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Academy Award Nominations

Reacting to the seven Academy Award® nominations for Irish Film Board funded films and nine nominations in total for Irish talent which were announced this afternoon, James Hickey, Chief Executive Bord Scannán hÉireann/the Irish Film Board said:

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Operation Transformation shooting in Belmullet this Saturday

An Operation Transformation Nationwide Walk, which will be filmed for RTÉ, is taking place in Belmullet this Saturday, January 9th.

 Local leader John Conmy will lead the walk starting off at:

 Belmullet Civic Centre, Belmullet, Co Mayo

 He will be accompanied on the walk by Operation Transformation expert Dr Ciara Kelly.

 The walk will commence at 10am.

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Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016

The nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016 have been announced.

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RTÉ Entertainment seeks proposal for panel show

RTÉ Entertainment is seeking proposals from suitably experienced production companies for a topical panel show in which Brendan O’Connor and a panel of regular guests take a wry, provocative and thoroughly entertaining look at the week’s news and events.

The show will be 16 x 52 minutes and is scheduled to air on Wednesday at 9.30pm from May 2016. The budget will be €70,000 per hour excluding presenter fee.

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Award Winning Directors to attend Galway Documentary Event

Talking Documentary, Galway Film Centre’s annual Film and TV seminar will take place on January 15th and 16th, 2016. with special guests Asif Kapadia (AMY, SENNA) and Sean McAllister (A SYRIAN LOVE STORY). It will consist of 2 days of talks, panel discussions and screenings on many aspects of documentary and will be run in association with Creative Europe Galway, the BAI,  TG4, the IFB and Screen Training Ireland.

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€500,000 boost for the Irish Film Board

An additional funding allocation of €5m for the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht was recently announced. It brings the total 2016 allocation for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to over €315 million, an increase of almost 14% on the 2015 allocation.

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Season's Greetings From Film Mayo

Season's Greetings From Film Mayo.

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Christmas day screening of Robert Shaw documentary on TG4

‘Robert Shaw - Jaws, Deoch & Deora’ (Robert Shaw, Jaws, Drink & Tears) screens Christmas Day 25/12/2015 @ 22:10 on TG4.

A one-hour documentary about the actor Robert Shaw and his home in Mayo.

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Asif Kapadia and Sean McAllister to attend Galway Documentary Event

Talking Documentary, Galway Film Centre’s annual Film and TV seminar will take place on January 15th and 16th, 2016 with special guests Asif Kapadia (AMY, SENNA) and Sean McAllister (A SYRIAN LOVE STORY). It will consist of 2 days of talks, panel discussions and screenings on many aspects of documentary and will be run in association with Creative Europe Galway, the BAI, TG4, the IFB and Screen Training Ireland.

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