Clare Island Film Festival submissions now open

Clare Island Film Festival - Ireland's most intimate film festival - Sept 16th to 18th 2016

Submissions are NOW OPEN for 2016 event!

Clare Island Film Festival are currently welcoming shorts submissions for this year’s festival. Shorts should be no longer than 30 mins in general.  Check out their website.

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Mayo based Frame Production's, Pubs of Ireland, on Sky

Frame Productions is proud to announce the broadcast of its TV series ‘Pubs of Ireland’ on Sky 389 on 24th February at 7:30pm and run for 10 weeks.

The conversation, the music, the roaring turf fires... there’s beauty in an Irish pub. And you’ll find one in every town and village in Ireland.  Watch Pubs of Ireland and explore the stories and people that make pubs in Ireland the envy of the world.

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Creative Connections: Collaborative Opportunities for the Creative Industry

Creative Connections: Collaborate with the creative sector to grow your business
03 March, Everglades Hotel, Derry

This event will offer a range of opportunities for businesses to collaborate, innovate and prosper.

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Documentary call out for videos from people aged 15 & 34, view on being Irish

 #Who Am I is a special one-off documentary to give an insight into what it means to young people (15 to 34 years old) to be Irish and living in Ireland in 2016.  

As part of the documentary, Midas Productions want to hear the thoughts from as many young people in Ireland – and to do so, those interested can submit a self-shot video (filming on a phone, etc), with its duration from 30 secs to 4 mins, or however long it takes.

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Paul Murphy's film, Weather Report, shot in Belmullet, is available on RTÉ Player

Paul Murphy's film, Weather Report (2014), in which a mysterious phone call leads a lighthouse keeper's wife to become suspicious of her husband, is now available on RTÉ Player.

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Spring has sprung and Today with Maura and Dáithí wants to celebrate all that’s great about rural Ireland; with their Village with Vision campaign.

RTÉ One’s hugely popular afternoon show Today with Maura Derrane and Dáithí O Sé are partnering up with Calor Gas and the Irish Farmers Journal to find the most inspiring rural village in Ireland. Shining the light on communities that have fought back despite continued urbanisation and budget cuts.

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SPLANC! 8 new short film commissions announced

TG4 and the Arts Council, in partnership with Galway Film Centre, are delighted to announce eight new short film commissions for a special season of Splanc! to celebrate 2016 in art. Splanc! is the Irish language arts documentary scheme that supports the creative exploration of the arts in Ireland.

After a highly competitive selection process the following filmmakers have now been commissioned:
Tadhg O’Sullivan’s Solas Céad Bliain will explore how different Irish artworks have used light as a motif.

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First Cut. Youth Film Festival.

The Call for Entries to the First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2016 is open. The 7th edition of the festival will take place in April. The festival provides an opportunity for young filmmakers, age 12-24, to be part of a very exciting national and international Youth Film Festival which is supported by the Arts Council and Cork County Council.

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Lights Camera “Live Life” National Film Competition

In May 2013, young Donal Walsh lost his cancer battle at 16 years of age. Prior to his passing he managed to get people, most especially young people, thinking and talking about how good life is and to focus on the positives rather than the negatives. Donal’s family began to receive donations from all over the world so that they could continue spreading his positive message and in any way prevent suicide. To date any monies received have been used to support teenage cancer patients and to prevent teenage suicide.

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