Galway City of Film is delighted announce the return of the Short Film Commission Scheme a partnership scheme with RTÉ and Galway Film Centre. Writers are invited to submit a story idea and the best three ideas will be selected and receive a prize of €500 each. These three writers will go on to be mentored by an experienced Script Editor to bring their idea from a story outline to a finished script. From this, one script will be selected and made into a short film.
Call for Actress for a short fine art film
Call for an actress in the Mayo / Galway region, preferably someone with a background in performance/ expressive dance, for a short fine art film. The fee is low and it is for a one day shoot before Christmas.Read more »
Knock Documentary, ‘Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village’ out now on DVD.
New Irish feature documentary from Underground Films, ‘Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village’ out now on DVD.Read more »
Mayo Director's Feature Film "Soulsmith" will have its premier at Cork Film Festival
Congratulations to Feature Film Soulsmith which will have its premier at the 61st Cork Film Festival on Sunday 20th of November at 1pm. This feature film was directed by Castlebar native Kevin Henry.Read more »
Swinford represented on The Taste of Success tonight.
The Taste of Success, with a €100,000 prize sponsored by Lidl Ireland, continues with last year's winning mentor JP McMahon taking charge at the Connaught/Ulster roadshow in Westport.
The Taste of Success, Episode 3 of 8, RTÉ One, Tuesday November 8th at 8.30pm
On the third episode of The Taste of Success, hosted by Dáithí Ó Sé, we meet:
Fiona Ryan from Swinford in Mayo is a café owner who hopes her family recipe for apple tart can earn her a crust.Read more »
The Fireman and The Nurse screening in Ballina Arts Centre
Writer/Director Gemma Doorly and Actor Tony Murphy were in Ballina Arts Centre last week to show a private screening of the award winning short film, The Fireman and the Nurse, to Mayo Youth Theatre who formed part of the cast of the film. Mayo Youth Theatre participants Vanessa Byrne and Adam O’Malley were presented with framed posters of the short. The Fireman and the Nurse was shot on location in Killala , Co Mayo in April 2016. The screening was followed by a Q&A.Read more »
Tiger Raid: Your chance to buy, stream or download
Tiger Raid has just been released in Ireland and the UK as a DVD/VOD release so it is available on all good platforms to buy, stream and download.
Tiger Raid, is a film adaptation of local Ballinrobe Writer, Mick Donnellan's play Radio Luxembourg. It was filmed in Jordan and its Stellar Cast includes Brian Gleeson, Damian Molony and Sofia Boutella.
If you haven't had the opportunity to see this film, make sure to see it now.Read more »
Arts Council Artists in Community scheme. Bursary Award 2016: Collaborative Film
Deadline: 14 Nov, 5pm
Great Turnout for Screenwriting workshop with David Keating
"Thanks for putting on a great workshop . David really knows his stuff and I really enjoyed meeting the other writers, I found it really engaging and learnt a lot from taking part in the day"Read more »
Best of luck to GMarsh TV on their IFTA nomination
Mayo Company GMarsh TV are delighted to have been nominated for the second year in a row for a children's series following the adventures of the lovely Doyle Family from Lahardane, Co. Mayo. Finger's crossed for 'Out and About' at tomorrow's (7th of October) award ceremony.
With two 6-part series forming the backbone of the current RTE autumn schedule the Crossmolina TV Company have been kept extremely busy.Read more »