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By: Filmbase  05/12/2011
Keywords: Film Festival, Film Board, full time education

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Dublin City Council Arts Office is currently seeking interns for 2012. The internships are designed to extend interns knowledge and understanding of how a Local Authority Arts Office works. Duties may include assisting in programming, PR & marketing updating databases, updating websites, archiving, and general administrative support for the arts office programmes which include:
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Ireland’s official IABS National Champion vocal quartet ‘4 in a Bar’ (www.4inabar.com),
is seeking to collaborate with a filmmaker to create a music video to music from their most recent album.
Based in Dublin, this young, versatile quartet has a limited budget and an open mind for proposals and ideas from filmmakers of all levels of experience.
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Irish documentary PYJAMA GIRLS directed by Maya Derrington is now on sale at the Irish Film Institute Film Shop in Dublin and will be available to purchase from Tower Records, Wicklow Street, Easons, the Kilkenny Design Centre and from http://www.stillfilms.org/.
Irish teenagers Lauren and Tara navigate the trials of life, dressed all the while in their [..]

Building on previous successful collaborations including ‘Knuckle’ and ‘Horses’, the BBC’s Storyville strand and Bord Scannán na hÉireann / the Irish Film Board (IFB) have announced an exciting new creative partnership for the production of documentaries, co-produced between Ireland and the UK.
The partnership will see up to five documentaries co-produced in the next twelve months [..]

Fancy yourself as a marine movie maker, a latter day Jacques Cousteau, or you just like making movies?
Why not enter the International Mário Ruivo Marine Movie Competition.
All you need is to make a 15 minute DVD on any aspect of the seas and oceans, be in full time education and between the ages of [..]

This year the International Short Film Festival Leuven in Belgium will showcase some of the best in Irish short filmmaking with two special programmes of Irish shorts. Each programme will screen an eclectic mix of live action, animation and documentary shorts which include award winning, critically acclaimed and Oscar nominated films.
The Leuven festival is [..]

Mark O’Connor’s King of the Travellers is the latest Irish feature film to go into production and is currently shooting in Dublin and Galway.
King of the Travellers is O’Connor’s second feature film, following his previous feature Between the Canals which highly acclaimed by Irish critics on its Irish release earlier this year.
The film [..]

Irish documentary PYJAMA GIRLS directed by Maya Derrington is now on sale at the Irish Film Institute Film Shop in Dublin and will be available to purchase from Tower Records, Wicklow Street, Easons, the Kilkenny Design Centre and from

The Irish Film & Television Academy has announced the call for entries for the 9th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards is now open. Submissions in 40 Awards categories will be accepted online at the IFTA website www.ifta.ie until 3pm Tuesday 29th of November 2011.
The 9th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards will take [..]

Filmbase and TG4 are delighted to announce details of the 5th round of Lasair, the highly successful award scheme for short films made in the Irish language. The scheme is looking to support Ireland’s most exciting new filmmaking talent and will support up to six short films with funding and facilities worth up to €20,000 [..]

Keywords: Film Board, Film Festival, full time education, Television Academy

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05/12/2011

Filmbase - awards news

Oscar nominated director Louis Marcus has been awarded a special prize for his outstanding work in the Irish language at the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland Annual Meeting of Directors, which took place in Fallon & Byrne in Dublin.This is a new initiative by SDGI in partnership with.