• Reviews

    Inside I'm Dancing


    DirDamien O'Donnell. Ireland-UK. 2004.104mins Thebrief, liberating alliance between two disabled men is the basis ofheart-warming drama in Inside I'm Dancing . Cynics might argue thatdisability is a convenient short cut to emotional engagement and awardsattention but Damien O'Donnell's third feature largely skirts easysentimentality to create a film that could melt ...

  • As If I Am Not There

    As If I Am Not There


    Dir/scr: Juanita Wilson. Ireland-Macedonia-Sweden. 2010. 105mins.

  • Charlotte Rampling to curate Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award

    Charlotte Rampling to curate Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award


    She aims to award a young film-maker from the Arab world.

  • Features

    Making their mark


    In recent years, Ireland has produced a wealth of film-makers, many of them female, who have been making an impression at major international film festivals. Patricia Danaher profiles a selection of the most exciting

  • Short films with long lives

    Short films with long lives


    Some of the world’s most garlanded short films have been recognised by the Academy this year in both the live-action and animation categories. John Hazelton profiles the contenders 

  • Hurt Locker caps triumphant night with best picture Oscar

    Hurt Locker caps triumphant night with best picture Oscar


    The Hurt Locker was the big winner on a good humoured Oscar night, claiming six awards including best picture and best director for Kathryn Bigelow.

  • News

    IRELAND Production Listings - March 15 2004


    Ireland - March 15 Pre-Production AURORA ISLAND (Magma Films [Irl] Art Oko Film [Ger]). Co-Prods: Future Film [UK]. Budget: Euros 5m. Backers: Buena Vista [Ger]. Dist: Buena Vista (Germany). Genre: Thriller. Exec. Prods: Ralph Christians, Stephen Margolis, Michele Berk. Prods: Karel Dirka, Clodagh Freeman. Dir: Peter Medak. Scr: Agatha Dominik, ...

  • News

    UK Production Update - July 26


    UK Production Update - July 26 2004 See also International Production Listings IN PRODUCTION: THE DARK ((Impact Pictures, Constantin Film) Backers: Constantin Film, the UK Film Council. Int'l sales: Constantin Film, Summit Entertainment. A gripping supernatural chiller about a series of mysterious occurrences that befall a young family who ...

  • News

    UK Production Listings - June 29


    UK PRODUCTION LISTINGS PRE-PRODUCTION BITTEN (Tartan Films) Dir: Meloni Poole Contact Camilla Summers, Tartan Films, (44) 207 494 1400 CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATEFACTORY (Warner Bros) Dir: Tim Burton. Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore. Contact: Pinewood Studios, (44) 1932 562 611 DIZZY HEIGHTS (Theta Films [South Africa], Samson Films [Eire]) Budget: ...

  • News

    UK Production Listings - January 2 2004


    UNITED KINGDOM - January 2 2004 PRE-PRODUCTION THE AMERICAN (CTB Film Company, Tartan Films) Prods: Sergey Selyanov, Hamish McAlpine. Dir: Alexei Balabanov. Cast: Michael Biehn. Shooting in New York and Siberia. Contact Camilla Summers/David Freed, Tartan Films, (44) 207 494 1400 BATMAN - INTIMIDATION GAME (Warner Bros) Exec prod: Larry ...