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MIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
31 Oct 2014 | Both fly-on-the-wall and maggot-in-the-ground, Aoife Kelleher’s documentary ‘One Million Dubliners’ takes a look at Ireland’s most famous resting place, Glasnevin Cemetery. Paul Byrne puts another Irish filmmaker on the slab. 
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It’s a Wrap! – ‘My Name is Emily’ and ‘Sing Street’ Complete Shooting
31 Oct 2014 | Irish feature films ‘My Name is Emily’ and ‘Sing Street’ wrapped filming this week. The two Irish Film Board supported dramas will now enter post-production. 
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Post Production Facility Screen Scene Re-Launch Website
31 Oct 2014 | Irish post production facility Screen Scene have re-launched their website. 
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Brendan Muldowney’s New Film Finds Exec Producer in XYZ
31 Oct 2014 | XYZ Films has come on as executive producer and worldwide sales agent for Brendan Muldowney’s new action-thriller ‘Pilgriamge’, a co-production between Ireland and Belgium. 
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Q&A with Tim Fleming – DOP for ‘All is By My Side’
31 Oct 2014 | On the festival rounds, biopic ‘All is By My Side’ has screened in Texas, Seattle and Italy. Shot in Dublin and co-produced by Irish firm Subotica Entertainment, the biopic which stars Andre Benjamin in the leading role of Jimi Hendrix and is written and directed by John Ridley (‘12 Years a Slave’) is out in Irish cinemas now. 
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BBC Worldwide Acquires John Boorman's Autobiographical Drama 'Queen and Country'
31 Oct 2014 | BBC Worldwide North America has announced the acquisition of five-time Academy-Award nominated director and writer John Boorman's latest film ‘Queen and Country.’ 
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Women in Ireland Animation host ‘Doc McStuffins’ Panel
31 Oct 2014 | Women in Animation (WIA) Ireland are to present a new series of panel talks featuring the female crew of major animation series produced in Ireland. The series kicks off with ‘The Women Of Doc McStuffins’ which takes place on Monday November 3rd. 
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Minister Heather Humphreys Meets Film Industry at Irish Academy (IFTA) Breakfast
30 Oct 2014 | Minister Humphreys was welcomed by IFTA CEO Áine Moriarty at an Industry Breakfast this morning, Thursday 30th, giving members of the sector the opportunity to meet with the Minister for Arts for the first time. 
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RTÉ and Irish Film Board Announce Five Successful Series for the Storyland Commissioning Project
30 Oct 2014 | RTÉ Drama and the Irish Film Board today announced the commission of five new original dramas for the new season of Storyland. 
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IFTN Speaks to Brian Lynch – Kids BAFTA nominated creator of ‘All at Sea’
30 Oct 2014 | Series 1 of CBBC series 'All at Sea', a comedy for six-twelve year olds, has been nominated for the 2014 Kids' BAFTAS in the category of Best Comedy. 
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TG4 celebrates its 18th Birthday this Halloween
29 Oct 2014 | The founding of TG4 started as a long campaign by Irish language activists and others to have a separate TV channel in the Irish language, similar to what Wales had accomplished in the 1980s. TG4 started airing on the Celtic festival day of Oíche Shamhna (Halloween night) in 1996, initially as a part of the RTÉ family but with the understanding that once the legislative landscape allowed it, they would become their own independent entity. This happened in April 2007 and the channel is now available in all delivery platforms, including on the freeview platform in Northern Ireland and on satellite. TG4 content is now available worldwide through its player online also. 
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Oscar-winning director Andrea Arnold Set For Foyle Film Festival Conference
29 Oct 2014 | Oscar-winning director Andrea Arnold and BAFTA-winning producer Andrew Eaton will join a host of film industry luminaries at the Foyle Film Festival’s free two-day ‘From Shorts to Features’ conference next month, held in association with Honeycomb – Creative Works. 
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‘Dialanna ón Cogadh Mór’ to begin broadcast on TG4 on October 29th
29 Oct 2014 | For the next eight Wednesdays at 9.30pm, TG4 will showcase ‘Dialanna ón Cogadh Mór’ (Diaries of the Great War), a landmark European co-production detailing a changing Europe during World War One. 
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RTÉ’s Once in a Lifetime Season Explores Changing Attitudes To Death
29 Oct 2014 | This week, RTÉ launches a new season of programmes on RTÉ One which will explore aspects of - and attitudes towards - death in today's Ireland. 
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Causeway kicks off Gothic label
29 Oct 2014 | Belfast-based Causeway Pictures is launching its a Gothic label, which is focused on genre films that have inspiration from Irish legends. 
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‘A Thousand Times Good Night’ Sells to France, Belgium and other territories
29 Oct 2014 | Global Screen has sold drama ‘A Thousand Times Good Night’, which stars Juliette Binoche, ‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and ‘Amber’’s Lauryn Canny, to Septieme Factory Distribution for France and Belgium. 
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Q&A with Leonie Prendergast – Costume Designer for ‘All is By My Side’
29 Oct 2014 | Shot in Dublin and co-produced by Irish production company Subotica, the biopic ‘All is By My Side’ out in cinemas now. Based on the life of Jimi Hendrix (played by Outcast’s Andre Benjamin), the feature is is directed and written by ‘12 Years a Slave’ writer John Ridley. 
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UTV Ireland Appoints Mick McCaffrey as News Editor
28 Oct 2014 | UTV Ireland has announced the appointment of Mick McCaffrey as News Editor. McCaffrey joins UTV Ireland from the Sunday World, where he was senior investigative journalist, since joining the paper in March 2011. 
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Cillian Murphy & Michael Smiley to Star in Ben Wheatley’s Next Film
28 Oct 2014 | Ben Wheatley’s next film will be ‘Free Fire’, which he will write and direct. The director of ‘A Field in England’ and ‘Kill List’ is currently in post on ‘High-Rise’, an adaptation of JG Ballard’s novel which stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller and Luke Evans. ‘High-Rise’ was shot in Belfast and Down, and Wheatley’s Irish connections haven’t ceased with that production. 
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Shorts Round-Up
28 Oct 2014 | Nine projects now shortlisted for the next stage of Film Limerick, John Corcoran’s ‘The Return’ selected for Cannes Short Film Festival and Cathal Black’s ‘Butterfly’ to premiere next week in Maynooth. 
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