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The IFB to Introduce Ground-Breaking New Funding Initiatives for Female Writers and Directors as part of Ongoing Commitment to Gender Equality in the Irish Film Industry

Posted: 16th July 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) has announced a number of new funding initiatives at the Galway Film Fleadh specifically targeted at incentivising female writers, directors and producers, in order to directly increase female representation in the Irish film, televis...

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Ireland Week: A Major Irish Government Trade and Cultural Event Announced For 16

Posted: 14th July 2017

Ireland Week, which will bring a live showcase of Irish creativity and innovation to the world, will take place in Los Angeles from 16 – 21 October, 2017.  Launched by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, An Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and performer PantiBliss ( who will perform 2 ...

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Spy Thriller, The Rhythm Section, To Film In Ireland Next Year

Posted: 14th July 2017

It has been announced that espionage thriller, The Rhythm Section, will partly film in Ireland next year. The title—which will be directed by Reed Morano and produced by James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli—will star Blake Lively as the main protagonist, Stephanie ...

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“Heart-breaking and heart-warming”: Inspirational Irish Film, Sanctuary, Receives Rave Reviews

Posted: 12th July 2017

Sanctuary, the inspirational Irish film, directed by Len Collin, has opened to rapturous critical acclaim following its release last week. Set in a world of people with intellectual disabilities, the film has been hailed as “the most heart-breaking and heart-warming film you will see all year....

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