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#director

# director - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Criticism over news Oscars won't be broadcasting editing or cinematography awards live

Prominent directors are not impressed.

# director - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

# director - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'I wanted to make a film that was visceral and dangerous and had a woman at the centre'

Director Aoife McArdle talks to us about what makes her debut feature Kissing Candice so different.

# director - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

# director - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

A special screening of his most famous film will take place as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Festival.

# director - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison

Judge Martin Nolan said the woman had no “base motives” for her behaviour

# director - Monday 23 October, 2017

38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment

Toback has denied all the allegations.

# director - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump will nominate Chris Christie's defence lawyer as FBI Director

Christopher Wray served Chris Christie during the “Bridgegate” scandal.

# director - Saturday 11 February, 2017

This Irish film tells the fascinating story of a tiny folk-artist called Maud

Maud Lewis is a folk art hero in her home country of Canada.

# director - Thursday 28 July, 2016

From The42 Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster' Director This post contains videos

Erasmus moulding new role to suit 'what's best for Munster'

The South African also talks about his first time encountering the province.

# director - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Hunger, sex and danger: This film imagines Ireland after society has crumbled

We spoke to Martin McCann and director Stephen Fingleton.

# director - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Watch out for these Irish films in 2016

From thrillers to love stories, these are the ones to watch.

# director - Monday 31 August, 2015

"Today the world lost a great man": Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven RIP

"Today the world lost a great man": Tributes to master of horror cinema Wes Craven

Craven passed away at his home in Los Angeles after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old.

# director - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon? Avenged

Explainer: What exactly is going on with Joss Whedon?

The Avengers director quit Twitter on Monday.

# director - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: Police brutality, controversial circumcision, and the great Orson Welles

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# director - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# director - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# director - Sunday 8 June, 2014

The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published

The author, Simon Fitzmaurice, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2008.

# director - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved Unleashed

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved

Was it a role-playing exercise? A PR stunt? An art project?

# director - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The42 Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July Go Ahead Garth

Croke Park chief confident that Garth Brooks concerts will get the green light for July

Local residents have raised objections to the series of gigs in late July.

# director - Friday 4 April, 2014

Limerick City of Culture gets new director

Mike Fitzpatrick currently holds the position as Interim Head.

# director - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Not for kids or nuns: Here's how to market a controversial message

The Einstein Couple designed the posters for the controversial new Lars Von Trier film – and we could all learn a thing or two from them.

# director - Friday 6 December, 2013

'House of Flying Daggers' director sued for having too many children

Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy.

# director - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Gravity, Seduced and Abandoned

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# director - Saturday 21 September, 2013

He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?

Born in Carlow, the filmmaker worked with the biggest stars of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. His murder in 1922 made headlines all over the world, and remains unsolved to this day.

# director - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Interview: Challenges have always existed for writers, but now they need even more support

It’s easy to see why young writers could be put off by projects with no guarantee of success but new playwrights need to make a leap of faith – they are the future of theatre, says Thomas Conway.

# director - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland

IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.

# director - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for No Way Michael Bay

9 things Michael Bay needs to say sorry for

Michael Bay, you have a lot of explaining to do.

# director - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down

Margaret Hayes and Ray MacSharry were asked by the government in 2009 to fill the roles to ensure that the bank was acting in the public interest.

# director - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Irish folk furniture film wins top award at Sundance festival Sundance This post contains videos

Irish folk furniture film wins top award at Sundance festival

Irish Folk Furniture won the prize for Best Animation at the festival, while another Irish film has been nominated for the Cinema Documentary Award.

# director - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor? Robots In Disguise This post contains videos

So what does Transformers' Michael Bay think of Irish actor Jack Reynor?

The What Richard Did star has just been cast by Bay in Transformers 4, and the director thinks he’s “pretty ballsy”.

# director - Friday 14 December, 2012

Special Delivery Unit director’s consultancy paid €50k for advice

The SDU has spent €1.7 million in total on consultancies since it was set up in 2011 by Health Minister James Reilly.

# director - Monday 5 November, 2012

From The Daily Edge Who will direct the new Star Wars films? Here's a wish list Star Wars

Who will direct the new Star Wars films? Here's a wish list

JJ Abrams? Christopher Nolan? Ben Affleck?

# director - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

New Irish horror film animated by children

The film itself isn’t for children – but the animations by Irish young people add another edge to this scary tale by a talented director.

# director - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees

The Co Offaly landowner is still fighting to stop her trees from being cut down so that an overground power line can be put in place.

# director - Thursday 4 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# director - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Credit Union bill criticised as "anti-democratic"

The Irish League of Credit Unions has expressed concern about proposed laws that would ban volunteers from joining boards.

# director - Monday 20 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# director - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Scrabble player caught cheating at US event

“It’s unfortunate. The Scrabble world is abuzz. The internet is abuzz”.

# director - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Column: I filmed a horror movie in Ireland. Here’s why.

How many movies about giant tentacled aliens have been filmed in Ireland? Jon Wright explains why he made the first.

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