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#Irish Film Board

# irish-film-board - Sunday 13 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 36,959 Views 7 Comments

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

# irish-film-board - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Thrillers, shootings, Katie Taylor and folklore - what we can expect from Irish films in 2018
# Big Screen
# Big Screen

Thrillers, shootings, Katie Taylor and folklore - what we can expect from Irish films in 2018

Jan 25th 2018, 1:36 PM 11,029 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Film Board has announced details of its funding of homegrown film and TV productions this and last year.

# irish-film-board - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Latest Film Board funding goes to productions about widows, twins and happiness at Christmas
# Big Screen
# Big Screen

Latest Film Board funding goes to productions about widows, twins and happiness at Christmas

Oct 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,917 Views 3 Comments

In the third quarter of this year the IFB approved more than €3 million of funding for various projects.

# irish-film-board - Saturday 7 October, 2017

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals
# The Irish Abroad
# The Irish Abroad

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,028 Views 3 Comments

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

# irish-film-board - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding
# Diversity
# Diversity

'We want gender parity': Aspiring female filmmakers to benefit from up to €400k in new funding

Jul 18th 2017, 6:35 AM 8,801 Views 63 Comments

The Irish Film Board said these new initiatives will encourage new female talent to enter the industry.

# irish-film-board - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse
# Girls On Film
# Girls On Film

Where are the women? Unconscious bias training planned to make Irish films more diverse

Jan 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 14,064 Views 69 Comments

It is being considered by the Irish Film Board.

These are the next Irish films we're all going to be talking about
# On The Way
# On The Way

These are the next Irish films we're all going to be talking about

Jan 15th 2017, 6:30 PM 39,279 Views 7 Comments

The details were announced this week.

# irish-film-board - Friday 13 January, 2017

International marketing campaign on the way to entice more blockbusters to Ireland
# What To Watch
# What To Watch

International marketing campaign on the way to entice more blockbusters to Ireland

Jan 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 6,795 Views 3 Comments

But the Irish Film Board called again for more funding, saying it needs at least €20m.

# irish-film-board - Friday 23 December, 2016

Irish film had "probably the greatest year on record" in 2016
# On Screen
# On Screen

Irish film had "probably the greatest year on record" in 2016

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:30 PM 14,778 Views 5 Comments

But challenges still remain within the industry.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month
# Professor And Madman
# Professor And Madman

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn are shooting a film 'all over Dublin' this month

Sep 21st 2016, 2:54 PM 36,533 Views 40 Comments

It’s like Braveheart all over again.

Mel Gibson is going to be filming 'all over Dublin' this month, and he's already here
# The Professor And The Madman
From The Daily Edge
# The Professor And The Madman

Mel Gibson is going to be filming 'all over Dublin' this month, and he's already here

Sep 21st 2016, 10:01 AM 10,602 Views 8 Comments

It’s like Braveheart all over again!

# irish-film-board - Monday 4 July, 2016

Brooklyn and Room made millions at the box office - but Irish filmmakers need more money
# Irish Film Board
# Irish Film Board

Brooklyn and Room made millions at the box office - but Irish filmmakers need more money

Jul 4th 2016, 3:15 PM 12,553 Views 17 Comments

The sector needs more government investment if it wants to keep this level of success, says the Irish Film Board.

# irish-film-board - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Watch out for these Irish films in 2016
# What To Watch
# What To Watch

Watch out for these Irish films in 2016

Jan 16th 2016, 8:30 AM 31,440 Views 7 Comments

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

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Irish film is having a Hollywood moment - but it needs a lot more money
# Cash Injection
# Cash Injection

Irish film is having a Hollywood moment - but it needs a lot more money

Jan 13th 2016, 2:26 PM 12,508 Views 13 Comments

That’s according to the Irish Film Board, which put out a call to the government for more funding today.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

TV3's Red Rock soap opera is looking for some new talent
# Action
# Action

TV3's Red Rock soap opera is looking for some new talent

Aug 19th 2015, 2:32 PM 13,259 Views 9 Comments

Got what it takes?

# irish-film-board - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Bill O'Herlihy's wish granted as Irish Film Board changes its name
# Screen Ireland
# Screen Ireland

Bill O'Herlihy's wish granted as Irish Film Board changes its name

Jul 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 28,663 Views 26 Comments

The change was given the seal of approval the week before he died.

# irish-film-board - Saturday 20 June, 2015

'The industry is coming to Ireland in a big way': Bright future for Irish film with these talented graduates
# Ones To Watch
# Ones To Watch

'The industry is coming to Ireland in a big way': Bright future for Irish film with these talented graduates

Jun 20th 2015, 9:00 AM 11,307 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s future film-makers hope to stay in Ireland as the industry grows.

# irish-film-board - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Amy Huberman has a dream cast in mind for her new movie... but BOD's ruled out
# Bolt
# Bolt

Amy Huberman has a dream cast in mind for her new movie... but BOD's ruled out

Jan 17th 2015, 9:15 AM 19,590 Views 23 Comments

Huberman’s new movie has the working title ‘Bolt’.

# irish-film-board - Thursday 15 January, 2015

The IFTAs could potentially screen on TV3
# Irish Talent
# Irish Talent

The IFTAs could potentially screen on TV3

Jan 15th 2015, 4:15 PM 10,786 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ pulled out of airing the awards ceremony this year – and the Irish Film Board still hasn’t decided to fund it.

He doesn't miss the football, but Billo misses his old pals Eamon and Johnny
# New Job
# New Job

He doesn't miss the football, but Billo misses his old pals Eamon and Johnny

Jan 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 12,719 Views 6 Comments

He said he thinks his replacement is doing a good job too.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Irish Film Board wants more government money for the movie business
# Scannán
# Scannán

Irish Film Board wants more government money for the movie business

Jan 14th 2015, 4:50 PM 5,500 Views 19 Comments

Chairman of the IFB Bill O’Herlihy says more can be done to improve the film industry.

# irish-film-board - Monday 1 December, 2014

There are just five 'cities of film' in the world - and Galway's now one of them
# Congrats
# Congrats

There are just five 'cities of film' in the world - and Galway's now one of them

Dec 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 9,236 Views 21 Comments

The announcement has been described as “hugely significant”.

# irish-film-board - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Brendan Gleeson defends Calvary director's controversial criticism of Irish film
# Brendan Gleeson
From The Daily Edge
# Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson defends Calvary director's controversial criticism of Irish film

Sep 25th 2014, 10:18 PM 3,363 Views 0 Comments

“The standard of some Irish films is not good enough”.

# irish-film-board - Friday 18 July, 2014

Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' documentary to be broadcast on RTÉ
# Worth A Watch
From The42
# Worth A Watch

Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' documentary to be broadcast on RTÉ

Jul 18th 2014, 3:21 PM 7,460 Views 3 Comments

The film documents the Irish journalist’s pursuit of Lance Armstrong along with his love-hate relationship with the sport of cycling.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:53 AM 15,986 Views 11 Comments

Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, as a priest.

# irish-film-board - Thursday 16 January, 2014

‘I want to look at Roy before he was Keane,’ says film director Tynan
# Citizen Keane
From The42
# Citizen Keane

‘I want to look at Roy before he was Keane,’ says film director Tynan

Jan 16th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,043 Views 11 Comments

Last night it was announced that ‘Rockmount’ would be made as part of an Irish Film Board project.

# irish-film-board - Friday 3 January, 2014

8 reasons why Tom Cruise absolutely shouldn't be Ireland's new film ambassador
# Cruise Control
From The Daily Edge
# Cruise Control

8 reasons why Tom Cruise absolutely shouldn't be Ireland's new film ambassador

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:07 PM 4,312 Views 4 Comments

You’re grand and all, but no.

# irish-film-board - Monday 23 September, 2013

Irish cartoon gets snapped up by Nick Jr UK (and RTÉjr)
# Imaginanimation
# Imaginanimation

Irish cartoon gets snapped up by Nick Jr UK (and RTÉjr)

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:45 PM 14,091 Views 6 Comments

Chris O’Dowd is lined up to voice Puffin Rock, an animated series from the makers of The Secret of Kells.

# irish-film-board - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Bad news... Star Wars isn't filming in Ireland after all*
# Star Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Star Wars

Bad news... Star Wars isn't filming in Ireland after all*

May 30th 2013, 12:28 PM 8,801 Views 16 Comments

*At least, not that anyone knows.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival

May 15th 2013, 7:46 PM 7,250 Views 5 Comments

The Irish movers and shakers of the film industry are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

# irish-film-board - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Bill O'Herlihy: I wasn't sure I was good enough to be Film Board head
# Billo On Board
# Billo On Board

Bill O'Herlihy: I wasn't sure I was good enough to be Film Board head

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:45 PM 8,988 Views 51 Comments

The new chairman designate of the Irish Film Board tells Oireachtas committee that he decided to “give it a lash” in the end.

Oireachtas agenda: Companies, public pay and the HSE board
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Companies, public pay and the HSE board

Apr 23rd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,382 Views 6 Comments

Bill O’Herlihy will attend the Environment committee this afternoon to discuss his new job at the Irish Film Board.

# irish-film-board - Thursday 14 March, 2013

This short film may make you reconsider emigrating
# Ireland
# Ireland

This short film may make you reconsider emigrating

Mar 14th 2013, 10:15 AM 16,055 Views 65 Comments

Newly-online Irish animation Origin tells the story of a young man on the brink of emigration – and how he discovers all that he can’t leave behind

# irish-film-board - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland
# Creative
# Creative

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 7,320 Views 6 Comments

Creatives with credits on movies ranging from Life of Pi to The Iron Giant to Inception will give tips to those wanting to make it in booming sector.

# irish-film-board - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 870 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

# irish-film-board - Friday 21 December, 2012

Irish Film Board projects received €118m in foreign investment in 2012
# Investment
# Investment

Irish Film Board projects received €118m in foreign investment in 2012

Dec 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 2,083 Views 6 Comments

The foreign investment for the 30 projects was 11 times greater than the €10.5 million investment by the Irish Film Board.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Bollywood film shot in Dublin expected to be watched by 100 million people
# Bollywood
# Bollywood

Bollywood film shot in Dublin expected to be watched by 100 million people

Aug 15th 2012, 7:20 AM 22,033 Views 15 Comments

Ek Tha Tiger, set in Trinity College, is being released in 24 countries around the world today.

# irish-film-board - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival

May 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,935 Views 6 Comments

Movers and shakers of the Irish film scene are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

# irish-film-board - Monday 30 April, 2012

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival

Apr 30th 2012, 6:23 PM 4,255 Views 13 Comments

Poignant short doc Home Turf makes the cut at Hot Docs in Toronto – one of world’s biggest documentary festivals.

# irish-film-board - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Third BBC drama to be filmed in Ireland
# Television
# Television

Third BBC drama to be filmed in Ireland

Feb 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,187 Views 15 Comments

UK television is to spend €13 million in Ireland in the first quarter of the year.

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