Dublin International Comedy Film Festival back live this December

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival back live this December

The third iteration of the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival is coming soon to Smithfield. The Generator Hostel will be host to a fully live edition of DICFF, bringing short and feature films and live comedy performances to patrons over three days from Dec 2 – 4th. The brainchild of writer and director Maureen ‘Mo’…

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

In 2018, director Natasha Waugh and writer Jonathan Hughes worked together on short film Mother, an offbeat, darkly funny tale of a matriarchal kitchen appliance. Their latest film, La Tumba is similarly smart, taking what seems like a pure comedy premise and delivering a sincere, emotional story. Featuring lovely performances by the leads, Eloisa Etxebarria…

The first Boyne Valley Film Festival begins this August

The first Boyne Valley Film Festival begins this August

A new film festival is being brought to the Boyne this summer. From 12-13th August, the Boyne Valley Film Festival will highlight talented filmmakers from the ford. Bursaries are on offer also for filmmakers during this burgeoning festival. Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Boyne Valley, Droichead Arts Centre and film maker Frank W.…

Director Tara O’Callaghan calls the shots in sex work doc Call Me Mommy

Director Tara O’Callaghan calls the shots in sex work doc Call Me Mommy

Tara O’Callaghan is a director on the up, working with the rising Motherland and directing eye-catching docs like Call Me Mommy. With Motherland and sister company Event Junkies recently merging in an effort to create one of Ireland’s most progressive production companies for production, post-production, delivery of film, commercials, online content and music videos, their…