• News

    Irish Film Board greenlights three films for Catalyst scheme


    The Irish Film Board has announced the three Catalyst feature film projects to receive the green light. Three feature film projects have been green-lit for the low budget scheme Catalystproject. The successful projects, Redux, One Hundred Mornings, and Eamon, were selected from more than 45 submissions, and each film will ...

  • Irish low-budget scheme reveals winners

    Irish low-budget scheme reveals winners


    Winning projects announced for the Irish Film Board low budget dilmmaking scheme, Catalyst Project.

  • Ondine, The Eclipse dominate nominations for IFTAs

    Ondine, The Eclipse dominate nominations for IFTAs

    2010-01-11T15:37:00ZContributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Neil Jordan’s Ondine (pictured) and Conor McPherson’s The Eclipse have each picked up eight nominations, including best feature and best director, for the 7th Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTA), which take place on February 20 in Dublin.

  • Angel At Sea takes Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary

    Angel At Sea takes Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary


    Frédéric Dumont’s film Angel At Sea was named best feature film at the 44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, giving the director the Crystal Globe and $30,000.

  • Back in business

    Back in business


    Following a difficult year in 2009, the Irish film industry is fighting its way back as both a leading European co-production partner and an attractive filming location, boasting a wealth of new projects, an improved tax incentive and an emerging generation of new film-making talent. Patricia Danaher reports

  • 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

  • News

    Irish scheme shortlists 10 for low-budget features


    Catalystproject, the new Irish low-budget feature scheme, has selected its shortlist of 10 film-making teams, three of which will be greenlit. Catalystproject was launched with a series of seminars earlier this year, with 270 participant writers, producers and directors selected from nearly 400 applicants. Filmmakers participated in a series of ...

  • Karlovy Vary hosts 19 world premieres

    Karlovy Vary hosts 19 world premieres


    The 44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival host 19 world premieres at this year’s edition, which will run July 3 – 11.

  • News

    Promotional Feature - Irish Cream


    Now in its sixth year, the annual Irish Film & Television Awards (Iftas) focuses on Irish talent working at home and around the world. Irish Film & Television Academy CEO Aine Moriarty says the awards recognise the working lives of Irish people in front of and behind the camera. 'Ireland ...

  • 2009 Award Winners

    2009 Award Winners

    2009-12-10T13:11:00ZContributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Screen rounds up the major award winners of 2009.