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Upcoming IFTA Events 2019

  • IFTA IMAGE IFTA First-Look Screening - PJ Harvey in a Dog Called Money

    A uniquely intimate journey through the inspiration, writing and recording of a PJ Harvey record, this feature documentary follows songwriter and musician Harvey and award-winning Irish photographer Seamus Murphy, as they hatch an ambitious collaboration.November.

  • IFTA IMAGEWriting Scripted Comedy (…That’s Actually Funny!)

    The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) is excited to launch a series of events in association with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) with a special Panel discussion.November.

  • IFTA IMAGEIFTA First-Look Screening - The Last Right

    Starring Colm Meaney and Niamh Algar, The Last Right is a bold and original road movie caper, announcing writer-director Aoife Crehan as a thrilling new voice in Irish cinema.November.

  • IFTA IMAGEIFTA First-Look Screening - Ordinary Love

    Ordinary Love stars Academy Award nominees Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) and Liam Neeson (Schindler’s List) who portray an everyday couple with an extraordinary love, who must find the humour and grace to face a year of adversity.December.

  • IFTA IMAGENathan Crowley Masterclass

    Nathan Crowley is a four-time Oscar nominated production designer who has worked in the film and television industry for over 25 years. December.




Recent IFTA Events 2019

  • IFTA IMAGEThe Curious Works of Roger Doyle - IFTA Screening

    Brian Lally's intimate documentary exploring the life’s work of Irish musician Roger Doyle, and closely observes him presenting one of his most ambitious musical projects to the general public – his first electronic opera.October.

  • IFTA IMAGEDark Lies the Island - IFTA Screening

    With a star-studded Irish cast including Moe Dunford, Charlie Murphy, Pat Shortt, Peter Coonan and Tommy Tiernan, - Dark Lies the Island is an Irish comedy about a family spinning out of control in a small rural town.October.

  • IFTA IMAGEUna Ni Dhonghaile - IFTA Women in Focus Masterclass

    Úna will share her knowledge and insights across her impressive editing career in both film and television. An IFTA and BAFTA-winning Editor, Una has worked with directors such as Kenneth Branagh, in a career spanning 20 years. In that time, her long-list of credits includes All is True, The Crown, Stan and Ollie, BBC mini-series Les Misérables, and Irish feature film Rosie, along with Three Girls, The Missing, Doctor Who and Ripper Street. October.

  • IFTA IMAGEA Bump Along The Way - IFTA Screening

    Fun-loving, 44-year-old single mum Pamela (Bronagh Gallagher), becomes pregnant following a boozy one night-stand with a man half her age, much to the shame of her buttoned-up teenage daughter Allegra (Lola Petticrew). As Pamela deals with her unexpected pregnancy and the growing pains of the disgruntled Allegra, the challenges they both face ultimately bring mother and daughter to a better understanding of themselves and each other. October.

  • IFTA IMAGEIFTA Animation in Focus - David O Reilly Retrospective

    We are delighted to partner with Kilkenny Animated on this special event which will showcase an hour-long career retrospective of O Reilly's work followed by an interview hosted by Director Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea, The Secret of Kells) as part of the festival’s opening night gala.October.

  • IFTA IMAGEJoker - Irish Premiere

    Irish Premiere of the highly acclaimed and anticipated Joker, in association with Warner Bros. Pictures. An original film about the enigmatic villain, Joker won the Golden Lion award at this year’s Venice Film Festival.October.

  • IFTA IMAGELosing Alaska - IFTA Screening

    From the producers of Song of Granite (Marcie Films), Burke’s timely and beautifully-woven snapshot of a small community in the Alaska wilds, depicts the everyday challenges facing those in the grips of a changing climate that is out of their control.October.

  • IFTA IMAGEHole in the Ground - IFTA Screening

    Confirmed for Sundance, Lee Cronin's feature directorial debut, starring Seana Kerslake.January.

  • IFTA IMAGEMary Queen of Scots - IFTA Screening

    The highly anticipated film starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, about the rivalry between Mary Stuart and Queen Elizabeth I. January.

  • IFTA IMAGEVice - IFTA Screening

    Starring Christian Bale as Dick Chaney, the Vice President to George W. Bush. Directed by Adam McKay. January.

  • IFTA IMAGEGreen Book - IFTA Screening

    Directed by Peter Farrelly, and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in this tale of an unlikely friendship. January.