Rising Star 2023 nominees

IFTA 2023

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has announced the Screen Ireland – IFTA Rising Star nominees for 2023 ahead of the IFTA Awards in Dublin next month. The five Rising Star nominees are: Kathryn Ferguson (Director – NOTHING COMPARES), Danielle Galligan (Actor – LAKELANDS), Éanna Hardwicke (Actor – LAKELANDS), Aoife McArdle (Director – SEVERANCE) and Daryl McCormack (Actor – BAD SISTERS, GOOD LUCK TO YOU LEO GRANDE). Áine Moriarty, Chief Executive of IFTA, said: “These five superb individuals are a true reflection of the brilliant new wave of Irish talent who are proving themselves to be world-class screen professionals.”

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Irish talent shines at BIFA2022

Paul Mescal BIFA 2022

Irish talent shines at BIFA2022. GOD’S CREATURES, NOTHING COMPARES, YOUNG PLATO, IT IS IN US ALL, and THE WONDER are among the Irish titles named as nominees. Leading the nominations is Charlotte Wells’ AFTERSUN starring Paul Mescal, a poignant portrait of a father and daughter’s complex relationship. Irish Netflix drama THE WONDER also leads the way with 12 nominations. 

BIFA Nominee List

Irish Film

BLADE RUNNER 2099 to be filmed in N.I

BLADE RUNNER 2099, a TV series based on the iconic Blade Runner films, is to be filmed in Northern Ireland. The series has been commissioned by the streaming giant Amazon with Ridley Scott, who directed the original 1982 BLADE RUNNER film, as executive producer. Northern Ireland Screen chief executive Richard Williams made the announcement on Tuesday.

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Irish Television

Best movies set in Ireland

Ireland has been the setting for many magical movies throughout the years. From classics such as IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER and THE COMMITMENTS, to quirky hidden gems like FRANK, to the undeniable charm of THE GUARD and THE SECRET OF KELLS, Ireland has formed the beautiful background. Our pick is FRANK, starring Michael Fassbender with a big fake head over his head.

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Irish Film

Tourism Ireland’s IRELAND

The rollout of IRELAND, the new film narrated by Liam Neeson, is a reminder that, after the many hardships of the pandemic, Ireland is open to visitors once again. the film follows writer Manchán Magan in the company of four Irish teenagers as they crisscross Ireland to visit some of the most iconic tourism spots on the island.
Sponsored by Tourism Ireland, the new film is directed by Shaun MacGillivray of MacGillivray Freeman Films and features immersive 3-D IMAX camera work that most tourism departments can only dream of.

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Irish Film

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