25 July 2017 The Irish Film & Television Network
Education / Training
Festivals / Markets
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Rep Bodies
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map

Irish Film and Television Network



 » Cast News

The Applied Art of Acting Interview with David Scott
16 May 2017 | IFTN got the chance to speak with David Scott, the actor, acting teacher, Director of Company D Theatre, writer and theoretician about the Applied Art of Acting course he runs in Dublin. 
Click here to read more »

Casting Call: Irish Male Actor needed to play ‘Artemis Fowl’
16 May 2017 | The team behind the adaptation of Irish author Eoin Colfer’s novel of the same name is set to be distributed by Disney is looking for an Irish actor aged 9-12 of any ethnicity. 
Click here to read more »

Seána Kerslake to star in Lee Cronin’s ‘The Hole in The Ground’
15 May 2017 | The IFTA Rising Star and Best Lead Actress Nominee is set to take the leading role in Cronin’s feature debut, due to film this Summer. 
Click here to read more »

Irish Actress Leads Way in Sky 1’s New Drama 'Jamestown'
12 May 2017 | Set in the year 1619 Sky 1’s new drama ‘Jamestown’ goes back in time to bring the story of English settlers in America. Irish talent Niamh Walsh maps her acting voyage on to our screens playing the strong character of Verity Bridges one of the leading ladies in the programme. 
Click here to read more »

Jamie Dornan to star in ‘My Dinner With Hervé’ alongside Peter Dinklage
10 May 2017 | The Irish actor has been cast in the feature drama based on the real life of French actor Hervé Villechaize, who starred in 70s TV series ‘Fantasy Island’, and who killed himself at fifty years of age in 1993. 
Click here to read more »

Saturday AM Presenter Simon Delaney cast in Coronation Street
08 May 2017 | The Irish actor who is known for his long-running roles in ‘Bachelor’s Walk’, ‘Trollied’ and ‘Roy’ will appear on the UK series next month. 
Click here to read more »

Jim Sheridan to helm ‘H-Block’ starring Jamie Dornan & Cillian Murphy
02 May 2017 | The six-time Oscar nominated director of the recent ‘The Secret Scripture’ is set to tackle the breakout of thirty-eight IRA prisoners from Her Majesty's Prison Maze in 1983. 
Click here to read more »

Saoirse Ronan to Play Lead in ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Film
26 Apr 2017 | The 23 year old Irish actress from Carlow has been cast to play the historical role of Mary Stuart in the upcoming ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ film to be directed by Josie Rourke (Much Ado About Nothing) with Irish award winning cinematographer Seamus Mc Garvey (Nocturnal Animals) also on board. 
Click here to read more »

Andrew Scott Cast in BBC’s Gay Britannia Season
25 Apr 2017 | The BBC this week announced the launch of Gay Britannia, a season of programming marking the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act 1967. Dublin actor Andrew Scott familiar to fans of mystery drama ‘Sherlock’ is one of the Irish names noted to feature within the line up of new content and programmes scheduled. 
Click here to read more »

Filmbase to host Introduction to Acting for TV & Film Training Course
25 Apr 2017 | Sarah Hone will tutor the eight-evening course, with fifteen years experience in acting and casting which has taken her from touring Japan for Disney to working as a casting assistant on ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ in Australia. 
Click here to read more »

John Butler talks 'Handsome Devil', releasing to Irish Cinemas Friday April 21st
21 Apr 2017 | IFTN caught up with John to talk about his superb new buddy comedy, working with producers Rob Walpole and Rebecca O'Flanagan at Treasure, impressive young Irish acting talent, John Hughes, and how inspiring young people are. 
Click here to read more »

Netflix release trailer for all-new ‘Anne of Green Gables’ starring Donegal Actress Amybeth McNulty
21 Apr 2017 | The young talent who was cast in the role last year leads the cast as Anne Shirley, the little orphaned girl whose big personality takes centre stage in the 1890s drama. 
Click here to read more »

“Adrien Brody, Aidan Gillen and Charlie Murphy give us a wealth of talent to work with” – ‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Steven Knight on S04
19 Apr 2017 | The upcoming fourth season of the series which is produced by Caryn Mandabach and Tiger Aspect Drama is as always led by Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby. Fresh Irish faces are set to join the forty year old actor, who was recently awarded an IFTA for Best Male Lead in Drama. 
Click here to read more »

Filmbase to host The Teen Actors June Programme: June 6th-9th
19 Apr 2017 | The four-day course is aimed at young actors aged between thirteen and seventeen with a basic understanding of performance. It will also include a headshot photoshoot. 
Click here to read more »

The Irish Academy present ‘The OA’ star Patrick Gibson with the Rising Star Award in association with the Irish Film Board
10 Apr 2017 | The 2017 IFTA Film & Drama Awards which took place last Saturday, April 8th at the Mansion House, Dublin honoured the very best screen talent of the past year with top prizes going to ‘A Date For Mad Mary’ and ‘Vikings’, and Ruth Negga and Colm Meaney taking Best Lead Actress and Actor in Film Awards. 
Click here to read more »

The Irish Film & Television Academy Announce 2017 IFTA Film & Drama Awards Winners
10 Apr 2017 | The annual IFTA Film & Drama Awards, which for the second time was hosted by actress and comedienne Deirdre O’Kane, crowned A Date for Mad Mary with the title of Best Film. 
Click here to read more »

‘A Date For Mad Mary’ Team Celebrate their Best Film Award Win at #IFTA17
10 Apr 2017 | The top award of Best Film went to Darren Thornton’s debut feature starring Seána Kerslake in the leading role last Saturday, April 8th. 
Click here to read more »

IFTA Film & Drama Awards Focus: Best Supporting Actress in Film #IFTA17
07 Apr 2017 | The Irish Academy will honour the very best of our screen talent tomorrow, April 8th in the Mansion House, Dublin at the annual IFTA Film & Drama Awards. 
Click here to read more »

Stars Gather to Celebrate Irish Talent at 2017 IFTA Awards Ceremony
07 Apr 2017 | It has been a year of major Irish production activity, box office records, and this Saturday, April 8th, leading Irish talent will arrive home for the much-anticipated 2017 IFTA - Film & Drama Awards, when the unprecedented volume of high quality Irish productions have made every category tightly contested for the coveted Irish Academy Awards this y 
Click here to read more »

IFTA Film & Drama Awards Focus: Best Supporting Actor in Film #IFTA17
07 Apr 2017 | The Best Supporting Actor nominees this year yet again showcase the diversity of our output on screen, with Irish talent not only appearing in home grown content, but taking roles in massive international productions. 
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