30 August 2016 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
Broadcast
Crew
Digital
Distribution
Education / Training
Equipment
Festivals / Markets
Finance
Legal
Locations Ireland
Post Production
Production
Rep Bodies
JOBS FILMOGRAPHY NEWS WHO'S WHO DIARY GALLERY IFTA
     
NEWS IN BRIEF
Features & Interviews
Production News
Post Production News
VFX News
Animation News
Digital News
Festivals News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
Awards News
Galway Film Fleadh 2016
List Your Company
Weekly Newsletter
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME

‘Wide Open Spaces’ World Premiere at Edinburgh Fest
06 May 2009 :
Wide Open Spaces
Irish feature ‘Wide Open Spaces’, penned by Arthur Mathews (Father Ted) and directed by Tom Hall (Bachelors Walk), will receive its World Premiere screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival taking place from June 17 – 28.

The film has been selected to screen in the Rosebud discovery strand of the Scottish festival which features “first and second works from the directors to watch”.

‘Wide Open Spaces’, a belated coming of age comedy set in a remote part of Ireland, stars Ewen Bremner (Fool’s Gold), Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted) and Owen Roe (Alarm). The film is a co-production between Irish company Grand Pictures (The Race) and Scottish company Mead Kerr (Night People) with funding from Bord Scannain na hEireann (The Irish Film Board), Scottish Screen, RTÉ and BBC Scotland.

Other Irish talent to see their films screen at the festival include Brian Percival’s ‘A Boy Called Dad’, starring Charlene McKenna (Raw) and ‘Fish Tank’ by Andrea Arnold starring Michael Fassbender (Hunger) and with cinematography by Robbie Ryan (Brick Lane). Irish resident Rebecca Miller will also have her new film ‘The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee’ screen. The film was lensed by Irish DOP Declan Quinn (Rachel Getting Married).

The Edinburgh festival will also host a range of British and international premieres including Sam Mendes ‘Away We Go’ which will open the festival, Jan Dunn’s ‘The Calling’, Duncan Ward’s ‘Boogie Woogie’ and Jonathan Auf Der Heide’s ‘Van Diemen’s Land’.



Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.


RELATED NEWS
Element Pictures Distribution acquires Irish and UK rights for ‘Halal Daddy’
10 Jun 2016 
Wildcard Release 'Get Up and go' on DVD
13 Nov 2015 
Barry Ward cast in Irish/UK co-production ‘Never Walk Alone’
08 Jul 2015 
Wildcard Distribution to release ‘Get Up & Go’ to Irish cinemas on May 1st
08 Apr 2015 




 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter