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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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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.Read more »
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.
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
Aerial Ireland is a fascinating and revealing story of Ireland: its geology, natural terrain, human history and built environment as seen from the air.
The stunning beauty of Mayo features during the programme, locations in Mayo include Croagh Patrick, The Deserted Village - Achill, Ashford Castle, Cong village, The Greenway, Rockfield Castle and the Neolithic Ceide Fields.Read more »
Film Mayo is delighted to announce that scriptwriter Jennifer Davidson is the recipient of their inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie bursary. The bursary was open to filmmakers born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Applicants for the bursary needed to show significant achievement in their field or demonstrate a high degree of promise. All submissions were assessed by an independent, expert panel.Read more »