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

Jul 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 24,461 Views 27 Comments

The online ceremony will be held in September.

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

Jun 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,671 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,065 Views 15 Comments

Give up yer aul Netflix and Disney+.

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

Dec 29th 2019, 9:00 PM 39,275 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 10:30 PM 14,716 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Sep 24th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,490 Views 1 Comment

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

'We made it for nothing, but it worked': After sold-out audiences and awards, this Irish film will screen on RTÉ tonight
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'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 31,931 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 11th 2018, 5:43 PM 10,417 Views 0 Comments

One of the more unusual celeb sightings.

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

Feb 16th 2018, 9:34 AM 22,033 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Feb 15th 2018, 9:13 PM 31,813 Views 56 Comments

Tonight’s ceremony took place at the Mansion House.

The lack of lead actress nominees at the IFTAs perfectly demonstrates why we need more Irish films starring women
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# 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 4,540 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.’

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

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,031 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2017, 6:35 AM 8,802 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Jul 9th 2017, 7:00 PM 18,287 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.

Everything you need to know about Handsome Devil, the new Irish film everyone's talking about
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# 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 13,939 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jan 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 39,287 Views 7 Comments

The details were announced this week.

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

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

Dec 27th 2016, 3:00 PM 16,146 Views 4 Comments

Grand sized baby….

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

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

Sep 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 10,845 Views 3 Comments

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

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

10 beloved Irish films the world absolutely needs to know about

Sep 7th 2016, 11:31 AM 21,513 Views 26 Comments

Listen up, world – we have some film recommendations.

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

Feb 28th 2016, 8:30 PM 13,380 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2015, 5:54 PM 19,470 Views 51 Comments

Fair play.

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

Jul 17th 2015, 11:04 PM 20,986 Views 17 Comments

This is a big, big deal.

'The industry is coming to Ireland in a big way': Bright future for Irish film with these talented graduates
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'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 11,310 Views 1 Comment

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

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

May 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 30,019 Views 17 Comments

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

This sketch superbly sums up every Irish film ever
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# Ag Chriost On Siol

This sketch superbly sums up every Irish film ever

Apr 10th 2015, 7:34 AM 4,213 Views 0 Comments

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

Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone
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Bring these Irish animation stamps to life with your smartphone

Mar 20th 2015, 1:33 PM 9,593 Views 3 Comments

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

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival
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Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Feb 1st 2015, 11:03 AM 18,476 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2015, 12:22 PM 3,061 Views 0 Comments

You’re Ugly Too stars Aidan Gillen.

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

Jan 17th 2015, 10:30 AM 10,308 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.

Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?
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Will we be welcoming more celebrities to Ireland next year?

Oct 14th 2014, 6:15 PM 4,521 Views 1 Comment

More films? More film stars?

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 1:21 PM 3,993 Views 4 Comments

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

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

This Irish animated short narrated by George Takei is pure brilliance

Sep 29th 2014, 10:15 AM 2,916 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 15th 2014, 1:27 PM 28,300 Views 60 Comments

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

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside
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# Patrick's Day

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside

Aug 21st 2014, 7:44 PM 17,435 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2014, 11:55 AM 6,702 Views 7 Comments

A modern-day Cú Chulainn.

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

May 13th 2014, 2:30 PM 9,959 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Apr 21st 2014, 10:30 AM 12,199 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Mar 13th 2014, 1:57 PM 7,524 Views 3 Comments

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

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film
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# Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Mar 4th 2014, 2:32 PM 4,322 Views 16 Comments

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

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal
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# Irish Film

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:53 AM 15,991 Views 11 Comments

Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, as a priest.

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