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Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Acting, Animation, Cinematography, Comedy, Directing, Distribution, Documentary, Editing, Events, Film News, Funding, Getting Started, Industry Jobs, News, Opportunities, Post Production, Pre Production and Production, Producing, Resources, Sound, Writing | 0 comments

30th Galway Film Fleadh,

Feature film submissions are now open for the 30th Galway Film Fleadh, taking place between
10th – 15th July, 2018.
The festival is Ireland’s leading film event, known internationally as the discovery place of New Irish Cinema, and home to the Galway Film Fair, Ireland’s only film marketplace.

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Photo studio

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Basement Space, Cinematography, Equipment, Lights, Miscellaneous, Space | 0 comments

Photo studio


A brand new photo studio available for hire in the heart of Dublin City.

Location: Filmbase basement space

Facilities: 3x Elinchrom BRX500 lamps

2x Portalite reflector tents

Elinchrom EL Skyport Plus HS

White/ grey/ green 9ft backdrops

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Review: Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Cinematography, Resources | 0 comments

BlackMagicBasil Al-Rawi got his hands on the new Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera and took it out to put it through its paces and see what its strengths and weaknesses are.

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An Interview With – DOP PJ Dillon

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Cinematography, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_Dir_133 - P J DillonKerry-born PJ Dillon won the IFTA for Best Director of Photography in both 2009 for 32A and 2011 forThe Runaway. He has worked as the DOP for a variety of TV series and films, including Vikings, Ripper Street, Game of Thrones, My Brothers, Kings and Timbuktu. In 2010 he released Rewind, his feature directorial debut. Here he gives his advice on getting started in the industry and shares his experiences as a cinematographer.

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An Interview With – DOP Ciarán Tanham

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Cinematography, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_DOP_142 - Ciaran TanhamCiarán Tanham has been working in the Television and Film Industry both in Ireland and abroad for over 25 years. He has been nominated for three Irish Television and Film awards and is the president of the Irish Society of Cinematographers (ISC). Here he talks about the role of the DOP, his recent project, A Kiss for Jed, and the state of Irish cinematography.

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An Interview With – DOP Tim Fleming

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Cinematography, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_DOP_139 - Tim FlemmingTim Fleming is and Irish Cinematographer who has worked on the films Once, As if I’m Not There, Hideaways and Citadel as well as numerous TV series including Luther, Silent Witness and is currently working on the upcoming BBC drama, The Musketeers. He spoke to Film Ireland about his choices when it came to photographing Citadel, the Irish thriller directed by Ciaran Foy.

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Advice from the Director’s Chair – Bob Gallagher

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Cinematography, Directing, Resources | 0 comments

bobBob Gallagher is an Irish director and cinematographer who has worked on a number of short film and music videos.

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Advice from Behind the Camera – Piers McGrail

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Cinematography, Getting Started, Resources | 0 comments

PiersPiers McGrail is an Irish born cinematographer who has worked on features, shorts, music videos, and commercials in countries around the world. He was the Director of Photography for the features Kelly + Victor, Out of Here and The Canal, and won the best cinematography award at the Fastnet Film Festival 2012 for Claire Dix’s short, Downpour. He owns a Red Epic and has used most formats including Alexa, Canon and film.

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