2 May 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
IFTN Media Channel
Pictiur Paradiso
Production News
Animation News
Digital News
Training News
Cast News
Finance News
Awards News
IFTA16 Countdown
Making The cut
List Your Company
Free Newsletter
Site Map
IFTN HOME
Irish Screenwriter Wins Top Award at US Film Festival
24 Oct 2012 :
Brian MacEvilly
Irish screenwriter Brian MacEvilly has won the Atlantis Award at the Moondance Film Festival in New York for his screenplay ‘Song of the Lost Sister’.

The Atlantis Award is given to the best script submitted from a foreign country outside of the US.

‘Song of the Lost Sister’ is a script for a feature film, which tells the story of a feminist entrepreneur who finds herself trapped in a remote village. With only one way out across a dangerous mountain pass, and only one man who can guide her – an untamed masculinist straight out of the old west – her worst nightmares come true.

MacEvilly, who was an advertising copywriter before he became a full-time screenwriter, said he was “humbled” to be recognised by the Moondance Festival.

‘Song of the Lost Sister’ was also a finalist in this year's StoryPros International Screenplay Contest, Creative World Awards and Extreme Screenwriting Contest.


BREAKING NEWS
Director Maurice Sweeney on shedding the “hagiography of Padraig Pearse” in TV3’s ‘Trial of the Century’
Director Risteard Ó Domhnaill talks 'Atlantic'; in cinemas April 29th
‘Trial of the Century’ writer Hugh Travers talks to IFTN

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
Director Maurice Sweeney on shedding the “hagiography of Padraig Pearse” in TV3’s ‘Trial of the Century’
Director Risteard Ó Domhnaill talks 'Atlantic'; in cinemas April 29th
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
17 Awards for Irish projects at 37th Celtic Media Festival in Dungarvan
25 Apr 2016 
Irish documentary ‘One Million Dubliners’ wins award at 2016 New York Festivals World’s Best
20 Apr 2016 
Irish films ‘Sing Street’, ‘Love and Friendship’ and ‘The Lobster’ set for release in the US
19 Apr 2016 
New York Acting School NYCDA holding entrance auditions next month at Filmbase
15 Apr 2016 
EDITOR'S PICK
Irish actress Amy Shiels cast in Showtime’s ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot
LA Acting Coach Crystal Carson to hold intensive workshop in Dublin next month
Section 481: Tax Credit cap increase to €70m approved by state and will come into effect on May 1st
Irish Storyboard Artist turned ‘Angry Birds’ director Fergal Reilly signs with UTA
MORE ON IFTN
Upcoming Festivals
Key dates & deadlines in the Events Diary
Distribution In Ireland
Irish cinema & DVD distribution
Training in Ireland
The latest on Irish film / TV industry training

CONNECT WITH IFTN
Find us on Facebook
Follow IFTN on Twitter
E-Newsletter Subscribe
Subscribe to RSS Feed




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

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