Access Cinema free event for those interested in running a film club

Are you interested in showing films in your area?
Thinking about running a film club but don't know where to start?

Access cinema have a free Information Session in Dublin on Wednesday June 22nd 1.30pm - 4.00pm.  It is open to anyone interested in developing film screening activity in their local area.

The access>CINEMA team will be in attendance to answer queries and provide information.

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IFB Short Film Schemes Application System

The full application guidelines and online application system is now open for the recently announced new Irish Film Board short film schemes FOCUS SHORTS, REAL STORIES and SHORT STORIES.

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Galway Film Centre seek full time administrator. Closes June 10th.

This outlines the key functions, duties and responsibilities.


Reports To:  General Manager

Job Summary

The Administer will be responsible for the effective day to day running of Galway Film Centre & the UNESCO City of Film office, ensure effective organisation of events and training courses, assist with funding applications and work on all aspects of the company’s administration including budgets, marketing and public events.

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Mayo Entrepreneur Eoin Heverin on Dragons' Den this Sunday

Mayo businessman Eoin Heverin, appears on Dragons' Den this Sunday night 1st May 2016 at 9.30pm on RTE1 with his personalised children's book business "". Make sure to tune in to see how he does.

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Documentary Sumud:Everyday Resistance co-produced by Mayo's Bryan Gerard Duffy

Mayo based visual artist and filmmaker Bryan Gerard Duffy has recently co-produced, with filmmaker Emmet Sheerin, their new documentary "Sumud: Everyday Resistance", which is to be on the film festival circuit this summer.  The documentary reveals the circumstances of two women who challenge the Israel Army polices employed to displace the Palestinian communities in the West Bank through house demolitions.  This inspiring documentary discloses the use of community art projects as one of their tools to resist oppression and homelessness.  

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Screen Producers Ireland and Irish Equity signed a Collective Agreement covering Irish TV Drama production .

Screen Producers Ireland and Irish Equity signed a Collective Agreement covering Irish TV Drama production . 

The Agreement provides for terms and conditions for artists employed on television drama productions commissioned by Irish broadcasters and reflects agreements in other jurisdictions where artists participate in profits generated from the sale of the programmes after an initial defined period. 

This signing follows 18 months of progressive negotiations producing the first ever Collective Agreement for Artists working in the TV Drama industry.

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Invitation to Filmmakers to Tender for County Wexford Youth Film Project

St. Michael’s Theatre invites tenders from interested filmmakers or groups of filmmakers to undertake the facilitation of County Wexford Youth Film Project, a youth film project for 13 – 18 year olds in New Ross, County Wexford. This project is a partnership project of St. Michael’s Theatre, Wexford County Council & The Arts Council.

Tenders to include:

• An up to date C.V.

• Documentation of examples of your work. [Minimum of 3 examples / Maximum of 6 examples]

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Vodafone add shot in Castlebar

Check out the Vodafone Curious Kid | Best in Test shot in Castlebar, Co. Mayo

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Mayo Actor Lochlann O Mearáin in RomCom Poison Pen

The Eoin Colfer-penned romantic comedy Poison Pen will have its TV premiere on UTV Ireland on Saturday, March 26 2016 at 8:30pm.

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Tiger Raid is based on Mayo man Donnellan's play Radio Luxembourg.

Tiger Raid, the Iraq-set action-thriller which stars Irish actors Brian Gleeson, Damien Molony and Rory Fleck-Byrne, is to receive its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York next month.  

Directed by Simon Dixon and co-written by Dixon, Mick Donnellan and Gareth Coulam Evans, Tiger Raid is based on Mayo man Donnellan's play Radio Luxembourg.

The play, which premiered at the Galway Fringe Festival in 2014, told the story of two criminals, Joe and Paddy, and a so-called 'tiger kidnapping'.

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