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Watch the trailer for Mayo Writer Director's feature film Soulsmith

Castlebar native, Kevin Henry is the Writer/Director of  Soulsmith.  This low budget feature film was partly shot in Mayo.  The film makes use of various locations in Mayo including Johnny McHale's Pub in Castlebar and The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar.  The film also utilised the beauty of Old Head Beach and Louisburgh Pier.  It is produced by Whim Productions.  The cast of this drama include Matthew O’Brien (‘The Lobster’, ‘Volkswagen Joe’, ‘Williton’s Way’) alongside Conor Marren (‘North Circula

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Mayo is well represented in Eir's latest add

Red Rage Films were busy shooting Eir's latest add, Let’s Make Possible,  which is currently recieving widespread coverage on television.  The campaign was created by Rothco advertising. 

Film Mayo and Mayo County Council's Tourism unit were delighted to be able to advise Red Rage Films regarding possible Mayo locations.  The film crew settled on Achill and really enjoyed the wilds that this location had to offer.  The Achill shots show stunning footage of mountain biker, Daniel Wolfe, near the sheer cliffs of Achill.

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Mayo Writer Director Alan Mulligan's film - The Limit of

Mayo writer/director Alan Mulligan was very excited and honoured to have his first feature film selected as part of this years Galway Film Fleadh. The Limit of  got great coverage in the Fleadh's brochure, with a full page spread. It also had a great slot in the Fleadh's programme when it was premiered on Thursday 13th July at 10:00pm at the Town Hall Theatre, Galway, with the cast and crew in attendance. The film received a standing ovation from a full house at the Fleadh.

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An Mhallacht Short film which sees Mayo in the All Ireland Final

Mayo are once again in the GAA All Ireland Final: Dr Donal Green has his loyalties tested when he discovers that one of his comatose patients is the last living player from the infamous cursed Mayo team of 1951...

Producer James Ryan of StationHouse Media stated they had loads of support from Mayo people, taking part as extras and lending their Mayo jerseys to help make this short film.

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Screening and Discussion with Writer/Director Stephen Bradley in Achill

Writer/Director Stephen Bradley will be at Gilety’s Clew Bay Dooagh, Achill at 8.30 pm, tomorrow Thursday June 1st 2017 to have a discussion and screening of his film Noble.  Admission free.

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GMarsh TV Production for eir Sport - Sam Barry: Beyond The Baseline

 

BROADCAST DATE: Thursday 1st June at 21:30 on eir Sport 1

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Mayo.ie Film which showcases Achill

The first of five short adventure films by Mayo.ie was launched online last week, concentrating on the personal stories of athletes. With stunning scenery as the backdrop, the films are profile pieces on athletes either from, or with a real connection to the county. Have a look at the first of these films which has the landscape of Achill as a star.  If you are considering shooting in Mayo, then see what Achill has to offer.  The remaining productions will be released throughout 2017, on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and will showcase more of what Mayo has to offer.

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FÍS Manager sought for IADT

The Institute of Art, Design + Technology (IADT) is presently recruiting for a FÍS Manager, along with other Film related jobs. This is a lead role in the film, digital literacy and education space and offers an opportunity to shape the strategic development of the activities into the future.

For further information and to apply, visit the vacancies page at www.iadt.ie. Closing date: 5pm on Friday 12th May 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted. IADT is an equal opportunities employer.

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Male extra’s sought for paid work in Swinford, Co. Mayo May 10-12th

A requirement is no hair longer then chins.

Any Male interested should apply to westcoastcastingireland@gmail.com

Please include:

A recent photo

Full costume sizes

Contact details

Acting experience

languages

Any other information you think might be relevant

Any successful applicants will need to come for a costume fitting.

Please include "Swinford" in the subject bar.

 

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Pilgrimage Trailer

Last weekend Pilgrimage had its world premier at Tribecca Film Festival.  This star studded film was penned by screenwriter Jamie Hannighan and Directed by Brendan Muldowney.  The cast includes Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Richard Armitage (The Hobbit), Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Fury) and Stanley Weber (Outlander).  Its six week shoot was between the West of Ireland and Belgium.  Film Mayo are deligthed that Pilgrimage spent three weeks shooting in locations in Mayo.  You can check out the trailer for Pilgrimage below.

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