Irish animation Song of the Sea has been nominated as Best Animated Film at this year's César awards.
Fox Searchlight acquires worldwide distribution for John Crowley's Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, and Jim Broadbent.
Alcon Entertainment acquires rights to Irish writer Shane Hegarty's forthcoming children's fantasy series Darkmouth.
First poster and trailer for Josh Trank's Fantastic Four, starring Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. Out August 6th.
World renowned psychiatrist Professor Ivor Browne and TV3’s Elaine Crowley to take part in Patrick's Day Q&A in the IFI on February 6th.
Irish Film Events
The Producers present Groundhog Day at the Sugar Club Dublin, on February 2nd.
Entries are still open for the first Animation Ireland Awards, Dingle March 13th. Submissions close January 30th.
Gearrscannán: Trailer for documentary short Aonrú from Lost Productions, detailing life on Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork.
Ag Teacht: Irish/British/Dutch co-production Brand New-U by writer/director Simon Pummell. Starring Nora-Jane Noone and Lachlan Nieboer. Out 2015.
Irish Abroad: Irish/Australian co-production Strangerland acquired by Alchemy for US distribution. Film stars Joseph Fiennes and Nicole Kidman.
Screen Training Ireland relaunches ASSET initiative to help industry personnel to enhance their specialist skills.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has announced the award of €1.414m to 25 education and animation projects, through its Sound & Vision funding scheme.