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First International Film Conference

“Hitchcock’s Vertigo: The Greatest Film Ever Made?” to be held on Thursday 14 September in Dublin.

This exclusive 1-day Hitchcock film conference will feature the presentations of many the world’s leading writers of Alfred Hitchcock from Canada, USA and UK, and most importantly the conference includes several talks exploring Bernard Herrmann’s beautifully mesmerising string-dominated film music for Vertigo, with overtones of Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, now recognized as the cinema’s greatest film music.

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FINGAL FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL

WINNING FILMS ANNOUNCED

In a celebration of independent established and emerging filmmakers both nationally and from around the globe, the 2017 Fingal Film Festival screened a broad and exciting range of feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation at Swords Castle last weekend, August 11th until August 13th.The festival opened to a Irish Premiere of ‘Knights of the Damned’ courtesy of High Flyers Dist UK from the Producers of Game of Thrones .

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2017 NOMINEES FOR BINGHAM RAY NEW TALENT AWARD

 

IN ASSOCIATION WITH MAGNOLIA PICTURES

 

The Galway Film Fleadh has nominated five Irish filmmakers for the 2017 Bingham Ray New Talent Award. This year’s nominees have been shortlisted for their work in the fields of Directing, Acting and Producing.

Co-founder of indie film distributor, October Films and former president of United Artists, Bingham Rayattended the Galway Film Fleadh for many years before his untimely death in 2012. Bingham spent his time at the Galway Film Fleadh mentoring filmmakers; listening, advising and encouraging. The Irish film community benefited hugely from Bingham’s wealth of knowledge across the complete spectrum of the film industry and in 2012 the Galway Film Fleadh recognised his generosity and contribution to the industry by creating the Bingham Ray New Talent Award.

The inaugural Bingham Ray New Talent Award was given to Gerard Barrett by Bingham’s daughters, Annabel and Becca, for  his debut feature Pilgrim Hill. Barrett returns to the Fleadh this year, with his fourth feature film, Limbo. Last year’s recipient was star of Mad Mary and RTE’s Can’t Cope Won’t Cope, Seana Kerslake.

The Nominees for 2017 are:

Dafhyd Flynn (actor, Michael inside)

Chris Baugh (director, Bad Day for the Cut)

Colm Seoighe (actor, Song of Granite)

Donna Eperon (producer, Michael Inside)

Kate McColgan (producer, Drummer & The Keeper

 

The winner of the 2017 Bingham Ray New Talent Award will be announced at the Closing Night Awards Ceremony of the Galway Film Fleadh at 7pm on Sunday July 16th.

For more info see www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

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No Party for Billy Burns

Screening invite on the 22nd of June

No Party for Billy Burns is a low budget feature film having its premiere this Summer. They are holding a test screening tomorrow evening starting at 6.30 sharp, looking for people willing to drop in and help give some feedback as they perform their final tweaks to the film.

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‘The Last Applause’

Film screening followed by Tango Club

El Ultimo Aplauso tells the emotional story of a group of old forgotten tango singers from Buenos Aires, who for many years used to perform together in one of the city’s most famous tango bars, the Bar El Chino. It shows their struggle to earn a living after the closure of the bar during the country’s biggest-ever economic crisis. Will they realize their last dream to give one more concert for the last time in their lives?

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Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro

URSA mini Pro

Blackmagic’s newest digital film camera.

4.6K Ultra HD sensor and 15 stops wide dynamic range.

Dual C-Fast UHS-II SD card recorders. EF lens mount.

Shoulder mount, top handle & hand grip extension.

Rental Includes:

– Samyang Cine Primes 24, 35, 50, 85mm
– 2x IDX batteries & charger
– Satchler or Vinten tripod

Please note: This camera takes C-Fast and UHS-II SD cards. A limited number of C-Fast cards are available on request at additional cost.

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