DIFF Award Winners to Date – Discoveries unveiled, Volta awarded

DIFF Award Winners to Date – Discoveries unveiled, Volta awarded

As the Dublin International Film Festival rolls on, they have announced the winners of a number of their awards, as well as officially handed this year’s Volta recipient their dues. The 21st Dublin International Film Festival today announced the recipients of a selection of their awards: the 5 Lamps Discovery Award, Short Film and Documentary…

Chris O’Dowd & Amy Huberman To Lead Voice Cast Of New Irish Animated Feature Puffin Rock and the New Friends

Chris O’Dowd & Amy Huberman To Lead Voice Cast Of New Irish Animated Feature Puffin Rock and the New Friends

A pair of Irish stars have signed on to the latest Cartoon Saloon joint. Chris O’Dowd (My Father’s Dragon) and Amy Huberman (A Cat Called Jam) have signed on to lead the voice cast of Puffin Rock and the New Friends, a new animated feature from London-based WestEnd Films in collaboration with the Oscar-nominated Irish animation…

Dublin International Film Festival returns across the fair city of film, 23 Feb – 4 Mar

Dublin International Film Festival returns across the fair city of film, 23 Feb – 4 Mar

Dublin’s premiere film festival launched its full programme this afternoon. With exciting Irish features, eagerly anticipated international movies, guests, events and the usual extensive selection of shorts, the Dublin International Film Festival is shaping up to be busier than ever this year. From the 23rd February to the 4th of March, the festival will spread…

Volta Pictures & BFI Distribution announce release of God’s Creatures in Ireland & UK

Volta Pictures & BFI Distribution announce release of God’s Creatures in Ireland & UK

A hotly-anticipated Irish story has been picked up for distribution on this side of the Atlantic. Volta Pictures will be bringing A24 flick God’s Creatures, featuring Ireland’s own Aisling Fraciosi and Paul Mescal, to Irish cinemas this Spring. Volta Pictures announced today that it is partnering with BFI Distribution to release the critically acclaimed God’s…

Award winning documentary Lyra gets Irish cinema release

Award winning documentary Lyra gets Irish cinema release

A film highlighting the life and work of Lyra McKee is coming to screens this autumn. The award-winning Irish documentary Lyra will open in Irish and UK cinemas on Friday 4th November. Directed by BAFTA-winning Alison Millar and executively produced by Hillary Rodham Clinton’s HiddenLight Productions, Lyra is a beautiful and heartfelt film about the life and death of the…