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‘Corp is Anam’ Returns to TG4 on Thursday, October 27th
21 Nov 2014 | Irish language TV drama ‘Corp is Anam’ makes its highly anticipated return to the small screen next Thursday. The series follows a crime correspondent as he uncovers the corruption in Ireland’s crime and legal systems. The 4x1 hour series is produced by Magamedia for TG4. 
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Morgan O’Sullivan, Cathal Gaffney and Marian Keyes receive first IADT Honorary Fellow Awards
21 Nov 2014 | Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) introduced the award of Honorary Fellow for the first time at its conferring ceremony last Wednesday in the RDS, Ballsbridge. The 2014 IADT Honorary Fellows are Morgan O’Sullivan, Cathal Gaffney and Marian Keyes. 
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Irish DOP PJ Dillon Nominated For ASC Award For ‘Vikings’
20 Nov 2014 | Irish DOP PJ Dillon has been nominated for an American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award in the category of Outstanding Cinematography For A Television Series for his work on the History Channel show ‘Vikings’, which films in Ireland. 
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RTÉ News Announces Fiona Mitchell As London Correspondent
20 Nov 2014 | RTÉ News has announced the appointment of RTÉ Deputy Foreign Editor, Fiona Mitchell, as London Correspondent. 
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Interview With Beau Willimon – Creator of Netflix Show ‘House Of Cards’ Starring Kevin Spacey
19 Nov 2014 | ‘House of Cards’, the first in Netflix’ line of original programming, hit TV screens (or laptop screens rather) last year to critical acclaim and a slew of Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Starring two-time Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey as the abominable politician Francis Underwood, the show, which will air its third season next year, depicts Underwood’s rise to power with the ruthless creed of ‘any means necessary’. 
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IFB To Host Briefing On Tax Credit For Film, Television and Animation Production on November 25th
18 Nov 2014 | The Irish Film Board (IFB) will host a briefing on the new tax credit for film, television and animation production in Ireland on Tuesday 25 November. 
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‘Dracula Untold’ Makes Over $200m in Box Office
18 Nov 2014 | ‘Dracula Untold’, the debut feature of Dublin-born director Gary Shore, has truly sunk its teeth into the box office. According to boxofficemojo.com, the film has made $55,725,500 in the US box office and $153,100,000 across other territories, making a total of $208,825,500 in total worldwide receipts. It is one of the highest ever grossing films with an Irish director at the helm. 
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ITV Commissions ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’; Will Film In Northern Ireland With Funding From NI Screen
17 Nov 2014 | ITV has commissioned ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’, a re-imagining of the Frankenstein myth as a six-part period crime drama, to be produced by Rainmark Films. Filming will begin in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen in January 2015 and further information with regard to casting will be announced soon. 
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European Co-Production Award – Prix EURIMAGES for Ed Guiney
17 Nov 2014 | This year’s European Co-Production Award – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Irish producer Ed Guiney. 
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IADT Host Television Drama and Crime Fiction Symposium this November
17 Nov 2014 | The Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT) Television Drama and Crime Fiction Symposium presented by National Film School & Department of Humanities & Arts Management will bring academics, practitioners and policy-makers together to provide a forum for an engaged and timely debate from diverse perspectives on television drama in Ireland in the 21st century. 
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Ardmore Studios Calls on Government To Provide €15m Infrastructure Fund to Support Growth in Audio-visual Industry
14 Nov 2014 | Siún Ní Raghallaigh, Chief Executive of Ardmore Studios, has stated that while Ireland’s film and TV production industry are poised to gain substantially from the benefits of the newly enhanced film tax credit scheme (Section 481), desired growth is hindered by the lack of sufficient studio space and facilities to enable these benefits to materialise. 
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14 Nov 2014 | ‘Standby’ follows the story of down-on-his-luck Alan (Brian Gleeson), who lives with his bartender dad and works with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. One fateful day at work, he comes face to face with first love Alice (Jessica Paré), who is stuck on standby for a flight home to New York. Seizing his chance, Alan convinces a reluctant Alice to stay one more night in Dublin. They spend an unforgettable evening together in Ireland’s city capital. 
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Theme of Foyle Film Festival’s Industry Conference is ‘from Shorts to Features’
14 Nov 2014 | Northern Ireland’s only Oscar-affiliated film festival, the Foyle Film Festival's first industry conference, in association with Honeycomb - Creative Works, will allow filmmakers who have made short films to learn how to go about making that first feature film and how to get it shown. 
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IFTN Speaks to John Kelleher – Producer of ‘The Guarantee’
12 Nov 2014 | A producer could be forgiven for passing on the potential powder-keg project of ‘The Guarantee’, with memories of that fateful night in 2008 still in the minds of many people still feeling the effects in Ireland. 
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Live Music Show ‘Other Voices’ Returns to Dingle Next Month For 13th Year
12 Nov 2014 | Back for its 13th season, the Church of St. James’ will open its doors to ‘Other Voices’ on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December. Presented by actor Aiden Gillen (‘Love/Hate, ‘Game Of Thrones’), ‘Other Voices’ every year attracts an expanding array of artists from across the musical spectrum to perform at this intimate musical event which is transmitted worldwide online and as a television series. 
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IFTA-Winning Documentary Maker Pat Collins in NFS Lecture Series
11 Nov 2014 | Pat Collins will give a lecture on Wednesday 12th November as part of The National Film School Lecture Series. 
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Two New Names Added to Galway Film Centre’s Annual Seminar
11 Nov 2014 | Two new names have been added to Galway Film Centre’s Talking Production Seminar - Stephen Woolley, the producer of ‘The Crying Game’, and Anders Landström, the producer of ‘The Bridge’, the TV crime show from Sweden. The seminar takes place in The Connemara Coast on Thursday November 27th and Friday November 28th. 
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IFTN Interviews Donal Foreman, Director of ‘Out of Here’
07 Nov 2014 | While Donal Foreman studied film at the National Film School at IADT, he started making films when he was eleven years old, winning his first film festival award at the age of seventeen. His debut feature, ‘Out of Here’ has now gone on to win the CINETalent award and a Dublin Critics Circle prize at JDIFF. ‘Out of Here’, which tells the story of Ciarán who after a year of travelling returns home to Dublin and struggles to reconnect with the city and its people, now gets an Irish cinema release. IFTN talks to the director about the film: 
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Line-Up for the Irish VFX Summit & Animation is Announced
07 Nov 2014 | Screen Training Ireland, Animation Skillnet and Enterprise Ireland are proud to support the second Irish VFX and Animation Summit, taking place in the Science Gallery on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November. 
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Ruairí O'Brien – DOP Of ‘The Fall’
05 Nov 2014 | After working on television shows such as ‘Moone Boy’, ‘Murphy’s Law’ and ‘Corp+Anam’ and garnering an IFTA nomination for his work in the film ‘Five Minutes Of Heaven’, ‘The Fall’ came knocking for DOP Ruairí O'Brien. 
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