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“I roar for the underdog who's made a plastic robot from a child's toy & the body of a bicycle.” Angela Scanlon
03 Mar 2017 | Let the battle commence! As ‘Robot Wars’ returns to BBC Two on Sunday 5th March at 7pm. IFTN caught up with the County Meath born presenter Angela Scanlon ahead of the new series to talk robot’s, Tunnocks teacakes and filming those intense arena battles alongside fellow Irish co-host Dara Ó Briain. 
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“Deafening offers a different perspective on what it means to be Deaf in Ireland today,” Producer Anne Heffernan
02 Mar 2017 | ‘Deafening’ a new production by Mind the Gap Films for RTÉ represents a first for Irish television, as it challenges the viewer to experience the world through the eyes of four Deaf people with uniquely different lives. It broadcasts on RTÉ One on Thursday March 2nd at 10:15pm. 
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“This is an arts programme not a celebrity talk show,” John Kelly Talks about RTÉ Series ‘The Work Presents’
28 Feb 2017 | Grace Coddington, former creative director at Vogue in the US and ex-top model discusses her wide and varied career of outstanding creativity and understanding the art of fashion with John Kelly on ‘The Works Presents’ series, which continues on RTÉ One this week. 
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“It’s crazy, It’s kind of humbling really,” Donegal’s Annie Award Nominated Art Parkinson Talks to IFTN
03 Feb 2017 | IFTN caught up with the young Donegal actor Art Parkinson, ‘Game of Thrones’, 'Dracula Untold' just before he jetted off to LA for the Annie Awards ceremony on the 4th February. He is nominated for Outstanding Achievement, of Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for his work as the main voice lead of Kubo in the Laika production ‘Kubo and The Two Strings’. 
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“An Klondike is not like anything else that has been made in this country,” Director Dathaí Keane
31 Jan 2017 | IFTN speaks to director and creator of ‘An Klondike’ Dathaí Keane about creating the much anticipated second season of the IFTA award winning Best Drama Series and the challenges associated with the expansion of production scale and character storylines. 
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“650 extras for a battle sequence shot in Wicklow,” IFTN Talks ‘Vikings’ with Director Stephen St. Leger
27 Jan 2017 | With the Irish Director recently signed up to do three more episodes of ‘Vikings’ in 2017. IFTN spoke to Stephen St. Leger about how he came to work on the History Channel’s international award winning action drama series and what it’s like to be involved in such a large scale production series filming in Ireland 
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“A makeover alone doesn’t make a great programme it’s the story,” IFTN talks ‘Room to Improve’ Series 10
26 Jan 2017 | ‘Room to Improve’ is back for a brand new series starting on Sunday 29th January at 9.30pm on RTÉ One. IFTN spoke with Executive Producer Linda Cullen from COCO TV about the reasons for the shows continued success ahead of the tenth series being aired. 
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“I do think we have to move on from reinventing talent based shows,” IFTN Talks Formats with Paul Jackson
24 Jan 2017 | IFTN talked to the British television director, producer and executive about his thoughts on the reliance on old TV formats, the lack of fresh approaches within the TV industry particularly within the entertainment genre and any tips he has for successful creative programming. 
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IFTN Talks To John Connors About Filming In America For RTÉ Series
23 Jan 2017 | Filmed entirely on location in the US, ‘John Connors' America’ is a two-part series on race relations exploring the reality of discrimination, poverty and violence in African American & Native American communities. 
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Amy Shiels Talks to IFTN about starring in 'Twin Peaks'
19 Jan 2017 | Irish Actress Amy Shiels talks about working on home turf projects like 'The Secret' and ‘The Detour’ and her latest role on the new series of cult television show 'Twin Peaks' 
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The busy 'Vikings' star Moe Dunford chats to IFTN about the latest season returning tonight, ‘Patrick’s Day’, ‘Black 47’ and more
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Director Billy O’Brien and Actor Max Records talk genre-defying ‘I Am Not A Serial Killer’ with IFTN
09 Dec 2016 | O’Brien’s feature starring Records releases to Irish cinemas this Friday, December 9th. The pair chat to Esther McCarthy about the dynamic story presented by John Wayne Cleaver’s lack of empathy, filming in minus thirty degrees and working with ‘Back to the Future’ star Christopher Lloyd. 
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Making The Cut: Piers McGrail – DoP of ‘Glassland’ and upcoming ‘Tomato Red’
09 Dec 2016 | Probably one of the most sought after DoP’s in Ireland at the minute, we chat to 2015 IFTA nominee Piers McGrail on how he got into the industry. 
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Galway UNESCO City of Film welcomes Lenny Abrahamson
24 Oct 2016 | The Galway UNESCO City of Film welcomes Oscar-nominated Director, Lenny Abrahamson, to Galway on Saturday, November 12th. 
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Emer Reynolds – Making The Cut
11 Oct 2016 | Winner of back-to-back IFTA Awards in 2014 and 2015, editor Emer Reynolds talks to IFTN about she got into the film and television industry. 
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IFTN talks to Red Shoe Productions’ Maggie Breathnach
21 Jul 2016 | We catch up with Maggie Breathnach, a newly appointed board member of Screen Producers Ireland and head of IFTA-winning Red Shoe Productions. 
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Ken Wardrop Talks to IFTN about 'Mom and Me'
05 Jul 2016 | Ahead of it’s release this Friday, documentary filmmaker Ross Whitaker talks with Mom and Me director Ken Wardrop about the film. 
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Alan Moloney on 'Jadotville' and Netflix
01 Jul 2016 | Producer 'proud and excited' to be part of Netflix' story and innovation. 
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Brexit: James Hickey, Barbara Galavan and Andrew Lowe weigh in on what it could mean for Irish industry
22 Jun 2016 | It is a subject which has dominated world media over the past six months but this week the British government will hold a referendum to decide whether or not they will remain a member of the EU. 
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Ed Bruce from Screen Scene VFX on ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ and Irish VFX’s bright future
21 Jun 2016 | With the sure-to-be global hit ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ hitting cinemas on June 24th, we catch up with Ed Bruce over at Screen Scene VFX to talk about their work on Roland Emmerich’s follow up to the 1996 blockbuster. 
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