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IFTA Events 2010

    • THE IRISH IN HOLLYWOOD - SPECIAL IFTA PREVIEW PLUS FESTIVE RECEPTION
      21/12/2011
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive preview of the new documentary The Irish in Hollywood, followed by a festive drinks reception. This film traces the roots of Irish talent in Hollywood down through the ages and examines the historical and cultural impact that these men and women have left in Ireland, Hollywood and the World.
    • Des CareyAN EVENING WITH DES CAREY
      21/12/2010
      The Irish Film and Television Academy is delighted to announce details of An Evening With Des Carey, Digital Intermediate Producer & Visual Effects Supervisor. A native of Dublin, Des has spent the last 15+ years living in California and working in the US film industry. As an apprentice of George Lucas in the early '90s, Des has been at the forefront of the VFX & Digital Finishing industry. Some of Des' credits include Pirates of the Caribbean, Terminator: Salvation, Watchmen, Quantum of Solace, Transformers & 300
    • pARKEDBRIGHTON ROCK - EXCLUSIVE VIEWING SEASON PREVIEW SCREENING
      18/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive viewing season screening of Rowan Joffe's Brighton Rock. Adapted from Graham Greene's iconic 1939 novel, the film stars Helen Mirren, Sam Riley, John Hurt and Andy Serkis.
    • pARKEDBIUTIFUL - EXCLUSIVE AWARDS VIEWING SEASON PREVIEW SCREENING
      18/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive awards viewing season screening of Biutiful, the latest feature film from Alejandro González Iñárritu (21 Grams, Babel, Amores Perros). Voting Members shoud note that this feature has been submitted for your consideration in the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards.
    • pARKEDPARKED - EXCLUSIVE VIEWING SEASON PREVIEW SCREENING
      09/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive viewing season screening of Parked. Voting Members shoud note that this feature has been submitted for your consideration in the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards across twelve voting categories.
    • TronTRON: LEGACY IRISH PREMIERE SCREENING
      08/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to announce that Irish Film & Television Academy Members will be among the first in Ireland to see Disney's eagerly anticipated feature TRON: Legacy at the film's Irish Premiere screening on 8th of December in Dublin's Savoy Cinemas. One of the most highly anticipated releases of the year, TRON: Legacy picks up on the TRON story last visited in 1982.
    • As if I am not thereAS IF I AM NOT THERE - EXCLUSIVE VIEWING SEASON PREVIEW SCREENING
      07/12/2010 & 16/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive Awards Viewing Season screening of As If I Am Not There, the debut feature film from Juanita Wilson. Wilson's short film The Door won an IFTA in 2009 and received an Oscar Nomation in the category of Best Live Action Short in 2010.
    • SomewhereSOMEWHERE EXCLUSIVE IFTA PREVIEW SCREENING
      02/12/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to announce an exclusive preview screening of Somewhere, the new film from writer/director Sofia Coppola. The film reunites with the film company with which she made the Academy Award-winning hit Lost in Translation. Her new film is an intimate story set in contemporary Los Angeles.

    • SnapSNAP EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING
      01/12/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive preview screening of Carmel Winter's new Irish feature film Snap. Voting Members shoud note that this feature has been submitted for your consideration in the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards across nine voting categories.
    • Essential KillingESSENTIAL KILLING - EXCLUSIVE VIEWING SEASON PREVIEW SCREENING
      30/11/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an exclusive Awards Viewing Season screening of Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing. Voting Members shoud note that this feature has been submitted for your consideration in the 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards across three voting categories.
    • The RunwayTHE RUNWAY EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH IAN POWER AND MACDARA KELLEHER
      14/11/2010
      The Irish Film and Television Academy and Fastnet Films are delighted to present a preview screening of The Runway - this year's winner of the Directors Finders Series at the Directors Guild of America. This special IFTA screening of the new Irish film will be followed by a Q&A with writer/director, Ian Power and producer, Macdara Kelleher.
    • The PipeTHE PIPE EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH RACHEL LYSAGHT AND RISTEARD O DOMHNAILL
      11/11/2010
      The Irish Film and Television Academy and Underground Films are delighted to present a preview screening of The Pipe, this year's Best Documentary winner at the Galway Film Fleadh. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Producer Rachel Lysaght and Director Risteard Ó Domhnaill.
    • SensationSENSATION EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH TOM ALL AND DOMHNALL GLEESON
      04/11/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy and Blinder Films are delighted to host an Exclusive Preview Screening of Sensation, the latest feature from writer/director Tom Hall which stars Domhall Gleeson, Luanne Gordon, Patrick Ryan, Kelly Campbell, Owen Roe and Eleanor Methvyn.
    • Pelican BloodREWIND EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH PJ DILLON, AMY HUBERMAN AND ALLEN LEECH
      28/10/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy and Carbon Films are delighted to host an Exclusive Preview Screening of Rewind, the feature film directorial debut of IFTA award winning cinematographer PJ Dillon. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director PJ Dillon & actors Amy Huberman and Allen Leech .
    • Pelican BloodPELICAN BLOOD EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH KARL GOLDEN AND JOHN MCDONNELL
      21/10/2010
      Fresh from its world premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, The Irish Film & Television Academy, in association with Icon Film Distribution, present Pelican Blood. Starring Harry Treadaway and Emma Booth Pelican Blood is the story of Nikko - he's charming and funny, obsessive compulsive, dangerous and self-destructive - a pretty unique combination for a bird-spotter. IFTA is delighted to welcome Director, Karl Golden and Producer, John McDonnell who will be taking part in a post screening Q&A session.
    • Come on EileenCOME ON EILEEN EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH FINOLA GERAGHTY & FRANK MURRAY
      12/10/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted to host an Exclusive IFTA Preview Screening of new Irish film Come on Eileen, with thanks to Bl!nder Films. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with writer/director Finola Geraghty.
    • Cathal O ShannonCATHAL O'SHANNON - A LIFE IN TELEVISION
      22/09/2010
      The Irish Film and Television Academy is delighted to announce details of Cathal O'Shannon - A Life In Television - an intimate IFTA Tribute event. Cathal is one of Ireland's national treasures and most highly regarded broadcast journalists of our time. His work has always spoken to the Irish people with a certainty, clarity and a wit, seldom found in modern television.
    • Made in DagenhamMADE IN DAGENHAM EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENIG
      21/09/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted host an Exclusive Preview Screening of Made In Dagenham, the latest feature film from Calendar Girls and Saving Grace director Nigel Cole. The film stars award winning actress Sally Hawkins as Rita O'Grady who is the catalyst for the 1968 Ford Dagenham strike by 187 sewing machinists which led to the advent of the Equal Pay Act.
    • My BrothersMY BROTHERS EXCLUSIVE IFTA PREVIEW PLUS Q&A WITH PAUL FRASER AND WILL COLLINS
      09/09/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy is delighted host an Exclusive IFTA Preview Screening of new Irish film My Brothers which will be followed by a Q&A with Director, Paul Fraser and Screenwriter Will Collins. Award-winning writer Paul Fraser (Somerstown, Dead Man's Shoes) makes his directing debut with this richly atmospheric story of family, loss and growing up - scripted by Galway-based screenwriter, Will Collins and produced by Rebecca O'Flanagan and Rob Walpole (The Eclipse).
    • Graham LinehanPRO MAC TRENDS MASTERCLASS
      08/09/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Members of the Academy's Hair and Make-up Chapters to an exclusive event hosted by MAC Cosmetics. The PRO MAC Trends Masterclass AW 2010, which will be hosted by MAC Senior Artists Lesley Keane and Neil Young, will take place in Dublin's Morgan Hotel on Wednesday 8 September 2010. Technique and style will be discussed in depth and there will be live demonstrations.
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    • Graham LinehanIN CONVERSATION WITH... GRAHAM LINEHAN
      26/08/2010
      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an In Conversation With ... Graham Linehan on Thursday 26th August 2010 and join the Academy for a summer Buffet & Drinks Reception. It is an honour for the Academy to welcome Graham home to Ireland, offering Academy members a rare opportunity to discuss his work with him Graham is acknowledged as one of the UK's leading television comedy writers, creating some of modern TV's most popular classics whilst consistently delivering award-winning television including The IT Crowd, Black Books, Father Ted and classic sketches and characters for The Fast Show, Alas Smith & Jones, Harry Enfield & Chums, Brass Eye, Little Britain and more.
    • Dearbhla WalshIN CONVERSATION WITH... DEARBHLA WALSH
      21/07/2010
      Emmy winning Irish director Dearbhla Walsh is the subject of our next 'In Conversation with...' event. Walsh won a primetime Emmy award in 2009 for her work on the BBC period drama series Little Dorrit and has been nominated for four IFTAs. With IFTA winning producer Ed Guiney leading the discussion, Ms Walsh will discuss Directing for Television with Members of the Academy, sharing her experiences of working in Ireland on The Tudors and The Silence and abroad on projects such as Shameless, Eastenders and Little Dorrit. In association with BAI
    • OcciSWANSONG: OCCI Vs THE WORLD EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW
      16/07/2010
      IFTA and Zanzibar Films are delighted to present an exclusive screening of Swansong: Occi Vs The World - the debut feature of award winning director Conor McDermottroe.

      Starring Martin McCann, Jodie Whittaker, Marcella Plunkett, and Gerard McSorley, Occi vs the World is a German/ Irish co production between Florin Film and Irish companies Zanzibar Films and Borderline Productions.
    • foodIFTA SUMMER RECEPTION 2010
      10/07/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy invites all Academy members who are visiting the Galway Film Fleadh to join us for a drinks reception and networking event in The Rowing Club where you will meet with your fellow Academy Members, invited Fleadh guests, plus Lelia Doolan and Bingham Ray fresh from IFTA's In Conversation With... event.
    • Lelia Doolan IN CONVERSATION WITH... LELIA DOOLAN
      10/07/2010
      The Irish Film & Television Academy and the Galway Film Fleadh are proud to present Lelia Doolan ... In Conversation With Bingham Ray .

      What would it take to be called "mad, bad and dangerous" in the Sixties? And by an Archbishop! This is exactly how Archbishop John Charles McQuaid described this year's Irish tributee, Lelia Doolan.
    • Toy StoryTOY STORY 3 EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH LEE UNKRICH & DARLA K ANDERSON
      10/07/2010

      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an Exclusive Preview screening of Disney•Pixar's TOY STORY 3

      The Exclusive Preview screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film's director Lee Unkrich (co-director of TOY STORY 2 and Finding Nemo) and producer Darla K. Anderson (Cars, Monsters. Inc). IFTA Award winning animator Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells) will lead the post screening Q&A.

    • Ardmore SoundEXPERIENCE SOUND PRODUCTION AT ARDMORE SOUND
      08/07/2010
      Two of Ardmore's award winning editors, Patrick Drummond and Sarah Gaines will be on hand to present their current work and demonstrate some of their tried and tested techniques to Members of the Irish Film & Television Academy's Sound, Music and Editing chapters.
      Ardmore Sound is Ireland's leading facility in sound post production for feature film and television drama. Ardmore Sound's credits include the recent IFTA winning Irish projects Ondine, The Eclipse and Five Minutes of Heaven.
    • His & hersHIS & HERS PREVIEW SCREENING PLUS Q&A WITH PRODUCER ANDREW FREEDMAN & CINEMATOGRAPHER MICHAEL LAVELLE
      17/06/2010

      IFTA is delighted to offer Irish Film & Television Academy Members preview tickets to the exclusive advance screening of His & Hers, the IFTA winning feature from Ken Wardrop.

      The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Producer, Andrew Freedman and Cinematographer, Michael Lavelle.

    • John LynchJOHN LYNCH ACTING MASTERCLASS
      24/04/2010

      IFTA Members are invited to participate in an Acting Masterclass at the 2010 Belfast Film Festival with acclaimed Irish actor John Lynch.

      John's credits include the feature films Cal, Best, In the Name of the Father and Lassie

    • Gilbert O'SullivanGILBERT O'SULLIVAN: OUT ON HIS OWN SCREENING PLUS Q&A
      16/04/2010

      IFTA has partnered with Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Festival to bring the screening of the documentary Gilbert O'Sullivan Out on His Own.

      IFTA Members are invited to this preview screening which will be followed by a Q&A with director Adrian McCarthy and Gilbert O'Sullivan.

    • OndineONDINE EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING
      05/01/2010

      Paramount Pictures (Ireland) present an exclusive IFTA Academy Preview Screening of Ondine.

      Ondine is a lyrical modern fairy tale starring Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry and Stephen Rea. Written and directed by Neil Jordan - and shot against the Irish coast's magical backdrop by cinematographer Christopher Doyle - Ondine is a story of love, hope and the unwavering belief in the impossible.

    • ZonadZONAD EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING
      04/01/2010

      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an excluisve preview screening of Zonad - the latest from John Carney (Once) & Kieran Carney.

      In this comedic tale the arrival of an escaped inmate from a Rehab facility in a small Irish town coincides with a rare comet sighting.  As a result, the gullible local community hails him as an alien from another galaxy.

    • EamonEAMON EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW SCREENING
      04/01/2010

      IFTA is delighted to invite Irish Film & Television Academy Members to an excluisve preview screening of Margaret Corkery's Eamon.

      A family holiday brings to a head the destructive love triangle between Eamon, a little boy with behavioral problems, his selfish mother Grace and his sexually frustrated father Daniel.