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

Please include:

A recent photo

Full costume sizes

Contact details

Acting experience


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.

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Spot Mayo locations during ‘Aerial Ireland’ which airs Monday 9th January at 9pm on be3.

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.

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Inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Recipient Announced

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.

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Knock Documentary, Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village, Screens on RTE one tonight

Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village, a new Irish feature documentary from Underground Films screens tonight 21st of December at 9.35pm on RTÉ1.

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The Switch film project seek fundraising

Writer/Director Peter John Sinclair and Actor/Producer Olivia LaCroix are currently fundraising to start shooting their film project, “The Switch”.

Director of Photography, Brian Durcan, and the crew aim to film a trailer in  Westport  in January of 2017. The trailer will then go on and be used to promote the making of a full length feature film.

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