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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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Epilepsy Ireland in partnership with Helium Arts will host a series of film workshops for young people

This spring, Epilepsy Ireland in partnership with Helium Arts will host a series of film workshops for young people age 16-21 living with epilepsy. The workshops will take place in Galway, Dublin and Cork and include a hands-on introduction to filmmaking and plot generating.

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First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2017 seeks submissions by 28th Feb

First Cut! Youth Film Festival 2017 is back in April, 27-29, to celebrate it’s 8th year!  They set out to support young aspiring filmmakers, from Cork, all over Ireland and abroad and provide an opportunity to screen their films and bring them together in a great festival atmosphere to network and learn from each other and from professionals.

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Mayo Commercial Director shortlisted as Young Irish Director in ICAD awards

Film and Commercial director, Lorcan Hynes from Mayo, has been shortlisted as Young Irish Director of the year 2017, in the commercial category for his work on the Connacht Film - We Believe. The awards are run by ICAD (The Institute of Creative Advertising and Design) and winners will be announced on Thursday 23rd of February .  Lorcan makes carefully crafted cinematic commercials, blending authentic performance with beautiful Images and brooding sound to create powerful emotive stories.

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You can still catch the Clare Island episode of Nationwide on RTÉ Player

Broadcast on February 6th 2017, you can still catch the Clare Island episode of Nationwide on RTÉ Player

Clare Island is one of Ireland's most beautiful and is the first of three islands off the West coast of Ireland. Located 5.6 kms off the coast of Mayo, Clare Island is situated at the mouth of Clew Bay.

http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/nationwide-21/10683572/?ap=1

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