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FILM IN IRELAND NEWS: VFX for Ghosthunters to be created by Irish company Egg

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Film News, News | 0 comments

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Ghosthunters to be created by Irish company Egg

The elaborate visual effects for Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails will be created by Irish company Egg (Roy, Earthbound, Parked). The film began principal photography this week, and is slated for release in 2015.

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AWARD NEWS: IFB co-production Call Girl is one of five films nominated for European Discovery 2013 Prix FIPRESCI

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Film News, News | 0 comments

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Call Girl nominated for European Discovery 2013 Prix FIPRESCI

The European Film Academy has announced the five nominees for European Discovery 2013 Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to an up-and-coming director for their first full-length feature film.

 

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NEW RELEASE: Acclaimed IFB-funded doc Barbaric Genius now on VOD and DVD

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Film News, News | 0 comments

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Following a packed screening and Q&A with the film’s subject, John Healy, in London this week, Paul Duane’s critically acclaimed feature documentary Barbaric Genius is now available to buy worldwide on DVD and VOD
The Grierson-nominated documentary tells the remarkable story of London Irishman John Healy and his journey from alcoholic and homeless criminal to chess prodigy and bestselling author (his awardwinning book, The Grass Arena, is now a Penguin Classic and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year).

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SCREENING: Skin in the Game screening and Q&A in Pavilion

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Film News, News | 0 comments

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Skin in the Game, Donald Taylor Black’s IFTA-nominated documentary, will screen at the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, this Wednesday, October 9th, from 8pm. Following the film, there will be a discussion featuring Christy Moore, Professor Gerald Dawe and the film’s director.

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NEW RELEASE: Sundance award-winning documentary The Summit

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Sundance award–winning documentary The Summit set for Irish cinema release in November
Wildcard Distribution have just announced that Irish director Nick Ryan’s award-winning documentary The Summit, which was supported by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, will open in Irish cinemas on November 22nd.

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NEW RELEASE: The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology

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Taxi Driver’s Travis Bickle compared to Norwegian extremist Anders Breivik. Stephen Spielberg’s Jaws used to explain the workings of Nazi anti-Semitism. In the eagerly anticipated sequel to 2006’s The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, director Sophie Fiennes and philosopher Slavoj Zižek use their imaginative interpretation of cinema to examine the mechanisms that shape our collective beliefs and practices.

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NEW RELEASE: The Irish Pub hits cinemas

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Film News, News | 0 comments

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The Irish Pub is a eulogy to the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub — or, more specifically, the publicans who run them. The pubs featured have been in these families for generations, and it is through their owners’ warmth, wit and wisdom that we gain an insight into the heart and soul of the Irish boozer.

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