23 September 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
     
Post Production
VFX
Telecine
Editing
Sound Editing
Music
Subtitling
Duplication
Satellite Uplink
Preview Theatres
Who's Who
Post Interviews
VFX News
Production News
What's In Post Production
TV Commissions
Site Map
IFTN HOME

Irish Film and Television Network

 »

Post Production

 »

Post Production News



'Cardboard Gangsters' is on release on DVD
10 Oct 2017 :
John Connors and Mark O'Connor Interview on IFTN
IFTN spoke with director and co-writer Mark O'Connor about the release, and what he's currently working on.

The entire project has been an unbelievable journey for all involved, and I'm delighted that it will continue to have a life on DVD and beyond. There is a 50 minute ‘Making Of’ documentary on the DVD, which includes behind the scenes, and interviews with the cast and crew, and gives an insight into what it was like to make the film – and shooting the film in Darndale!

“20,000 DVDs have been made, which are being distributed around the country in all the stores – Golden Discs, Tesco. Then we’ll see what happens!

Mark O'Connor's film is on track to be the biggest Irish film of 2017 at the Irish box office.  The gritty crime drama grossed finished its cinema run with a box-office total of €550,000 from Irish cinemas. Directed by O’Connor and starring John Connors ('Love/Hate', King of the Travellers), Fionn Walton (Out of Here, What Richard Did) and Kierston Wareing (Fish Tank, 'East Enders') Cardboard Gangsters follows a group of wannabe gangsters as they attempt to gain control of the drug trade in Darndale, chasing the glorified lifestyle of money, power and sex.

The film was produced for Stalker Films and Five Knight Films in association with Filmbase and with the support of the BAI, Egg Post Production and TV3 and was distributed theatrically by Wildcard Distribution, with the DVD being distributed by Precision Pictures.

Mark still has his hands full, with the release of the film on DVD, and working on his next project:

“I’m developing some other projects, including six part crime drama for TV3 and Virgin Media – I’ve just finished writing episode six of that – it’s called ‘Darklands’. It’ll shoot next year.  Virgin want it to be a major thing for them and a major part of the schedule for TV3 in 2018.  We have most of the finance in place, and hopefully shooting that at the start of next year.  It’s not cast yet, but we’ll be looking at an Irish and international cast, once the final part of the finance in place.  BAI are on board too, and it’ll be produced by Stalker Films and Parallel Films.”

See more at www.cardboardgangsters.com/the-movie




BREAKING NEWS
Irish brand Saorview Connect wins IBC Innovation Award
Virgin Media Television Issue Air Date for 'The Bailout'
IFI Documentary Festival to Host Panel Discussion on ‘Documentary Making In Ireland Today’
The Little Stranger Opens in Cinemas Nationwide this Friday, September 21st

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
EDITOR'S PICK
Animo's 'The John Pauls' Airs on RTE
Making The Grade Set For DVD Release
Sharon Horgan to Star in 'Military Wives' Film
John Boorman Launches Irish Film School
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

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