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Ireland’s Foreign Language Oscar Entry, Song of Granite, Released in Irish Cinemas Friday, 8 December

Posted: 5th December 2017

Following a string of stellar reviews, Pat Collins' Song of Granite, based on the life of the traditional Irish sean-nós singer, Joe Heaney, is released in Irish cinemas this Friday, 8 December. Directed by Collins (Silence), Song of Granite was co-written by Pat Collins, ...

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Animation

Nora Twomey’s Debut Animated Feature, The Breadwinner, Wins Major Award in LA

Posted: 4th December 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) congratulates the team behind Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, as the animated feature was awarded Best Animation at the LA Film Critics awards. The award follows on from the film’s recent success at the inaugural Anima...

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Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board Welcomes Josepha Madigan as Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Thanks Outgoing Minister Heather Humphreys

Posted: 30th November 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) welcomes Josepha Madigan, T.D. as the new Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, announced today by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD. The IFB also wishes to thank outgoing Minister Heather Humphreys for her strong support of t...

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Funding

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board Announces Details of Revisions to the Screenplay Development Scheme

Posted: 29th November 2017

Following an internal review of its Screenplay Development Scheme which supports writers, writing teams and writer and director teams, Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) is delighted to announce revisions to the scheme which will re-open for applications in 2018. The ...

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