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Shoot underway on 'Black 47' starring Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent

Shoot underway on 'Black 47' starring Hugo Weaving, Jim Broadbent
The Irish famine drama also stars Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox.

Production has commenced on Irish famine drama Black 47 starring Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge) and Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent (Iris).

The eight-week shoot will take place in Connemara, Kildara and Wicklow.

Black 47 is directed by Lance Daly, whose previous films include Life’s A Breeze and Kisses. Daly teamed with Pj Dillon (Rewind), Pierce Ryan (Standby) and Eugene O’Brien (The Flag) to write the screenplay.

Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger named Feeney, who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, Feeney is shocked by the famine’s destruction of his homeland and the brutalisation of his people and his family.

When Feeney sets on a destructive path to avenge his kin, an ageing British soldier is sent to stop him before
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Irish low-budget scheme reveals winners

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Winning projects announced for the Irish Film Board low budget dilmmaking scheme, Catalyst Project.

The Irish Film Board has revealed the final three teams of the competitive Catalyst Project initiative, selected from more than 88 applications bidding to win the opportunity to produce a fully funded feature film.

Ifb will now provide each filmmaking team with funding to produce a low-budget feature film, with access to industry experts who will offer mentorship and guidance along the way.

The successful projects are:

Kissing Candice written and to be directed by Aoife McArdle and to be produced by Andrew Freedman;

The Drummer and The Goalkeeper written and to be directed by Nick Kelly and to be produced by Kate McColgan;

Without Name written by Garret Shanley, to be directed by Lorcan Finnegan and to be produced by Brunella Cocchiglia.

Ifb chief executive James Hickey said that a “great reservoir of talent came forward” during the application stage and “the strength
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This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss

Another week, another load of great telly to sink your teeth into. In addition to all the seriously sensational shows below, we're looking forward to Channel 4's '80s night extravaganza on Friday, September 20 as well.

The nostalgic tribute to the era that taste forgot kicks off with a revamp of Celebrity Fifteen to One hosted by Adam Hills at 8pm, followed by retro editions of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown at 9pm and Alan Carr's Chatty Man at 10pm, before Rewind The Tube, a documentary dedicated to the anarchic music show, closes everything at 11.05pm.

Father Figure: Wednesday (September 18) at 10.35pm on BBC One

It started life as a Radio 2 programme, but Father Figure - which stars comedian Jason Byrne as a disaster-prone dad - seems perfectly suited to the small screen, where the slapstick and silliness can be played out in all its glory.

Byrne's character
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Film4 FrightFest 2013 announces full line up; record 51 films, and more.

From the press release:

Are you ready for a spine-chilling global avalanche of Indian zombies, Israeli oldboys, vengeance-crazed Vikings, Swedish mesmerists, Irish telekinesis, Argentine undead, Aussie bone-crushers, murderous Mormons and Chilean assassins?

Film4 FrightFest 2013, returning for its 4teenth year, has unveiled its biggest line-up in history. From Thurs 22 August to Monday 26 August, the UK’s leading event for genre fans will be at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square to present 51 films on three screens. Empire 1 will house the main event while the Discovery strands will play in Empires 2 & 4. The new FrightFest Xtra strand, also in Screen 2, will allow fans to catch up with sold-out performances of the most popular attractions.

This year there are eleven countries representing five continents with a record-breaking thirty-three UK or European premieres and ten world premieres.

The world premieres include our opening night attraction The Dead 2: India from the Ford Brothers,
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Rewind and Play Again: A Movie Review

*full disclosure: a DVD screener of this film was provided by Grand Entertainment Group. Director: P.J. Dillon. Writers: Ronan Carr, P.J. Dillon, and Roger Karshan. Cast: Allen Leech, Amy Huberman, Sophie Brosnan, and Owen McDonnell. Tagline: "The past cannot be erased." It is not very often that this reviewer gets to see a film from the ol' country. The Irish film Rewind makes that wait all the more sweet. Rewind is P.J. Dillon's first feature as director and this production was funded by the Irish Film Board. Small in structure, this title provides an excellent performance from Amy Huberman as the protagonist, Karen. Her performance and the film's gritty reality create for an exceptional film watching experience. The film's story is set up loosely like a love triangle. Karen led a life of scheming and debauchery seven years prior to the events in the film. During this earlier time,
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Grand Entertainment Group Brings Thrills Right out of the Gate

Two new flicks are on their way from Grand Entertainment Group that look to bring some dark thrills to your home video line-up. Not sure how Dread-worthy these titles will be, but we figured we'd give you a head's up just in case!

From the Press Release

Grand Entertainment Group (Geg), a newly founded independent multi-platform content and distribution company based in Los Angeles, is proud to announce the DVD releases of Rewind and Neverlost, two independent thrillers, on August 14, 2012.

Rewind stars Allen Leech (The Sweeney), Amy Huberman (UK’s “Threesome”) and newcomer Sophie Brosnan. This thriller takes you on a journey into a young woman’s past. Karen (Huberman), a recovering addict, has settled into a successful new life with her husband and young daughter. When Karl (Leech), an old boyfriend recently released from prison, turns up unexpectedly, Karen's buried past comes back to haunt her; and she is
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Ian Smyth Composing Score For Irish Feature Pitch 'The Mulbury Project'

Composer Ian Smyth (Rewind) is putting the finishing touches to a score for an Irish feature film pitch which has received funding from the Irish Film Board. Smyth, who works across TV, film and commercials, has composed an orchestral score for director Richie Smyth's 'The Mulbury Project,' a sci-fi horror feature set in the near future, which will be produced by Northern Ireland's Heaven's Gate Films. Richie Smyth is set to pitch the proof-of-concept to Us studios later this summer along with writers Martin Brennan and Michael B. Jackson.
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Tribeca Buy Us Distribution Rights to 'Stella Days'

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Tribeca Films have picked up the Us distribution rights to Irish director Thaddeus O'Sullivan's (Single-Handed, Into The Storm) latest film 'Stella Days' from Film Distributions. The film which was produced by Newgrange Pictures has been nominated for a staggering nine Irish Film and Television Awards at this year's IFTAs. It stars American actor Martin Sheen (The Departed, The West Wing) and Irish talent such as Amy Huberman (Threesome, Rewind) and Marcella Plunkett(Raw, Love At The End of The World).
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Spotlight on Filmbase Training Courses

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Filmbase has been open for 25 years and Irish talent that have cut their teeth at the Temple Bar based centre include Kristen Sheridan (Disco Pigs, August Rush), John Wallace (co-producer Rewind, Runners), Thomas Heffernan (Writer, The Pool), Martina Niland (Snap, Sarah & Steve) and John Moore (Max Payne). With an ample scope of training subjects and wide range of course formats, Iftn takes a closer look at the upcoming training programme at Filmbase.
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Brosnan And Ronan Big Winners At Irish Film & Television Awards

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Brosnan And Ronan Big Winners At Irish Film & Television Awards
Irish stars Pierce Brosnan and Saoirse Ronan took home top acting prizes at the Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTAs) in Dublin on Saturday.

The former James Bond won Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Ghost, while the 16-year-old actress' turn in The Way Back earned her the supporting actress honour.

Martin McCann was named Best Actor for Swansong - Story of Occi Byrn, while Amy Huberman was crowned Best Actress for Rewind at the ceremony celebrating the Irish film and television industry.

Bosnian war drama As If I Am Not There received three trophies, including the Ifta for Best Film, Director and Script for the film's Irish writer/director Juanita Wilson.

In the international categories, The Social Network won the top film prize, with its star Jesse Eisenberg winning Best Actor. Annette Bening took Best Actress for The Kids Are All Right.

In the TV categories, the fourth and final series of The Tudors was named Best Drama Series, while the show's producer Morgan O'Sullivan received the Outstanding Contribution to Industry Award.

Ifta Winners List

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Winners in Bold Film As If I Am Not There - James Flynn & Nathalie Lichtenthaeler (Octagon Films) Perrier's Bounty - Alan Moloney (Parallel Films) Sensation - Katie Holly & Kieron J Walsh (Blinder Films) Swansong - Story of Occi Byrne - Edwina Forkin & Herman Florin (Zanzibar Films / Florin Films) The Runway - Macdara Kelleher & Ian Power (Fastnet Films) Director Film Juanita Wilson - As If I Am Not There (Octagon Films) Pj Dillon - Rewind (Carbon Films) Tom Hall - Sensation (Blinder Films) Ian Power - The Runway (Fastnet Films) Script Film Juanita Wilson - As If I Am Not There (Octagon Films) Will Collins - My Brothers (Rubicon Films) Conor McDermottroe – Swansong - Story of Occi Byrne (Zanzibar Films / Florin Films) Mark O'Rowe - Perrier's Bounty (Parallel Films) Actor in a Lead Role - Film Martin...
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Irish film and Television Award nominees announced - See Poll (IrishCentral)

Crime drama “Love/hate” has been nominated for 10 awards for the upcoming Irish Film and Television Awards (Ifta), to be held in Dublin on Saturday, February 12. Brendan Gleeson and his two actor sons, Domhnall and Brian have all been shortlisted in separate categories for the awards ceremony. Juanita Wilson’s Bosnian-set drama “As If I Am Not There” has been nominated for six awards. In the best actor categories, Cillian Murphy and Brendan Gleeson were both nominated for their performance in the Irish gangster comedy “Perrier’s Bounty”. Co-stars Colin Farrell and Saoirse Ronan are shortlisted for their supporting rles in Peter Weir’s “The Way Back”. Ruth Bradley is up for best actress for her role in “Love/Hate”, she will be judged against Amy Huberman (“Rewind”), Ruth Bradley (Love/Hate), Orla Brady (Mistresses), Sarah Flood (Fair City) and Charlene McKenna (Raw). Aine Moriarty, Ifta chief executive, spoke about
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Delaney & Ingleby Visit 'Every Second Sunday'

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Hubbard and Banks Media goes into production with short film 'Every Second Sunday' this weekend. Starring Simon Delaney (Zonad) and Lee Ingleby (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) it will shoot in Dublin and Bray. Simon Hubbard (Jack) is the writer/director of the project with Fergal O'Hanlon (Yu Ming is Ainm Dom) on board as director of photography. The short film will start production this coming Saturday, August 14th. Fergal O'Hanlon will be shooting the project on Red. Confirmed cast includes Simon Delaney (Zonad, Rewind, Intermission), Craig Conway (Doomsday, Dog Soldiers, Vera Drake), Vivienne Connolly (Shackled, In World War), Jane Elizabeth Walsh (A Christmas Carol, Daughters Of Rome) and Vanessa Matias Fahy (Mariana, Ghostwood). Furthermore the Irish Rock group The Coronas will score the film.
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