Irish Film Board
also backs several other features and grants co-production funds to a revenge thriller starring Game Of Thrones
’ Natalie Dormer
A biopic of tragic singer Amy Winehouse
, directed by Irish filmmaker Kirsten Sheridan
, is among the productions backed by the Irish Film Board
in its latest round of funding decisions.
Actress Noomi Rapace
is already attached to the untitled project, which is also scripted by Sheridan (In America). It has received a production funding commitment of €540,000.
It is one of several projects backed by the Ifb as it attempts to build on what has been a successful period for the Irish film industry.Ghost story The Lodgers
, written by musician and professor of gothic literature David Turpin
, has received production funding of €600,000. Directed by Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey
), it will be produced by Tailored Films (Stitches).
Described as a classic ghost story, The Lodgers
tells the story of orphaned twins Edward and Rachel