for Screen Training

Posted: 6th September 2017

A strengthened national agency focusing on training and skills for the Irish film, television and animation industries is needed to provide the strategic foundation for skills development in the audio-visual sector, in order to drive growth. This is one of five key recommendations from a Crowe Horwa...

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Seven IFB Films Heading to BFI London Film Festival

Posted: 5th September 2017

Seven IFB-funded titles have been selected to screen at the prestigious BFI London Film Festival (LFF) which takes place in the city from 4–15 October. Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner will both receive Gala screen...

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