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Brian Cox Public Interview - Galway Film Fleadh
in association with IFTA

Sunday 14th July
Galmont Hotel, Galway


The Galway Film Fleadh, in association with IFTA, is set to welcome star of stage and screen, Brian Cox, for a highly anticipated public interview as part of the 36th edition of the festival, offering a rare chance to hear from this award winning and esteemed actor.


During the festival, Cox will be honoured with the Galway Hooker Award for Outstanding Achievement, the festival’s highest award.

Cox, most recently known for his role in HBO’s Succession, has established himself as a versatile performer, garnering critical acclaim and prestigious awards. His accolades include a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his remarkable portrayal of Hermann Goering in Nuremberg. His extensive film credits include Troy, Zodiac, Braveheart, Manhunter, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Bourne Trilogy and much more.


Cox, a veteran of the London stage, has won two Olivier Awards for Best Actor for his performances in Titus Andronicus for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Rat in the Skull for the Royal Court. Currently gracing the London stage in the West End production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Cox continues to captivate audiences with his talent and dedication to the craft.


Galway Film Fleadh is delighted to partner with the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) for this event, who are at the forefront of showcasing and rewarding excellence in achievement across screen performance and production for the past 21 years in Ireland.


Speaking about the event, CEO Miriam Allen said, 
“We are honoured to welcome Brian Cox to the Galway Film Fleadh. His remarkable talent and contributions to both stage and screen have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. We are thrilled to present him with the Galway Hooker Award for Outstanding Achievement to recognise his extraordinary career”


The public interview led by RTÉ Arena presenter, Seán Rocks will take place on Sunday, 14th of July at 3pm at the Galmont Hotel and tickets are €15. 

Buy your tickets on the Galway Film Fleadh website galwayfilmfleadh.com

The Galway Film Fleadh is supported by the Arts Council, Failte Ireland, Screen Ireland and Galway City Council.


About IFTA
IFTA is a not-for-profit organisation with a Membership of 1,300 industry professionals across 15 chapters of discipline (directors, writers, actors, producers, cinematographers, editors etc.). The Academy runs a 12-month Program of Excellence (Masterclasses, Discussions, Women In Focus events, Dynamic/Diverse events, Screenings, Q&As, Talent Hub Sessions etc,) to nurture and encourage young filmmakers and craftspeople.