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# filmmaking - Friday 6 March, 2020

'Money is a challenge - and it rarely if ever feels glamorous': Irish filmmakers on how the industry really works

We spoke to Lorcan Finnegan, Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor and Neasa Hardiman.

# filmmaking - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Latex paint, road signs and yellow cabs... How to turn an Irish street into downtown New York

…Like in Greta (pictured). We talk to an expert about how it all happens.

# filmmaking - Sunday 13 May, 2018

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

# filmmaking - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'If this wasn't Ireland, this film would never have gotten made'

Director Billy O’Brien tells us about what went into making a film about a serial killer, set in the American midwest.

# filmmaking - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook Twilight

Twilight to return... in new series of short films on Facebook

We can’t believe it either.

# filmmaking - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Five continents, one year, 365 strangers

One Australian couple’s ‘pursuit of humanity’.

# filmmaking - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From The42 This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help Support

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help

Brosna O’Donovan is in the process of making a film about the success of the sport in Ireland.

# filmmaking - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Irish creatives take on the future of film and media-making

Technology and creative experts are meeting at the Digital Biscuit event this week – and the producer of Borgen will be among them.

# filmmaking - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Column: Young people don’t need to be patronised by safe drinking campaigns

Student filmmaker Nicky O’Donnell writes about how he contributed to a video about responsible drinking aimed at young people – without talking down to them.

# filmmaking - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: Guess what? Sci-fi films can be artful, funny – and Irish

Irish film isn’t best known for its sci-fi storylines. Writer-director Alan Brennan explains how over came prejudices about the genre to fulfil his dream of bringing his Irish sci-fi rom-com, EARTHBOUND, to the silver screen.

# filmmaking - Sunday 11 November, 2012

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Young talent: Primary pupils show off their filmmaking skills

You’re never too young to make a film, as pupils from around Ireland showed at the FÍS Film Festival and awards.

# filmmaking - 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.