Irish Female Talent Shines at IFTAs | Apr 15 2014

This year’s IFTAs saw a number of wins for female directors and producers in television production. While women have been behind the scenes of Irish film and TV production since their inception, being awarded for their work has been a significant and praiseworthy development for the industry. Anna Rodgers won Best Director in the Television

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IFTA Hon. Award for Pres. Higgins | Mar 30 2014

Michael D. Higgins to Receive Outstanding Contribution Honorary Award at IFTA Ceremony The Irish Film & Television Academy has announced that President Michael D. Higgins is to receive an Honorary Award in recognition of his Outstanding Contribution to the Irish Film & Television Industry to be presented at the IFTA Awards Ceremony in Dublin on

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Neeson, Brosnan & Cinemagic | Mar 22 2014

Hollywood stars Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan are teaming up to shoot a movie in Northern Ireland later this year. The two A-list actors will return to Irish soil in October to star in a Christmas feature film, made by Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People. Neeson, who comes from Ballymena, and

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N.I Emerging Talent Gets Boost | Mar 20 2014

Northern Ireland Screen, the government-backed leading agency for the film, television and digital content industries in Northern Ireland, has launched two initiatives which are aimed at Northern Ireland filmmakers. The agency provides information, funding and resources for filming in the North, and its latest schemes maintain their goals of supporting emerging talent in Northern Ireland.

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Sales success for MADE IN BELFAST | Mar 11 2014

Following the success of their first feature film and Canadian Premiere at the Toronto Irish Film Festival, the romantic comedy ‘Made in Belfast’, KGB Screen has signed a representation deal for the film with The Little Film Company. The Little Film Company is a worldwide film sales and marketing company that also theatrically distributes, finances

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NNNNs from NOW for TIRFF | Feb 27 2014

Now in its fourth year, the Toronto Irish Film Festival is getting pretty good at cramming a great deal of cultural programming into a modest time frame. This year packs shorts, documentaries, features and a couple of TV episodes into three evenings at the Lightbox. The festival opens with The Irish Pub (Friday, 7 pm),

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2014 TICKETS NOW ON SALE | Feb 14 2014

It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day gift – tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Toronto Irish Film Festival. To purchase by phone – CALL 416.599.8433 To purchase online – CLICK on the BUY 2014 TICKETS in our Main Menu To purchase in person – please VISIT The TIFF Bell Lightbox Box Office, located at

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2014 PROGRAMMING | Feb 5 2014

DOWNLOAD OUR 2014 FESTIVAL PRESS RELEASE, HERE. VIEW OUR 2014 FESTIVAL TRAILER, HERE. OPENING NIGHT GALA – THE IRISH PUB (North American Premiere, trailer HERE) Sponsored by Tourism Ireland Director: Alex Fegan in attendance/Q & A following screening Running time: 75 mins. Friday, February 28, 2014, 7:00pm Alex Fegan’s feature documentary is a eulogy to

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VOLUNTEER at TIRFF14 | Feb 4 2014

We’re just hours away from announcing our 2014 festival schedule and we’re looking for volunteers for 2014. If you’re Irish and new to Toronto, please email us HERE and we’ll get back to you! Cheers, Team TIRFF.

CALVARY Gets US Release | Jan 23 2014

Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced that it has acquired U.S. rights as well as select international territories to the blackly comedic Irish film ‘Calvary’. ‘Calvary’ has enjoyed a recent string of success at the Sundance Film Festival achieving rave reviews plus a domestic and international deal from one of the top indie distributors. Irish producer

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