20 August 2017 The Irish Film & Television Network
Actors
TV
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
IFTA Film & Drama Awards
Galway Film Fleadh 2017
List Your Company
Daily News Bulletin
Site Map
IFTN HOME
RTÉ One unveils Major Documentary, ‘Portrait of a Gallery’ as part of new Factual Collection
16 Jun 2017 : Katie McNeice
Exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the refurbishment of the National Gallery of Ireland which officially reopened on Wednesday, July 14th.

It is set to air on RTÉ One on Tuesday June 27th at 21:35.

‘Portrait of a Gallery’ is produced and directed by Adrian McCarthy (Pull Like a Dog) of Wildfire Films with support from the BAI.

The documentary has been three years in the making, from January 2014 to June 2017, tracking the ups and downs of the building schedule while observing the day-to-day running of the gallery.

NGI Director Sean Rainbird coordinates on-going exhibitions and preparing the collection for the largest re-hang in the Gallery’s history while dealing with 700,000 yearly visitors.

The wider team includes Adriaan Waiboer (Head of Collections and Research), Brendan Rooney (Irish Art) and Adrian Le Harivel (British Art) as they meticulously prepare for months in advance of the re-hang.

‘Portrait of a Gallery’ is one of a number of arts and factual documentaries due to air on RTÉ One in the coming weeks.

Other are ‘This is Christy’ on Aslan frontman Christy Dignam, ‘Giles’, a profile of sports legend Johnny Giles, Nathan Carter in ‘Nashville’, in which the singer meets stars of country, and U2 agus ‘An Arc’, an Irish language music documentary which looks at the band’s early days and their gigs at the Arcadia Ballroom in Cork.

‘Vermeer, Beyond Time’ chronicles the life of one of the most treasured artists in the world. And RTÉ One will screen ‘Meetings with Ivor’, Alan Gilsenan’s film about psychiatrist Ivor Browne.

‘Too Old for the Road?’ next Monday 19 June at 9.35pm follows the challenges for older Irish motorists and ‘A Different Country’ on Wednesday 21 June at 9.35pm chronicles the stories of members of the LGBT community about a time, pre-decriminalisation, when they were almost hidden.




BREAKING NEWS
New TV Production, Direction & Presentation Course Confirmed At The Park Studio
Stephen Murnane joins Tyrell as Key Account Manager
Northern Irish VR Experience RETNE launches on Steam
‘Dublin Oldschool’ Adaptation Begins Principal Photography

FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
‘Maze’ Director Stephen Burke talks IFTN through the Development, Finance & Filming of his latest Project
Box Office Success for 'Cardboard Gangsters'
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
RTÉ One unveils Major Documentary, ‘Portrait of a Gallery’ as part of new Factual Collection
16 Jun 2017 
‘Vermeer, Beyond Time’ narrated by Fiona Shaw to Screen in Ireland
15 Jun 2017 
‘Vermeer, Beyond Time’ Documentary Releases to Coincide with National Gallery of Ireland Exhibition
09 May 2017 
Cinemagic Film and Television Festival runs from May 5th-14th in Dublin
27 Mar 2017 
EDITOR'S PICK
George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ series to film at Troy Studios
‘Don’t Let Go’ wraps Galway shoot
Ciarán McMenamin on Writing
‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’ #TIFF17
MORE ON IFTN
Irish Production Companies
Listings for Irish film & television production companies
What's In Production?
The latest info on projects filming in Ireland
Latest Industry Jobs
Job listings for Irish film & television crew

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