22 July 2018 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
Locations Ireland
Search By Region
Search by Type
Studios
Location Services
Ireland Facts
Tax Incentives
Co-Production
Local Film Commissions
Crewing
Actors
Locations News
What's In Production
Film & TV Studios
Site Map
IFTN HOME

Irish Film and Television Network

 »

Locations Ireland

 »

Locations News



‘Dark Lies the Island’ Secures International Sales Deal with Independent Film Company
08 Nov 2017 : Nathan Griffin
Following the wrap on Irish black comedy ‘Dark Lies the Island’, British-based sales agent Independent Film Company have confirmed that they have secured an international sales deal for the project.

The film is directed by Ian Fitzgibbon, written by Kevin Barry and based on characters he created for his own short story collection, ‘Dark Lies the Island’ follows the characters in a long-standing family feud in a small Irish town over the course of a week.

The deal will provide the feature with distribution opportunities worldwide and has been positively supported by IFC’s Managing Director, Andrew Orr who said:

“This is superb pitch-black comedy writing combined with a hugely respected director and the best Irish ensemble cast in recent film history, and will be up there with the dark Irish comedies that audiences around the world have come to love.”

Michael Garland of Grand Pictures produced, Cathal Watters (Viva) is DOP; Stephen O'Connell is editor; Leonie Prendergast is Costume Designer, and Jeffrey Sheriff is Production Designer.

The ensemble cast includes Peter Coonan (Penance), Moe Dunford (Handsome Devil), Charlie Murphy (Philomena), Pat Shortt (Garage), Tommy Tiernan (Derry Girls) and newcomer Jana Mohieden.

‘Dark Lies the Island’ will be ready for theatrical release in 2018.




BREAKING NEWS
Screen Ireland Funding Decisions for Second Quarter 2018
Nightflyers Trailer Released at ComicCon
Screen Ireland Issue Update on New Writing Development Scheme Application Assessment
Russell Brand & Paula Patton Join Cast of 'Four Kids and It' As Principal Photography Gets Underway in Ireland

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Antoine Simkine Elected President of ACE Producers
Northern Ireland Screen's Feature Doc Development Applications Open
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
IFTN Talks with Ireland’s Busiest Actor Moe Dunford
21 Jun 2018 
Shooting Wraps on Fergal Costello's New Short Film 'Stephanie' Starring Moe Dunford
20 Jun 2018 
Cannes Round-Up: 2 Irish Screenings & Host of Irish Productions Selling at Cannes Market
11 May 2018 
Irish Film Board Funding Decision for Quarter One 2018 Announced
16 Apr 2018 
EDITOR'S PICK
Screen Ireland Funding Decisions for Second Quarter 2018
International Film Industry Gathers in Galway
IFTA Introduces Irish Actors to Royal Couple
Growing Talent in Visual Effects - Screen Scene VFX Launch 5th Visual Effects Internship
MORE ON IFTN
Editing Services
Irish film and digital post houses
Sound Post Production
Find out more about Ireland finest sound post facilities
Duplicaiton Services
Need multiple copies fast?

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter