26 November 2014 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
Broadcast
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
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Broadcast News
Production News
Festivals News
Facilities News
Distribution News
Training News
Markets News
Finance News
Legal News
Digital News
Cast News
Crew News
Locations News
Commercials News
Telecoms News
List Your Company
Free Newsletter
Site Map
IFTN HOME

TAM Figures Reveal 340,000 People Watched First Four Episodes Of TG4’s ‘An Bronntanas’
19 Nov 2014 | Official Television Audience Measurement (TAM) Ireland figures show that Irish-language thriller ‘An Bronntanas’ has been seen by 340,000 people during the opening four episodes, making it one the most popular original drama series ever broadcast on TG4, according to TG4 Deputy CEO Pádhraic Ó Ciardha. 
Click here to read more »

Interview With Beau Willimon – Creator of Netflix Show ‘House Of Cards’ Starring Kevin Spacey
19 Nov 2014 | ‘House of Cards’, the first in Netflix’ line of original programming, hit TV screens (or laptop screens rather) last year to critical acclaim and a slew of Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Starring two-time Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey as the abominable politician Francis Underwood, the show, which will air its third season next year, depicts Underwood’s rise to power with the ruthless creed of ‘any means necessary’. 
Click here to read more »

‘Punky’ Wins Best Children’s Film at International Disability Film Festival
19 Nov 2014 | Irish animated series ‘Punky’ has won the Best Children’s Film award at the International Disability Film Festival in Moscow. 
Click here to read more »

Irish Filmmaker Wraps On Indie Live Action Kids Film ‘Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg’
19 Nov 2014 | Principal photography has just wrapped on Irish filmmaker Danny Stack’s UK live-action kids film ‘Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg’. 
Click here to read more »

Film Mayo To Launch On Monday 1st December
19 Nov 2014 | Mayo County Council Arts Service have announced the launch of Film Mayo which is being set up to promote Film and Television in County Mayo. The launch will take place on Monday 1st of December in Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, Co. Mayo. 
Click here to read more »

Got Live If You Want It
18 Nov 2014 | Increasingly, people are turning to cinema not just for film but for theatre, for opera, museum exhibitions, even for 3D tours of the Vatican. Paul Byrne takes a look at the rise and rise of Event Cinema. 
Click here to read more »

Casting & Audition Workshop with Louise Kiely Casting At The Gaiety School Of Acting On Sunday, 23rd November
18 Nov 2014 | The Gaiety School of Acting - The National Theatre School of Ireland is running a Casting & Audition Workshop this Sunday 23rd November at Essex Street West, Temple Bar from 10am - 5pm. 
Click here to read more »

IFB To Host Briefing On Tax Credit For Film, Television and Animation Production on November 25th
18 Nov 2014 | The Irish Film Board (IFB) will host a briefing on the new tax credit for film, television and animation production in Ireland on Tuesday 25 November. 
Click here to read more »

‘Dracula Untold’ Makes Over $200m in Box Office
18 Nov 2014 | ‘Dracula Untold’, the debut feature of Dublin-born director Gary Shore, has truly sunk its teeth into the box office. According to boxofficemojo.com, the film has made $55,725,500 in the US box office and $153,100,000 across other territories, making a total of $208,825,500 in total worldwide receipts. It is one of the highest ever grossing films with an Irish director at the helm. 
Click here to read more »

ITV Commissions ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’; Will Film In Northern Ireland With Funding From NI Screen
17 Nov 2014 | ITV has commissioned ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’, a re-imagining of the Frankenstein myth as a six-part period crime drama, to be produced by Rainmark Films. Filming will begin in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen in January 2015 and further information with regard to casting will be announced soon. 
Click here to read more »

European Co-Production Award – Prix EURIMAGES for Ed Guiney
17 Nov 2014 | This year’s European Co-Production Award – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Irish producer Ed Guiney. 
Click here to read more »

IADT Host Television Drama and Crime Fiction Symposium this November
17 Nov 2014 | The Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Television Drama and Crime Fiction Symposium presented by National Film School & Department of Humanities & Arts Management will bring academics, practitioners and policy-makers together to provide a forum for an engaged and timely debate from diverse perspectives on television drama in Ireland in the 21st century. 
Click here to read more »

59th Cork Film Festival Draws to a Close
17 Nov 2014 | The winning films of the Grand Prix Irish Award and Grand Prix International Award at the Cork Film Festival will be eligible for consideration in the Live Action Short Film or Animated Short Film categories of the Academy Awards. The news was announced last night at the closing gala, as the festival has this very week achieved the status of Academy Awards qualifying festival. 
Click here to read more »

'Standby's Brian Gleeson
14 Nov 2014 | Brian Gleeson is the leading man, opposite Jessica Paré, in Rob and Ronan Burke's 'Standby', out this weekend. 
Click here to read more »

Ardmore Studios Calls on Government To Provide €15m Infrastructure Fund to Support Growth in Audio-visual Industry
14 Nov 2014 | Siún Ní Raghallaigh, Chief Executive of Ardmore Studios, has stated that while Ireland’s film and TV production industry are poised to gain substantially from the benefits of the newly enhanced film tax credit scheme (Section 481), desired growth is hindered by the lack of sufficient studio space and facilities to enable these benefits to materialise. 
Click here to read more »

STAND BY ME
14 Nov 2014 | ‘Standby’ follows the story of down-on-his-luck Alan (Brian Gleeson), who lives with his bartender dad and works with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. One fateful day at work, he comes face to face with first love Alice (Jessica Paré), who is stuck on standby for a flight home to New York. Seizing his chance, Alan convinces a reluctant Alice to stay one more night in Dublin. They spend an unforgettable evening together in Ireland’s city capital. 
Click here to read more »

Interview with Aisling Franciosi – Star of ‘The Fall’
14 Nov 2014 | Best known for playing babysitter Katie - teenage temptress to suburban serial killer Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) in the Belfast-set drama ‘The Fall’ – actress Aisling Franciosi has indelibly started her career off on a high. 
Click here to read more »

The Lowe Down - Andrew Lowe talks Ripper Street
14 Nov 2014 | Brought back from the dead by Amazon, Ripper Street’s third series debuts tonight. Here, producer Andrew Lowe talks to IFTN's Paul Byrne about the rescue, the reasons, and the road ahead... 
Click here to read more »

Ripper Street Streams on Amazon from Today
14 Nov 2014 | The new series of Tiger Aspect and Lookout Point’s period crime drama ‘Ripper Street’ will stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video from tonight, launching with an exciting double bill. 
Click here to read more »

‘All Black Na hEireann’ (Ireland’s All Black) airs at 9.30pm on the 16th of November on TG4
14 Nov 2014 | Filmed in Ireland and New Zealand 'All Black na hEireann' (Ireland’s All Black) airs at 9.30pm on the 16th of November on TG4. 
Click here to read more »

« prev page next page »



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

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