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Major Award for Screen Ireland-Funded Film, Float Like A Butterfly, at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

Posted: 17th September 2018

Irish director Carmel Winters' film Float Like A Butterfly has won a major international award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film has picked up the accolade from the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) for the Discovery programme. The jury called th...

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Animation

Three Irish Animation Projects Set to Pitch at Major Animation Finance Forum

Posted: 11th September 2018

Cartoon Forum, one of the world’s leading pitching and co-pro forum for animated TV projects, is currently underway in Toulouse, with three Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland-supported projects — Cartoon Saloon’s Silly Sundays, Mutiny Group’s Birdie and Pictor...

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Documentary

Acclaimed New Irish Documentary, A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot, Released This Friday, 14 September

Posted: 11th September 2018

Following sold-out screenings at London, Dublin, Glasgow and Belfast International Film Festivals, CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, the Galway Film Fleadh, New Zealand and Sydney Film Festivals, Sinéad O'Shea's new Irish documentary, A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot, is set for nationwide Irish...

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Black ‘47 is the No. 1 Irish Film at the Box Office this Year

Posted: 10th September 2018

The critically acclaimed Black ‘47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Oscar-nominated Brooklyn in 2015. After just one weekend, which included sold out shows nationwide, Black ‘47 is now the number one Irish film of the year across a...

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