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Congratulations to Three Irish Titles Selected for 36th Istanbul Film Festival

Posted: 31st March 2017

Congratulations to three IFB-funded films selected for the Istanbul Film Festival, taking place from 5 – 15 April. John Butler’s Handsome Devil, Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture and Volker Schloendorff’s Return to Montauk will screen at festival, which is now in its 3...

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Three new Eurimages Development Co-production Awards added to the seven existing ones in 2017

Posted: 27th March 2017

In the framework of its promotional activities aimed at fostering cinematographic co-productions from the initial stages of a project, the Eurimages Fund decided to create three new Co-production Development prizes which will be awarded in the co-production markets of San Sebastian Film Festival, Tr...

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IFB and IFTA Announce Rising Star Award Nominees for 2017

Posted: 24th March 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) and the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) are delighted to unveil the Rising Star Award nominees for 2017, the winner of which will be announced at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 8th.  ...

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Six-time Academy Award© nominee Jim Sheridan

Posted: 22nd March 2017

Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture—a feature film adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel—will go on release in Irish cinemas this Friday, 24 March. Featuring a stellar international and Irish cast including Academy Award© nominee Rooney Mara (C...

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