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#Irish Film

# irish-film - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Here is the full list of nominees for this year's (virtual) IFTAs

Jul 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 24,507 Views 27 Comments

The online ceremony will be held in September.

# irish-film - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Entire cast and crew of some film productions may need to quarantine prior to and during filming
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Entire cast and crew of some film productions may need to quarantine prior to and during filming

Jun 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,712 Views 3 Comments

The new protocol comes as productions were permitted to resume filming yesterday.

# irish-film - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation

Mar 26th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,088 Views 15 Comments

Give up yer aul Netflix and Disney+.

# irish-film - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in... Irish film?
# The Filums
# The Filums

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in... Irish film?

Dec 29th 2019, 9:00 PM 39,284 Views 18 Comments

Irish stars and studios were wowing audiences and winning accolades this decade.

# irish-film - Thursday 28 November, 2019

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia
# Letizia Battaglia
# Letizia Battaglia

A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia

Nov 28th 2019, 10:30 PM 14,817 Views 2 Comments

The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

# irish-film - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Want to be the next Tarantino or Campion? The hunt is on for Ireland's undiscovered screenwriters
# Unheard Voices
# Unheard Voices

Want to be the next Tarantino or Campion? The hunt is on for Ireland's undiscovered screenwriters

Sep 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,525 Views 1 Comment

There’s a particular emphasis on people whose voices are not being represented fully on screen.

# irish-film - Friday 21 December, 2018

'We made it for nothing, but it worked': After sold-out audiences and awards, this Irish film will screen on RTÉ tonight
# Soulsmith
# Soulsmith

'We made it for nothing, but it worked': After sold-out audiences and awards, this Irish film will screen on RTÉ tonight

Dec 21st 2018, 12:08 PM 31,947 Views 9 Comments

Soulsmith, shot in both Dublin and Mayo, is the debut feature from writer/director Kevin Henry.

# irish-film - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Here's why Jesse Eisenberg is currently sauntering around Ireland and sampling boxty in Cavan
# Superbad
From The Daily Edge
# Superbad

Here's why Jesse Eisenberg is currently sauntering around Ireland and sampling boxty in Cavan

Aug 11th 2018, 5:43 PM 10,449 Views 0 Comments

One of the more unusual celeb sightings.

# irish-film - Friday 16 February, 2018

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you watched an Irish-produced film in the last year?

Feb 16th 2018, 9:34 AM 22,065 Views 89 Comments

Gabriel Byrne has said people making films cheaply here doesn’t actually constitute an industry.

# irish-film - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Black dresses on the red carpet as gender equality is put on the agenda at IFTA awards
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Black dresses on the red carpet as gender equality is put on the agenda at IFTA awards

Feb 15th 2018, 9:13 PM 31,850 Views 54 Comments

Tonight’s ceremony took place at the Mansion House.

# irish-film - Friday 12 January, 2018

The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women
# Girls On Film
From The Daily Edge
# Girls On Film

The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women

Jan 12th 2018, 5:11 PM 4,573 Views 7 Comments

‘Just imagine a year in which he had five actresses with meaty roles competing for an IFTA. It needn’t be a pipe dream, you know.’

# irish-film - Saturday 7 October, 2017

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals
# The Irish Abroad
# The Irish Abroad

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,058 Views 3 Comments

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

# irish-film - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding
# Diversity
# Diversity

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding

Jul 18th 2017, 6:35 AM 8,831 Views 60 Comments

The Irish Film Board said these new initiatives will encourage new female talent to enter the industry.

# irish-film - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'The Taoiseach and Housing Minister really need to see this film'
# Filming Homelessness
# Filming Homelessness

'The Taoiseach and Housing Minister really need to see this film'

Jul 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 18,307 Views 41 Comments

Filmmaker Gerard Barrett spoke to TheJournal.ie about his new film, which tells the story of a mother and daughter in emergency accommodation.

# irish-film - Friday 10 February, 2017

Everything you need to know about Handsome Devil, the new Irish film everyone's talking about
# Coming Of Age
From The Daily Edge
# Coming Of Age

Everything you need to know about Handsome Devil, the new Irish film everyone's talking about

Feb 10th 2017, 11:10 AM 14,049 Views 1 Comment

It’s the latest from John Butler, the man who brought us The Stag.

# irish-film - Sunday 15 January, 2017

These are the next Irish films we're all going to be talking about
# On The Way
# On The Way

These are the next Irish films we're all going to be talking about

Jan 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 39,353 Views 7 Comments

The details were announced this week.

# irish-film - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

The baby from The Snapper turned 23 this year and don't YOU feel old?
# Small Turkey
From The Daily Edge
# Small Turkey

The baby from The Snapper turned 23 this year and don't YOU feel old?

Dec 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 16,177 Views 4 Comments

Grand sized baby….

# irish-film - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Here's why everyone is raving Young Offenders - the new Irish film set in Cork
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Here's why everyone is raving Young Offenders - the new Irish film set in Cork

Sep 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 10,879 Views 3 Comments

The Young Offenders just achieved the highest opening of an Irish film at the Republic of Ireland box office this year.

# irish-film - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

10 beloved Irish films the world absolutely needs to know about
# A Date For Mad Mary
From The Daily Edge
# A Date For Mad Mary

10 beloved Irish films the world absolutely needs to know about

Sep 7th 2016, 11:31 AM 21,578 Views 26 Comments

Listen up, world – we have some film recommendations.

# irish-film - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Dealing with demons: This Irish film imagines an Ireland in the near future
# Truth Commissioner
# Truth Commissioner

Dealing with demons: This Irish film imagines an Ireland in the near future

Feb 28th 2016, 8:30 PM 13,397 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to the director and star of the Truth Commissioner.

# irish-film - Monday 9 November, 2015

Saoirse Ronan's new film was a massive hit at the Irish and UK box-offices this weekend
# Brooklyn Goes Hard
# Brooklyn Goes Hard

Saoirse Ronan's new film was a massive hit at the Irish and UK box-offices this weekend

Nov 9th 2015, 5:54 PM 19,488 Views 51 Comments

Fair play.

# irish-film - Friday 17 July, 2015

Irish comedy 'The Stag' is about to be remade by a major Hollywood studio
# Blockbuster News
# Blockbuster News

Irish comedy 'The Stag' is about to be remade by a major Hollywood studio

Jul 17th 2015, 11:04 PM 21,008 Views 17 Comments

This is a big, big deal.

# irish-film - Saturday 20 June, 2015

'The industry is coming to Ireland in a big way': Bright future for Irish film with these talented graduates
# Ones To Watch
# Ones To Watch

'The industry is coming to Ireland in a big way': Bright future for Irish film with these talented graduates

Jun 20th 2015, 9:00 AM 11,328 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s future film-makers hope to stay in Ireland as the industry grows.

# irish-film - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman
# Slan Go Foill
# Slan Go Foill

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman

May 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 30,131 Views 17 Comments

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

# irish-film - Friday 10 April, 2015

This sketch superbly sums up every Irish film ever
# Ag Chriost On Siol
From The Daily Edge
# Ag Chriost On Siol

This sketch superbly sums up every Irish film ever

Apr 10th 2015, 7:34 AM 4,229 Views 0 Comments

“Marry me, Patrick.” “But…you’re a Protestant.”

# irish-film - Friday 20 March, 2015

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

Mar 20th 2015, 1:33 PM 9,629 Views 3 Comments

The stamps feature well-known Irish animations like ‘Roy’ and ‘Give Up Yer Aul Sins’.

# irish-film - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival
# Sundance
From The Daily Edge
# Sundance

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Feb 1st 2015, 11:03 AM 18,495 Views 14 Comments

Reynor was honoured for his role in Glassland, a film by Irish director Gerard Barrett.

# irish-film - Friday 23 January, 2015

Here's the Irish film set in Offaly up for major international prize
# You're Ugly Too
From The Daily Edge
# You're Ugly Too

Here's the Irish film set in Offaly up for major international prize

Jan 23rd 2015, 12:22 PM 3,079 Views 0 Comments

You’re Ugly Too stars Aidan Gillen.

# irish-film - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did'
# Syria
# Syria

'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did'

Jan 17th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,330 Views 45 Comments

A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.

# irish-film - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?

Oct 14th 2014, 6:15 PM 4,535 Views 1 Comment

More films? More film stars?

# irish-film - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Zaytoon, Dublin Airport and Don Draper's wife star in this charming new Irish film
# Standby
From The Daily Edge
# Standby

Zaytoon, Dublin Airport and Don Draper's wife star in this charming new Irish film

Oct 7th 2014, 1:21 PM 4,053 Views 4 Comments

Also, Brendan Gleeson’s son Brian, who is the bulb off him.

# irish-film - Monday 29 September, 2014

This Irish animated short narrated by George Takei is pure brilliance
# The Missing Scarf
From The Daily Edge
# The Missing Scarf

This Irish animated short narrated by George Takei is pure brilliance

Sep 29th 2014, 10:15 AM 2,934 Views 0 Comments

The Missing Scarf was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2013.

# irish-film - Monday 15 September, 2014

Film board defends Irish film in wake of controversial comments by Calvary director
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Film board defends Irish film in wake of controversial comments by Calvary director

Sep 15th 2014, 1:27 PM 28,379 Views 60 Comments

John Michael McDonagh said that Calvary was “not an Irish film” and was critical of other Irish films.

# irish-film - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside
# Patrick's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Patrick's Day

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside

Aug 21st 2014, 7:44 PM 17,447 Views 5 Comments

Terry McMahon’s Patrick Day is headed for an LA screening.

# irish-film - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Arya Stark attempts an Irish accent in new film, and it's not half bad
# Gold
From The Daily Edge
# Gold

Arya Stark attempts an Irish accent in new film, and it's not half bad

Jul 16th 2014, 11:55 AM 6,735 Views 7 Comments

A modern-day Cú Chulainn.

# irish-film - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m
# Box Office
# Box Office

Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m

May 13th 2014, 2:30 PM 10,003 Views 38 Comments

The movie is also the fifth highest grossing film to go on general release in Ireland.

# irish-film - Monday 21 April, 2014

15-eh? How do films get classified in Ireland?
# The Classifieds
# The Classifieds

15-eh? How do films get classified in Ireland?

Apr 21st 2014, 10:30 AM 12,248 Views 31 Comments

Your 14-year-old self cursed the film classifiers, but how do they come to a decision?

# irish-film - Thursday 13 March, 2014

This Irish short animation took big prize at SXSW
# Ghostbuster
# Ghostbuster

This Irish short animation took big prize at SXSW

Mar 13th 2014, 1:57 PM 7,548 Views 3 Comments

Coda, a hand-animated film with a wry look at death, took two years to make.

# irish-film - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Mar 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 4,343 Views 16 Comments

Into The West? Michael Collins? The Snapper? We can’t decide.

# irish-film - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:53 AM 16,030 Views 11 Comments

Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, as a priest.

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