New RTÉ Series The Local Eye Celebrates Local Newspaper Industry - Featuring The Mayo News

A new series celebrating the unique position of the local newspaper industry in Irish life is set to debut on RTÉ One tonight.

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Factual Storytelling Masterclass with Robert Thirkell, Screen Training Ireland in Association with Galway Film Centre

Tutors: Robert Thirkell

Date: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Duration: 1 Day

Venue: Galway, TBC

Cost: €75

Course Profile:

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Two more dates left in Silent Moves Tour: Cork Film Festival(14 Nov) and Mayo Movie World(26 Nov)

Mayo Ignite: Silent Moves tour

'Silent Moves', a film by Aideen Barry and the artists of Western Care’s Ridgepool Training Centre and Scannán Technologies, presented by Ballina Arts Centre will be on tour in October and November.  The two remaining dates are:

Cork Film Festival, Triskel Cork: 14th Nov. 2015, 12.00pm & 6.30pm, T: 021 427 2022

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RTÉ’s Paschal Sheehy, Claire Byrne & Emma O’Driscoll get set for Cork Film Festival 2015

The festival, which is in its 60th year, opens on Friday November 6th, and RTÉ is proud to be the Principal Partner.  Each year the city transforms into a major hub for the international film industry, and RTÉ, Ireland’s national public service media organisation, will be at the heart of it all – as it is every day at its southern studio base on Fr Mathew’s Quay.

RTÉ will capture all the action on-air and online across radio, television, mobile and online. RTÉ is involved in various events, including;

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Congratulations to GMarsh TV on their IFTA

GMarsh TV are delighted  that their children’s series ‘Our Farm’ has won an IFTA in the ‘Children’s and Young People’s’ category.

Filmed on the slopes of Nephin Mountain near Lahardane Co. Mayo, ‘Our Farm’ is a fifteen-part series of six-minute episodes exploring daily life on the Doyle family farm as seen through the eyes of the Doyle children, Liam (10), Dearbhile (8), Ailbhe (5) and Féilim (3).

The series was filmed and Directed by Ballina native, Paula Rouse over the course of a year. 

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Shhneaky Look! First episode of Hardy Bucks Ride Again premieres on RTÉ Player

It’s only 4 days until the wild men of Irish comedy, the Hardy Bucks, return to RTÉ2 with the new series beginning on October Bank Holiday Monday at 10.25pm. But fans of the Castletown lads don't have to wait that long to see the show. The first episode of the six-part series will premiere exclusively on RTÉ Player from tomorrow evening. 

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Workshop for Directors and Actors with Paul Mercier

Tutored by director, Paul Mercier, this 2 day practical workshop will guide directors and actors on how to work a scene together. The participants will get an insight into how to approach the scene from script to rehearsal and going for a take. The workshop will provide an understanding to directors and actors of the different challenges facing them when working on a scene. It will also give insights on how actors and directors can collaborate together to get the most out of their work.

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Song of the Sea Exhibition at the Linenhall

The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, is delighted to present

"Song of the Sea, The Exhibition"

in association with the Butler Gallery & Cartoon Saloon

from Thursday 22nd October to Saturday 21st November 2015

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Splanc Call for Submissions

TG4 and An Chomhairle Ealaíon/the Arts Council invite submissions for a special season of Splanc! to celebrate and commemorate 2016 in Art.

Splanc! is the Irish language arts documentary scheme that supports the creative exploration of the arts in Ireland. This season aims to fund short films of 3 – 5 minutes in duration on any art form which will form a collective response to 100 years of art in Ireland. A total fund of €120,000 is available to support up to nine short films.

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Life's A Pitch and Then You Cry!

Screen Training Ireland, in association with Film Mayo, are seeking participants for a one day workshop to explore effective and persuasive ways to present and pitch film projects.

Writer/Director David Keating will give a detailed, interactive workshop on pitching, exploring questions such as:

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