Sales and Production Deals Struck for Irish Films as the Marché du Film Begins in Cannes, With Irish Title The Killing of a Sacred Deer Receiving Rave Reviews

Posted: 22nd May 2017

A host of IFB-supported titles are making waves in Cannes as the Marché du Film at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival is already shaping up to be a busy affair for the Irish film industry. The Element Pictures-produced The Killing of a Sacred Deer, opened to a plethora of critical acclaim this mor...

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IFB-funded films, Muse and The Lodgers, Release Posters Ahead of Cannes Film Festival

Posted: 16th May 2017

Two IFB-funded films, Jaume Balagueró's Muse and Brian O'Malley's The Lodgers have released their poster artwork, just in time for the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.Filmed on location in Ireland, Belgium, and Spain, Muse was produced by Brendan McCarthy and John McDonne...

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Bankside Films Acquires Worldwide Sales Rights to Lee Cronin

Posted: 15th May 2017

Bankside Films have announced that they have acquired exclusive worldwide sales rights on Lee Cronin’s highly anticipated directorial debut, The Hole in the Ground.  Writer / Director Cronin previously won the Melies D’Argent Award for best fantastic short film and the San Sebastian...

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Culture Clash Comedy, Halal Daddy, to be Released in Irish Cinemas on 30 June

Posted: 12th May 2017

Element Pictures Distribution has announced that Conor McDermottroe’s Halal Daddy will hit Irish cinemas on June 30th.  Co-written by Sligo native McDermottroe and Viva screenwriter Mark O’Halloran, Halal Daddy boasts a superb cast, including Nikesh Patel (Indian Summers, London Has...

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